About Doctor Michael Gelb: TMJ, headaches, sleep disorders / sleep apnea specialist

DOCTOR MICHAEL GELB, DDS, MS

 TMJ Specialists * Headache Specialists * Sleep Disorder / Sleep Apnea Specialists * Emergency Appointments

Dr. Michael Gel: TMJ, headaches, sleep disorders specialist

The Gelb Center NYC Office: 635 Madison Ave, 19th Floor, New York, New York 10022 | 212-752-1662 | Fax 212-832-5904 | mgelb@gelbcenter.com

The Gelb Center White Plains Office: 12 Old Mamaroneck Road, Suite 1C, White Plains, New York 10605 | 914-686-4528 | Fax 914-289-1731 | mgelb@gelbcenter.com

Dr. Michael Gelb, with world class offices in both NYC and White Plains, New York is an innovator in sleep apnea, painful TMJ disorders, and other head and neck pain disorders. Dr. Gelb has studied breathing related sleep disorders (BRSD), specializing in how they relate to fatigue, focus, pain, and the effects all of these can have on a person’s life.  The Gelb Center is known as “The Sleep Apnea / Sleep Disorders Specialist in NYC“, “The TMJ Specialist” and “The New York Headache Center“ because The Gelb Center is the premier destination for patients suffering with TMJ, headaches, or sleep disorders.

Dr. Michael Gelb is the Co-inventor the critically acclaimed Airway Centric ™ medical device as well as the NORAD, or Nocturnal Oral Airway Dilator appliance that reduces snoring by positioning the patient’s tongue and jaw so that airways stay open. Dr. Gelb has also updated the Gelb or MORA™ appliance, named after his father, a pioneer in the industry, and has multiple patents pending for sleep disorder devices and pain management.

Dr. Michael Gelb is a highly rated author and speaker on TMJ, sleep apnea, sleep disorders, and chronic headache treatments. With over 30 years of experience, the renowned specialist has written and co-authored numerous journal articles and book chapters to share his knowledge and best practices with other doctors, specialists, and dentists. He has presented at numerous international meetings.  With significant involvement in TMJ research and chronic headache teaching, The Gelb Center is committed to early adoption of the latest research findings, medical technology, diagnostic techniques & treatments into clinical practice in order to give the highest quality care to our patients.

The Gelb Center was founded by Dr. Michael Gelb’s father:  Dr. Harold Gelb. Dr. Harold Gelb graduated Cum Laude from Tufts University College of Dental Medicine. He is a past president of the American Equilbration Society and the American Academy of Orofacial Pain. His articles on TMJ Disorders have appeared in virtually every recognized dental journal including The Journal of Craniomandibular Practice. He is currently an Adjunct Clinical Professor at Tufts University College of Dental Medicine; a position he has held since 1992. In 1985 Dr. Gelb founded the Craniomandibular Pain Center at Tufts University College of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. He was a Clinical Professor at the Department of Restorative Dentistry in the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, from 1971 to 1991. He has also been the director of the Temporomandibular Joint Clinic at the Department of Otolaryngology, in the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary from 1958 to 1979.

Doctor Michael Gelb’s impressive credentials include:

DR. MICHAEL GELB’S EDUCATION

  • SUNY Buffalo: 1982 – 1984 Thesis: “Neuromuscular Research in Clinical Dentistry,” February 1989 M.S., Masters of Oral Science
  • Columbia University: 1978 – 1982 New York, New York D.D.S., Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • Tufts University:  1974 – 1978 Medford, Massachusetts B.S., Bio-Psychology

DR. MICAEL GELB’S LICENSURE

  • New York License
  • New York Narcotic License

DR. MICHAEL GELB’S HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS

  • Attending: 2001-2004, Hospital of Joint Disease : Rheumatology TMJ Clinic
  • Attending: 2000 –2001, Beth Israel, Department of Pain Management
  • Attending: 1984 – 1987, TMJ Clinic, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York

DR. MICHAEL GELB’S ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

  • Clinical Professor, 1989 – Present, NYU College of Dentistry, Division of Basic Science, Dept. of Oral Medicine and Pathology
  • Director, 1989 – 2001, TMJ and Orofacial Pain Program, NYU College of Dentistry
  • Clinical Assistant Professor,  1985-1995, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Dept. of General Dentistry, The Gelb Craniomandibular Pain Center
  • Co-director of Course DB03-.100-001, 1995 – 1996, Management of TMD – 10 hour course for junior undergraduate students – NYU College of Dentistry
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, 1984 – 1989, UMDNJ-New Jersey Dental School, Dept of Restorative Dentistry
  • Lecturer in Full Mouth Rehab  Course,  NYU CDE 2012-2014
  • Codirector Sleep Course NYU – CDE 2012-2013

DR. MICHAEL GELB’S PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

  • International Editorial Board, 2007, Indian Journal of Sleep Medicine
  • AAOP  Council , 1999 – 2001
  • Chairman, 1998 – 1999, External Relations Committee, American Academy of Orofacial Pain
  • Chairman Membership Committee, AAOP
  • Chairman, 1994 – 1996,  Impairment Subcommittee, American Academy of Orofacial Pain
  • Chairman, 1994 – 1996,  Exhibits and Sponsors Committee, American Academy of Orofacial Pain
  • President, 1990 – 1991, Northeast Craniomandibular Society
  • President, 1989 – 1990, Dental Division, Academy of Neuromuscular Thermography 
  • Chairman, 1988 – 1990, Membership Committee, First District Dental Society
  • President, 1985 – 1989, Craniomandibular Society of New York
  • Board of Directors, 1988 – 1990, First District Dental Society
  • Vice President, 1987 – 1989, Academy of Neuromuscular Thermography, Dental Division
  • Public and Professional Relations, 1986 – 1987, First District Dental Society
  • Membership Committee, 1986 – 1987, FDDS  

DR. MICHAEL GELB’S PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Academy of Physiologic Medicine and Dentistry
  • American Academy of Craniofacial Pain
  • American Academy of Orofacial Pain
  • Northeast Craniomandibular Society (Founder 1987-2000)
  • International Association of Dental Research (1982-1990)
  • American Dental Association New York County Dental Society
  • Craniomandibular Society of New York (Founder 1984)
  • Northeast Gnathologic Society
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • American Sleep Disorders Association
  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine

DR. MICHAEL GELB’S HONORS

  • Diplomate, 1995 – present, American Board of Orofacial Pain
  • Brookdale Fellowship in Aging & Human Development, 1982
  • $2,500 Geriatric Research Grant ,Columbia University
  • National Research Service Award from the National Institute of Dental Research: Two-year funded program in Neuromuscular Research in Clinical Dentistry at SUNY Buffalo
  • BS, Cum Laud, Tufts University, 1978

DR. MICHAEL GELB’S CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES PRESENTED

2013

  • White Plains Dental Forum Oct  21 ,2013 Airway Centric™ Dentistry Renaissance Hotel ,White Plains ,NY
  • Endodontic Study Club of Westchester , Tooth Pain of Non Odontogenic Origin Oct 14 , 2013, Renissance Hotel , White Plains ,NY
  • WCLI Keynote Speaker Nov 8th, 2013  Austin , Tx  Lakeway Resort
  • Xlear Educational SeminarUpper Airway Resistance with Obstructive Sleep Apnea”-Cancun, