Temporomandibular joint disorder, commonly referred to TMJ, actually refers to a number of conditions that affect the joint that attaches the jaw to the skull. The temporomandibular joint is located… Read More

Teeth Grinding

Teeth Grinding Bruxism is a condition in which patients unconsciously grind or clench their teeth.  Some patients grind their teeth or clench their jaw during the day, while others do… Read More


Toothaches are an issue that most people will face in their lifetime, and can be caused by a number of factors.  Regardless of the cause of a toothache, this pain… Read More

Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is a serious dental disease which is highly treatable, but that can be life threatening if not caught early.  It affects all parts of the mouth, including the… Read More

Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is recognized by dental professionals worldwide as one of the nine specialties in dentistry.  Practitioners of this type of dentistry are commonly referred to as oral… Read More

Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, typically begin to develop at age 10 and may surface through a person’s twenties.  Commonly, a wisdom tooth may fail to emerge fully… Read More


Fluorosis is a dental health condition that is most commonly the result of too much fluoride during tooth development in children, especially between the ages of one and four years… Read More

Dry Mouth

Dry mouth syndrome, known officially as xerostomia, is a result of decreased saliva in the mouth and can be a chronic or temporary problem.  Most people experience some degree of… Read More

Dental Plaque

Dental plaque is the sticky film that forms on and in between teeth.  The bacterial deposits known as dental plaque break down the enamel and hard structures of the teeth,… Read More