Scott A. Siegel, MD, DDS, FACS, FICS, FAAP

Northeast Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, PLLC

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Winner's Section

Posted on March 29, 2014 at 7:20 AM


 

The International College of Surgeons has recognized my commitment to promoting worldwide surgical excellence, which was featured in the Winners section of Newsday this past Sunday, February 2nd.

 My definition of surgical excellence? It's an every century approach. State of the art surg...

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Fast Facts About Tongue-tie

Posted on March 27, 2014 at 10:40 AM

Almost twelve years ago, I was called to a hospital nursery to evaluate a newborn who was having difficulty latching on while breastfeeding. Upon evaluating the infant, the diagnosis was Ankyloglossia- otherwise known as "tongue tie"- where the tissue under the tongue is too short and limits movement of the tongue.


Typically, this condition goes undetected and untreated in infants through adults. Since then and...

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TMJ Pain: Symptoms & Treatments

Posted on March 14, 2013 at 8:00 AM

According to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the most commonly used joint in the body. The combination of hinge and sliding motions makes this joint among the most unique and complicated in the skeletal system. As an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, my extensive training in ...

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