MEET YOUR DOCTOR

DR. TANYA KUSHNER, DDS

Dr. Kushner received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Northwestern University Dental School in Chicago. She graduated in the top of her class and received the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society Award.

Dr. Kushner practiced general dentistry for several years before specializing in the treatment of people who suffer from craniofacial pain, TMD and sleep disorders. She has received advanced education and training in these fields including 1,500 hours of continuing education in Craniofacial Pain, TMD and Sleep Medicine. As such, Dr. Kushner’s extensive post-gradaute learning has resulted in earning her the following recognitions: Diplomate of American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine, Diplomate of American Board of Orofacial Pain and Fellow of American Academy of Craniofacial Pain.

In addition, Dr. Kushner is highly respected among her peers and is an active member of the community. She is also President of Kitsap County Dental Society and is a member of the Education Committee for American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr. Kushner shares her knowledge and experience as a national lecturer to other health professionals.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES

Novosibirsk State Medical School 1986-1989
Loyola University, Chicago 1991-1993

DENTAL SCHOOL

Northwestern University Dental School 1993-1997
Doctor of Dental Surgery

POST GRADUATE TRAINING

The Pankey Institute 2003-2005
The Spears Institute 2011-2014
American Academy of Craniofacial Pain Mini Residency 2013-2014
Fellow of American Academy of Craniofacial Pain
Diplomate of American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine
Diplomate of American Board of Orofacial Pain

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Private Dental Practice, 1997-2014 – Evanston, IL
TMJ and Sleep Apnea Clinic, 2014-Present – Poulsbo, WA

AWARDS

Omnicron Kappa Upsilon National Honor Society

CERTIFICATIONS

National Board of Dental Examiners 1997
North East Regional Board of Dental Examiners 1997

Washington State Dental Association
American Dental Association
American Academy of Facial Esthetics
American Academy of Orofacial Pain
American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine

WAKE UP TO BETTER SLEEP

Your complete guide to understanding sleep apnea

“Millions of people are suffering from a deadly, debilitating disease without ever knowing it.  Meet Sleep Apnea, a condition that prevents your body and mind from resting and recovering, wreaks havoc on your immune system and makes you feel tired and irritable during the day.  In our society that historically treats sleep as a frivolous luxury and is looking for a magic pill to cure every ailment, we are discovering that healthy sleep just might be the answer.”

Receive a copy of Dr. Kushner’s book, Wake Up to Better Sleep, at your first appointment.

19365 7th Avenue NE

Suite 114, Poulsbo, WA 98370

DIRECTIONS

360-979-1537

Fax: 360-779-7732