What is TMJ?

If you have problems with pain in your jaw, do you ever think about going to the dentist to get it treated? Most people don’t, which is understandable. After all, a dentist just fixes teeth, right? Well, not exactly. Dentists like Dr. Carl McMillan at TMJ Therapy in American Fork, Utah can help with jaw problems, especially a common one... read more »

Treat Your TMJ With These Tips

Are you experiencing jaw pain or hearing sounds of popping and clicking as you talk or chew? If so, you could be experiencing temporomandibular joint disorder, also known as TMD. Your temporomandibular joint, also known as TMJ, is a complex joint that can cause severe pain when it becomes inflamed. That is why, our doctors, Dr. Carl McMillan with TMJ... read more »

Bruxism and TMJ

If you have a tendency to grind your teeth while you sleep, you might be experiencing the effects of bruxism. Typically done unconsciously, whether because of stress, a sleeping disorder or an abnormal bite, teeth grinding (or bruxism) can ultimately cause problems with your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) without treatment. At TMJ Therapy in American Fork, Utah, we are here to help. Dr. Carl McMillan and our team... read more »