• How the Voice Works

    We rely on our voices every day to interact with others, and a healthy voice is critical for clear communication. But just as we walk without thinking about it, we usually speak without thinking how our body makes it happen. However, knowing how we make sound is useful to maintaining the health and effectiveness

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  • Child Screening

    Why Is Early Childhood Hearing Screening Important For Your Child? Approximately two to four of every 1,000 children in the United States are born deaf or hard-of-hearing, making hearing loss the most common birth disorder. Many studies have shown that early diagnosis of hearing loss is crucial to the

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  • Pediatric GERD (Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease) and Your Otolaryngologist

    Everyone has gastroesophageal reflux (GER), the backward movement (reflux) of gastric contents into the esophagus. Extraesophageal Reflux (EER) is the reflux of gastric contents from the stomach into the esophagus with further extension into the throat and other upper aerodigestive regions. In infants,

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  • Laryngeal (Voice Box) Cancer

    Laryngeal cancer is not as well known by the general public as some other types of cancer, yet it is not a rare disease. The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2005 almost 10,000 new cases of laryngeal cancer will be diagnosed, and close to 3,800 people will die from laryngeal cancer in the United

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  • Noise-Induced Hearing Loss In Children

    The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders reports approximately 28 million Americans have lost some or all of their hearing, including 17 in 1,000 children under age 18. Noise exposure is increasingly common in the age of iPods and other personal music players. Overexposure

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  • Are We Through With Chew Yet?

    As many as 20 percent of high school boys and two percent of high school girls continue to use smokeless tobacco, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Despite public education campaigns sponsored by medical societies, organized baseball, and individuals, 12 to 14 million American

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  • Could My Child Have Sleep Apnea?

    Sleep apnea is known to affect 1 to 3 percent of children, but because there may be many unreported cases, could actually affect more. Sleep apnea can affect your child's sleep and behavior and if left untreated can lead to more serious problems. Because sleep apnea can be difficult to diagnose, it is

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  • Earwax

    Insight into the proper care of the ears Why does the body produce earwax? What is the recommended method of ear cleaning? When should a doctor be consulted? and more... Good intentions to keep ears clean may be risking the ability to hear. The ear is a delicate and intricate area,

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  • Could My Child Have Sleep Apnea?

    Sleep apnea is known to affect 1 to 3 percent of children, but because there may be many unreported cases, could actually affect more. Sleep apnea can affect your child's sleep and behavior and if left untreated can lead to more serious problems. Because sleep apnea can be difficult to diagnose, it is

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  • Laryngeal (Voice Box) Cancer

    Laryngeal cancer is not as well known by the general public as some other types of cancer, yet it is not a rare disease. The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2005 almost 10,000 new cases of laryngeal cancer will be diagnosed, and close to 3,800 people will die from laryngeal cancer in the United

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  • Do I Have Sinusitis?

    Sinusitis is inflammation of the lining membrane of any sinus. Take the following quiz to see if you have sinusitis. Choose "yes" if you have any of the following symptoms for ten days or longer; otherwise, choose "no." 1. Facial pressure/pain? yes no 2. Headache pain? yes no 3. Congestion or stuffy

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  • Noise and Hearing Protection

    Insight into maintaining auditory health Can noise hurt my ears? How does the ear work? How can I protect myself against noise? and more... One in 10 Americans has a hearing loss that affects his or her ability to understand normal speech. Age-related hearing loss is the most common

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  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)

    What Is CPAP? The most common and effective nonsurgical treatment for sleep apnea is Continuous Positive Airway Pressure or CPAP which is applied through a nasal or facial mask while you sleep.  The CPAP device does not breathe for you.  Instead, it creates a flow of air pressure when you inhale

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  • Chronic Otitis Media (Middle Ear Infection) and Hearing Loss

    What is otitis media? Otitis media refers to inflammation of the middle ear. When infection occurs, the condition is called "acute otitis media." Acute otitis media occurs when a cold, allergy, or upper respiratory infection, and the presence of bacteria or viruses lead to the accumulation of pus and

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  • How the Ear Works

    The ear has three main parts: the outer ear (including the external auditory canal), middle ear, and inner ear. The outer ear (the part you can see) opens into the ear canal. The eardrum (tympanic membrane) separates the ear canal from the middle ear. The middle ear contains three small bones which help

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  • Nódulos, pólipos y quistes

    El término lesión benigna de cuerda se refiere a un grupo de crecimientos anormales (lesiones), no cancerosos (benignos), sobre o a lo largo de la cubierta de la cuerda vocal. Las lesiones de las cuerdas vocales son una de las causas más comunes de problemas de voz y se observan generalmente en tres

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  • Antibiotics and Sinusitis

    An antibiotic is a soluble substance derived from a mold or bacterium that inhibits the growth of other microorganisms. The first antibiotic was Penicillin, discovered by Alexander Fleming in 1929, but it was not until World War II that the effectiveness of antibiotics was acknowledged, and large-scale

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  • Antihistamines, Decongestants, and "Cold" Remedies

    Insight into recommended use and side effects What are the side effects of antihistamines? Who should not use decongestants? What are combination remedies? and more… Drugs for stuffy nose, sinus trouble, congestion and drainage, and the common cold constitute a large segment of

