Dr. Miriam Grushka MSC DDS PHD
Dr. Miriam Grushka MSC DDS PHD
Diplomate, American Board of Oral Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Orofacial Pain
Certified Specialist in Oral Medicine (British Columbia)
Courtesy professor at university of Florida

Dr. Miriam Grushka specializes in Oral Medicine & Oroficial Pain, including:

Burning Mouth Syndrome
Disturbances of Taste and Smell
Dry Mouth
Orofacial Pain
Temporomandibular Joint Disorders
Oral Mucosal Lesions
Oral Changes of Systemic Diseases
Movement Disorders

The majority of oral medicine patients that Dr. Grushka currently treats are those presenting with problems related to their TM joints involving patients who have experienced either direct or indirect trauma to the jaw.

About Dr. Grushka

Dr. Grushka graduated from Dentistry at the University of Toronto and completed her Ph.D. studies in Dentistry at the same university in 1986. During her Ph. D. Studies she taught in the Oral Diagnosis, Oral Medicine and Temporomandibular Joint Clinics. During this period, she also worked as a Research Fellow at the Toronto General Hospital's "Mouth Clinic", a clinic designed for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with orofacial pain and oral lesions. In 1986, she qualified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine; in 1988, she completed a two year Post-Doctoral fellowship in the area of facial pain. In 1997, she became a certified Specialist in Oral Medicine in the Province of British Columbia and a Diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain

In 1996, Dr. Grushka also graduated from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education with an M. Ed. in Counseling Psychology.

Dr. Grushka has lectured widely throughout Canada and the United States in the field of Oral Medicine and Orofacial Pain and has contributed to the scientific literature through both journal articles and book chapters, having authored more than 30 peer-reviewed articles.

Since 1998, Dr. Grushka has limited her practice to Oral Medicine in both private and in hospital based practice. She ran an "Oral Medicine Clinic" at Etobicoke General Hospital between 1988 and 1993 and also served as Chief of Dentistry at EGH from 1990 to 1991.

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