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Meet Dr. Thomas Harter, DMD

Dr. Harter

Dr. Thomas Harter

Dr. Harter is highly focused on providing the latest in non-invasive treatment protocols for treating children and adults for sleep disordered breathing, sleep apnea(ADHD/ADD in children) TMJ disorders, Chronic pain and headaches. He continually attends educational programs to learn the best techniques to deliver treatments that solve the problem by getting to the core issue at hand. He is a member of the TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre International, Academy of Physiological Medicine & Dentistry, and the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain.

Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Orofacial Pain Dentistry
  • Sleep Medicine Dentistry

Practice Philosophy

Dr. Thomas Harter is passionate about treating TMJ, sleep therapy and chronic pain conditions. Having experienced all three conditions himself, he has now dedicated his life and career to helping his patients overcome them.


Dr. Thomas Harter, DMD, received his Doctor of Dental Medicine in 1990 from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. He completed a general practice residency in 1991 from Bethesda Naval Hospital in Maryland. In 2012 and 2013, Dr. Harter completed seven residencies in TMJ, sleep and chronic pain. In addition, he continues in specialized courses for these treatments, accumulating hundreds of hours perfecting treatment protocol.


Before opening his own practice, Dr. Thomas Harter, DMD, served the US Navy at Camp Lejeune North Carolina from 1991-1994 and was honored to hold the position of Dental Officer in charge of the Fleet patrolling the Mediterranean Ocean, taking care of over 2,500 Navy personnel. Since 2012, Dr. Harter then practiced general dentistry in the private sector and has focused on TMJ, sleep disordered breathing and chronic pain solutions for his patients.

Personal Life

Dr. Harter relocated to North Central Florida to be closer to family. He hopes to start a family soon and enjoy all the beauty that Florida provides. Most importantly, Dr. Harter looks forward to providing his patients with the care that allows them to reach their maximum potential.

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