Dr. David Shirazi
DDS, MS, MA, L.Ac., RPSGT, D.ABCP, D.ABC-DSM
DDS – Doctorate of Dental Surgery, Howard University College of Dentistry. Washington, D.C. Class of 2000
State Board Licensed Dentist, California
MS, LAc – Master of Science, Traditional Oriental Medicine. Class of 2005 Completed 3000 hour Masters program in acupuncture, herbology and TCM theory from SAMRA University; Still the only fully credentialed dentist and acupuncturist.
State Board Licensed Acupuncturist, California
MA – Master of Arts, Psychology; University of Santa Monica, School of Spiritual Psychology. Class of 2008; and 2010 for a 1 year post graduate extension certificate
D.ABCP – Diplomat, American Board of Cranio-Facial Pain. This is the highest award a DDS can achieve in Pain treatment. To receive this award, a DDS, MD or DO must have treated at least 500 patients for craniofacial pain disorders, completed at least 500 hours of CE on the subject and pass a rigorous two part board exam, one written exam, and a second oral “defending” exam.
RPSGT – Registered Polysomnogram Technologist via BRPT. Fully licensed sleep technologist able to conduct sleep studies as well as to score them. I am still the only dual degreed dentist and sleep technologist.
DABC-DSM – Diplomat of American Board of Craniofacial Pain – Dental Sleep Medicine. To receive this degree, a DDS or MD must complete at least 50 CE units in Sleep related credits, at least 10 hours of on-site sleep medicine observation in which 5 of those hours must be in an accredited sleep laboratory, treated 10 OSA patients with an oral appliance with five patient summaries (over 400 pages) with pre- and post sleep studies to confirm efficacy of treatment as well as to successfully pass an all day board exam.
Additional professional education and residencies – Over 2000 hours of continuing education in advanced orthodontics, TMJ disorders, headaches, neuralgias, and sleep disordered breathing, Over 200 hours of continuing education in various techniques in Chinese and Korean Medicine and Acupuncture
Foreign Training – Completed a six hospital mini-residency at the Beijing International Acupuncture Training Centre, Beijing, China
Completed a hospital mini-residency at Kyung Hee Medical University, Seoul, Korea
In Practice 14 years; Practice is limited to treating jaw disorders, facial, cephalic and cervical pain, and sleep disordered breathing (OSA) with Oral Appliance therapy with or without PAP, for adults and children.
Lectures throughout the World on CranioFacial Pain, Sleep Disordered Breathing, Electro Acupuncture and Advanced Orthodontics. Provider of dental CE units for license renewal internationally as well as provider for Advanced General Dentistry CE units.
Professional memberships: AACP, IAO, AAOP, CSS, BRPT
Languages: English, Spanish and Farsi
555 Marin St. Suites 108 & 106 Phone: (805) 496-5700
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 Phone: (866) 496-5710
Fax: (805) 496-5719
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Dr. Shirazi graduated from Howard University College of Dentistry, in Washington D.C. in 2000 and earned a Masters degree in Oriental Medicine from SAMRA University in 2006 and is also a board licensed Acupuncturist. He has completed over 2000 hours of continuing education in TMD and facial pain, craniomandibular orthopedics, and sleep disordered breathing. He has also completed a hospital mini-residency in oriental medicine at the China Beijing International Acupuncture Training Centre which is the only organization the World Health Organization (WHO) has authorized to teach internationally on acupuncture and herbology, and another at Kyung Hee University and Medical Center, the top medical hospital and medical research school in Korea. In 2011, he became a board licensed RPSGT, the first and so far only, dual degreed dentist and RPSGT. He is the founder of the Bite, Breathe and Balance study group, dedicated to the multidisciplinary approach to treating craniofacial pain and sleep disorders. Dr. Shirazi is the director of a state of the art private practice, The TMJ and Sleep Therapy Centre of Conejo Valley, that is limited to the treatment of TMD, craniofacial pain, Sleep breathing disorders, and craniomandibular orthopedics. His practice is part of the TMJ and Sleep Therapy Centre international family, one of over 30 Centres throughout the world, and is located in the beautiful hills of Thousand Oaks, CA. Personally, Dr. Shirazi enjoys hiking and camping in the state parks, traveling, and speaking. He is married to the love of his life Kimberly Shirazi, and have welcomed their first born, Maximus. They live in Malibu Lake, a subset of Agoura Hills where all are very close to nature.
Part of a 1200+ subject, multi-center research study.
My Sleep Lab conducts research for multiple industries including pharmaceutical industry
Adjunct Board supporter, lecturer, AACP