310 N. Suite 1, Winchester Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95050 (408) 549-1602

Meet Dr. Pooja Goel
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Dr. Pooja Goel grew up in India and made the bay area her home at a young age of 23. She has been practicing dentistry for the past 19 years and sleep medicine for the past 8 years.

Dr. Goel has dedicated hundreds of hours attending educational lectures, courses, and residencies all over the country to keep up to date with the latest advancements in sleep disorders and craniofacial pain. Dr. Goel completed a residency in dental sleep medicine from Tufts University, an orofacial residency from UCLA, and a residency in craniofacial pain and disorders from the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain in Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Goel has a strong commitment to her patient's sleep success. She knows and understands how vital sleep is for leading a quality life and maintaining overall health. Not only does Dr. Goel uses her knowledge to achieve quality results with patients with sleep disorders, but she also educates her patients towards overall wellbeing. She also understands the deep link between general dentistry and sleep disorders, which allows her to accurately treat and manage sleeping disorders, as well as to maintain good oral health in her patients.

Dr. Goel strongly believes in educating each patient on his and her sleep disorder, as patient education is a large part of her practice. She treats every patient as her own family member and tries hard to treat the underlying problem rather than just the symptoms so she can achieve long lasting results.


In addition to running her practice in the US, Dr. Goel strives to help the underprivileged in India, where she provides many services to people with limited resources. Dr. Goel regularly organizes free dental care camps, seminars for insomnia, sleep apnea and promotes the importance of sleep hygiene at churches, community centers, and senior citizen centers.

Dr. Goel is happily married and has two amazing sons. When she is not working hard to improve your smile, sleep, and overall health, she is likely reading, hiking, or planning her next vacation.

Dr. Goel is dedicated to remaining on the cutting edge of advancements and look forward to serving you at Bay area, California.


The mission of Dr. Pooja Goel and her highly-trained, experienced staff is to provide the best possible care using the safest, most advanced and minimally invasive techniques. Dr. Pooja Goel believes in implementing strategies that treat the source of the disease rather than treating only the symptoms.

Dr. Pooja Goel carefully considers all medical and surgical options and works closely with each patient to develop an individualized treatment plan for sleep related issues. Our team believes in educating each patient about his or her health condition. We encourage an open line of communication between the patient, the doctor, and the staff. When you come to our office, you can expect Dr. Pooja Goel to treat you as if you were a family member, with an optimal long-term treatment outcome first and foremost in mind.



If you would like to learn what our patients think about our services, watch our patient testimonial videos. Many patients have commented that they feel as though they are a with a friend when Dr. Pooja Goel treats them. Many also report that they are greatly relieved of their symptoms and improved quality of life.

Our delighted patients claim many health benefits from Dr. Pooja Goel's treatments, including relief from headaches, snoring, and sleep apnea, and improved breathing. They also talk about a comfortable treatment experience and easy recovery after Dr. Pooja Goel's minimally invasive treatment procedures.

Frequently Asked Questions

What makes your practice stand out from the rest?

Dr. Goel wants every patient to receive the quality of care they need to achieve the best possible outcome. With an extensive background and education in treating TMD and sleep apnea, she’s fully committed to sharing her knowledge and expertise in the field.

Dr. Goel has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education courses and has almost 20 years of experience in the dental field. She considers each patient’s unique attributes to create a customized treatment plan with specific recommendations that will improve their results.

How are you giving back to the community?

Sleep apnea and TMD impact nearly every aspect of your life and Dr. Goel is passionate about providing relief for the undeserved communities by organizing events to educate patients on insomnia and the importance of sleep hygiene. She also offers free dental care camps for those in need.

A healthy and sustainable smile can speak volumes about a person’s health. Dr. Goel is passionate about providing assistance as a way to give back by sharing her knowledge and experience with those who truly need it most.

What services do you offer?

At Bay Area Sleep Solutions & Pain Center, we take a holistic approach to treating patients who suffer from TMD, sleep apnea, migraines, and snoring. With the help of a customized oral device or an oral appliance, Dr. Goel can relieve the symptoms that cause TMD and sleep apnea.

In addition to the use of mouthguards, Dr. Goel may recommend certain lifestyle changes, exercises, and ways to treat pain including trigger point injections.

What should I expect during my consultation?

Dr. Goel treats every patient as an individual who has different needs and concerns. Depending on the reason for your visit, Dr. Goel will discuss your symptoms, examine your oral health, and create a customized treatment plan that will optimize your outcome. She may offer ways you can begin treatment on your own in conjunction with your office visits.

You’ll want to bring your identification and arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment to fill out the necessary forms. You’ll also want to bring a list of any concerns we can address. If you have any questions prior to your appointment, don’t hesitate to contact our office by calling (408) 404-8257 and one of our helpful team members will be happy to help.