Millions of people suffer from temporomandibular joint disorder (also called TMJ or TMD). Still, it can be challenging to find a dentist who has a deep understanding of the disorder and provides effective treatment options for the condition. If you are located in the Payson, UT area and have been searching for a dentist who can provide you with a customized TMJ care plan, Dr. Cheyn Gunnerson and the team at TMJ & Sleep Therapy of Utah are here to help.
The TMJs are the joints connecting your jaw to your skull and are responsible for opening and closing your mouth, moving your jaw side-to-side, and all of the other complex movements that your jaw makes daily. These joints are susceptible to pain and dysfunction due to a variety of factors, such as:
Even something as simple as chewing gum regularly can stress these sensitive joints and cause pain and inflammation. Patients suffering from TMJ can have a wide array of symptoms, such as:
Dr. Gunnerson understands the complex nature of TMJ disorder and works with patients to identify the root cause of their pain to find practical solutions. Some of the therapies offered to patients suffering from TMJ disorder at TMJ & Sleep Therapy of Utah include:
If you are looking for options for TMJ pain relief, call TMJ & Sleep Therapy of Utah, today to schedule your consultation! New patients can reach us at (801) 877-1126, and existing patients can call (801) 877-1126.
Here at TMJ & Sleep Therapy of Utah, we accept most major insurance providers. If you do not see your insurance provider listed, please contact our office directly.
We will be happy to take your information and do a complimentary benefits check to see how your plan will work with our office.