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Facial Numbness After Jaw Surgery, Explained By This Dental Specialist

Jaw surgery can seem pretty daunting. However, if you’re looking for a solution to correct an overbite or underbite related to jaw alignment, you may be considering it. 

It can be a scary, albeit effective treatment that aims to improve jaw and dental function and appearance. A DxD reader, who has been considering surgery, has parents that are against his decision due to the possible risk of permanent facial numbness.

Is there a solid basis for such claims? Can jaw surgery really carry this risk and if so, how can this risk be minimised? Dental specialist and oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr Ho Kok Sen, responded. Here is what he had to say.

36 views 20 Mar 2019

All-On-4 Dental Implant In Singapore - A Patient's Journey

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Meet Mr Arturo Pacheco, a 54-year-old Flipino Singaporean engineer who underwent an All-On-4 procedure to replace his missing teeth.

He chose an All-On-4 procedure because it was a much quicker method as compared to having dental implants, which may take up to 6 months. 

Watch to find out Mr Pacheco's story in this exclusive feature.

Meet The Patient is a new DxD series that shares patient journeys and stories. If you have a patient story that you’d like to share, give our editorial team a shout: editor@dxd.com.sg

255 views 5 Mar 2019
I'm sorry to hear about your Mums condition. Blood in the eye causing reduced vision may, or may not be an emergent condition. It really depends on the location of the blood, and whether it is associated with other pathology in the eye. If the blood is simply located in t...
20 Mar 2019
Visual recovery after Relex SMILE is usually very rapid, and certainly by 1 week most patients are seeing very well. If distance vision is still not optimal, it is possible that there is residual refractive error that was not fully corrected by the procedure, dry eyes, glare or halo...
20 Mar 2019
It depends. As with any orthodontic treatment plan, the decision to extract teeth (premolars or otherwise) depends on a few factors: 1) The patient's presenting complaint: if there is concern about protruded upper front teeth, then extractions may be considered to gain space to c...
20 Mar 2019
Dear Sir, The usual types of stretches include cat and camel, lateral stretch, single leg rotations, knee to chest, hamstring stretch, latissimus stretch, half bridge, Mckenzie extension, gluteal or piriformis stretch, quad stretch, and child pose. You may consult a ...
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Thanks for your question. I presume that you have some volume loss on your face that makes you look tired and more aged. The usual areas for volume loss concerns are the under eye areas, Temples, anterior cheeks and lower lateral cheek extension. The cause for this volume loss i...
20 Mar 2019

INFINI Acne Scar Treatment In Singapore - A Patient's Journey

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Mr Luke Lee is an actor and lawyer who has suffered from acne since childhood. He underwent INFINI acne scar treatment to resolve his skin concern.

Watch to learn about Mr Lee's story in this exclusive feature.

Meet The Patient is a new DxD series that shares patient journeys and stories. If you have a story that you’d like to share, give our editorial team a shout: editor@dxd.com.sg

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This Singaporean Dentist Explains The Hidden Risks Of Swollen Gums

Swollen gums are often not noticed but are an underlying cause of infection. Left unchecked, severe (even life-threatening) consequences could follow. This prosthodontist (specialist in dental restorations) explains.

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Blurred Vision? A Singaporean Ophthalmologist Explains Why It's Important To Get Checked

Are you suffering from blurred vision? It could be an indication of poor retinal health. This Singaporean ophthalmologist shares advice on how to manage the problem.

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