Meet Bruce Vafa DDS. MS.



Southern California Institute of Oral Pain and Sleep Apnea

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Dr. Bruce Vafa DDS. MS. has been celebrated as a trailblazer in the field of dentistry, particularly in the realm of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMJ) and oral and maxillofacial pain, for over 24 years. Based in Beverly Hills, CA, Dr. Vafa has cultivated a reputation for his relentless dedication to his patients’ wellbeing and the pursuit of the most innovative treatments in the industry.

Meet Dr. Bruce Vafa


Dr. Bruce Vafa specializes in holistic care, offering lasting relief without medication or surgery. Experience personalized treatment for a pain-free life.

Graduating with his DDS degree in 1984, Dr. Vafa further specialized in children’s dentistry from 1989 to 1992 before moving to California in 2002. Recognizing the importance of comprehensive family dental care, Dr. Vafa expanded his practice beyond pediatrics, quickly becoming the go-to dentist for entire families who valued his expertise and trusted approach. His broad and deep understanding of oral diseases has not only cemented his status as a leading dentist but also as a trusted advisor for patients of all ages.


Dr. Vafa has pursued postgraduate studies focusing on TMJ disorders, Oral and Maxillofacial Pain, and Oral Diseases, continually enhancing his skill set and knowledge base. This academic dedication to his field, coupled with his commitment to state-of-the-art dental technology, allows Dr. Vafa to provide unmatched patient care.

Believing that a great dentist is a lifelong learner, Dr. Vafa stays ahead of the curve in the dynamic field of dental medicine by continuously attending education courses and seminars. His unyielding quest for knowledge ensures that he stays at the forefront of new treatment techniques and technologies, enabling him to improve patient comfort, the longevity of dental work, and ultimately, the patient’s quality of life.

Dr. Vafa holds active memberships in the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry, reflecting his commitment to uphold the highest standards of his profession.

Beyond the dental office, Dr. Vafa is a devoted family man, happily married to his wife Fay, with whom he shares two beautiful children. His dedication to his own family mirrors the level of care he extends to his patients, making him a trustworthy choice for families looking for a compassionate and proficient dental health specialist.

Years of Experience
Thousands of Successful Treatments
Hundreds of 5 Star Reviews


Dr. Bruce Vafa has been a true lifesaver for me. Suffering from debilitating TMJ pain for years, I had tried countless treatments with little success until I found Dr. Vafa at the Southern California Institute of Oral Pain and Sleep Apnea. With his expertise and compassionate care, he crafted a personalized treatment plan that targeted the root cause of my TMJ pain. Under his guidance, I experienced remarkable progress, and now I live a pain-free life. Dr. Vafa is a remarkable TMJ specialist, and I highly recommend him to anyone seeking lasting relief.

Arman P.

Dr. Bruce Vafa is truly the best! I was suffering from sleep apnea, feeling exhausted and low on energy every day. Thanks to Dr. Vafa’s expertise and care at the Southern California Institute of Oral Pain and Sleep Apnea, my life has completely turned around. Now, I wake up refreshed, happier, and full of energy. Dr. Vafa is an exceptional sleep apnea specialist who has made a profound difference in my quality of life. I cannot thank him enough.

Mary F.

Dr. Bruce Vafa is a true miracle worker! I had been suffering from oral pain for a long time, and my previous dentist couldn’t provide answers. Thankfully, I found Dr. Vafa at the Southern California Institute of Oral Pain and Sleep Apnea. With his expertise, he accurately diagnosed and treated me, relieving my pain and restoring my smile. Dr. Vafa is simply amazing!

Ben J.

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