Dr. Scotty Bolding

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
FAYETTEVILLE, AR
30 years experience

Locations

ORAL AND FACIAL SURGERY CENTER

FAYETTEVILLE, AR

Address

1708 E JOYCE BLVD., FAYETTEVILLE, AR
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Specialties
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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Licenses

United States: Arkansas

Doctor Q&A

73 Answers
14 Agrees
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Dramamine (dimenhydrinate): If you are experiencing nausea there are several options you can talk to your doctor about. An over the counter alternative is dramamine (dimenhydrin... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Needs to be treated: If you have lymphoma and are being treated, then you may have a decrease ability for your immune system to fight infections. It is important to keep ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
1:700: One in 700 births are born with a cleft lip and or palate.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Over the Counter: There are a number of good over the counter solutions today. Look at the crest white strips as an option.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Variable: Generally you will have soreness for a couple of days. If it persist longer than a week you should see your dentist.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
BRUSHING AND FLOSS: Regular brushing and flossing as well as seeing your dentist regularly.
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A member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Could be a torus: Could be a tori, a bony growth on your palate, but i would recommend you consult your dentist.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Lip vs roof of mouth: A cleft lip is a lack of continuity of the upper lip leaving a defect or void of the lip. The palate is a hole in the roof of the mouth where the roo... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
You mean trismus: Trismus is a common condition caused by hyper activity of the jaw muscles. This causes them to be dire and stiff thus limiting opening.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
THROAT INFECTION?: You may be suffering from a throat infection or other condition. If this persist then you need to see your doctor.
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A member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
See your GI Doctor: If this is the case you should see a GI physician.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Maybe a Muscle spasm: Spasm of the muscle in the temple may cause some tingling. If this continues please see your dentist or physician, .
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Not always: Careful evaluation by your dentist, oral surgeon, or orthodontist will help you determine whether invisalign is an option. A severe underbite may req... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Possible: If you are a mouth breather, then there may be a number of causes including nasal blockage, jaw deformity, etc. Have an oral and maxillofacial surgeo... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Radiograph: I would recommend you see your dentist and have a radiograph to properly diagnosis the problem.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Possible Clenching: You may be clenching when you exercise. Suggest try wearing a mouth guard.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
24 hours: Amoxicillin is generally a good first line antibiotic for tooth infections. However, typically antibiotics by themselves will not solve your problem.... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Pain, swelling, ucle: Swelling, pain, ulcer, swollen lymph nodes, white and red patches.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Radiograph: A radiograph would help you determine if there was a fracture of your jaw.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
EAR INFECTION?: If you have a sore throat and your ears are sore, you may have an underlying throat and ear infection. I would recommend that you see your doctor.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
It will pass: Most of the time the orthodontic brackets will pass through your GI system and end up in your stool. However, if it does not or you are concerned the... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Burning Mouth: Oral thrush is caused by the yeast candida and you will generally have a red and or white patches with inflamed mouth with many times a burning mouth.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Nystatin: See your doctor, but there are great antifungals like Nystatin that may help.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Caries: If you are having issues with decay in your teeth, it may be from eating too many sugars.
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A member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
POSSIBLE TRAUMA: A darken and painful uvula may be caused by trauma. If this continues see your doctor.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
PARTIALS: Removable partial dentures are designed for patients that have a few missing teeth. They usually clasp onto existing teeth or sit on the missing toot... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
SEE YOUR DOCTOR: You may be suffering from tmj. I would recommend that you see your oral and maxillofacial surgeon.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Possible tmj: Could be tension headaches associated tmj. Recommend you consult your dentist.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Check with your MD: Check with your physician to see what is best for you.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
They may be drying : Your teeth will look whiter if they are exposed to the air and dry out. I would recommend you see your dentist.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Get a check up: It is possible you could have underlying issues. See your physician or ENT for an evaluation.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
SEE YOUR DOCTOR: If your throat is still having pain, then you need to see your doctor.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Wear and Tenderness: You can see signs of wear on your teeth as well as muscle tenderness and headaches.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
No: Dry socket occurs generally from food and debris getting lodged in the socket and the formation of an acid that causes the pain.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Yes: If you have an open wound in your mouth or lip, you can potentially be infected with the HIV virus.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Could be an Allergy: You may have a food allergy or experiencing contact allergy.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
GUM DISEASE: Pain in your teeth and bleeding are generally a sign of inflamation that may be caused by periodontal disease "gum disease". You should see your dent... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Ask your dentist: If your teeth do not overlap properly or you have crowding you may have a malocclusion.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Nasal Sprays : Sometimes nasal sprays to decrease nasal congestion, but this will not cure the condition, only may help a little.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
They can: It is imperative that you keep your gums healthy especially when wearing braces.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
DENTAL IMPLANTS: The ideal replacement for a missing tooth today is dental implants.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
A lack of fused lip: A cleft lip occurs during embryonic development. The baby is born with this condition because the two sides of the embryo's mouth did not fuse during... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Start with a Splint: If you are having TMJ symptoms, then you are having inflamation in your jaw joint that is creating the pain. To decrease these symptoms, normally we ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
POSSIBLLY: When you get a flu shot and have an underlying infection it could be affecting your immune system. I would recommend that you see your doctor.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Could be tmj: You may have underlying TMJ problems. I recommend that you see your dentist.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Occasionally: If there is an underlying infection or pericoronitis associated with the erupting wisdom tooth you could have a low grade fever.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
How old is your baby: The first primary teeth are usually present at ages 6-8 months, and are generally the lower incisors.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Facial Muscles: When you grind your teeth, the muscles around the temples and brows are functioning to cause you to grind your teeth. This most likely leads to the s... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Ask your dentist: Orthodontic retention is needed to maintain teeth that have been moved by braces. Each patient may require more retention than others. Most patients... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 30 years experience
Congenital : Occasionally patients will have a congenital lack of development of permanent teeth. This is called oligodontia. This can be managed sometimes by or... Read More
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Dr. Bolding is a leader in the field of facial reconstruction and the treatment of TMJ. His patient relationships exemplify his caring and compassionate attitude. We care for many trauma patients to...Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Bolding is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bolding is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Yes I had an access and was taking antibiotics and the nurse who have me the flu shot said it was okay to get the vacinaccion
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Thankyou so much your a great help and such a swift response very much appreciated
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Thank you for mentioning that you should let the Doc know!

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