About AAOP

The American Academy of Orofacial Pain, an organization of dentists and other health professionals, is dedicated to alleviating pain and suffering through the promotion of excellence in education, research, and patient care in the field of orofacial pain and associated disorders.

Congratulations

Congratulations to Dr. Jeffery Okeson! Fauchard Gold Medal Award On October 15, 2022, Dr. Jeffery Okeson received the 2020 Fauchard Gold Medal Award (presenting the award was delayed due to COVID). The Gold Medal was presented to him by Dr. Ghabi Kaspo, Region 4 of Pierre Fauchard [...]

By |2022-10-19T17:10:29+00:00October 19th, 2022|Member Spotlight|Comments Off on Congratulations

Sleep 2022 Update

Updates in Sleep and Pain 2022 AAOP VIRTUAL Sleep Conference Saturday, November 12, 2022 SAVE THE DATE The AAOP is pleased to announce the 2022 Virtual Sleep Conference as detailed below. Register 2022 AAOP VIRTUAL Sleep Conference Updates in Sleep and Pain Program Co-Chairs: Mariona [...]

By |2022-10-05T23:58:57+00:00September 29th, 2022|Sleep|Comments Off on Sleep 2022 Update

Member Spotlight Fall 2022

Member Spotlight Fall 2022 Isabel Moreno Hay, DDS, PhD Dr. Moreno Hay works in Lexington, KY and specializes in General Dentistry 1) How did you get interested in the field of Orofacial Pain? I was first introduced to the field of Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) by my mentors [...]

By |2022-10-21T17:33:23+00:00September 28th, 2022|AAOP Insider, Member Spotlight|Comments Off on Member Spotlight Fall 2022

Sleep 2022

Updates in Sleep and Pain 2022 AAOP VIRTUAL Sleep Conference Saturday, November 12, 2022 Program Co-Chairs: Mariona Mulet and Maria Hernandez Course Description: Updates in Sleep - Sleep medicine is a developing field of study that has gained a lot of traction in the last decade. Articles [...]

By |2022-09-23T18:20:34+00:00September 23rd, 2022|President Message, Sleep|Comments Off on Sleep 2022

ORTHOPEDIC USE OF INTRAORAL APPLIANCES

ORTHOPEDIC USE OF INTRAORAL APPLIANCES TO TREAT SPECIFIC DIAGNOSES OF TMD An AAOP Mentoring Webinar Our Presenter: Joseph R Cohen, DDS, FACD, FACD, FAAOP, FAHS Assistant Professor and Director of Orofacial Pain, AT Still University, Mesa Campus Dr. Cohen has been in Private Practice since 1969 then [...]

By |2022-08-16T15:49:07+00:00August 16th, 2022|Mentor|Comments Off on ORTHOPEDIC USE OF INTRAORAL APPLIANCES

2022 AAOP Fellows

2022 Fellows Dr. Ranjivendra Nath Completed Residency program at University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California in 2018. Dr. Eric Grin Completed Residency program at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2021. Dr. Seema Kuruph Completed Residency program at SUNY, University at Buffalo in 2017. [...]

By |2022-06-20T19:36:30+00:00June 20th, 2022|AAOP Insider|Comments Off on 2022 AAOP Fellows

President’s Message June 2022

Presidents Message It was fantastic to finally see everyone in person once again at the annual meeting in Boston! The venue was great and the program itself was excellent in every way. Many thanks to the program committee for organizing such an informative slate of speakers.  It [...]

By |2022-06-20T18:48:05+00:00June 20th, 2022|President Message|Comments Off on President’s Message June 2022

AAOP 2022 Poster 1st Place

Award Winner Changes in Hearing Threshold and Auditory Brainstem Pathway Correlate with Trigeminal Nociception in a Preclinical Chronic Migraine Model Each year The AAOP invites members and non-members to submit abstracts to be considered for a poster presentation at the AAOP Annual Scientific Meetings. We are pleased [...]

By |2022-05-19T16:06:24+00:00June 5th, 2022|Posters|Comments Off on AAOP 2022 Poster 1st Place

Dr. Robert Merrill

OBITUARY Dr. Merrill impacted my life not only as a teacher and a mentor but as a role model. His dedication to advancing orofacial pain as a community could only be equaled by his ethics and kind nature. I owe him a debt of gratitude for his [...]

By |2022-05-31T13:32:35+00:00May 31st, 2022|Posters|Comments Off on Dr. Robert Merrill

AAOP 2022 Poster 2nd Place

Award Winner Pain, Deep Neck Flexor Performance, Neck Disability and Posture in Individuals with Temporomandibular Disorders with and without Otological Complaints: A Cross-Sectional Study Each year The AAOP invites members and non-members to submit abstracts to be considered for a poster presentation at the AAOP Annual Scientific [...]

By |2022-05-26T02:02:13+00:00May 25th, 2022|Posters|Comments Off on AAOP 2022 Poster 2nd Place

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