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Vermont Orofacial Pain Associates (VOPA)

is seeking an associate to join our practice.

Our practice has been located in the beautiful Burlington, Vermont, area since 1988 and is a full time OFP opportunity. We receive referrals from all of Vermont, upstate New York and northern New Hampshire. Vermont has been labeled as both the healthiest and safest state in the USA and is a wonderful place for children. Vermont is also working to develop the first, statewide single payer health care system in the United States in the next few years and our practice will be included in this protocol.

Candidates for this position should expect to be busy from day one. This is an opportunity to apply what you know on a full time basis right from the start. We do not provide any dental services and we have a strong referral base for support care including physical therapy, psychiatry, chronic pain resources, oral surgery, ENT, rheumatology, sleep medicine and headache neurology. The Headache Cooperative of New England meets in Stowe, Vermont, on an annual basis.

We provide educational opportunities for the local dental GPRs, PhD physical therapists, the Chronic Pain Center and young candidates for dental school. We also employ clinical assistants who are in transition from undergraduate school to medical school or other health care related professions.

If you would be interested in further information regarding this opportunity, please contact Dr. Jeff Crandall at his home phone # 802-899-2022 or via email at

Jeffrey Crandall, DDS: Dr. Crandall completed his dental training at Temple University School of Dentistry in 1974 and the General Practice Dental Residency at the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont in 1975. In 1984 Dr. Crandall received a Certificate for completion of the extended program in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Crandall has maintained a referral-based practice limited to TMD and Orofacial Pain since 1984. He is a member of the Attending Staff in Surgery and a preceptor for the General Practice Dental Residency at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, Vermont. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain and the International College of Dentists. He was President of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain in 2010-2011 and served as acting president for the AAOP in 2011-2012. Dr. Crandall is serving on the Board of Directors for the American Board of Orofacial Pain as well as the Board of Directors of the American Board of Dental Specialties.


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Full-Time Clinical Faculty Position UCLA School of Dentistry


The UCLA School of Dentistry invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at the level of Health Sciences Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor, in the Section of Oral Medicine and Orofacial Pain, Division of Oral Biology and Medicine, with the starting date of July 1, 2017.


Primary responsibilities of the position include serving as Director of the Predoctoral Orofacial Pain curriculum, and teaching in the Orofacial Pain and Sleep Medicine postdoctoral residency program. The individual will provide expert didactic and clinical instruction in the pre-doctoral program, with an emphasis on Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Joint diseases. In addition, the individual will engage in research/scholarship consistent with his/her professional goals and program needs, provide direct patient care in the Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine Faculty Practice, and contribute service to the school, and profession.


Applicants must possess: (1) DMD/DDS degree from an institution accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) or equivalent, (2) documented training in orofacial pain and board certification from the American Board of Orofacial Pain. (3) Graduate research training, preferably with a PhD or MS. Applicants must possess or be eligible for a California dental license. A strong track record of ongoing innovative, scholarly research, teaching excellence, and outstanding patient care is highly desirable, as well as demonstration or likely commitment to diversity-related teaching/research/service. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and the names of three references to Steven Shaevel, Academic Personnel Director, via the UCLA Recruit Portal at


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.






The Department of Diagnostic Sciences at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the Instructor level.  We are seeking qualified applicants working in the area of molecular biology related to neuropathic trigeminal pain models, stress models as well as molecular genetics and epigenetics.


The Department is looking for individuals who will collaborate in discoveries that will enhance understanding of trigeminal neuropathic pain. The Department is an integral part of Rutgers School of Dental Medicine and as such has access to a rich and varied research environment. This person(s) will be asked to develop and supervise scientific projects and establish research initiatives. The applicant should have a Ph.D. in biology or a related field.  Applicant(s) should be familiar with behavioral assays such as, animal models of stress and anxiety (elevated plus maze, forced swim test), animal pain assessments (OPAD, tactile allodynia, mechanical hyperalgesia) and stereotactic brain surgery. Applicant(s) should have experience in formulating grant applications in areas of pain, genetic and epigenetic research. Applicant(s) with a previous record of funding or publications in this area will receive preference.


The successful candidate will be expected to work with the faculty members of the department and assist in developing a competitive research program, supported by external funding.  In addition the candidate will be expected to participate in training MS/MDS and PhD students and as such contribute to the Department’s graduate and undergraduate research and teaching programs.


