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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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What a Warm Spot in Your Mouth Could Mean
Posted on 5/23/2018 by Dr McMurray
If you find that you have a warm spot in your mouth, knowing how this can cause problems is a good thing. Being informed about your oral health is always ideal. If you have a warm spot in your mouth, make sure to speak with someone in our that can take a look, run tests or do other specifics that need to be done to ensure that you get the best care possible for your mouth. Infection Having an infection can cause serious problems in the mouth. Infections can spread quickly if they are not taken care of right away. Antibiotics and a thorough cleaning are typically the best course of action for this type of situation. Cancer Oral cancers have a lot of different signs and symptoms. It is important to note any changes in the mouth that might have you concerned. Having a biopsy done or one of our surgeons look at the area can provide you with more information regarding the changes taking place and what can be done about them. Change in Hormonal Balance Hormonal imbalances change a lot of things in the body, including the way the mouth feels and looks. If this is something that is happening to you, it is always good to speak with a professional to make sure it is nothing serious. It is best to be safe. If you find that anything changes with your oral health, contact our office today. We can schedule you an appointment, including an examination. This will help us determine what is going on inside your mouth, and the best course of action to treat the condition. If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, give us office a call. We are more than happy to help in any way we can....
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What a Warm Spot in Your Mouth Could Mean
5/23/2018
Types of Specialties for Oral Surgeons
5/13/2018
What to Do When Your Jaw Grows Unevenly
4/20/2018
What to Do if You Have Benign Tumors In or Around Your Mouth
4/10/2018
What Can You Do to Improve Your Oral Health Prior to Oral Surgery?
3/23/2018
How Soon Can You Eat Following The Placement Of Temporary Implants?
3/13/2018
Pain Plus a Fever Means You Need to Get Your Toothache Checked
2/23/2018
Oral Surgeons Can Help Following Auto Accidents Where Your Head Gets Injured
2/13/2018
Beverages to Drink Following Oral Surgery
1/23/2018
Overcoming the Pain of a Bone Graft
1/13/2018
Symptoms Your Tooth is Broken and Needs Attention
12/23/2017
Symptoms of Impacted Teeth You Need to Be Aware Of
12/13/2017
Proper Oral Hygiene Routines Following Oral Surgery
11/23/2017
How to Use Ice Properly Following Oral Surgery
11/13/2017
Problems When Snoring Goes Untreated
10/23/2017
Problems Associated with Bony Growths Anywhere in Your Mouth
10/13/2017
Reasons You May Need an Oral Graft
9/27/2017
Reasons a Root Canal May Fail
9/17/2017
Signs of Bruxism to Be Aware of Before It Ruins Your Teeth Irreparably
8/25/2017
Pain to Expect When Your Wisdom Teeth Erupt
8/15/2017
What to Know If You Have a Broken Jaw
7/30/2017
What Sedation Options You Like Have at Your Oral Surgeon's Office
7/23/2017
Ways Your Oral Surgeon Can Improve Your Oral Health When You Snore
6/25/2017
Types of Damage You Can Expect from Bruxism
6/15/2017
How a Sinus Lift Makes Implants More Possible
5/27/2017
When to Stop Using Ice to Control Swelling Following Oral Surgery
5/17/2017
Which Types of Sedation Should You Ask About for Oral Surgery?
4/27/2017
When Do You Need to Start Having Regular Oral Cancer Screenings?
4/17/2017
Why are the Inside Corners of Your Mouth Bumpy?
3/25/2017
The Effects Gum Disease Can Have on False Teeth
3/15/2017
What Types of Dental Implants are There?
2/27/2017
Talking to an Oral Surgeon About a Crossbite
2/17/2017
What to Expect from an Oral Biopsy
1/27/2017
What to Expect After a Wisdom Tooth Extraction
1/17/2017
Oral Surgery and Exercise - How Long Should You Wait?
12/30/2016
Oral Surgery & Tobacco: Time To Quit!
12/20/2016
When Sinuses Impact TMJ, What Should You Do?
11/30/2016
What Happens if Your Jaw Grows Unevenly
11/20/2016
Your Jaw Could Be Causing Your Ears to Ring
10/30/2016
Turning to Your Oral Surgeon When Sleep Apnea Plagues You
10/20/2016

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