Author: Commonwealth OFS

Cleft palate and cleft lip, in which tissue in the palate or lip fails to come together properly in the early stages of development during pregnancy, can present significant challenges for children, affecting their speech and their ability to eat a typical diet. Although the two conditions...

Sleep apnea, a condition in which a person stops breathing for very brief periods of time repeatedly during sleep, can have serious consequences for your health. If you have signs of sleep apnea, like loud snoring or daytime drowsiness, you should be evaluated to confirm...

Impacted wisdom teeth can be problematic in a number of ways. One of the risks is that an impacted wisdom tooth will develop a painful infection known as an abscess. When bacteria infiltrate the tooth’s core, the byproducts of infection (pus) can collect in the...

If you have felt stressed out lately and noticed that your jaw has been hurting at the same time, those two issues can very well be related. The muscles involved in your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) are susceptible to the negative effects of stress, like resulting...

The All-on-4 method of securing dental implants to dentures has become wildly popular in recent years. If you have worn dentures for some time or have lost most (or all) of your teeth, you might be wondering how All-on-4 implant-supported dentures can improve your quality...