Are you an individual with jaw pain or a parent who has noticed that your child complains of abnormal pain in their mouth and jaw area? Jaw pains and treatment can be difficult to handle and there may be a number of reasons causing it. Some causes may be minor and while they may need attention, are nothing to be too worried about. Other causes may require immediate attention to protect against complications and extreme pain. It’s highly important to visit or take your child to see an orthodontist for the proper treatment.
Dr. Jasmine Gorton, a Bay Area native, graduated from UC Berkeley with Bachelor degrees in both Integrative Biology and Social Sciences and then went on to graduate from Harvard with honors for her Doctorate in Dental Medicine.
She continued her education at UCSF with a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Growth and Development, followed by an Orthodontic Residency with a Master of Science in Oral Biology.
She is Board Certified in Orthodontics. She received the American Association of Orthodontics Award for Craniofacial Research and the Harvard Odontological Society Award for Excellence in Research. Her work on preventing decay around braces has been published in the American Journal of Orthodontics.