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Meet Dr. Max Di Giosia

Dr. Massimiliano (Max) Di Giosia is a board-certified dentist specializing in the management of patients with obstructive sleep apnea, snoring, and TMJ disorders.

Originally from Italy, he completed his Orofacial Pain and Dental Sleep Medicine residency program at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Di Giosia’s dedication lies in enhancing patients’ quality of life by managing obstructive sleep apnea, snoring, and TMJ disorders through collaborative treatment approaches.

Education & Experience

  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Chieti, Italy
  • Certificate in Orofacial Pain from the University of Kentucky
  • Masters in Orthodontics from the University of Cagliari, Italy

Committed to remaining at the forefront of clinical practice, research, and education, Dr. Di Giosia has shared his expertise through lectures both nationally and internationally.

Formerly an associate professor at the UNC School of Dentistry, he remains actively engaged in academia, educating dental students and practitioners in the areas of dental sleep medicine, TMJ disorders, and orofacial pain. Dr. Di Giosia has authored numerous scientific articles and book chapters in the areas of dental sleep medicine and TMJ disorders, as well as a textbook in dental sleep medicine.

Memberships & Associations

  • Diplomate, American Board of Orofacial Pain
  • Board diplomate, European Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • Fellow, American Headache Society

Outside of the Office

Outside of his practice, Dr. Max enjoys spending time with his wife and traveling around the world when he's not seeing patients or lecturing dental students. He is a member of the Global Dental Ambassador and has participated in several academic and clinical missions in Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam.