Dr. Elliott Alpher, DDS

Dr. Elliott Alpher, DDS

Dentistry  |  

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Dr. Elliott Alpher has dedicated his life to providing lasting relief to patients with sleep disorders and jaw pain. Among his many accomplishments, affiliations and credentials, Dr. Alpher has pioneered a conservative, non-invasive approach utilizing computerized and verifiable diagnostic methods to treat craniofacial pain as well as sleep disorders. This method of craniofacial pain and sleep disorder treatment has proven to be greatly successful, and is highly regarded as the first method of choice by physicians and patients. Affiliations: 2016 National Sleep Foundation 2016 American Sleep and Breathing Academy 2013 Board of Directors American Academy of Craniofacial Pain 2005 American Dental Association, Life Member 2005 District of Columbia Dental Society, Life Member 2000 American Academy of Sleep Medicine 1993 American Academy of Craniofacial Pain 1988 American Academy of Pain Management 1986 International College of Craniomandibular Orthopedics – Fellow 1992-2000 Member of Board of Regents of The International College of Craniomandibular Orthopedics 1985 Foundation for the Advancement of Implants and Transplant 1984 Academy of General Dentistry 1983 Academy of Stress and Chronic Disease 1983 American Academy of Implantology

The Alpher Center

1133 20th St NW Ste 250

Washington, DC 20036
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Care Philosophy

The Alpher Center has a 97% success rate. Dr. Elliott Alpher, director, is not only a sleep disorder, TMD and TMJ specialist; he is a pioneer and leader in diagnosing and relieving the pain and discomfort associated with your sleep disorder, TMJ, or TMD. The Alpher Center can help you get your life back. 
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Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Sleep Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Craniofacial Disorders
  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • TMJ


  • Removable Appliances
  • Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances
  • Snoring Prevention
  • Temporormandibular (TM) Therapy

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  • Georgetown University School of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1965

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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