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January 17, 2020 · Leave a Comment

After Facial Surgery, Tammy Says Goodbye to Years of Sleep Apnea

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Before coming to Mayo Clinic, Tammy Olson had been told the severe obstructive sleep apnea she’d been living with for years was beyond treatment. After meeting Christopher Viozzi, M.D., D.D.S., a Mayo Clinic oral and maxillofacial surgeon, however, Tammy found the help she so desperately needed.

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Tags: Dr. Christopher Viozzi


December 2, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Wide, Wonderful Smiles After Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Treatment

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For Rebecca and J Winkowski, learning that their daughter, Everly, would be born with a cleft lip and palate was an unexpected and unnerving discovery. But after meeting a compassionate team of Mayo Clinic physicians committed to Everly’s care, those feelings of anxiety and apprehension quickly vanished.

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Tags: Cleft and Craniofacial Clinic, Dental Specialties, Dr. Chad Rasmussen, Dr. John Volz, Dr. Mari Charisse Trinidad, Dr. Shelagh Cofer, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology


November 4, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Comprehensive Dental Care Produces Show-Stopping Smiles

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Feelings of gloom set in whenever Carys Rees-Baker and her family discussed the surgery Carys needed to fix her underbite. But the shadow lifted when Carys met a team of Mayo Clinic dental and maxillofacial specialists whose compassion assured her she would be well-cared for and the treatment well worth the effort.

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Tags: Dental Specialties, Dr. Chad Rasmussen, Dr. Jonathan Fillmore, jaw surgery


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