Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • Bruxism
    Serious complications can be caused by bruxism, when a person unintentionally grinds or clenches their teeth.

  • Central Sleep Apnea
    Central sleep apnea is when you repeatedly stop breathing during sleep due to your brain's lack of signals to the muscles that control breathing.

  • 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.

  • Narcolepsy
    Chronic problems with sleep can be attributed to narcolepsy, a sleep disorder which our experienced specialists can diagnose and treat.

  • Sleep Apnea
    Our specialists evaluate and treat patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a serious condition in which individuals have partial or complete obstruction of their upper airway during sleep.

  • Sleep Deprivation
    For an expert diagnosis and proper treatment of sleep deprivation, our experienced sleep medicine specialists can help.

  • 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.