Evaluation and management of oral cavity lesions, tonsil and adenoid disease, swallowing disorders, airway evaluation and management, and airway reconstructive surgery:
- Remove cysts or tumors or drain infections in the mouth, including the tongue.
- Tonsillectomy – remove the lymph tissue on either side of the back of the throat to treat sleep disturbance, snoring, recurrent infections, or remove tumors
- Tongue reduction – remove a portion of the front or back of an enlarged tongue to try and treat sleep apnea.
- Lingual tonsillectomy – decrease the size of the lymph tissue on the back of the tongue to decrease infections or treat sleep apnea.
- Removal of rannula – drain a fluid collection under the tongue along with the lingual gland (salivary gland) to avoid infection and/or airway obstruction.