Meet Dedicated Doctors and Medical Staff at Koala® Center for Sleep and TMJ Disorders Mishawaka, IN.

Dr. Andrea Beckford, DDS, MBA, AADSM

Fulfilling her life’s goal to become a dentist, Dr. Beckford received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 2005. She has practiced dentistry stateside as well as internationally as she followed her dream to do mission service in remote places of the world. Dr. Beckford holds a Masters of Business Administration degree and is a lifetime member of the United States Dental Institute for Orthodontics.

Dr. Beckford’s career path has taken her from general dentistry to orthodontics, to the treatment of sleep and TMD utilizing oral appliance therapy. A member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, she enjoys treating patients of all ages. For her youngest patients, she provides pediatric airway development through Koala KIDZzz® in hopes that she can help them avoid the need for sleep and TMD treatment as adults.

Her hobbies include spending quality time with her husband and children. Together they enjoy cooking, music, gymnastics, outdoor activities, event planning, mission work, and church ministries.

Dr. Andrea Beckford, DDS, MBA, AADSM

Dr. Andrea Beckford, DDS, MBA, AADSM

Fulfilling her life’s goal to become a dentist, Dr. Beckford received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 2005. She has practiced dentistry stateside as well as internationally as she followed her dream to do mission service in remote places of the world. Dr. Beckford holds a Masters of Business Administration degree and is a lifetime member of the United States Dental Institute for Orthodontics.

Dr. Beckford’s career path has taken her from general dentistry to orthodontics, to the treatment of sleep and TMD utilizing oral appliance therapy. A member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, she enjoys treating patients of all ages. For her youngest patients, she provides pediatric airway development through Koala KIDZzz® in hopes that she can help them avoid the need for sleep and TMD treatment as adults.

Her hobbies include spending quality time with her husband and children. Together they enjoy cooking, music, gymnastics, outdoor activities, event planning, mission work, and church ministries.

Dr. Rodney E. Willey, DDS, D.ACSDD, D.ASBA

Dental Director & CEO

Dr. Willey is the founder and CEO of the Koala® Center For Sleep & TMJ Disorders franchise and KoalaKIDZzz®. As the dental director, he is motivated to champion headache-free living and sleep health at each of the Koala locations. After completing his doctorate in dentistry at Loma Linda University, Dr. Willey continued his training in Mastering Neuromuscular Occlusion, along with TMD and developmental diagnosis through the Las Vegas Institute. He further completed a 5-year course in functional orthodontics and guided growth development through the United States Dental Institute. You will find Dr. Willey to be energetic and empathetic for patients of every age and walk of life, Dr. Willey believes everyone deserves the opportunity to live pain-free days and to enjoy deep, restful sleep every night.

Dr. Rodney E. Willey, DDS, D.ACSDD, D.ASBA

Dr. Rodney E. Willey, DDS, D.ACSDD, D.ASBA

Dental Director & CEO

Dr. Willey is the founder and CEO of the Koala® Center For Sleep & TMJ Disorders franchise and KoalaKIDZzz®. As the dental director, he is motivated to champion headache-free living and sleep health at each of the Koala locations. After completing his doctorate in dentistry at Loma Linda University, Dr. Willey continued his training in Mastering Neuromuscular Occlusion, along with TMD and developmental diagnosis through the Las Vegas Institute. He further completed a 5-year course in functional orthodontics and guided growth development through the United States Dental Institute. You will find Dr. Willey to be energetic and empathetic for patients of every age and walk of life, Dr. Willey believes everyone deserves the opportunity to live pain-free days and to enjoy deep, restful sleep every night.