Suspect a Bite Problem in Lake Ozark

malocclusion examination Lake Ozark

Hello! I’m Ronald Massie, DDS, of Premier Dental & Oral Health Group in Lake Ozark. Thanks for visiting my dental blog. The topic of today’s post is malocclusion–literally–”bad bite.” Malocclusion Affects Many People Edward Angle, a pioneer in modern orthodontics invented the term malocclusion. Malocclusion is fairly common in the population as a whole but,…

Your Mouth Sore Might Be Stomatitis

Lake Ozark Mouths And Stomatitis

Ouch! The mouth is a bad place for injuries, sores, or inflammation. It seems that even the smallest irritation in the mouth can cause serious discomfort for Lake Ozark dental patients. Inflammation Causes Stomatitis These non-specific irritations in the mouth have a name. They are called stomatitis. A good general definition for stomatitis is the…