Patient Health Information

Tonsils and Adenoids

Tonsils and adenoids are the body’s first line of defense as part of the immune system. They “sample” bacteria and viruses that enter the body through the mouth or nose, but they sometimes become infected.

Oral Appliances

What is an Oral Appliance?

Nose Surgery

Improving Form And Function Of The Nose

Sinus Surgery

The ear, nose, and throat specialist will prescribe many medications (antibiotics, decongestants, nasal steroid sprays, antihistamines) and procedures (flushing) for treating acute sinusitis.

Sinus Pain: Can Over-the-Counter Medications Help?

Why Do We Suffer From Nasal And Sinus Discomfort?

Antihistamines, Decongestants, and Cold Remedies

Drugs for stuffy nose, sinus trouble, congestion and drainage, and the common cold constitute a large segment of the over-the-counter market for America’s medication industry.

Secondhand Smoke and Children

Secondhand smoke is a combination of the smoke from a burning cigarette and the smoke exhaled by a smoker. Also known as environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), it can be recognized easily by its distinctive odor.

Pediatric Food Allergies

Dust, mites, pet dander, and ragweed are not the only allergic threats to your child.

How Allergies Affect your Child's Ears, Nose, and Throat

Does your child have allergies? Allergies can cause many ear, nose, and throat symptoms in children, but allergies can be difficult to separate from other causes. Here are some clues that allergies may be affecting your child.