Oral Medicine is the specialty of dentistry that provides consultation and care to patients with complex diagnostic problems involving the airway, jaws and mouth that require on-going non-surgical management. This includes the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, snoring and the most complicated TMJ disorders. Healthcare professionals often refer patients to our office for the following problems:

  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Nighttime clenching
  • Patients unable to use CPAP
  • Classic TMJ disorder
  • Jaw and ear pain
  • Snoring
  • Locking or clicking jaw joints
  • Facial pain
  • Limitations on mouth opening

Although Dr. Doneskey has expertise in all aspects of oral medicine care, the focus of his practice is the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and snoring with oral appliances and the ongoing management of any associated TMJ issues. It is important to note that the true measure of successful treatment of sleep apnea and snoring with oral appliances is not just about better sleep and breathing but must ultimately include the maintenance of a healthy, comfortable and properly positioned jaw. We now know that sleep apnea and nighttime clenching are strongly interrelated problems. For this reason, Dr. Doneskey’s expertise as a TMJ specialist makes him especially qualified to treat sleep apnea and snoring patients with oral appliances and has lead him to be recognized as this regions leading expert.

1414 116th Ave NE Suite A, Bellevue WA 98004 | P:425.646.6409