Author Archives: Tammie Taylor

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Earwax: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Being ear, nose, and throat (ENT) specialists in Anchorage, we need to broach the topic of earwax with our patients from time to time. It always starts with a simple truth: We all have earwax, some more than others. Is earwax bad for your ears? Earwax is actually good for your ears, and it keeps your ears clean. Earwax, or cerumen, traps dust, dirt, and sometimes bugs. It’s held together by oil and wax from glands living in your ear canal. The wax also protects the inner ear and can stop bad bacteria from growing in the ear. (And you … Continue reading »

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Each of our physicians is board certified in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery; in addition, Dr. Ellerbe is board certified in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.