Referring Doctors – Richardson, TX

Expert Care for Sleep Apnea and TMD Patients

Richardson Texas T M J and sleep apnea specialist Melody Stampe D D S

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Board Certified Sleep Apnea Specialist

As a TMD and sleep apnea specialist, Dr. Melody Stampe provides the advanced expertise and treatment patients need to overcome the oral and physical health challenges posed by these conditions. Dr. Stampe is only one of few dentists in the area qualified and certified to treat sleep apnea and TMD patients. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Craniofacial Dental Sleep Medicine, and a board-eligible member of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr. Stampe approaches patient treatment with the highest standard of care, and is the dentist to whom many physicians and specialists refer their patients for excellence in sleep apnea and TMD care.

Refer a Patient
Headaches/migraines Earaches, stuffiness or ringing Clicking, popping, deviation Limited mouth opening
Neck, shoulder chronic pain Locking jaw (open or closed) Clenching, griding Chronic Facial Pain
Snoring Teeth grinding
Oral appliance/CPAP alternative Non-compliant CPAP user
Poor sleep patterns Excessive fatigue/daytime sleepiness

Individualized Approach

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There are no one-size-fits-all solutions when it comes to treating sleep apnea and TMJ conditions. Dr. Stampe takes an individualized approach to sleep apnea and TMD care, identifying and addressing the specific needs of each patient to deliver optimal treatment outcomes. She has helped a wide range of patients overcome the challenges of sleep apnea and TMD, and go on to lead healthier, more productive lives. Dr. Stampe and our team treat each patient like family, and operate on the principles of delivering the greatest level of integrity, compassion and service.

Sleep Apnea, TMD and Dental Concerns

Recent studies show a relationship between sleep apnea and TMD, the effects of which are also influenced or compounded by certain dental-related conditions. With over 20 years of experience as a general, cosmetic and restorative dentist, Dr. Stampe is uniquely qualified to identify and treat dental conditions contributing to sleep apnea and TMD, while concurrently managing effective treatments for these health problems. Committed to reducing the effects of these conditions, she also completed a mini-residency through the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain. This expertise, along with her board certification status in Craniofacial Dental Sleep Medicine, render Dr. Stampe a leading provider in the management of pain and other symptoms stemming from a trifecta of sleep apnea, TMD and oral health conditions.

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