THE SLEEP APNEA & FACIAL PAIN CENTER

Dr. Jeff Doneskey is a leading dental specialist in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, snoring, and TMJ disorders.  He is also an industry leader in the development of oral appliance technology to manage these problems.  His 30+ years of combined experience in oral medicine and general practice provides him with the unique ability to understand, diagnose and treat patients with even the most complicated interrelated disorders and develop solutions that address the primary issues of sleep apnea, snoring and associated TMJ related problems.

 
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DR. JEFF DONESKEY

For over 30+ years Dr. Jeff Doneskey has closely worked with his patients giving whatever time needed to listen to their concerns, understanding their problems and providing them with an accurate diagnosis of their issues. Dr. Jeff Doneskey is known for his personable manner, great sense of humor, and ability to quickly get to the heart of the problem. 

EDUCATION

Dr. Jeff Doneskey received his DMD degree from the University of British Columbia School of Dentistry in 1987, after which he established his own dental practice focusing on comprehensive restorative dentistry and the treatment of TMJ disorders. He then went on to complete a two-year advanced education in Oral Medicine, earning a Certificate in Oral Medicine at the University of Washington School of Dentistry while concurrently completing an independent two-year fellowship in Oral Oncology at the prestigious Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. 

SPECIALTY 

Dr. Jeff Doneskey is a certified specialist in Oral Medicine and a member of the American Academy of Oral Medicine. He is also a member of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Academy of Dental Consultants, American Dental Association, Washington State Dental Association and the Seattle King County Dental Society. He continues to be involved in research and maintains active hospital privileges at both Overlake Hospital Medical Center and Evergreen Hospital Medical Center. 

SILENT PARTNER

Dr. Jeff Doneskey’s in-depth understanding of the relationship between sleep problems and TMJ disorders has resulted in the development of a revolutionary new FDA approved oral sleep appliance that effectively manages obstructive sleep apnea  – providing a simple, comfortable nighttime solution for patients for whom CPAP therapy is not a preferred or a practical option. This oral appliance, called the SilentPartner™.

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The Silent Partner Oral Appliance

The SilentPartner™ is an FDA approved TMJ-friendly, oral sleep appliance that was developed by Dr. Doneskey and partners to effectively manage snoring and obstructive sleep apnea as well as many TMJ related problems. Healthy jaw function, patient comfort, and full adjustability are the heart of its design. The appliance is customized for each individual patient while its patented mechanism makes on-going clinical adjustment simpler and more convenient than other oral sleep appliances on the market today. The SilentPartner™ provides patients with a convenient and comfortable alternative to CPAP therapy with the added important benefit of effectively managing nighttime jaw clenching, a secondary sleep disorder seen in almost all sleep apnea patients.

The SilentPartner™ is used to effectively treat:

Snoring
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Treat patients who are unable to use CPAP
TMJ (jaw joint) clicking and locking
Classic TMJ disorders