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Dr. Brett Noorda

Dentistry
Henderson, NV
26 years experience male

Locations

Office

Henderson, NV

Address

66 N Pecos Road, Suite A , Henderson, NV
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 7:30am - 1:00pm
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Dental Excellence

Henderson, NV

About

Bio

Dentist in Henderson, NV, offering all dental procedures including sedation, extractions, dental implants, root canals, orthodontics, crowns, fillings, dentures, and gum disease treatment. Frequently attend courses to learn the latest in dentistry, utlized as an expert witness in legal cases.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

Endodontics

Orthodontics

Prosthodontics

Doctor Q&A

254 Answers
115 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Keep a log: Each time a headache happens, log the previous 48 hours: food, sleep, medications, activities, schedule, work, etc etc. More detail is better, and wr... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Incorrect: Implants do not promote periodontal disease. They can be affected by existing periodontal disease, however, if not properly cared for (just like teeth... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Possibly: Many medications, not just "psyche meds", cause a decrease in the amount of saliva produced in the mouth. Saliva is our first line of natural defense ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Wash: Just wash the contacted skin areas with soap and water, and rinse your mouth out with water and spit. Have no fear. A single drop of gasoline will c... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Yes: Fungal ("yeast") infections are often secondary to other issues like a weakened immune system, as can be canker or other mouth sores. However, both ca... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Impossible to answer: Without more information, this is impossible to answer. Why are your teeth unattractive to you? Is it shape? Size? Color? Positioning? Holes? Stained ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
A little, maybe: It is unusual for someone to look forward to extractions of any kind, but there is nothing wrong with it. It also depends on your situation. If gettin... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Not likely: Generally, wisdom teeth growing around or into the sinuses cause few problems, and they definitely won't kill you ... Unless they become infected. But... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Yes ... I think: Your question is unclear. If you are asking if a tooth that has already had both a root canal and crown can still become abscessed and painful because... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Soon: There is no specific time frame, but sooner is better. The food debris that remains in your mouth after you eat--especially the sugary stuff--is just ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Somewhat: Palpating (feeling with fingers) the joints and muscles of the jaw is an important part of any TMJ exam. It provides valuable information on joint fun... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
No, not normal: Soreness on both sides may suggest you are clenching your teeth in response to the discomfort of the extractions. Your teeth and jaws become sore fro... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Not necessarily: Not all root canaled teeth discolor. In fact, teeth root canaled early in the disease process rarely discolor as it is the byproducts of disease in a ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Consult w dentist: Hard to answer this without more info. Factors can include the # and location of extractions, how long ago it was done, how well you are healing, the... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Many things: Infection. Trauma. Allergy. Various systemic illnesses. Cancer. And others. This is a pretty broad question, so very difficult to answer with any spe... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Who knows: That's the billion dollar question--whoever comes up with a universal answer will be a billionaire. Unfortunately, causes and types of migraine are s... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Who knows: That's the billion dollar question--whoever comes up with such a medicine will be a billionaire. Unfortunately, causes and types of migraine are so v... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
40-ish percent: Last i heard stats on this (last year) it was just over 40% and rising at a pretty regular clip. It is probably a bit higher now.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Too little info: It is impossible to answer such a broad question with such little information. Migraines come in myriad forms, are not fully understood, and have any ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Try a Nightguard: Headaches in the middle of the night suggest you may be clenching/grinding your teeth while asleep. Nighttime clenching/grinding causes significant t... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Become informed: Medical personnel are not mind readers. To get informative answers, you must ask informed questions. Learn about your sister's condition so you can a... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Get Treatment!!: Swelling is often a sign of infection. The location if your swelling would suggest a possible tooth abcess. It most likely won't go away without tre... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
See a dentist: The only way to know if the pain is from your teeth or gums (or both) is to have a dentist examine you. Go see yoyr dentist.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Probably: If it is a baby tooth, then the bleeding is likely quite normal as the tooth is preparing to fall out. If it is an erupting adult tooth, it is also l... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