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  • Pediatric GERD

    Everyone has gastroesophageal reflux (GER), the backward movement (reflux) of gastric contents into the esophagus. Extraesophageal Reflux (EER) is the reflux of gastric contents from the stomach into the esophagus with further extension into the throat and other upper aerodigestive regions. In infants,

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  • Pediatric Sinusitis

    Your child's sinuses are not fully developed until age 20. Although small, the maxillary (behind the cheek) and ethmoid (between the eyes) sinuses are present at birth. Unlike in adults, pediatric sinusitis is difficult to diagnose because symptoms can be subtle and the causes complex. How Do I Know

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  • Child Screening

    Why Is Early Childhood Hearing Screening Important for Your Child? Approximately two to four of every 1,000 children in the United States are born deaf or hard-of-hearing, making hearing loss the most common birth disorder. Many studies have shown that early diagnosis of hearing loss is crucial to

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  • Glosario para una buena salud del oído

    Su hijo tiene dolor de oído. Después de su primera visita a un médico usted puede escuchar algunos de los siguientes términos relacionados con el diagnóstico y el tratamiento de este trastorno común de la niñez. Otitis media aguda - El término médico para la infección del oído común. Otitis

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  • La pérdida de la audición

    Prueba de Audición de cinco minutos ¿Cómo funciona el sentido de la audición? ¿Qué puedo hacer para mejorar mi audición? Consejos para mantener la salud auditiva Usted puede tener pérdida de la audición, y ni siquiera ser consciente de ello. Personas de todas las edades pueden

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  • Cera en los oídos

    Comprensión de la atención adecuada de los oídos ¿Por qué el cuerpo produce cera en los oídos? ¿Cuál es el método recomendado para la limpieza del oído? ¿Cuándo se debe consultar a un médico? y mucho más ... Las buenas intenciones de mantener las orejas limpias puede

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  • Amigdalitis

    ¿Qué es la amigdalitis? La amigdalitis es la inflamación de las amígdalas faríngeas. La inflamación puede afectar otras áreas de la parte posterior de la garganta, incluyendo el adenoides y las amígdalas linguales (áreas de tejido amigdalino en la parte posterior de la lengua). Existen diversas

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  • Dizziness and Motion Sickness

    Insight into causes and prevention What is dizziness? What causes dizziness? How will my dizziness be treated? and more… Feeling unsteady or dizzy can be caused by many factors such as poor circulation, inner ear disease, medication usage, injury, infection, allergies, and/or neurological

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  • Diet and Exercise Tips

    Excessive body weight contributes to snoring and obstructive sleep apnea, in addition to being a major influence on general health and well-being. Obstructive sleep apnea occurs in about 50-60 percent of those who are obese. A recent report from the National Center for Health Statistics concludes that

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  • Nodules, Polyps, and Cysts

    The term vocal cord lesion (physicians call them vocal "fold" lesions) refers to a group of noncancerous (benign), abnormal growths (lesions) within or along the covering of the vocal cord. Vocal cord lesions are one of the most common causes of voice problems and are generally seen in three forms; nodules,

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  • Ears and Altitude

    Insight into making air travel more comfortable Why do ears pop? How can air travel cause hearing problems? How to help babies unblock their ears? and more... Ear problems are the most common medical complaint of airplane travelers, and while they are usually simple, minor annoyances, they may result

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  • Cholesteatoma

    Insight into ear growths What causes a cholesteatoma? How is cholesteatoma treated? Symptoms and dangers and more... An abnormal skin growth in the middle ear behind the eardrum is called cholesteatoma. Repeated infections and/or and a tear or retraction of the eardrum can cause the skin to toughen

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  • Diábolos Estudio acerca de causas y opciones terapéuticas

    Diábolos Estudio acerca de causas y opciones terapéuticas. ¿Quién necesita diábolos y por que? ¿Que se espera luego de la cirugía? Y más... Infecciones dolorosas del oído es algo común por lo que atraviesan los niños. Alrededor de los 5 años casi todo chico ha tenido por

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  • Common Problems That Can Affect Your Voice

    It may come as a surprise to you the variety of medical conditions that can lead to voice problems. The most common causes of hoarseness and vocal difficulties are outlined below. If you become hoarse frequently or notice voice change for an extended period of time, please see your Otolaryngologist (Ear,

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  • Know the Power of Sound

    Sound is measured in decibels (dB). Each decibel is one tenth of a bel, which is a unit that measures the intensity of sound. For every six decibels, the intensity of the sound doubles. At 90 dB of uninterrupted sound, the limit of safe noise exposure is eight hours. For each six dB increase of uninterrupted

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  • GERD and LPR

    Insight into the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment What are the symptoms of GERD and LPR? Who gets GERD or LPR? How are GERD and LPR diagnosed and treated? and more... What is GERD? Gastroesophageal reflux disease, often referred to as GERD, occurs when acid from the stomach

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

    Your child has been diagnosed with allergic rhinitis, a physiological response to specific allergens such as pet dander or ragweed. The symptoms are fairly simple -- a runny nose (rhinitis), watery eyes, and some periodic sneezing. The best solution is to administer over-the-counter antihistamine, and

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Our main office is at 7851 S. Elati Sreet Suite 102 Littleton, CO, 80120. Our Southwest office is at 6179 S. Balsam Way Suite 120 Littleton, CO, 80123

Office Hours

We offer early morning appointments on select days starting at 7:15 am and late evening appointments until 5:45 pm.

Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

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Sunday:

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