Dr Dermot Canavan, Orofacial Pain
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Dr Dermot Canavan
B. Dent. Sc. (T.C.D), M.G.D.S (Edin.), M.S. (Calif.), Dip Cons Sed

Dr Dermot Canavan's undergraduate training took place in Dublin Dental University Hospital (part of Trinity College Dublin) from where he graduated in 1980. He holds a membership in general dental surgery (MGDS) from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh (1987). Dr Canavan completed his post-graduate studies at the University of California in Los Angeles, with a masters degree in oral biology and a clinical certificate in orofacial pain management (1994).
He currently lectures in orofacial pain management at Dublin Dental University Hospital and conducts private clinics.
Dr Canavan has lectured both nationally and internationally for medical and dental groups. He is currently the assistant editor of the Journal of the Irish Dental Association and has authored many articles and book chapters on orofacial pain management for medical and dental publications. He is a member of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), a former president of the Irish Pain Society (2006) and a former president of the Metropolitan Branch of the Irish Dental Association (2008).

Dr Dermot Canavan, Orofacial Pain


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