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Reno TMJ Specialist Dr. J. Brian Allman

Dr. J. Brian Allman

When Dr. Allman was only 8 years old, he knew he wanted to be a dentist. As he grew older, he set his course on a path that would lead him to Santa Clara University in 1982 and then on to graduate from UCLA School of Dentistry in 1986. Upon establishing his Reno practice after graduation, Dr. Allman began developing his skills by attending continuing education programs that focused on each area of dentistry including crown and bridge procedures, endodontics, oral surgery, dentures and partials, periodontics, orthodontics, craniofacial pain, TMJ disorder diagnosis and therapy, and oral appliance therapy for snoring and sleep apnea. He continues his quest for the best in dental education to this day and has amassed over 6,000 hours of continuing education. He practices a unique blend of dental care using state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment (for all facets of general dentistry), non-surgical TMJ diagnosis and therapy, and oral appliances for snoring and sleep apnea. In addition, Dr. Allman works very closely with many medical specialists in the area to create an effective team approach to comprehensive patient care.

Dr. Allman is committed to advanced dental therapeutics and has demonstrated his knowledge and ability through testing and patient case review. Dr. Allman has been awarded a total of eight Fellowship and Diplomate Awards from the following organizations:



  • American Academy of Pain Management
  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine


  • International Association for Orthodontics
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Academy of Craniofacial Pain
  • American Academy of Functional Orthodontics
  • International College of Craniomandibular Orthopedics
  • American Society for Geriatric Dentistry

Dr. Allman has also served in the following capacities:

  • Nevada State Board of Health – Twice appointed by Nevada Governor Bob Miller and Governor Kenny Guinn
  • State of Nevada- Medicaid Consultant
  • Catholic Charities- Dental Consultant
  • Mutual of Omaha Bank – Advisory Board member
  • Board Member of Montreux Golf and Country Club and Arrow Creek Golf and Country Club
  • Past Dental Director for 26 different hospitals and nursing homes in Nevada.

Dr. Allman and Juliene, his wife of over 28 years, enjoy spending time with their family and their dogs. They spend their free time hiking, snow shoeing, boating, paddle boarding, kayaking, cooking and traveling.