The Central Ohio TMJD and Dental Sleep Therapy Center is dedicated to providing pain free dental solutions for Columbus and the surrounding communities. We are passionate about helping you improve not only your health, but your overall quality of life. If you are ready to eliminate the painful symptoms of TMJD, snoring, or alleviate a sleep apnea problem once and for all, Dr. Bez is here to help.

Dr. Bez can help you eliminate the pain and overall discomfort associated with TMJ by treating the root of the problem, not just the symptoms. Even the most severe cases can be greatly reduced or eliminated when patients seek proper treatment form our office.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)
If you suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and your CPAP has either failed or simply not working, Dr. Bez can start helping you today with the fitting of a dental appliance specifically designed to treat sleep apnea. Sleep Apnea Dental Appliances are a simple, patient friendly, and a comfortable treatment solution for snoring and Sleep Apnea.

Symptoms We Treat:
If you suffer from any of the following symptoms and would like to start improving your quality of life, Please call us today to see how we can help.

  • Headaches and Migraines
  • Clenching and Grinding
  • Dental Wear and Tooth Breakage
  • Clicking and Popping of the Jaw
  • Discomfort in the Head, Neck or Jaw
  • Facial Pain
  • Tinnitus (Pain, Ringing or Fullness in the Ear)
  • Loss of Sleep, Snoring and Constant Fatigue
  • TMJ
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea

No Pain, No Drugs, No Needles…Just Relief


Dr. Michael Bezbatchenko,

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.


Orthodontics is a specialty, limited to the practice of preventing and correcting irregularities of the teeth, as by the use of braces.


Services include Periodontal Surgery, Dental Implants, Cosmetic Soft Tissue Reconstruction, Soft Tissue Grafting, Bone Grafting, and more!


Services for patients from infancy through adolescents. Pediatric services include: Digital X-Rays Exam/Analysis, Fluoride Treatment…


If you suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and your CPAP has either failed or simply not working, We can help you today!


Our staff is trained in assisting with Intravenous (IV) sedation or outpatient general anesthesia in our state-of-the-art office setting.


Services include endodontic treatment, root canals, apicoectomies, microsurgery, dental emergency and trauma management.