Donald R. Tanenbaum DDS,MPH
While pursuing a dual degree in Dentistry and Public Health at Columbia University (DDS/MPH) in New York City, Dr Tanenbaum envisioned a career that would focus on helping patients with facial pain problems. Following a two year dental residency at Queens Hospital Center in New York City where he learned the essentials of the diagnosis and management of chronic benign pain of the head, face and mouth, Dr. Tanenbaum started his professional career. Over the last 26 years he has maintained private practices in New York City and Long Island and devoted countless hours to teaching dental students, dental residents and practicing dentists throughout the United States.
Dr Tanenbaum holds several prominent positions including Clinical Assistant Professor at the School of Dental Medicine at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, Clincial Assistant Professor at the North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Section Head of the Division of Orofacial Pain/ Dental Sleep Medicine at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Tanenbaum is a Past President of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain and a Diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain. He has given lectures at medical grand rounds, dental societies and study clubs and continues to pursue training and education in this specialized area of pain.