Dr. Michael Bezbatchenko, Sleep Apnea/TMJD Specialist

Dr. Bezbatchenko, known most affectionately as Dr. Bez, has been serving the Central Ohio community since 1977. Well respected, and known for his caring chairside manner, Dr. Bez has been a maverick in exploring and implementing the latest technology in his practice to improve the quality of care for his patients. Dr. Bez is also a leading expert on the causes of sleep apnea and TMJD about the study and treatment of sleep apnea, and in 2012 he founded the Central Ohio TMJD Dental Sleep Therapy Center. At his therapy center he offers state of the art treatments, in some cases actually curing the problem, not just masking the issue at hand.

Continuing his quest for excellence, Dr. Michael Bezbatchenko joined a select group of doctors when he earned the prestigious designation of American Board of Sleep Medicine Diplomate. This status is presented to those few who have completed a thorough vetting process which includes submitting case studies, copious hours of continuing education and an arduous examination.

If you ask Dr. Bezbatchenko’s patients what they love most about him, they will most likely tell you it is that he treats them like family. In fact when Dr. Bez refers to his patients, he often refers to them as part of his extended family. They will also share how Dr. Bez takes the time to explain each treatment before he begins, and always puts their comfort first.

In his free time Dr. Bezbatchenko loves nothing more than spending time with his family. He is also an avid golfer, OSU, and Cleveland Browns fan.

Dr. Bezbatchenko graduated cum laude from The Ohio State University School of Dentistry in 1976. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Ohio Dental Association, Columbus Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, Academy of CAD/CAM Dentistry and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. He is a past instructor of Restorative Dentistry at The Ohio State University.

Dr. Bez is recognized as a leading expert in the State of Ohio for TMJD and sleep apnea treatment. Dr. Michael Bezbatchenko, is also one of an elite group of dentists that have earned the designation of ABDSM Diplomate, from the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine. To be considered for this prestigious title, Dr. Bezbatchenko went through a rigorous process including, extensive continuing education, examination and submitting numerous case studies to the board for review. He is often requested locally for interviews and informational videos including Good Day Columbus, a few examples can be seen here on the site. He treats patients suffering from sleep apnea and TMJD at his Central Ohio TMJD & Dental Sleep Therapy Center General & Cosmetic Dentistry, which he founded in 2012.