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Dr. Scotty Bolding

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
FAYETTEVILLE, AR
29 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
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
YES: If you have had a root canal you should assure that your dentist continues to monitor the tooth. Additionally, you may need a crown on that tooth.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
Day Surgery: Most likely a day surgical procedure, but your surgeon may want to observe you overnight.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
Yes: If caught early, it can be curable, but tongue cancer is generally squamous cell carcinoma and can be very aggressive.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
Are you on Pain meds: Sometimes continual use of pain meds or other meds may aggravate this. See your surgeon.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
Throat infection: You may have an underlying throat infection and should be evaluated by your physician if it persist.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
See your Orthodontis: There are insurances that cover orthodontics, but most orthodontist do offer payment terms. You may want to weigh the difference in cost.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
No: Blowing your nose does not cause cancer.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
POSSIBLLY: You cannot see your thyroid except through the skin. Depending on your neck size and the size of your thyroid, this could be normal, however if you h... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
Not sure: We do not know how tongue cancer occurs for sure, however we do know that there are causative factors such as smokeless tobacco, smoking, and alcohol.... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
Yes: Dentist do have a license to pull teeth. Most dentist will offer a consent and should discuss the potential risk.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
FEW WEEKS: Lingual braces will usually start showing results within a few weeks to a few months.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
NOT UNCOMMON: Jaw surgery is utilized to correct jaw growth discrepancies or mal-alignement. Usually jaw surgery is recommended when you cannot correct your bite wi... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
Prepare food for you: The teeth initially grind the food particles for your body so that the food can be broken down into the nutritional components that your body can abso... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
Vitamin E : Continue to place vitamin E oil on her upper lip. This will help soften the scar and and improve function. Additionally, if the scar is prominent a... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
Yes: Dry socket is truly a misnomer. Dry socket is generally pain associated with a tooth removal. It is usually associated with food and debris in the s... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
Possible TMJ symptom: These conditions could be related to TMJ symptoms. See your dentist.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
It will pass: Most of the time these structures will pass through the GI system, however, if you develop symptoms see your doctor.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
IT VARIES: Depending on the size of your tooth lesion or defect, the price can vary. See your dentist for a consultation.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen) or aspirin: Baby Aspirin or children's tylenol (acetaminophen) may be helpful, but please see your doctor.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
12-19: Most wisdom teeth will begin forming in late adolescents. Today most wisdom teeth need to be removed during their teenage years for several reasons. ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
Could be your TMJ : There is a small cartilage pad in your jaw joint (TMJ) that is called a disc. This could be causing your popping.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 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.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 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, .
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 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
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 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.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 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.
A member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
See your GI Doctor: If this is the case you should see a GI physician.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
BRUSHING AND FLOSS: Regular brushing and flossing as well as seeing your dentist regularly.
A member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
POSSIBLE TRAUMA: A darken and painful uvula may be caused by trauma. If this continues see your doctor.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 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.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
1:700: One in 700 births are born with a cleft lip and or palate.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 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
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
Caries: If you are having issues with decay in your teeth, it may be from eating too many sugars.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 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.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 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
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
Radiograph: I would recommend you see your dentist and have a radiograph to properly diagnosis the problem.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
SEE YOUR DOCTOR: You may be suffering from tmj. I would recommend that you see your oral and maxillofacial surgeon.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 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.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 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.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
Pain, swelling, ucle: Swelling, pain, ulcer, swollen lymph nodes, white and red patches.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
Possible Clenching: You may be clenching when you exercise. Suggest try wearing a mouth guard.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 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
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
Check with your MD: Check with your physician to see what is best for you.
A member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
Could be a torus: Could be a tori, a bony growth on your palate, but i would recommend you consult your dentist.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
Nystatin: See your doctor, but there are great antifungals like Nystatin that may help.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 29 years experience
Radiograph: A radiograph would help you determine if there was a fracture of your jaw.

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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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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

BAYLOR COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY
Graduated 1989MD
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