TMD, Orofacial Pain and Dental Sleep Medicine Clinic

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Our mission

We strive to achieve the highest quality of care for patients with TMD, orofacial pain and dental sleep medicine conditions. This involves an interdisciplinary team to help patients achieve their highest level of jaw function and movement, while reducing orofacial pain utilizing state-of-the-art treatment techniques.

About

At the TMD, Orofacial Pain and Dental Sleep Medicine Clinic, faculty and staff are involved in patient care, teaching and research. We provide care to patients with TMJ (temporomandibular joint), jaw, head, and/or neck pain disorders, including clicking, locking of the TMJ, difficulty using the jaw and atypical toothaches. We also provide care for sleep-related breathing disorders, including sleep apnea and snoring.

Conditions treated

  • jaw, head, and/or neck pain disorders
  • clicking, locking of the TMJ
  • sleep apnea and snoring

Our teams

  • Donald Nixdorf, D.D.S., M.S. 
  • Eric Schiffman, D.D.S., M.S. 
  • Shanti Kaimal, B.D.S., M.D.S.