Conditions treated by Thomas Bowser, D.D.S. in Boardman, OH

TMJ

The temporomandibular joints (TMJ) are located in the area in front of the ears where the upper and lower jaws meet. These ball and socket joints work in unison. Between the two bones of the joint sits the articular disc, a disc made up of a cartilage-like substance. This disc keeps the bones from rubbing against each other.

These joint...
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Gum Disease

Many adults suffer from gum disease, also called periodontal disease. Gum disease refers to any inflammation of the gums that support the teeth. The amount of inflammation can vary, and as with any dental condition, is much easier to treat when found in the early stages.

With proper care, the progression of gum disease can be stopped or...
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