Dr. Lockerman has been helping people with sleep
apnea, head and neck pain diagnosis and management
since 1983. He is Board Certified as a Diplomate
by the American Board of Orofacial Pain and a
Diplomate of the Certification Board of Academy
of Dental Sleep Medicine.
It is important to consult a dentist experienced
with the use of oral appliances. Whenever the jaw
there is risk of creating discomfort or a “TMJ” (jaw
joint) problem. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine
recommends that the treating dentist “must
be capable of treating TMJ Dysfunction.
In Massachusetts Dr. Lockerman is a provider for
most medical insurance plans including: Fallon Community
Health Plan (FCHP), CIGNA Healthsource-CMHC, Tufts
Health Plan, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts,
HMO Blue, GIC Indemnity, and Harvard Pilgram Health
Plan–(HPHC). In Connecticut some of the medical
plans that cover sleep disorders include: Connecticare,
Anthem Blue Cross and CIGNA. For information about
referral for an initial see Insurance Referral.