Our Services

Greeneville ENT Specialists offers a full array of ear, nose and throat services to help you stay healthy. We provide Medical and Surgical Treatment of Pediatric & Adult Ears, Nose & Throat Disorders - Allergy Testing & Treatment, Hearing & Balance Evaluations - Hearing Aid Sales & Service. You can read more on this page about specific services.

 


Adenoids

Adenoids The tonsils are two clusters of tissue located on both sides of the back of the throat. Adenoids sit high in the throat behind the nose and the roof of the mouth.Read More »


Allergy Clinic

Allergy ClinicIt's probably not something that you think about, but every time you open your mouth or inhale tiny particles from the environment that are floating in the air can get into your nose and lungs. The immune system reacts to tiny particles to protect the body against things that are harmful such as bacteria and viruses that can lead to cords.Read More »


Ear Tubes

EarTubes Painful ear infections are a rite of passage for children-by the age of five, nearly every child has experienced at least one episode. Most ear infections either resolve on their own (viral) or are effectively treated by antibiotics (bacterial).Read More »


Full Audiology Department

Full Audiology DepartmentAudiologists are health care professionals who evaluate, diagnose, treat, and manage hearing loss, tinnitus, and balance disorders in newborn, children, and adults. Audiology is a well-respected and highly recognized profession. Read More »


Hearing Aid Sales/Service

Hearing Aid Sales/ServiceHearing aids are the primary means of managing hearing loss that cannot be treated medically or surgically. Your audiologist will conduct a comprehensive hearing evaluation to determine whether or not you are a candidate for hearing aids. Read More »


Hearing Loss

Hearing LossHearing loss has a lot of different causes and manifestations. It can be sudden or gradual. It can occur in one ear or both ears. It can be temporary or permanent. It happens to people of all ages and is associated with the aging process. Before discussing causes and treatments for hearing loss, it is important to understand how hearing works. Read More »


Mouth Sores

Mouth SoresThere are a variety of sores that can occur in or around the mouth. Most are benign, but some may be indicative of cancer. Read More »


Nosebleeds

Mouth SoresThe nose is an area of the body that contains many tiny blood vessels (or arterioles) that can break easily. In the United States, one of every seven people will develop a nosebleed some time in their lifetime. Read More »


Sinuses

SinusesHave you ever had a cold or allergy attack that wouldn't go away? If so, there's a good chance you actually had sinusitis. Experts estimate that 37 million people are afflicted with sinusitis each year, making it one of the most common health conditions in America. Read More »


Sleep Apnea

SinusesSleep 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. Read More »


Snoring

Snoring/Sleep ApneaSnoring is a noise produced during sleep that originates in the back of the throat or nose. Snoring occurs when the muscles in the back of the mouth, tongue and throat relax while sleeping, which narrows or blocks the airway. Breathing causes your uvula (soft palate) to vibrate and knock against the back of the throat, resulting in the snoring sound. Read More »


Tinnitus

Snoring/Sleep ApneaNearly 36 million Americans suffer from tinnitus or head noises. It may be an intermittent sound or an annoying continuous sound in one or both ears. Its pitch can go from a low roar to a high squeal or whine. Read More »


Voice Disorders

Voice Disorders 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, Nose, and Throat doctor) for an evaluation.Read More »


Allergies

Allergies Millions of Americans suffer from nasal allergies, commonly known as hay fever. Often fragrant flowers are blamed for the uncomfortable symptoms, yet they are rarely the cause; their pollens are too heavy to be airborne. Read More »


Ear Infections

Allergies About 62 percent of children in developed countries will have their first episode of OM by the age of one, more than 80 percent by their third birthday, and nearly 100 percent will have at least one episode by age five. In the U.S. alone, this illness accounts for 25 million office visits annually with direct costs for treatment estimated at $3 billion. Read More »


Earwax

Earwax Good intentions to keep ears clean may be risking the ability to hear. The ear is a delicate and intricate area, including the skin of the ear canal and the eardrum. Therefore, special care should be given to this part of the body. Start by discontinuing the use of cotton-tipped applicators and the habit of probing the ears.Read More »


Head and Neck Cancers

Head and Neck CancersMost head and neck cancers are relatively preventable since they are highly correlated with tobacco use and alcohol consumption. They are also generally curable if caught early. Symptoms to watch out for include pain swallowing, trouble breathing, ear pain, a lump in the neck that lasts longer than two weeks, a growth in the mouth and bleeding from the mouth, nose or throat. Read More »


Hoarseness

Hoarseness "Voice" is the sound made by vibration of the vocal cords caused by air passing out through the larynx bringing the cords closer together. Your voice is an extremely valuable resource and is the most commonly used form of communication.Read More »


Nasal Fractures

Nasal Fractures Projecting prominently from the central part of the face, it is no surprise that the nose is the most commonly broken bone on the head. A broken nose (nasal fracture) can significantly alter your appearance. It can also make it much harder to breathe through the nose.Read More »


Pediatric ENT Care

Pediatric ENT CareThis section identifies common pediatric ENT, head, and neck ailments and what you should ask your child's doctor about diagnosis and treatment.Read More »


Smell & Taste Disorders

Smell & Taste DisordersProblems with these senses have a big impact on our lives. Smell and taste contribute to our enjoyment of life by stimulating a desire to eat - which not only nourishes our bodies, but also enhances our social activities. When smell and taste become impaired, we eat poorly, socialize less, and feel worse. Smell and taste warn us of dangers, such as fire, poisonous fumes, and spoiled food.Read More »


Sore Throat

Sore ThroatEveryone experiences sore throats when they have a cold or flu. But there are other reasons for sore throats that may be symptomatic of more serious problems. Read More »


Thyroid

ThyroidYour thyroid gland is one of the endocrine glands that makes hormones to regulate physiological functions in your body, like metabolism (heart rate, sweating, energy consumed). Other endocrine glands include the pituitary, adrenal, and parathyroid glands and specialized cells within the pancreas. Read More »


Tonsils

TonsilsTonsillitis refers to inflammation of the pharyngeal tonsils (glands at the back of the throat, visible through the mouth). The inflammation may involve other areas of the back of the throat, including the adenoids and the lingual tonsils (tonsil tissue at the back of the tongue). There are several variations of tonsillitis: acute, recurrent, and chronic tonsillitis, and peritonsillar abscess.Read More »