Opening Hours

Monday: 8am - 8pm

Tuesday: 8am - 8pm

Wednesday: 9am - 8pm

Thursday: 7am - 8pm

Friday: 9am - 2pm

Saturday: 8am - 1pm

Sunday: Closed

About Dr.

Jason Pehling

Dr. Pehling is a national expert in the field of TMJ and Orofacial Disorders. He brings together a unique combination of Residency and Fellowship training with over 20 years of clinical experience successfully treating thousands of patients with TMJ and Orofacial Disorders. Dr. Pehling has been on University Faculty and has lectured both locally and nationally to dentists, chiropractors, and physicians.

He has been a featured expert in the local and national media and has been continuously voted by his peers as a “Best Dentist” for the treatment of TMJ disorders in Seattle Magazine and Seattle Met magazine He is also the only dentist in the Northwest trained in the use of the Biomet Ultrathin TMJ Arthroscope. Dr. Pehling is also one of the first dentists in the Northwest to utilize Botox injections for the treatment of bruxism, jaw and facial pain.

 

Education

·        Post-Doctoral Pain Fellowship (University of Minnesota)

·        Masters of Science (University of Minnesota)

·        Residency in TMJ & Orofacial Pain (University of Minnesota)

·        Doctor of Dental Surgery (University of California, San Francisco)

·        Bachelors of Dental Science (University of California, San Francisco)

·        Bachelors of Science (University of Oregon)

 Board Certifications

·        American Board of Craniofacial Pain

·        American Board of Craniofacial Dental Sleep Medicine

  Research Grants and Educational Fellowships

·        National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research Post-Doctoral Fellowship

·        Assistant Clinical Professor (University of Minnesota)

·        American Academy of Orofacial Pain Research Grant

·        University of Minnesota Faculty Research Grant

·        National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research Pre-Doctoral Fellowship

 Practice Experience

·        TMJ Orofacial Disorders Center, Seattle, WA

·        TMJ Treatment Centers of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

·        Minnesota Head and Neck Pain Center, Minneapolis, MN

 Publications

·        Journal of Orofacial Pain

·        Journal of Neuroscience

·        Journal of Dental Research

·        Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry

·        Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Awards

·        Scholar-Athlete, University of Oregon

·        American Equilibration Society Achievement Award

·        American Dental Society of Anesthesiology Award

·        UCSF Alumni Table Clinic Award

·        Fellow of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain

·        Distinguished Fellow, American Board of Craniofacial Pain

·        Best Dentist Seattle Magazine

·        Best Dentist Seattle Metropolitan Magazine

 Memberships

·        American Academy of Orofacial Pain

·        American Academy of Craniofacial Pain

·        American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine

·        American Dental Association

·        Washington Dental Association

·        Seattle-King County Dental Association

 Personal History

Dr. Pehling is a Northwest native as he attended Bellevue Christian School where he was a two-time state wrestling champion.  After receiving an athletic scholarship to the University of Oregon he pursued his studies at the University of California and University of Minnesota.

Dr. Pehling returned to Seattle in 2000 and splits time between Seattle and Bainbridge Island with his family.  His lovely wife Becky is the practice manager at the office.  Dr. Pehling enjoys active outdoor activities such as stand-up paddle boarding, soccer, waterskiing, snowboarding, and mountaineering.