Dr. Andrew Smith completed a full time two-year post-doctoral residency at the UCLA School of Dentistry in the specialty area of Dental Sleep Medicine and Orofacial Pain & TMJ Dysfunction. This residency is internationally reknowned and has the privilege of being the first specialty program in this field recognized by the ADA. He served as chief resident and was involved cutting edge clinical research at UCLA. He also completed a one year Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) Residency. 

  • HONORS and MEMBERSHIPS
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orofacial Pain
  • Diplomate, American Board Orofacial Pain 
  • Board Examiner, American Board of Orofacial Pain
  • Former Board Member, Colorado Sleep Society, Department of Dental Sleep Medicine 
  • Member, American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Member, American Academy of Orofacial Pain
  • EDUCATION
  • UCLA School of Dentistry, Post-Doctoral Certificate following a two year full time residency in Dental Sleep Medicine and Orofacial Pain & TMJ Dysfunction
  • UCLA School of Dentistry, Post-Doctoral Certificate Advanced Education in General Dentistry
  • UCLA Research Experience: Human Clinical Trials for Platelet Rich Plasma Injections for the Treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Osteoarthritis
  • Creighton Research Experience: Embryologic and Genetic Research
  • Creighton University, School of Dentistry, Doctoral certificate, magna cum laude
  • Boise State University
  • VOLUNTEER EFFORTS
  • Douglas County Prison
  • Special Olympics
  • Native American Dental Explorers
  • Give Kids a Smile 
  • LECTURES
  • "Sleep and Pain: A Macroscopic Perspective" - Chicago, IL - 42nd International AAOP Scientific Meeting
  • “Mandibular Repositioning Devices and Side Effects” - Scottsdale, AZ - 41st International AAOP Scientific Meeting
  • "Headache and Sleep: Shared Pathophysiologic Mechanisms" - Scottsdale, AZ - 41st International AAOP Scientific Meeting
  • “Toothache that is Not a Toothache” - Lowry, CO - Lowry Dental Study Club
  • “Orofacial Pain and Primary Headache” - Lone Tree, CO - Colorado Academy of Osseointegration
  • “Sleep and Pain: The Bidirectional Relationship” - Chicago, IL - Dental Sleep Medicine Review AAOP
  • "Cranial Nerve Review and Clinical Examination" - Los Angeles - UCLA School of Dentistry