We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits.  RSDM is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, equal access employer and especially encourages applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities.


Please send resumes to Dr. Rafael Benoliel, Associate Dean for Research, Diagnostic Sciences Department, 110 Bergen Street, RSDM – D830, Newark, New Jersey 07101.  Email: 






Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology,

Radiology and Medicine


NYU College of Dentistry is seeking applications for a full time position in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology and Medicine.  Candidates should possess a DDS/DMD degree with board certification or eligibility for certification in the area of Orofacial Pain and be Eligible for a New York State dental license.


Candidates are expected to demonstrate evidence of clinical experience and scholarly activity in the area of oral and maxillofacial pain.  Candidates at the Professor and Associate Professor level will be expected to have a significant record of research accomplishments including a history of extramural funding and demonstrated potential for future funding.  Responsibilities include leadership of the department’s orofacial pain curriculum and clinical service, teaching in the pre-doctoral curriculum, and research productivity.  NYUCD offers opportunities to participate in clinical and basic sciences research in orofacial pain, a rapidly expanding basic sciences research program in oral cancer and in the NYUCD multidisciplinary research center. Opportunity to participate in the NYUCD faculty practice is also available. 


NYU offers an excellent benefits package.  Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with credentials and experience.  Interested candidates should submit a statement of academic objectives, a curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of four references to Dr. Joan A. Phelan, Chair, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology and Medicine, New York University College of Dentistry, 345 East 24 Street, New York, NY, 10010.

NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer




The Department of Neural and Pain Sciences at the University of Maryland, School of Dentistry, seeks an outstanding specialist in chronic orofacial pain for a full-time faculty position. We encourage applications for position at the Assistant Professor level, but will also consider applications from more senior individuals. The applicant should have a DDS, and advanced specialty training in the area of chronic orofacial pain. The successful applicant will have a principle responsibility as the Clinical Director for the Brotman Facial Pain Clinic, located in the University of Maryland, School of Dentistry, in Baltimore.  In this capacity, the individual will need to acquire either a full or a limited dental practice licensure from the State of Maryland.  Preference will be given to individuals with clinical research experience, as the position will involve collaborations with other faculty conducting clinical and translational research at the Brotman Facial Pain Clinic. The individual filling this position will also be expected to participate in professional and graduate student educational programs. We strongly encourage applications from qualified women and minority candidates.


Send a CV, statement of career objectives, and the names of at least three references to Ms Yulvonnda Brown, NPS Search Committee, Department of Neural and Pain Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 650 W. Baltimore Street, 8th Floor South, Baltimore, MD 21201.  Review of applications will begin June 15, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.



Colorado Springs, CO.  Please contact James Colt, DDS, MDS: 303-810-0985




The Robert and Susan Carmel Chair in Algesiology




Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM) is seeking a pain researcher to fill the vacant position of “The Robert and Susan Carmel Chair in Algesiology”. Candidates should hold a DMD/DDS or MD/DO, preferably with a PhD, or a PhD. An established record of research and publications in the clinical or basic sciences, related to chronic pain, and active funding are essential.


The successful candidate will receive an appointment at the Department of Diagnostic Sciences. Salary, academic rank and startup options will be commensurate with experience and background. The successful candidate will form part of the Department’s Center for Tempormandibular Disorders (TMD) and Orofacial Pain. (OFP) The Center is active in clinical and basic research and provides postgraduate training in orofacial pain.


Applications, including a CV, a statement outlining research strategy and vision, and three letters of recommendation, are to be submitted to:


Dr. Rafael Benoliel, Rutgers School of Dental Medicine,

110 Bergen Street, Room D741. Newark, NJ 07103-2400.



Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, a component of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, is located on the Newark Campus along with the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Rutgers School of Health Related Professions and Rutgers School of Nursing.  Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution.



Position for OFP-Sleep Medicine Expert

Los Angeles, CA

Well established and respected multi-doctor and multi-office Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery practice in Southern California seeks a hardworking energetic orofacial pain expert.  We have an excellent opportunity for an individual interested in orofacial pain and sleep medicine fields.

We offer excellent benefits, compensation, and retirement options. Candidates must be either board certified or board eligible in orofacial pain with knowledge and experience in pain management and regional blocks.


