Since 1982, Dr. Kaplan has specialized in health services related to the ear, nose and throat. Redding Ear, Nose, and Throat (Redding ENT) is a full spectrum specialty center caring for your family through the diagnosis and treatment of head and neck disorders.
Redding ENT looks forward to helping your family with problems related to Ear, Nose and Throat, including:
Sialendoscopy allows for endoscopic removal of saliva stones A minimally invasive procedure is now available for the treatment of saliva stones, providing a low-risk solution to a problem that has been difficult to manage. Sialendoscopy is an innovative technique that uses extremely narrow endoscopes to diagnose and treat many conditions of the salivary glands.
Preventing future salivary stone development Most patients will require no further treatment following successful endoscopic stone removal. Since sialendoscopy is new, it’s not yet clear whether patients might experience a recurrence of stones in the affected gland. In approximately 3 percent of cases, stones form in more than one gland.