See an ENT: With such limited information it is impossible to give you an answer on a forum such as this. However, an unexplained voice change can be a sign of pr... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Absolutely!!: It is quite common to have IV sedation for oral surgery, especially wisdom teeth extractions. I highly recommend it if there are no health issues, po... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Depends: Some stitches come out on their own by dissolving. Others must be removed. So it depends on the type you have. If they are the dissolvable type, they... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Get checked: Jaw pain can have numerous causes, from a bad tooth to injury to cancer to clenching/grinding to heart attack, and numerous others. Since the most li... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Too little info: Without more information and without seeing your tongue, this question cannot be properly answered. You need to have this looked at by a dentist to g... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
See a dentist: All except for the purple tongue are probably due to clenching/grinding. These cause compression of the jaw joints, which are right in front of the ea... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Rest: Everyone is different, and it depends a lot on the position of the teeth and what is required to remove them (i.e. Bone surgery). Generally, however,... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
See your dentist: This may be several things, but sounds most like a drain for an abcess, which is an outlet for pus from an infection deep in the gums or from the bone... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
See a dentist: Pain is your body's way of warning you there is a problem that needs to be addressed. Using medication to mask the pain so you can ignore your body's... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
INFECTIONS!!: Sounds like severe infections in both upper and lower jaws from highly decayed teeth. If so you are running the risk of having the infections begin af... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Get checked: Sounds like a possible oral yeast infection, although there are other possibilities--some better, some worse. See your dentist and get it checked out... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Yes, and low: Clenching your teeth can result in tension in the muscles of the jaw, head, and neck. Commonly one will have headaches, tightness in the temples, nec... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Probably build up: Discoloration of the tongue is usually just that--discoloration. It is not usually associated with a disease. Yellow discoloration is typically buil... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Don't get one: Don't get a tongue ring--regardless of whether you have braces or not. They increase your chances of breaking a tooth, getting a tongue infection, and... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
That's : I think it means just what he said--it's healing. Root canals are done to treat diseased teeth, which often create disease in the bone and soft tissu... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
See a dentist: Teeth can chip when they are weakened by decay or placed under heavy pressure by grinding/clenching of the teeth. Occasionally teeth are broken by ac... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Too little info: Without more information your question is impossible to answer. A metallic taste in your mouth has many potential causes, from normal to serious. If t... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Whitening: I assume you want to keep your teeth and just get rid of the yellow. ;-). Teeth whitening (or bleaching) procedures are just for this. Some effective ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
See a dentist: The question to be answered is why is there black and yellow stuff in your teeth? It could be due to tooth decay, or food debris, or staining, or oth... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Yes, it's possible: If you only lifted with your right arm, would it become more muscular than your left? Would its bones be stronger, too? Of course. And your face is no... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Maybe: Without being able to see and examine your tooth, it is impossible to answer this question definitively. Most hypererupted teeth can be saved as long ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
See a doctor: For symptoms as severe as you describe, get medical attention! it may just be a really bad migraine, but it could be something worse. Don't risk it. S... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Probably blood: For blood to tinge your saliva and thus stain your pillow slightly brown, not a lot of blood is required. It could be a sign you have gum disease and ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
It depends: There are so many contributing factors to periodontal disease other than just gingivitis that it is different for every individual. For some the trans... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Not brushing: Tartar is simply hardened bacterial build up on the teeth. This build up occurs due to lack of adequate teeth cleaning when brushing. The build-up is ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 26 years experience
Better vision: Magnification loupes allow your hygienist to see better--it's the difference between her looking at teeth at normal size vs baseball size. That means ... Read More

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Mar 19, 2015
Great Dentist!!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Noorda is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Noorda is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for telling me. I've already seen the dr. MRI was clear, bloodwork seems okay. He is thinking inflammation of the frontal lobe...
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Ok I made the appt I am in the process of getting a guard made. Will my teeth that shifted go back to beiing straight after the surgery?
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Thanks for your quick reply! I will surely see my dentist as soon as possible.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Oregon Health & Science University, School of Dentsitry, OR
Graduated 1996MD

Residency

Oregon Academy of General Dentistry, Oregon Health & Sciences University

Awards

Sorum Memorial Award for Excellence in Endodontics, Oregon Health Sciences University School of Dentistry
Top Dentist, First Place, Nevada - Winter
2013
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
Academy of General Dentistry
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