1. 9 Signs You May Need Corrective Jaw Surgery (Part Two)

    Jaw pain and discomfort disrupt your life — learn more about corrective surgery.  In part one, we explored some of the signs that corrective surgery may be needed and in part two, we’ll investigate a few more while also looking at what causes jaw abnormalities and how to better determine if you’re a candidate.  At the Alaska Center For Oral + Facial Surgery (AOFS), We provide a myriad of o…Read More

  2. 9 Signs You May Need Corrective Jaw Surgery (Part One)

    Learn how corrective jaw surgery can improve your quality of life! When our jaw is functioning normally we may not notice how vital it is to our daily life, but when there are issues, it can dramatically disrupt our quality of life.  At the Alaska Center For Oral + Facial Surgery (AOFS), our world-renowned oral surgeons perform life-changing corrective jaw surgeries to correct functional jaw conc…Read More

  3. JJ K.

    JJ K. Jaw Surgery JJ is no stranger to jaw problems. As a child, she began experiencing severe jaw pain that would often lead to migraine headaches. Other jaw problems developed throughout her teen years, including a clicking and catching sound when she was eating or talking. “The first time my jaw dislocated and got stuck, I was so scared and didn’t know what to do,” remembers JJ. “That w…Read More

  4. Wisdom Teeth Removal Aftercare Tips (Part Two)

    Aftercare tips to make your wisdom teeth removal experience a pleasant one! In part one, we examined why aftercare is crucial, and common things that can occur post-surgery. In this article, we cover more topics on what you may experience after wisdom teeth removal. At the Alaska Center For Oral + Facial Surgery, wisdom teeth removal is a staple of our oral surgery practice. Read on for more perti…Read More

  5. Wisdom Teeth Removal Aftercare Tips (Part One)

    The time after wisdom teeth removal is just as vital as the surgery itself. No wisdom is lost when your third molars are removed, and your oral health may even improve as a result! Wisdom teeth removal is a common surgical procedure with very few complications. Following a smart aftercare regimen will help speed recovery and prevent any potential issues. Many choose the Alaska Center For Oral + Fa…Read More

  6. Darrell V.

    Darrell V. Dental Implants When Darrell V. had to have his upper molars extracted, his dentist referred him to Dr. Nordstrom for dental implants. “I knew the first time I met Dr. Nordstrom that he was the one I wanted to work with,” Darrell states. “I could tell at that first visit that he really connected with his patients and I felt so comfortable with him and the staff at Alaska Center fo…Read More

  7. Cleft Palates: Everything You Need to Know (Part one)

    Cleft palates are one of the most common facial birth abnormalities and can be corrected with the assistance of a skillful oral surgeon. Having a cleft palate at birth can cause health issues from the very beginning — from nursing and dental development to later concerns with speech patterns and hearing. A little one may also experience frequent colds, fluid in the ears, sore throats, and compli…Read More

  8. Cleft Palates: Everything You Need to Know (Part Two)

    Cleft palates can dramatically impact a person’s quality of life — how they eat, drink, and speak. Find solutions with the Alaska Center For Oral + Facial Surgery. In part one, we addressed what a cleft palate is and introduced the different structures that affect a cleft palate. Further examine the structures and classifications of cleft palate and learn about the surgery in today’s post.…Read More

  9. Steve

    Steve H. Dental Implants “I’ve always had poor teeth. I grew up in a place without fluoridation in the water supply. I feel like I’ve spent my entire life in a dental chair! As an adult, my teeth would crack and then they would have to be extracted. Chewing food was difficult, as I only had one place in my mouth where my molars matched up. It finally got to the point where my remaining teeth…Read More

  10. Why Choose an Oral Surgeon for Dental Implants?

    Here's why an oral surgery clinic is an optimal place to get dental implants. Dental implants are a surgical procedure and, if you need them, there is a likelihood that you will be referred to an oral surgeon. Over the past few years, however, it has become a trend for general dentists to offer dental implants as a service. When it comes to surgical dental procedures, you can rely on the oral surg…Read More