About Us

Dr. Farshid Ariz, DMD

Diplomate, American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Craniofacial Pain (DABCP)
Diplomate, American Board of Craniofacial Dental Sleep Medicine (DABCDSM)

Farshid Ariz, DMD is a Diplomate of the American Board of Craniofacial Pain (ABCP) and Diplomate of the American Board of Craniofacial Dental Sleep Medicine (ABCDSM).

Farshid Ariz, DMD is involved in TMJ and sleep therapy research, helping discover and advance non-surgical therapy to improve the wellbeing of patients across the globe. His expertise includes periodontal therapy, aesthetic implant surgery, and cosmetic periodontal plastic surgery.

Our Basic Philosophy and System of Treatment

Our doctors at TMJ and Sleep Therapy Centre of San Fernando Valley located in Northridge, California operate on the philosophy that, given an absence of trauma, conditions of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) are overwhelmingly likely to be structural in nature. Traditional medicine fails to address this, treating symptoms rather than causes. Unlike treatment approaches that focus on palliative care and pain management, Farshid Ariz, DMD determines the origin of symptoms through comprehensive evaluation and diagnostic evaluation, then determines the therapeutic approaches that can rehabilitate the injured structures, such as custom orthopedic appliance therapy (OAT).

Our Protocols

  • A comprehensive evaluation and triage to reveal the underlying condition and determine which treatment measures will offer maximum medical improvement (MMI).
  • Identifying secondary conditions and other special concerns that could impact the MMI will be discussed during Doctor’s consultation.
  • Developing a custom treatment plan, which may include TMJ therapies, oral appliance therapy (OAT) for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), and combination treatments.
  • Designing and crafting the best orthopedic appliance for the patient’s condition.
  • Monitoring and managing the directed patient care for 10 to 12 weeks to meet the standard of care for TM treatment modalities and/or the maximum efficacy of OAT for OSA through timely, accurate evaluations and appropriate patient education and additional direction for:
  • Compliance in appliance wear for maximum improvement
  • Necessary referrals for maximum improvement
  • Necessary physical medicine for maximum medical improvement
  • Appropriate nutrition, supplements, and medication for maximum medical improvement
  • Appropriate recall evaluations for monitoring and management of patient care

Learn more about what our patients have to say

about the TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre of San Fernando Valley


5.0 ★★★★★

I first heard about this place when my jaw developed severe pain.l, and it would lock up and I could barely eat!!! In the short time of 12 weeks the pain was entirely gone... and my jaw stops locking up I’m so thankful so Dr. Ariz and this treatment everyone is so nice and friendly highly recommend!


5.0 ★★★★★

Dr. Ariz is a great doctor who knows what hes doing. I came in with a bunch of pain with tmj and now im way better.


5.0 ★★★★★

The whole staff is great. They have been so helpful and thorough as far as fixing my TMJ disorder. You really get a lot of care so it's definitely worth the money to not be in constant pain. I've only been going a few weeks and can already feel a huge difference.