Our Doctors

Dr. Inna Shturman, DDS

Dr. Inna Shturman obtained her D.D.S. degree from University of the Pacific in San Francisco, California. She is one of the few dentists in California to have also graduated from the prestigious LV Institute of Advanced Dental Studies Neuromuscular Dentistry Program. She has successfully completed hundreds of hours in continuing education in the understanding and treatment of TMJ and sleep disorders.

As the American Academy of Sleep Medicine states in their guidelines, Dental oral appliances should be fitted by qualified dental personnel who are specifically trained and experienced in the overall health, the temporomandibular joint, dental occlusion and associated oral structures. Dr. Inna has successfully been treating patients with TMJ, migraine and sleep disorder problems for many years. 

Dr. Inna is an active member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and the International College of Cranio–Mandibular Orthopedics.

Dr. Clara Michelson, DDS

Clara Michelson, DDS was born in Russia, where she studied Dentistry and received her degree from the highly acclaimed Saint Petersburg Pavlov State Medical University. Immigrating to San Francisco she received her California DDS license in 1986.

Dr. Michelson was offered a Fellowship in Dentistry at Mt. Zion Hospital in San Francisco where she practiced until opening her own general dentistry practice, Ocean View Dental in San Francisco in 1988. Together with her colleague and dear friend, Inna Shturman, DDS she became a partner in Dental Medicine Providers in 2008.

Dr. Clara has completed numerous hours of post graduate training in the fields of sleep dentistry and neuromuscular dentistry. Her commitment to her patient’s overall health is beyond approach and puts her in a category few dentists ever achieve.

Dr. Luba Kisilyuk, DDS

Luba Kisilyuk, DDS was born in Ukraine and immigrated to the United States as a child. After growing up in New York, Dr. Luba ventured to California, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Integrative Biology from the University of California, Berkeley.

Dr. Luba then entered The University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry where she received her D.D.S. degree in 2006. While earning her degree, she volunteered with the Asian Health Services of Oakland to provide dental services for the less fortunate and also offered free oral health screening and restorative work for the homeless at the Community Dental Clinic in San Francisco.

Dr. Luba started her dental career as an associate at Citrus Heights Dental in Citrus Heights, California. In 2008 she was offered a partnership in Dental Medicine Providers. Dr. Luba has completed over 200 hours in training in Sleep Dentistry and the treatment of Temporomandibular disorders.

Working in sleep dentistry, and becoming a mother of two boys, Dr. Luba is now studying applications for Oral Appliance Therapy in pediatric patients. 

Associations & Memberships:

  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • International College of Cranio-Mandibular Orthopedics
  • Founding Members of American Academy of Oral Systemic Health