Dr. Michael Gelb, DDS, MS
Dr. Michael Gelb, DDS, MS is a world-renowned TMJ and Sleep Specialist with practices in both New York City and White Plains. He received his D.D.S. degree from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and his M.S. from SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Gelb is the co-author of GASP: Airway Health- The Hidden Path to Wellness, and the co-founder of both The Foundation for Airway Health and The American Academy of Physiological Medicine and Dentistry.

The Gelb Center was founded over 30 years ago by Dr. Michael Gelb’s father, Dr. Harold Gelb. Since then, Dr. Michael has taken his father’s findings to the next level through his Airway Centric® integrated therapy. He invented the ACG™ Airway Centric® System with the help of ProSomnus Sleep Technologies. The ACG System is the first day and night dental appliance solution that offers an integrated approach to addressing airway issues.

Dr. Michael Gelb is dedicated to improving his patients’ health by reducing pain, restoring refreshing sleep and transforming lives.

Dr. Michael Gelb, DDS, MS Professional Memberships
NYU College of Dentistry
New York State Dental Association
New York County Dental Society
American Dental Association
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
American Academy of Orofacial Pain
American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM)
American Academy of Craniofacial Pain (AACP)
Airway Health
Dr. Michael Gelb, DDS, MS - Strategic Partners
Vatech America
ProSomnus
Perio Protect
Oravital
Oral DNA
Next Level Practice
Mute
Invisalign
Dr. Michael Gelb, DDS, MS Credentials

Doctor Michael Gelb’s impressive credentials include:

DR. MICHAEL GELB’S EDUCATION
  • SUNY Buffalo: 1982-84 Thesis: “Neuromuscular Research in Clinical Dentistry,” February 1989 M.S., Masters of Oral Science
  • Columbia University: 1978-82 New York, New York D.D.S., Dr. of Dental Surgery
  • Tufts University: 1974-78 Medford, Massachusetts B.S., Bio-Psychology
DR. MICAEL GELB’S LICENSURE
  • New York License
  • New York Narcotic License
DR. MICHAEL GELB’S HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS
  • Attending: 2001-04, Hospital of Joint Disease: Rheumatology TMJ Clinic
  • Attending: 2000-01, Beth Israel, Department of Pain Management
  • Attending: 1984-87, TMJ Clinic, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York
DR. MICHAEL GELB’S ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
  • Clinical Professor, 1989-Present, NYU College of Dentistry, Division of Basic Science, Dept. of Oral Medicine and Pathology
  • Director, 1989-2001, TMJ and Orofacial Pain Program, NYU College of Dentistry
  • Clinical Assistant Professor,  1985-95, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Dept. of General Dentistry, The Gelb Craniomandibular Pain Center
  • Co-director of Course DB03-.100-001, 1995-1996, Management of TMD – 10 hour course for junior undergraduate students – NYU College of Dentistry
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, 1984-89, UMDNJ-New Jersey Dental School, Dept of Restorative Dentistry
  • Lecturer in Full Mouth Rehab  Course,  NYU CDE 2012-2014
  • Codirector Sleep Course NYU – CDE 2012-2013
DR. MICHAEL GELB’S PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
  • International Editorial Board, 2007, Indian Journal of Sleep Medicine
  • AAOP  Council , 1999-2001
  • Chairman, 1998-99, External Relations Committee, American Academy of Orofacial Pain
  • Chairman Membership Committee, AAOP
  • Chairman, 1994-96,  Impairment Subcommittee, American Academy of Orofacial Pain
  • Chairman, 1994-96,  Exhibits and Sponsors Committee, American Academy of Orofacial Pain
  • President, 1990-91, Northeast Craniomandibular Society
  • President, 1989-90, Dental Division, Academy of Neuromuscular Thermography 
  • Chairman, 1988-90, Membership Committee, First District Dental Society
  • President, 1985-89, Craniomandibular Society of New York
  • Board of Directors, 1988-90, First District Dental Society
  • Vice President, 1987-89, Academy of Neuromuscular Thermography, Dental Division
  • Public and Professional Relations, 1986-87, First District Dental Society
  • Membership Committee, 1986-87, FDDS  
DR. MICHAEL GELB’S HONORS
  • Diplomate, 1995-present, American Board of Orofacial Pain
  • Brookdale Fellowship in Aging & Human Development, 1982
  • $2,500 Geriatric Research Grant, Columbia University
  • National Research Service Award from the National Institute of Dental Research: Two-year funded program in Neuromuscular Research in Clinical Dentistry at SUNY Buffalo
  • BS, Cum Laud, Tufts University, 1978
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