John E. Mitakides, DDS, DAACP
Dr. Mitakides has made improving the quality of life for people living with TMJ and craniofacial pain his life’s work. He is a nationally-recognized expert in the field of TMJ disorder and craniofacial pain. Additionally, Dr. Mitakides is a leading expert in craniofacial pain and TMJ disorder in the Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) patient.
Dr. Mitakides is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain, one of only 115 practitioners in North America to earn that recognition. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Craniofacial Dental Sleep Medicine, and a member of the Professional Advisory Network of the Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation, the leading organization serving EDS patients and physicians. In addition, he is the only dental professional serving as consultant to the new Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation Center for Clinical Care and Research in Baltimore.
Located near Dayton, Ohio at the TMJ Treatment Center, Dr. Mitakides leads a highly-trained and qualified team of professionals, including TMJ certified assistants, offering patients complete dental care.
Dr. Mitakides is a graduate of The Ohio State University Dental School and has been a practicing dentist for 40 years, licensed in Ohio, Texas and Maryland. He is on staff at both Kettering Medical Center and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Mitakides is a frequent lecturer at national and international conferences, presenting TMJ and Craniofacial Pain diagnosis and treatment techniques he has developed. He also presents lectures for higher and continuing education courses, and has served as an expert witness for legal cases related to trauma and accidents resulting in TMJ and craniofacial pain.