Dr. Keith Thornton

Dental Sleep Medicine Specialist

Dr. Keith Thornton is a restorative dentist in Dallas, Texas who today limits his practice to the treatment of sleep-related breathing disorders. He is an innovator and pioneer in the field that is now known as Dental Sleep Medicine. 

To read more about his journey and why he is passionate about what he does, click here

Nelly Savala

Patient Care Manager

A Dallas native, Nellie has worked with Dr. Thornton since 1987. She joined his dental practice right out of the Dallas’ Health Science Talented and Gifted Program for high school students and is a Certified Dental Assistant.

Nellie’s enthusiasm for patient care is apparent the moment you meet her. She is committed to providing quality care and loves working with patients to resolve their snoring and sleep apnea issues. She says that she is inspired daily by Dr. Thornton’s mission to help people achieve restorative sleep!

Nellie and her husband are the proud parents of a son and daughter.

Irene Lopez

Office Manager

After 18 years working in the dental field, Irene joined SleepWell Solutions in 2015.  She strives to ensure the patients are well informed and goes the extra mile to address any questions or concerns that patients may have.


Irene loves hearing patients rave about how refreshed they feel when they wake up and how much happier they are after treatment. Knowing that SleepWell Solutions helps so many people is the best part of her job!

Irene is happily married and has four beautiful children, two girls and two boys.


6131 Luther Lane Suite 208

Dallas, Texas 75225