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Category Archives: TMJ Treatment

Is it TMJ or TMD?

Have you ever talked to someone with a sore jaw, or had one yourself? Maybe you’ve been told things like “it must be TMJ” or “I have TMJ.” The truth is, we all have TMJ, or as it is more properly identified, a TMJ. You see, TMJ is short for temporomandibular joint, the joint which […]

TMJ Dysfunction Symptoms Could Be Worse in Smokers

Do you have temporomandibular joint dysfunction, or suspect you might have this painful, sometimes debilitating condition? Do you experience frequent jaw pain, clicking and popping of the jaw, headaches, bruxism (tooth grinding), neck and backaches, or even tinnitus (ringing of the ears)? If so you could be suffering from temporomandibular joint dysfunction, or as it […]

Tips for Easing TMJ Dysfunction Pain

If you suffer from the pain and stiffness of temporomandibular joint dysfunction, you probably already know that the pain can be difficult to ease. Over-the-counter medications sometimes work, but many people become desensitized to them over time. Some just don’t find relief at all. Thankfully there are other options for temporomandibular joint relief that may […]

Considering Dental Implants? Consider This!

If you are missing teeth, it can cause a lot more problems than just the missing teeth themselves. Missing teeth can cause a long list of issues that many people don’t take into account when their teeth are removed. Thankfully, dental implants are a beautiful, natural-looking solution to missing teeth. If you are considering dental […]

TMJ/TMD Treatment Park City, UT

How to Massage Your TMD Pain Away

With a reported 10 million Americans with a temporomandibular joint disorder, if you are a part of this number, you at least know you are not alone. As a condition that can cause a lot of pain, discomfort, and overall irritation, Dr. Peterson sees a lot of patient for this condition. Depending on how severe […]

TMJ/TMD Treatment Park City, Salt Lake City, & Heber UT

3 Unique Symptoms of TMJ

Having a swollen, tense, and painful jaw are three normal symptoms of a neuromuscular dentistry disorder called temporomandibular joint disorder or TMD. TMD is a condition that happens with the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) flares up due to things like stress, tension, injury, jaw misalignment, and tooth grinding. However, there are also some fairly unique symptoms […]

TMJ/TMD Treatment Park City, UT

How to Ease Symptoms of TMD

You may like to have a clicker for your television, car, and surround sound, but the last thing you want is to have a jaw that gives off the same tune. As a condition that causes your jaw to click, ache, and swell, temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) is something that Dr. Paul Peterson has specialized […]

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