Dr. Thomas Bucker

Snoring & Sleep Apnea Dentist - Johnson City, NY

Are you looking for a sleep apnea solution in Johnson City, NY?

Meet Dr. Thomas Bucker

Your local Johnson City dentist Dr. Thomas Bucker is committed to saving lives by providing treatment for Snoring and/or sleep apnea.

Dr. Bucker was raised in Cranford, NJ and attended Tulane University in New Orleans, LA where he received a BS cum laude in Biology. He received his DDS degree from Northwestern Dental School in Chicago, IL. In 1982 Dr. Bucker arrived in Binghamton and practiced at Oakdale Dental Center. He and his classmate and partner, Hayes Aronson, DDS purchased the practice in 1988. They outgrew their space at Oakdale Mall and built their new office in 1991 and became Carpathian Dental Associates. Dr. Bucker is a member of the American Dental Association, the NY State Dental Society and the Broome County Dental Society. He is Chairman of the BCDS Study Club and helps to provide continuing education to local dentists.

Dental Mission trips are also important to Dr. Bucker as a way to give back to less fortunate people. He traveled to India in 2008 with his son as part of the Himalayan Health Exchange. In May 2011, Dr. Bucker traveled to Port-au-Prince, Haiti and treated children at several orphanages. He also treated residents of the tent cities in Cite-Soleil who were devastated after the earthquake in 2010.

If you snore, have excessive daytime sleepiness, or have been diagnosed with Sleep Apnea and are having difficulty utilizing CPAP, Dr. Bucker and his staff at Carpathian Dental Associates can help.  Their staff is specially trained in working with Sleep Apnea patients and will work closely with your physician as part of the medical team in your diagnosis, treatment and on-going care. To stop snoring or treat Sleep Apnea, oral Appliances are placed in the mouth and are worn much like a sports mouth protector or mouth guard. Worn during sleep to prevent the collapse of the tongue and soft tissues in the back of the throat, oral appliances promote adequate air intake and help to provide normal sleep in people who snore and have Sleep Apnea. In addition, his practice has the skill and technology to design an Oral Appliance/mouth piece that fits right, is properly adjusted for maximum benefit, and causes the least amount of discomfort and inconvenience for you, the patient.

Dr. Bucker is married to his wife, Cindy, who is a local school nurse. Together they have 2 children, Brandon and Andrea, who are pursuing professional careers.Dr. Bucker enjoys time with his patients and very likely will discuss your tennis or golf game during your appointment.

Treatment for snoring or sleep apnea is just a phone call or email away! Dr. Thomas Bucker's office is convenient to the Johnson City, NY area and located at 515 Columbia Drive. For more information please call 607-231-8563.

Dr. Bucker proudly serves Broome County inlcuding: Binghamton, Endicott, Vestal, Johnson City, Endwell, Whitney Point, Chenango, Conklin, Deposit, Colesville, Union, Kirkwood, Sanford, Lisle, Dickinson, Fenton, Nanticoke, windsor, Hillcrest, and more.

About the Practice

All it takes is one visit to see that Carpathian Dental, a dentist office located in Johnson City, NY, is unlike any dental office you've ever visited before. Our state-of-the-art practice has been created to fulfill the unique needs of our patients. You'll feel like family when you enter our doors. Most of our staff have been a part of our practice for over 20 years so you'll be comfortable knowing that we are familiar with our patients on a personal level. Our staff are proud members of our community and as such we are uniquely qualified to understand the needs of the patients who visit our office.
Please visit our general dental practice web site at Carpathian Dental.

Office Hours

Mon: 8:00am-5:00pm
Tues: 9:00am-6:00pm
Wed: 8:00am-5:00pm
Thurs: 9:00am-6:00pm
Fri: 9:00am-1:00pm


Your local dentist, committed to stopping snoring and saving lives.

515 Columbia Drive

Johnson City, NY 13790


Your local Johnson City dentist committed to saving lives by providing treatment for sleep apnea. Dr. Bucker has a vast interest in treating patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea and has advanced training in Oral Appliance Therapy. He is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) and strives to spread awareness about the dangers of untreated sleep apnea.

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