Welcome Dr. Nailah Tillman!

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Dr. Tillman is a General Dentist better known in the office as "Dr. T." Her passion for providing quality oral healthcare within her community has been the driving force behind her career. Her goal is to reduce healthcare disparities within vulnerable populations.

She is currently a Dental Public Health Resident at Harvard University College of Dental Medicine where she is gaining experience in Healthcare Policy and Advocacy. Working hands-on with patients, increasing patient oral health literacy, and removing barriers between dental health providers and patients are the core objectives in her daily practices at Metro South Dental.

She attended Barry University in Miami, FL, receiving her Masters in Biomedical Sciences. She received her dental training from Howard University College of Dentistry where she graduated with an award of distinction from the Public Health Department for her commitment to serving the community. While at Howard, she was selected as a Colgate-Palmolive Research Scholar and participated in research on substance abuse interventions in the dental care setting at Queen Mary University in London, England.

In her pastime, Dr. Tillman enjoys art, food, and music from cultures around the globe, as well as spending time with her family and loved ones. She is fluent in both English and Spanish, and is now accepting appointments!

Easy Ways to Prevent TMJ

Do you have pain in the back of your mouth that doesn’t go away? It might be more than just an annoyance that disrupts your everyday routine. If you’ve ever experienced a locked jaw, facial swelling or even hearing problems, then you may find yourself with a temporomandibular joint disorder, better known as TMJ. Many people go months or even years without ever realizing the pain they are having is from TMJ.