John Mitakides, DDS, FAACP

John Mitakides, DDS, FAACP


Dr. John Mitakides is an expert in the field of craniofacial pain and TMJ disorder, with special focus on craniofacial pain in the Ehlers Danlos syndrome patient, whose ground-breaking techniques for diagnosis and treatment have earned international recognition.

Dr. Mitakides is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain, the highest level of achievement awarded by AACP, the largest and most prestigious professional organization for practitioners in this field. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Craniofacial Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr. Mitakides was a member of the Professional Advisory Network of the Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation, the leading organization serving EDS patients and physicians, the only dentist to be so recognized.

Dr. Mitakides is the only practitioner in the Western Hemisphere to achieve all three honors.

Dr. Mitakides is the founder of the TMJ Treatment Center, where he leads a highly-trained and qualified team of professionals, with advanced TMJ certification. He is a frequent lecturer at national and international conferences in the area of TMJ and Craniofacial Pain diagnosis and treatment techniques he has developed at the TMJ Treatment Center.

Dr. Mitakides is a graduate of The Ohio State University Dental School and has been a practicing dentist for 40 years, licensed in Maryland, Ohio and Texas. He is on staff at both Kettering Medical Center and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.