Please email your CV to




Dental Practice for Sale

Houston, TX

This established dental practice is limited to treating Facial Pain, TMJ, Headaches and Sleep Breathing Disorders. It is a referral only practice, with about 65% of the referrals coming from General Dentists and all other dental specialties.  The remaining referrals come from Medical Doctors, which include ENT Doctors, Neurologists, Cardiologists, Sleep Medicine Specialists and General Family Practitioners, as well as Physical Therapists. Collaboration with both physician and dental colleagues is central to the practice’s success, both in terms of practice growth and treatment success.

The major portion of practice income comes from the initial splint therapy (TMJ) or oral appliance therapy (sleep). The practice is one hundred percent fee for service practice with most patients paying cash for services. Annual collections are 1.4 million.


There are 6 patient rooms, a large lab, a doctor’s office, assistant stations, three reception stations, an accounting room and a management office. There is a separate room for the

 i-CAT Cone Beam/3D imaging unit. The practice was established in 1999 and is located in an affluent, family oriented community just north of Houston, Texas.


For more information please contact Patrick or Tom, below:



Contact Information:


Patrick Johnston, MHA                                                                                    Tom Guglielmo, DMD

800-756-7412 x 101                                                                                             800-756-7412 x 102                                                                        


Faculty Position, School of Dental Medicine

UConn Health,  Farmington, CT

The University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine invites applications for an Assistant Professor faculty position from individuals with training and expertise in Orofacial Pain (OFP) and/or Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD). Considerable latitude will be exercised relative to educational background although these characteristics will be advantageous: Master’s degree and board eligibility in Orofacial Pain, and expertise in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and oral motor disorders (OMD). The successful applicant will be primarily responsible for developing a clinical program in the broad area of TMJ and facial pain disorders and for providing curriculum leadership in these topics at the predoctoral, postdoctoral and graduate student levels. Successful applications also will be expected to establish a collaborative research program in one of these areas to complement existing research programs in the School of Dental Medicine or across Health Center. Academic appointment will be within a School section/division that best aligns with the candidate’s clinical training and academic aspirations. Based on the candidate’s expertise, additional teaching and clinical responsibilities will be assigned within the School of Dental Medicine. Full-time faculty receive a 12-month appointment and salary is commensurate with qualifications. Interested applicants should upload a cover letter, a complete curriculum vitae, samples of publications, statement of interest and the names and contact information for at least three references. Consideration of applicants will begin in April 2015 and continue until the position is filled.


To apply, please visit:

Job search #: 2015-869




Well established and respected multi-doctor and multi-office OMFS practice in Connecticut and New York seeks a hardworking energetic orofacial pain expert.  We have an excellent opportunity for and individual interested in orofacial pain and sleep medicine fields.

We offer excellent benefits, compensation, and retirement options. Candidates must be either board certified or board eligible in orofacial pain.

The positions available are for either a full-time associate or an associateship leading to partnership for the right person.

Please email your CV to





 Associate Position - Wisconsin

We are offering an excellent opportunity for a dentist interested in practicing in the orofacial pain and sleep medicine field.  Our large and well-established practice of over 30 years is still growing and extremely busy, with offices throughout Wisconsin.  Our multi-disciplinary practice is exclusive to orofacial pain and sleep medicine, with exclusive contracts for most insurance plans in Wisconsin.  We are looking for an energetic individual who is preferably residency trained or board certified in orofacial pain.  We offer an excellent compensation package.  Please call Karien at 1-414-476-9400 or email your CV to to discuss this opportunity further.

Practice Available - Colorado
TMJ/SLEEP/PAIN MGMT: Front Range, CO (CO 1406) Ann Revs $630K, 3 ops, 1800 sf, doctor retiring. 
ADS Precise Consultants, 888.909.2545, 

Orofacial Pain Fellowship


The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital is pleased to announce a one-year Orofacial Pain Fellowship program. This program will offer additional training for graduates of accredited US dental schools with a preference for those with GPR or specialty training. The program consists of clinical rotations in Orofacial Pain with faculty members and elective rotations through various related departments, including Pain, Physical Therapy, Radiology, Neurosurgery, Neurology and the Headache Center. Didactic and teaching opportunities will also be available.  For more information please select the following link:  Mass General Fellowship