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Dr. Diane Stacey

Dentistry
Henderson, NV
46 years experience female

Locations

Office

Henderson, NV

Address

390 N. Stephanie St. Ste 104, Henderson, NV
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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About

Bio

Dr. Stacey specializes in Orthodontics as well as Pediatric Dentistry. In addition to the most excellent dentistry possible we love to have fun. Contact us to set up an appointment! We can't wait to meet you, hope to see you soon!

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Dentistry

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57 Answers
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
It depends: On the type of clasps around the existing teeth. If the "grip" is how the partial rests on gums in the toothless area, this can easily be relieved.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Wisdom teeth: Wisdom teeth rarely cause pain in the back of the head. Head and jaw pain is usually associated with temporomandibular joint dysfunction.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Salivary gland: Yes. The parotid gland is tin the "cheek" area by the upper molars. Blockage of this gland can be quite painful. The other major glands are the sub... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Ulcers: "ulcers" can be caused by a variety of things. Using a regular toothpaste may have too much acid in it so it predisposes you to sensitivity by other ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Palate pain: It sounds like you need further evaluation of the nerve itself. An oral surgeon may need to slowly inject individual areas of the palate to find our ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Dimple: Your teeth provide support for the soft tissues for your face. If you loose back teeth your cheeks will automatically dip in where the teeth are gone... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Child with JRA: She needs to learn to manage the amount of jaw opening she does on a daily basis to prevent further irritation to the jaw joints. Putting her finger... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Yellow saliva: If you have had extractions done, this could be a normal post-operative event. Colored saliva could also be from a heavily seasoned diet such as curr... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Tongue numbness: Not very common. Usually temporary, however, sometimes it can linger for several months. Very rare for the numbness to be permanent.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Tooth breaking gum: The eruption of a posterior (rear) tooth can cause general malaise, a fever up to 100 degrees and soreness in the tonsillar pillars. Itching of the e... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Broken teeth: Depending on how much has been broken off, if the nerve is involved and whether the teeth were loosened the different treatment plans could be as foll... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Oral surgeon: Please consult an oral surgeon to see if these roots can be removed. The removal of some roots on the top jaw can lead to sinus troubles and more com... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Safe to chew: Normal formation of clot over the extraction site occurs within 24 hours. Avoid foods with small parts and pieces for 5-7 days. Normal chewing can r... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Mucus: The appearance of "mucus" in your mouth could signify that you have drainage from your nose. This is quite common during allergy season. It is refer... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Periondontal disease: Periodontal infections set up a low to medium systemic infection process to lower your immune system. Periodontal disease can also cause infections i... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
White tongue: Check out your diet, oral habits and stomach upset. You may have acid reflux or be reacting to foods that just do not agree with you.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Smoking b4 trtment: Smoking decreases the ability of the soft tissues of the mouth to heal. Introducing a strong irritant such as cigarette smoke just prior to tooth ext... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Teething: Chewing on cold rubberized rings or massaging the gum area and placing some "numzit" creamon the area.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Bruxism: Clenching and grinding your teeth can wear down enamel, tooth colored fillings and micro-fractures that will enlarge over time causing large "chunks" ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Biotene: Products help reduce dry mouth. Chewing gum or sugar-free candies can promote saliva as well.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Bruxism: Grinding your teeth is a mechanism to react to stress in your life. There is family history of grinding (genetic codes) as well as environmental facto... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Temp crown: If you are going to have a wisdom tooth removed, there is no reason to temporarily crown it first. Just have to tooth removed and be done with it.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Tooth extraction: Yellowish tissue can be dead or infected tissue that is going to be released by the body during healing.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Mouthwash: Some alcoholics "try", however, the amount of mouthwash consumed usually leads to upset stomach and vomiting before the desired "buzz" is attained.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Porcelain bridge: The space between the remaining teeth may be too large for these supporting teeth to hold. You probably need one or two implants for support or two o... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Dental appliances: There are a plethora of dental appliances. You need to know the problem to subscribe the proper appliance, such as TMJ appliances, snoring appliances... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Periodontal disease : Untreated "moderate" periodontal disease advances over time, with additional bone loss around the teeth, the teeth loosen and are eventually lost.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Toddler brushing: Try different flavors of tooth paste (very small amounts because they do not know how to rinse/spit). You can try you brush / i brush on them and you... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Rct molar: The only solution for tooth fractures is extraction. Even hairline fractures can continue to be a source of irritation and are often difficult to dia... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Lump: If nothing "showed" up on the x-ray then it is not a "bone" problem. Return to your dentist and see if this soft tissue "lump" should be excised or l... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
This process: Can take several months so a retainer with a replacement tooth is often necessary.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Once or twice a day: Is sufficient. Some mouth washes are "stronger" than others. Excessive rinsing can disturb the normal bacteria flora of the mouth and allow "other" ba... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Sealants: Are a great tool to prevent decay on the biting surfaces of the teeth where the grooves are. However, they must be properly maintained and replaced as... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Dental Implants: With the development of "miniscrews" two smaller implants can often be placed in a large space bewteen two teeth.
A female asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Grinding appliance: There are different types of guards available. It is a matter of time and involvement as to the price. First there is the tm joint and facial muscle ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Gingivitis : Gingivitis and periodontitis are conditions where the gingival tissues remain unhealthy even though you brush and floss. Further treatment is needed ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Tooth abcess: You may have inner ear and / or sinus issues as well. An ENT evaluation may be necessary.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Unable to floss: Since we are upright beings our lower jaws slant down in relation to our spinal column. Taking out wisdom teeth to "gain space" is a farce since teet... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Wisdom extraction: The speciality of oral surgery has been an established division of dentistry for more than sixty years. They have all the special licensing, educatio... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Deep cleaning pain: Deep cleaning can have residual pain and soreness for several weeks depending on how severe the subgingival inflammation and infectious processes were... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Xanax (alprazolam) / laughing gas: It is always best to check with the doctor who prescribed the xanax (alprazolam) so that he/she is aware of your drug combinations, frequency of these... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Dental pain diving: Could be TMJ or facial nerve pain from the change in pressure while diving. Hot compresses, tens unit and limited opening of the mouth for one to two ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Teeth cleaning: A professional cleaning will remove surface stain, tartar and bacterial by-products that the medication ions can adhere to easily. The teeth would ne... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Sleep apnea: Sleep apnea is primarily a result of the tongue falling back during sleep and blocking the air way. The size of the tongue, the position of the upper... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Tooth out?: If it is a primary tooth, absolutely. Infections of the primary teeth can have adverse effects on the developing permanent teeth underneath.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Absolutely. : Absolutely. Chewing is the first step in digestion. If the food is not broken down into smaller pieces and mixed with saliva then the stomach has mo... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Bite plate: Before "raising" the teeth, try a bite plate appliance first to see if your body can tolerate the overall change in your bite and it's effects on your... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Yellow bumps: This sounds like you have folds, pockets or divets where food and bacterial debris can accumulate. This can set up a low grade infection process that... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Canker sore: Pat the area dry and apply campho-phenique liquid directly onto the canker sore. It may sting for a short bit but it will help stop the pain and sp... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Diane Stacey
Dentistry 46 years experience
Numbness: This is trauma to the nerve at time of injection. this may last for quite sometime because the blood supply to nerves is minimal. Hot compresses, ma... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Stacey is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Stacey is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Gonna try to see dentist. Have no income. Spouse works but have nothing left to see a Dr. Don't qualify for credit. So I am real stressed
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Thanks for your quick reply! Oh thank u that's what I thought cuz I can not chew right so I swallow
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University of the Pacific
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