Bruxism: What’s behind the jaw clenching and teeth grinding? Most people grind their teeth or clench their jaw at some point during their life. Under times of stress, while experiencing pain in the body, or perhaps as the result of having dental or orthodontic work. However, persistent teeth grinding and/or jaw clenching is known as bruxism, and is often a thing that would cause your dentist concern. So, what exactly is bruxism? In the simplest of terms, bruxism is habitual…Read More
Certified Implantologist (German Association for Implantology - DGI) and Master of Oral Implantology (UCLA/USA), Cosmetic Dentist Dr Jo, as known by his patients, is the Founder & Medical Director of Confident Dubai Palm Clinic. Born and raised in Hamburg, Germany, he studied his profession at the University of Hamburg-Eppendorf and graduated in 2008. Born to Tunisian parents, it’s been his dream to open a dental practice in Dubai since first visiting in 2004. Making his permanent relocation in 2015 he is now leading a team of highly qualified international dental specialists who are committed to providing outstanding dental services. Holding two post-graduate dentistry degrees in implantology from UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) and from DGI/APW - Germany, Dr Jo has worked in Germany, the UK and the Netherlands. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s quote “Excellence has no finish line“, reflects Dr Jo’s value of striving to achieve perfection and to meet the expectations of all his patients.