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44th Scientific Meeting
Update on Health, TMD and Sleep from a Global Perspective

May 7-10, 2020 • Orlando

PLENARY 1: The Evolving Dental Speciality

James Fricton, DDS

Friday, May 8, 2020 — 8:30 am – 9:15 am

Meet our outstanding presenter. Dr. Fricton has over thirty years of experience in clinical care, research, and teaching in the field of chronic pain, temporomandibular disorders, and health informatics. He completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and post-graduate studies in Computer Science from the University of Iowa. He also completed a Master’s Degree in Oral Biology at UCLA School of Dentistry and an Anesthesiology and Pain Management Residency at UCLA Medical Center. After his research and clinical training at UCLA, he joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota. He maintains an active private practice for patients with TMJ, orofacial, head, and neck pain in Plymouth and St. Paul, Minnesota.

Dr. Fricton has been elected to the governing boards of the American Pain Society, the American Board of Orofacial Pain, and the American Academy of Orofacial Pain. He was appointed to several National Institute of Health study sections as a reviewer.

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