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Quitting Smoking, Tobacco and Nicotine

John R. Bennett, MD 801-328-2522 1255 East 3900 South #301, Millcreek, Utah 84124 756 East 12200 South, Draper, Utah 84020 22 South 900 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84102 Updated 03/22/2018 Quitting Smoking, Tobacco and Nicotine Congratulations on considering quitting...

NOSEBLEEDS

John R. Bennett, MD 801-328-2522 1255 East 3900 South #301, Millcreek, Utah 84124 756 East 12200 South, Draper, Utah 84020 22 South 900 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84102 Updated 7/4/17 NOSEBLEEDS There are two categories of nosebleeds. “Anterior” bleeds originate in...

EAR CARE

John R. Bennett, MD 801-328-2522 1255 East 3900 South #301, Millcreek, Utah 84124 756 East 12200 South, Draper, Utah 84020 22 South 900 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84102 Updated 7/4/17 EAR CARE Generally speaking, the ears are designed to take care of themselves. Ear...

SINUSITIS

John R. Bennett, MD 801-328-2522 1255 East 3900 South #301, Millcreek, Utah 84124 756 East 12200 South, Draper, Utah 84020 22 South 900 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84102 Updated 7/4/17 SINUSITIS Symptoms of sinusitis are sinus pressure, nasal congestion, thick...

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorder

John R. Bennett, MD 801-328-2522 1255 East 3900 South #301, Millcreek, Utah 84124 756 East 12200 South, Draper, Utah 84020 22 South 900 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84102 Updated 7/4/17 Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorder The TMJ, or jaw joints, become easily...

Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Disease

Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Disease and Recommendations to Prevent Acid Reflux Updated 7/4/17 What is Reflux? When we eat something, the food reaches the stomach by traveling down the muscular tube called the esophagus. Once food reaches the stomach, the stomach adds...

Ear Hygiene

By: Megan Evans What causes Swimmer’s ear? Swimmer’s ear (otitis externa) is inflammation caused by water or other substances entering the ear canal.  Debris and water interferes with the lipid layer, a protective coating of the ear. Once the lipid...

What is Strep Throat?

Sometime in your childhood you were probably diagnosed with strep throat. You likely had a fever, a painful sore throat and swollen lymph nodes. Strep throat is often painful but typically doesn’t last much longer than a week. Our Utah Ear, Nose and Throat...

Strep Throat Symptoms

A sudden, painful sore throat can be a good indication that you have strep throat. Yet a viral infection and not strep bacteria cause most sore throats. Even more surprising, if you have typical cold symptoms like a stuffy and/or runny nose and a cough, you likely do...

Strep Throat Diagnosis

There are two ways to diagnose strep throat: a clinical exam and a laboratory test. We’ll cover both options here so you can understand what to expect when you visit an ear, nose and throat doctor. Our Ear, Nose and Throat center physicians typically perform both the...

Got Allergies and Don’t Like Shots?

Some people just don’t like shots, even if they might help them with severe allergies. Well, now there is another way to receive the relief allergy shots may give you without the needles. Sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) is an alternative way to treat allergies without...

Ringing in the Ears: New Guidelines from AAO-HNS

Whether it started with that rock concert that got a little too loud or the excruciating pop in the wood shop years ago, many of us have persistent ringing in the ears from time to time. More than 50 million Americans suffer from tinnitus, or the...

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