Alan O. Blanton, DDS, MS, Diplomate, American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine

Associate Professor
Director, Division of Dental Sleep Medicine and Orofacial Pain
Diagnostic Sciences and Oral Medicine

Office: C101 DUNN DENTAL BUILDING
875 UNION AVENUE
MEMPHIS TN 381632110
Tel: (901) 448-1463
ablanto5@uthsc.edu

Education

  • Board Cert., American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine, Dental Sleep Medicine
  • M.S., University of Memphis, Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research
  • D.D.S., University of Tennessee - Memphis, Dentistry

Clinical Care Specialty/Interest

Oral Appliance Therapy for the treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Primary Disruptive Snoring.

Orofacial Pain and TMD assessment, therapy and treatment. 

Publications

  1. Sheats RD, Schell TG, Blanton AO, Braga PM, Demko BG, Dort LC, Farquhar D, Katz SG, Masse JF, Rogers RR, Scherr SC, Schwartz DB, Spencer J.. Management of side effects of oral appliance therapy for sleep-disordered breathing.. Journal of Dental Sleep Medicine, 4(4), 111-125, 2017.
  2. Blanton, AO. Nitrous oxide abuse: dentistry's unique addiction. J Tenn Dent Assoc., 86(4) (Fall), 30 - 1, 2006.