Dr. Nivedita Kumar BDS, MS, University of Michigan, USA

Dr Nivedita Kumar is the founder of NK’s Snoring and Sleep Apnea Center. She started this centre with the vision of having sleep specialists from different fields of healthcare under one roof and offering a one stop solutions for people suffering from sleep disorders

Her specializations in Dental Sleep Medicine, in Polysomnography Technology (conducting and scoring of Sleep Studies), Treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunctions and Orofacial Pain make her uniquely qualified to offer the best and holistic treatment to people suffering from sleep issues.


Dr Nivedita Kumar is Board-Certified in American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine, USA. Dental Sleep Medicine is a speciality of Sleep Medicine that studies and treats conditions associated with sleep related breathing disorders (SRBDs), including snoring and sleep apnea in adults and children. At our centre, our team of experienced dentists are able to screen and treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea in the early stages. Children who have issues like snoring, mouth breathing, problems with frequent allergies, tonsillitis will be checked and treated for proper face and jaw growth development by using jaw growth developers, palatal expanders and proper teeth alignment procedures


Dr Nivedita has been a pioneer in introducing unique titratable Mandibular Advancement Devices in India. These are specialized Medical Devices for treatment of Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea. These are small, custom-made and are comfortable replacements to CPAP therapy in treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea.


Dr Nivedita is certified in Polysomnography Technology through American Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologist and is highly qualified in conducting all levels of sleep studies and titration studies. Additionally, Dr Nivedita Kumar is also a Certified Yoga Therapist and follows a holistic approach to treatment of sleep issues


Dr Nivedita Kumar is also an American Board- Certified Periodontist and Implantology and is internationally experienced, having practiced in Michigan, USA for over 19 years and then again in India


She comes with a vast experience in all fields of Dentistry, Orofacial Pain and in Sleep Medicine. With Dr Nivedita, one is assured of high standards of care combined with personal relationship and compassion.


Her current passion in dental sleep medicine drives her to constantly educate and encourage patients to follow preventive measures to good health. She strongly believes one of the major steps to Good Health is through Good Sleep.



Achievements and Education


  1. Board Certified Specialist in Dental Sleep Medicine by American Board of DSM
  2. Mastership and Fellowship in Orofacial Pain, Temporomandibular Disorders and Dental Sleep Medicine, Roseman University, USA and with Smile USA
  3. Board Certified In American Board Of Orofacial Pain
  4. Mini- Residency in Pediatric Dental Sleep Medicine, Tuft University, USA
  5. Certified in RPGST by American Board of Registered Polysomnography Technologists
  6. Board Certified Specialist in Periodontology and Implantology by American Academy of Periodontology
  7. Masters in Periodontology and Implantology from University of Michigan, USA
  8. General Practice Residency in Hospital Dentistry from Louisiana State University, USA
  9. Bachelor’s of Dental Surgery, Government Dental College, Bangalore
  10. Specialist Licensing in Periodontics in Michigan State, USA

Private Practice and Mentorships


  1. Director of NKs Sleep and Breath Academy
  2. Director of NKs Sleepwell Global Healthcare
  3. Conducts Sleep Medicine Courses in India
  4. Private Practice in Michigan, USA for 19+ years
  5. Private practice in Bangalore, India
  6. Speaker at Washtenaw County Dental Study Club, Michigan, USA
  7. Previous Faculty at University of Michigan, Department of Periodontics
  8. Implant training Courses for General Dentists in Michigan, USA and in India