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Carlos wrote at 2009-03-25 14:32:31
I am experiencing exactly what the last patient was asking about. I would appreciate it if he can let us know what was it.


August wrote at 2013-01-11 21:21:25
I am experiencing exactly the same thing....  any further discussion on the topic?  I only noticed this tiny dark spot a week ago when I also realized that it appeared that I had something similar to thrush on my tongue.  I am taking an antibiotic to attempt to treat both right now.  Anyone have any further comment?


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Joel S. Teig, DMD, Diplomate ABOMS, retired


I am a board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon and I am available to answer questions related to tooth extractions, implant insertion, facial recontruction, facial and oral tumor removal, TMJ dysfunction and various successful treatments, including surgery if all else fails, and occlusal discrepancy requiring orthognathic or jaw surgery.


Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon practicine for over 20 years. Assistant Clincal Professor and State University School of Dentistry.

American Dental Association, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

BA -University of Connecticut DMD - University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine

Awards and Honors
National Honor Society (OKU), Philadelphia County Dental Society, Mosby Book Award, Oral Surgery Honors, Summa Cum Laude

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