Meet Bruce Vafa DDS. MS.



Southern California Institute of Oral Pain and Sleep Apnea

Revitalize Your Sleep: Unlock the Power of Restful Nights and Renewed Energy

Embark on a Journey to Lasting Relief: Experience the Power of Cutting-Edge Holistic Techniques for Effective Pain Management

At the Southern California Institute of Oral Pain and Sleep Apnea, Dr. Bruce Vafa is a highly regarded TMJ specialist with over three decades of experience. With a commitment to staying at the forefront of innovative technology and advanced techniques, Dr. Vafa ensures accurate diagnoses and groundbreaking treatment for his patients. Experience the expertise and personalized care of Dr. Vafa, who goes beyond the ordinary to provide exceptional TMJ care, expert cosmetic dentistry, and implantology services in Los Angeles.

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.

Renowned as one of Southern California’s leading cosmetic dentists, Dr. Bruce Vafa has a unique perspective on the impact of TMJ. Three decades ago, he observed patients experiencing unexpected damage to their dental implants and cosmetic dental work, along with seemingly unrelated symptoms like ear ringing and neck, shoulder, and back pain. Through careful analysis, Dr. Vafa recognized the underlying issue: an unbalanced bite leading to TMJ. With this insight, he offers comprehensive solutions that address the intricate connection between jaw health and overall well-being, ensuring lasting harmony and optimal dental health.


Welcome to the Southern California Institute of Oral Pain and Sleep Apnea, where Dr. Bruce Vafa specializes in TMJ, sleep apnea, and holistic dentistry. Driven by a passion for innovation, Dr. Vafa is renowned for his expertise in providing effective solutions without the need for bulky CPAP machines. Through personalized care, Dr. Vafa helps patients achieve restful sleep and optimal oral health using advanced techniques and holistic approaches. Experience the transformative care of Dr. Vafa, where cutting-edge solutions and holistic dentistry converge to enhance your well-being.

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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