Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • Bisphosphonate Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw
    Bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (BRONJ for short) is a condition in which bone is exposed in the upper or lower jaw, sometimes without cause.

  • Leukoplakia
    Our expert physicians diagnose and treat leukoplakia, the chronic irritation which causes white patches on the tongue or inside of the cheek.

  • Malocclusion
    For those with severe malocclusion, an overbite, an underbite or crowding of the teeth, our oral and maxillofacial surgeons can help.

  • Periodontal Disease
    If plaque develops it's best to see one of our expert dentists to evaluate and provide the best treatment option in case of periodontal disease.

  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorder
    Our oral surgeons evaluate signs of TMJ disorder, including clicking and popping of the jaw, to provide accurate diagnosis and personalized treatment for this common disorder.

  • Unequal Jaw Growth
    If you are having difficulty with speaking, eating or swallowing, visit one of our specialists for an evaluation for unequal jaw growth.