Dr. Belma Maruflu received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 1999.
She completed a 2-year residency program in Craniomandibular Disorders in 2006. She also completed two mini-residencies, in TMD/Orofacial Pain and Sleep Medicine, at the UCLA Orofacial Pain Center. She is board certified by the American Board of Orofacial Pain, and is one of less than 400 doctors in the United States certified by this board. Dr. Maruflu is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain.
She moved to Tucson in 2006, and continued practicing full-time treating patients with temporomandibular disorders and orofacial pain exclusively. She is dedicated to her specialty, is actively involved with the American Academy of Orofacial Pain, and stays informed and contributes to the latest research and treatment modalities in this field.
She started her own practice TMJ Care in 2019 and is committed to providing the most advanced and specialized care to her patients. She has a proven track record of success in treating patients with Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain because of her comprehensive and specialized education, experience, and because she truly cares about each and every one of her patients.
Dr. Maruflu’s Care Philosophy and Mission
My Care Philosophy and Mission are to serve my patients utilizing the combination of my expertise, core principles, and beliefs.
I treat my patients like I do my family: always with compassion while devoting my full attention.
I always do a comprehensive exam, and necessary testing, to properly diagnose my patients.
I believe in providing my patients with conservative, less invasive treatment plans to promote healing and lasting well-being.
I actively listen to my patients because open communication ensures I understand my patients and aids me in diagnosis and treatment.
I am determined to improving my skills to match the latest research, innovative and most advanced treatment options, integrative health approaches, and wellness services in order to serve my patients with top of the line care.
I want my patients to be educated about the condition they have. I spend the time to explain what they need to know and answer any questions they may have.
I ensure my patients understand how important their condition and path to healing are. I am committed to being continuously involved in the management of my patients’ conditions in order to achieve healing, health, and optimum well-being.