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Discover the Healing Power of Acupuncture at TMJ & Sleep Therapy Center of Cleveland

Welcome to the TMJ & Sleep Therapy Center of Cleveland, where we are dedicated to providing comprehensive dental and TMJ services to help you achieve optimal oral health and overall well-being. As part of our holistic approach, we offer acupuncture as an effective and natural method for pain relief in the realm of dental and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders.

Acupuncture is an ancient practice rooted in Traditional Chinese Medicine that involves the insertion of thin needles into specific points on the body. When it comes to dental and TMJ services, acupuncture can be a valuable adjunct therapy to alleviate pain, reduce inflammation, and promote healing. By stimulating specific acupuncture points, we can help restore balance to the body’s energy flow, known as Qi, which can become disrupted due to dental and TMJ issues.

Our Acupuncturist, Dr. Chester Dickerson

Dr. Chester Dickerson brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our team, with a deep understanding of the interconnections between dental health, TMJ disorders, and acupuncture. Through his personalized approach, he carefully assesses each patient’s unique condition, developing tailored treatment plans to provide relief from dental and TMJ-related pain.

During acupuncture sessions, Dr. Dickerson employs gentle and precise needling techniques, ensuring a comfortable and relaxing experience for patients. His dedication to ongoing education and staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in acupuncture guarantees that our patients receive the highest standard of care.

Schedule a consultation with Dr. Chester Dickerson at the TMJ & Sleep Therapy Center of Cleveland today. Experience the benefits of acupuncture firsthand as we help you find relief and restore harmony to your oral health and overall well-being.

Dr. Chester Dickerson

More about Dr. Dickerson, Acupuncturist & Functional Medicine Practitioner

After earning his Medical Degree, in 1988, Dr. Dickerson continued his education, earning a MSOM in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, from Southwest Acupuncture College (SWAC), in Albuquerque, NM. It was there, Dr. Dickerson,  became a Professor, teaching classes in biomedicine, and Clinical Supervisor of Auricular Acupuncture. Dr. Dickerson was SWAC’s first recipient of the Dr. Eddy Award for Excellence in Maintaining High Academic Standards, as well as co-founder and President of Acupuncture Alumni Association of New Mexico. He has been an Oriental Medicine Practitioner, and Acupuncturist, since 2007, becoming an Auricular Acupuncturist in 2009. 

Since 2009, he has maintained his membership with the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, as an AcuDetox Specialist; he then became certified as a Functional Medicine Practitioner. He is Board Certified by NCCAOM, is an active member with Diplomate status, and recently became a member of Ohio Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. He serves on the Board of Directors for Medical Doctor’s Union.org, Houston, TX.  He is a licensed acupuncturist with the State Medical Board of Ohio, having expertise in pain management, behavioral health, and addictions of all types. Currently, he is enrolled at the College of Integrative Medicine, pursuing a dual certification in Integrative Medicine and Clinical Nutrition. His hobbies include: Community Outreach, abstract acrylic painting, reading and spending time with his Doberman, Ice. He is bilingual in English and Spanish. Dr. Dickerson is working, with a colleague, toward launching an online Functional Medicine practice, with a passion in Mental Health and Autoimmunity.

Learn more about what our patients have to say

about the TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre of Cleveland

Chagit R.

5.0 ★★★★★

Dr. Wolf has provided me with amazing care. My symptoms have nearly completely resolved and she is extremely comprehensive in her treatment. I would highly recommend her to anyone having jaw or sleep issues.

Teri C.

5.0 ★★★★★

This is the office and staff to go to, for TMJ and or just sleep difficulties. Not only is Dr. K’s knowledge of both areas stellar, but she strives to continually educate herself to provide support and answers for her patients. I so wish I had known about the root of my sleeping problems yrs ago, but I am so thankful I have been under her care now. So many issues have improved and I am grateful.

Lisa V.

5.0 ★★★★★

Dr. Kristina and her team are very knowledgeable and caring professionals. I started with their office due to jaw pain as a result of a sleep disorder. Dr. Kristina uses sophisticated imaging equipment which results in a thorough evaluation and personalized treatment plan. I always appreciate their geniune concern and also their smiles at my office visits! Thank you for making a difference in my health and quality of life!