Dr. Joseph C. McMurray is offering this educational blog to his patients and the community. Our hope at South Valley Oral and Facial Surgery is that our blog will talk about the topics that you and your family may be interested in.
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Could an Oral Appliance Stop Your Sleep Apnea Symptoms?
How to Treat Bony Mouth Growths
Are You Playing Sports Where a Mouth Guard Could Help?
How Long Does it Take for a Jaw Bone Graft to Heal?
Most Common Things to Bring When You Come In to See Us for Oral Surgery
Oral Lumps Are Something You Need to See Us For
Posture Can Impact TMJ Problems
What to Expect During Oral Biopsy Recovery
You Need to Make Sure You Go Back to a Normal Diet As Soon As Possible After Oral Surgery
Most Common Procedures We Perform
Notes to Bring to Our Office When Something in Your Mouth Hurts
Why Smoking During Dental Implant Recovery is So Dangerous to Your Mouth
Which Injuries Should You Reach Out to Us For?
Reasons Why Your Jaw May Not Grow Evenly on Both Sides
Recovering from Tooth Extractions Due to an Abscess
Asking Questions About Sedation is Welcome Prior to Any Oral Procedure
Are TMD Symptoms the Same for Everyone?
Why You Need to Tell Us if You Have Ringing In Your Ears
What to Do to Keep Your Mouth Clean and Healthy Following a Tooth Extraction
How Posture Influences How Much Jaw Pain You Feel
How Dental Implants Can Improve Your Jaw Health
Make Sure to Drink Lots of Milk After Oral Surgery to Increase Your Body's Calcium
Most Common Questions People Ask About All-on-4 Implants
Understanding a Tuberosity Reduction
What Treatment Options You Have for Bony Growths of the Mouth
Times Where a Mouth Guard Can Protect Your Oral Health
Times Where an Underbite Needs Surgery
Why We Trust Intraoral Cameras Over Just X-rays
What to Do When You First Notice Jaw Pain
Do You Need a Sinus Lift?
Does Splitting Teeth Make Extraction Easier?
Do You Have a Broken Jaw? If So, We Can Help
What a Warm Spot in Your Mouth Could Mean
Types of Specialties for Oral Surgeons
What to Do When Your Jaw Grows Unevenly
What to Do if You Have Benign Tumors In or Around Your Mouth
What Can You Do to Improve Your Oral Health Prior to Oral Surgery?
How Soon Can You Eat Following The Placement Of Temporary Implants?
Pain Plus a Fever Means You Need to Get Your Toothache Checked
Oral Surgeons Can Help Following Auto Accidents Where Your Head Gets Injured
Beverages to Drink Following Oral Surgery
Overcoming the Pain of a Bone Graft
Symptoms Your Tooth is Broken and Needs Attention
Symptoms of Impacted Teeth You Need to Be Aware Of
Proper Oral Hygiene Routines Following Oral Surgery
How to Use Ice Properly Following Oral Surgery
Problems When Snoring Goes Untreated
Problems Associated with Bony Growths Anywhere in Your Mouth
Reasons You May Need an Oral Graft
Reasons a Root Canal May Fail
Signs of Bruxism to Be Aware of Before It Ruins Your Teeth Irreparably
Pain to Expect When Your Wisdom Teeth Erupt
What to Know If You Have a Broken Jaw
What Sedation Options You Like Have at Your Oral Surgeon's Office
Ways Your Oral Surgeon Can Improve Your Oral Health When You Snore
Types of Damage You Can Expect from Bruxism
How a Sinus Lift Makes Implants More Possible
When to Stop Using Ice to Control Swelling Following Oral Surgery
Which Types of Sedation Should You Ask About for Oral Surgery?
When Do You Need to Start Having Regular Oral Cancer Screenings?
Why are the Inside Corners of Your Mouth Bumpy?
The Effects Gum Disease Can Have on False Teeth
What Types of Dental Implants are There?
Talking to an Oral Surgeon About a Crossbite
What to Expect from an Oral Biopsy
What to Expect After a Wisdom Tooth Extraction
Oral Surgery and Exercise - How Long Should You Wait?
Oral Surgery & Tobacco: Time To Quit!
When Sinuses Impact TMJ, What Should You Do?
What Happens if Your Jaw Grows Unevenly
Your Jaw Could Be Causing Your Ears to Ring
Turning to Your Oral Surgeon When Sleep Apnea Plagues You