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Signs You May Need a Nerve Repair in Your Face Jun 15th, 2020

Tingling, numbness, burning, and partial or full paralysis of specific facial muscles are all signs of facial nerve damage. When these symptoms don’t resolve quickly, surgery may be your best treatment option. At Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associates of Nevada in Summerlin and East Side Las Vegas, Dr. Mark Glyman...

TMJ: How to Find the Relief You Need for Your Aching Jaw May 1st, 2020

Are you finding it hard to chew or talk without pain? Does your jaw ever click or pop when you open your mouth? How about migraines, ear pain, or discomfort that travels from your face to your neck? These symptoms can all indicate problems with your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and...

How an Improper Bite Can Affect Your Breathing Apr 21st, 2020

Breathing disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), difficulty breathing through your nose, and habitual mouth breathing are common complaints that can cause varying degrees of frustration. Each can also hurt your overall health. But what do your teeth have to do with breathing? The board-certified surgeons at Oral &...

Everything You Need to Know About Dental Implants Mar 1st, 2020

Keeping your teeth healthy and in place is the number one priority of dental healthcare professionals. Unfortunately, there are times when you can’t save damaged teeth. At that point, filling in the gap left by a missing tooth or teeth with a cosmetically pleasing and functional alternative becomes a priority....

How Diabetes Can Affect Your Dental Surgery Feb 11th, 2020

There’s no doubt that uncontrolled diabetes can have devastating effects on your overall health, which includes your oral health. The good news? You can take control of diabetes by following a nutritious diet, exercising regularly, taking your medications as directed, and maintaining tight blood sugar control. It sounds like a...

Corrective Jaw Surgery Can Improve Your Breathing, Chewing, and Speaking Issue Jan 1st, 2020

It’s common to take steps to help teens and young adults develop a healthy and even smile through orthodontics. Braces and dental aligners are almost a rite of passage in some circles. There are times, however, when your child’s physiology requires more than simply alignment. In some cases, teeth are...

Understanding Your Treatment Options for Sleep Apnea Dec 11th, 2019

If you’re one of the millions of Americans who has sleep apnea, the good news is that the diagnosis was made, which means your next step is to find a suitable solution. Treating your sleep apnea is incredibly important as the sleep disorder does far more than rob you (and...

What to Expect Before, During, and After Having Your Wisdom Teeth Removed Nov 25th, 2019

Have you been told you probably need to have your wisdom teeth removed? If so, you’re in good company. About 5 million Americans have their wisdom teeth removed each year.  But while wisdom tooth extraction may be important for your oral health, like any surgery, it can be scary when...