Dr. Steven Bender

Dentistry
Plano, TX
34 years experience male

Locations

North Texas Center for Head, Face & TMJ Pain

Plano, TX

Address

5068 W Plano Pkwy Ste 100, Plano, TX
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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About

Bio

DDS degree from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1986. Since 2001, I have maintained a private practice devoted to pain management of the head and face, as well as dental sleep medicine. I have earned Fellowship in the American Academy of Orofacial Pain, the American Headache Society.

Specialties
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Dentistry

Pain Management

Sleep Medicine

Doctor Q&A

239 Answers
162 Agrees
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A member asked:
Dr. Steven Bender
34 years experience Dentistry
Sleep Bruxism: Many factors can be responsible for headaches and facial pain. You should talk with a dentist who has been trained in these disorders to get an approp ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Bender
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Yes: In some cases, patients will experience numbness in the oral cavity. It is recommended that you have the areas regularly evaluated by a dentist traine ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Bender
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No: There are some of these agents that will have fewer side affects than others but they all have the potential to produce cognative deficits. In some ca ... Read More
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Extremely knowledgeable practitioner when it comes to management of pain in face, head and jaws. Also a pioneer in dental sleep medicine.
Nov 8, 2012
Very knowledgable doctor. Great answers and a great doctor to follow!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Bender is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I have had migraines since I was 9 years old. I'm on Topermax 50 mg. I Have spots in front of my eyes, pain on the side of my head etc..
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Thank you for your response! It didnt work for me and will be having surgery in about 3 1/2 weeks. Chronically locked since 8/29
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Thanks for your quick reply! Ever hear about the tmd ear system for tmj?

Awards

Fellow; American Headache Society
Fellow; American Academy of Orofacial Pain
Fellow; International Academy of Oral Oncology
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