About Us

Dr. Brian Briesemeister

Dr. Briesemeister is the founder and Clinical Director of Center for Sleep and TMJ, a medical practice limited to helping patients with obstructive sleep apnea and TMJ disorders.

Dr. Briesemeister graduated from Howard University with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree. He was trained in comprehensive general dentistry, treating the whole patient not just the mouth. He has advanced training in temporomandibular joint disorders, myofacial pain, occlusion, minimally invasive dentistry, minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry, and botox in conjunction with orofacial pain.

Dr. Briesemeister has taken hundreds of hours of continuing education and has studied one on one with some of the world leading clinicians in dental sleep medicine and TMJ dysfunction. Recognized as a diplomate and qualified dentist by the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, Dr. Briesemiester is one of the most sought-after clinicians in his area for the treatment of dental sleep medicine and TMJ dysfunction. He holds active memberships in the American Academy of SIeep Medicine, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, and The American Academy of Craniofacial Pain. Dr. Briesemeister has been a guest lecturer for Howard University School of Dental Medicine, clinical consultant for Eastern Virginia Medical School division of public health, and lectures for dental and medical study clubs.

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Committed to Your Quality of Life

How would your life be different if you slept soundly at night? What would your day look like if you weren’t focused on your symptoms? What if you could get back your energy, reclaim your health and empower yourself to feel strong and capable every day? It starts by recognizing and addressing the signs of obstructive sleep apnea and TMJ, and overcoming them to regain your ability to sleep comfortably and soundly each night.

At Center For Sleep & TMJ in Suffolk, we believe everyone should have the energy to live life to the fullest, that dreams are supposed to be realized and quality sleep is priceless. The anxiety and stress related to sleep apnea and TMJ pain doesn’t need to negatively impact your life. As such, we believe every individual deserves a quality night sleep, relaxed breathing, and comfortable living.

Wake up to a rejuvenated, healthier you with our non-invasive oral appliance therapy. Come in today for the best in Sleep Apnea & TMJ Treatment in Suffolk, VA.

Our Vision

We want to eliminate sleep-disruptive problems that hold our patients back from living life to the fullest! This means delivering customized solutions to each and every person—not relying on a CPAP machine. 

Our Mission

By offering an innovative alternative to CPAP machines, we can advance the health and wellbeing of individuals coping with sleep apnea and TMJ pain. We look forward to helping you breathe easier, sleep better and live happier!


The value of better health cannot be quantified. It’s the basis on which we’ve grown our practice and developed a comprehensive approach to dentistry and sleep medicine.


We’re driven to help our patients improve their quality of sleep and life. Our advanced solutions are innovative, reliable and comfortable.


At the center of everything we do are the patients we serve. Each challenge they face is unique. We take the time to listen and learn before we diagnose and treat.


We understand the pain, stress and frustration of dealing with sleep apnea or TMJ. We’ve dedicated our work to ensuring you feel at ease in our trusted care.


We’ll outfit you with an oral appliance to wear while you sleep, to help improve breathing. While it looks and feels similar to a mouth guard, these appliances can make all the difference in your sleep. With our custom fit appliances, you can rest assured knowing that all night comfort is one of our top priorities.

Suffolk Location

1301 Bridgeport Way Suite 109 Suffolk VA 23435

Phone: (757) 929-7100

Fax: (757) 929-7097

Email: info@sleepva.com

Virginia Beach Location

700 Independence Circle, Suite 3B Virginia Beach VA 23455

Phone: (757) 929-7100

Fax: (757) 929-7097

Email: info@sleepva.com

Phone: (757) 895-7244

Fax: (757) 929-7097

Email: info@sleepva.com

Monday Through Thursday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday-Sunday: Closed

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