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What Is Hyperdontia & Its Treatment?

A child should have 20 baby teeth by three years old. Not including wisdom teeth, an adult mouth typically has 28 permanent teeth. Hyperdontia is when a patient has more teeth in their mouth than normal. This dental condition is more common in adults than children but can still occur for younger patients as they … Continued

Is Jaw Clicking a Serious Issue?

Jaw clicking and popping can result from excessive gum chewing, trauma, dislocation, or even the start of dysfunction in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Overuse of the jaw joint or muscles, grinding teeth during sleep, and normal wear and tear over time can contribute to jaw clicking or TMD/TMJ disorder. TMD/TMJ Disorder The TMJ allows the … Continued