About Us


Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine

Tanya DeSanto, DDS is a graduate of Northwestern University Dental School and has been in practice for 30 years, this year. She is faculty at SIU School of Medicine where she enjoys lecturing to Pulmonology, ENT, Family Practice and Internal Medicine students and residents. She has been actively practicing dental sleep medicine for the last several years at Prairie Sleep Center, is a Diplomate of the ABDSM and is an active member of the AADSM where she enjoys lecturing and participating in large meeting panels.

She enjoys teaching and mentoring the new sleep dentists. This is her second year co-chairing the AADSM Breaking Down Barriers for a Successful Practice Course. She is also a member of the American Association of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society. She currently serves on the AADSM Strategic Continuing Education Offerings Task Force.


Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine

Dr. Elizabeth Knoedler has dedicated her professional career to providing her patients with the best that dentistry has to offer. She is continually educating herself and her staff in the newest techniques and approaches in order to provide her patients with state of the art, comfortable, and personalized dental care.

She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine. And a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Illinois State Dental Society, and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. She also was a past president of the G.V. Black District Dental Society.

Dr. Knoedler is married to her high school sweetheart, Joe and they have two children, Brice and Camille.

Our practice is prepared to screen for O.S.A., and offer solutions such as oral appliance therapy. We employ the latest cutting edge techniques and technology to ensure a positive experience and successful outcome for all of our patients. Call us today with any questions you may have, or if you or your bed partner snore, or have been diagnosed with sleep apnea and are looking for a CPAP alternative.