DDS, MS, LAc, MA, RPSGT, DABCP, DABCDSM
Dr. David Shirazi started his journey to aid his community by earning his DDS degree in 2000 from Howard University College of Dentistry, in Washington D.C., after growing up in Woodland Hills, California and attending CSUN and El Camino Real HS.
As soon as he graduated, he continued his studies in Oriental Medicine, earning a Master’s degree from Samra University and becoming a board licensed acupuncturist. From there on while conducting his craniofacial pain and sleep centre full time, he completed a Masters degree in Psychology from the University of Santa Monica, School of Spiritual Psychology.
And having studied in the field of sleep medicine became the first board licensed sleep technologist who is also either a dentist or acupuncturist.
In 2005, Dr. Shirazi,completed hospital mini-residencies in oriental medicine at the China Beijing International Acupuncture Training Center (CBIATC), and another at Kyung Hee University and Medical Center, in Seoul, Korea. He is the founder of the Bite, Breathe and Balance study group, dedicated to educating and learning new ways of helping his community through the education of other doctors.
He has completed over 2000 hours of continuing education in TMD and facial pain, craniomandibular orthopedics, and sleep disordered breathing. He lectures on those very subjects himself throughout the United States.
When not treating patients or traveling to give and receive lectures, Dr. Shirazi enjoys camping, photography, hiking and biking.
Dr. David Shirazi’s personal note:
“Along with all of us at the TMJ and Sleep Therapy Centre, I welcome you and your loved ones to our practice. We put our emphasis on making an accurate diagnosis that’s custom tailored for each patient, which may involve treatment, a referral to another healthcare provider, or no treatment at all other than recommendations. We use the most state-of-the-art equipment available, and our treatment yields the best results, available today, without the need for long term medication or surgery.”