Do you have jaw pain and discomfort? Difficulty chewing? Clicking and locking of the jaw? These are a few indications that you may be suffering from TMJ. TMJ is a joint dysfunction in the jaw that 15% of Americans suffer from. The joints in your jaw muscle make it possible for you to open and... Read more »

Sleep Apnea

A good night’s sleep is essential to your physical and mental health. For both children and adults, it is important to be well-rested in order for your body to function properly. Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder that affects thousands of people every year. Sleep apnea occurs when breathing is disrupted during sleep. Snoring,... Read more »

The physicians of Ocean Otolaryngology Associates are now scheduling elective surgeries and endoscopic procedures. WALL TOWNSHIP/TOMS RIVER, NJ – Ocean Otolaryngology Associates (Ocean ENT) has reopened its offices in Manasquan and Toms River for both appointments and telemedicine video visits. Ocean ENT has also started scheduling elective surgeries and endoscopy appointments. “Since we continue to... Read more »

Ocean ENT has started scheduling elective surgeries and performing in-office endoscopy appointments. Any individual with a scheduled surgery prior to the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak should call the Ocean ENT office to schedule a new date with a surgical coordinator. Necessary endoscopic procedures can be performed in the office. However, these patients will be required to... Read more »

The physicians of Ocean Otolaryngology Associates have started scheduling elective surgeries and endoscopic procedures. WALL TOWNSHIP/TOMS RIVER, NJ – Ocean Otolaryngology Associates (Ocean ENT) has reopened its offices in Manasquan and Toms River for both appointments and telemedicine video visits. Ocean ENT has also started scheduling elective surgeries and endoscopy appointments. “Since we are now... Read more »

Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is very common and affects millions of people a year. There are many factors that can contribute to hearing loss, such as genetics, health conditions, noise exposure, natural aging, a punctured eardrum and fluid or wax buildup. You may also experience hearing loss if there is an abnormal growth, tumor or foreign object... Read more »

Dizziness

Lightheaded? Woozy? Imbalanced? Spinning? If you are have used any of these words to describe how you are feeling, you are most likely experiencing dizziness. There are many causes of dizziness, which may include inner ear problems. When you have an inner ear disorder, the signals sent to your brain are not consistent with what... Read more »

Dr. Bruce W. Peters of Ocean ENT updates the community on the COVID-19 pandemic. WALL TOWNSHIP/TOMS RIVER, NJ – As New Jersey continues to see a decline in the number of positive COVID-19 cases and associated hospitalizations, Ocean Otolaryngology Associates (Ocean ENT) has announced it will reopen its Manasquan and Toms River offices for appointments... Read more »

Day after day, new discoveries are being made about the COVID-19 infection and what symptoms you should look out for. Most commonly, we’ve been informed that a cough, fever and shortness of breath are the main symptoms associated with this viral infection, along with common cold-like symptoms and diarrhea. More recently, reports out of Europe... Read more »

Spring is in full bloom! Unfortunately, for many people, this also means that their seasonal allergies are too. One of the most common is called Allergic Rhinitis, often referred to as nasal allergies or “hay fever.” Ocean ENT is here to help you understand what you’re experiencing and what you should do about it! What... Read more »