TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre of San Diego is proud to be the ONLY San Diego facility accredited from the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM).
TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre of San Diego joins an elite group of centers around the nation recognized for proficiency, professionalism and procedural excellence regarding the treatment of patients with sleep apnea and sleep-disordered breathing by the AADSM.
As one of over 40 accredited offices nationwide and the ONLY accredited facility in San Diego County, our team is dedicated to our patients in the San Diego area and we are so proud to be recognized for the high level of quality care we provide.
Steven Olmos, DDS
Founder, TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centres International
Diplomate, American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Craniofacial Pain
Diplomate, American Board of Craniofacial Dental Sleep Medicine
Diplomate, Academy of Integrative Pain Management
FAAOP, FAACP, FICCMO, FADI, FIAO
Dr. Steven Olmos has been in private practice for over 35 years with the last 30 years devoted to research and treatment of Craniofacial Pain, TMD, and Sleep Disordered Breathing. He obtained his DDS from USC (University of Southern California) School of Dentistry and has continued his education with over 4,500 hours dedicated to research and treatment in the field of mandibular orthopedic dysfunction and sleep disordered breathing. Dr. Olmos is board certified in both craniofacial pain and dental sleep medicine. He is the founder of TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centres International with over 60 licensed Centre’s spanning 7 countries dedicated exclusively to the treatment of these disorders. Dr. Olmos has been honored for his contributions to dentistry with Fellowship in the Academy of Dentistry International and the 2008 AACP Haden-Stack Award for his contributions to education in the field of TMD and Craniofacial Pain.
These protocols are an assimilation of his knowledge base which is reflected by his certifications in all philosophies of treatment both medical and dental.
Dr. Olmos is Past President of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain, the largest association of dentists with an interest and focus on temporomandibular disorders, craniofacial pain, and dental sleep medicine.
Doug Smith, DDS, FAACP
Dr. Douglas Smith hails from the East coast. He received a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry in 1973 from Wagner College in Staten Island, New York, graduating Magna Cum Laude. He served as a practicing chemist and won special chemistry awards prior to attending New York University Dental School from 1978 to 1982. Dr. Smith completed his General Dentistry Residency at University Hospital in New Jersey and established a private practice in Manalapan, New Jersey in 1983. In 2005, he moved cross country to join the TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre in San Diego, CA. Dr. Smith has more than 2,500 hours of continuing education with a concentration in TMD, Craniofacial Pain and Sleep Disorders. Dr. Smith was awarded Fellowship status in the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain in 2005.
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Friday by appointment only.
For your convenience, you can request an appointment via phone or our web site. If, for any reason you cannot keep a scheduled appointment, or will be delayed, please call us as soon as possible.
Insurance and Billing:
We offer a variety of financial options for our services. Our goal is to assist you in obtaining the treatment you need whether or not you have insurance. Insurance benefits relating to sleep apnea and disorders of the TM joints are usually a covered benefit under medical insurance. The available benefits are based on the type of policy you or your employer has chosen. If you would like specific information regarding your insurance plan benefits for TMD or Sleep Disorders/Apnea, please contact us.