About

Appointments:

Request an appointment a simple process via our Web site. If, for any reason you cannot keep a scheduled appointment, or will be delayed, please call us as soon as possible.

Insurance and Billing

We accept most major medical insurance plans, contact our office to verify acceptance of your plan.

Payment Options

We accept checks, cash or Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, Care Credit, Lending Club. Please see our Financial Coordinator for details.

Facilities and Equipment

  • Take Home Sleep Study
  • JVA - Joint Vibrational Analysis
  • Pharyngometry / Rhinometry Testing
  • Physical Therapy Modalities
  • Cold Laser Therapy
  • Iontophoresis
  • Ultrasound
  • Cold & Hot Compress
  • TENS

Our Staff

Gloria Maczuga-Stern, D.M.D.

Dr. Stern graduated from UCONN School of Dental Medicine in 1998.

She completed a general practice residency program at the Veterans Affairs, in Castle Point, NY.

She has practiced general dentistry in New York and Connecticut for 19 years. Her own personal experience with TMD led her to pursue further training for her pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients.

At the Center for Sleep & TMJ Disorders she has been providing conservative, non-invasive treatment to patients with sleep breathing and temporomandibular joint disorders since 2008.

Dr. Stern strives to provide her patients with the highest level of care. Passionate about continuous education, she has over 2,500 hours of advanced education including orofacial pain, tmj disorders, and sleep disorder dentistry. As a result she is able to offer her patients the latest advancements in this field.

Dr. Stern received advanced training in temporomandibular disorders and sleep disorder dentistry from the Institute of TMD and Sleep Disorders and the Craniofacial Pain Center at Tufts University, and is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine as well as a Certificate holder of the of American Academy of Integrative Pain Management.

Professional affiliations:

  • Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Academy of Craniofacial Pain
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Academy of Integrative Pain Management

Sandra - Medical Biller / Insurance Coordinator

Sandra has been a part of the Center for Sleep & TMJ Disorders team since 2008. She has an extensive background in medical billing and is always up to date on the latest news and updates. She will work with you to maximize your insurance benefits and make the billing process as easy as possible.

She is fluent in English and Portuguese.

Katie - Office Manager / Treatment Coordinator

Katie has been a part of the Center for Sleep & TMJ Disorders team since 2008. She is thoroughly involved in your treatment process, assisting Dr. Stern with the initial consultation, treatment records, and subsequent evaluation appointments. She welcomes your questions about your treatment process, insurance, and appointment scheduling. As a past sufferer of TMJ related pain, she is able to share her own personal experience with our therapies.

She is fluent in English and Portuguese.

Carol - Receptionist

Anna – Dental Assistant / Lab Tech