Meet Dr. Griffin

  • Dr. Tara M Griffin DMD, Diplomate, ABDSM, ASBA
  • Tara M. Griffin, DMD, Diplomate, ABDSM, ASBA

    Dr. Tara M. Griffin, a graduate of the University of Alabama and Nova Southeastern University, is the founder and CEO of Emerald Coast Dental Spa & Sleep Medicine and holds a certification in Cranial Osteopathy with The Cranial Academy ALF Orthodontics. For whole body health solutions, Dr. Griffin has studied with the American Academy for Oral Systemic Health, the Academy of Functional Medicine and Genomics, and the American Academy of Orofacial Pain.

    Dr. Griffin is internationally certified to train doctors for the treatment and correction of Obstructive Sleep Apnea/Sleep Breathing Disorder, Enhanced Facial Esthetics, and TMJ Disorders using the DNA, mRNA, and VIVOS Appliances ™. She is 1 of 3 doctors in the Southeast with her Double Diplomate from the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine and the American Sleep and Breathing Academy. Dr. Griffin is on the Clinical Advisory Board of Vivos Therapeutics, Inc. and is helping to rid the world of sleep apnea. Dr Griffin is the only doctor in the Southeast with a Dental Wellness Center offering Natural Airway Orthodontics with a team of doctors certified with Vivos Therapeutics, ALF Appliances, and Osteopathic Manipulation Treatment.

    Dr. Griffin has been nominated Business Woman of the Year by Emerald Ladies Journal, awarded Small Business Person of the Year by Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce, and “Best Sleep Clinic” by Panama City Award Program. In 2016, she spoke at The Harvard Faculty Club as an expert in Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr. Griffin's medical abstracts have been published in national sleep journals and her book on "Is Your Sleep Keeping You Awake at Night" will be published in the fall of 2019.

    Featured speaker for Business Expert Forum at
    Harvard Faculty Club

    Dr. Griffin's Mission; "Revolutionize Healthcare World-Wide through the Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Breathing Disorders."

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New Patient Offer
For Sleep Patients
Attend our Virtual Patient Information Appointment and receive $150 Off your In-Office Consultation or Treatment


Offer Expires 01/29/2022

Office Hours:

  • Monday 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday 7:30am - 4:00pm
  • Thursday 7:30am - 4:00pm
  • Friday (every other) 7:30am - 11:00am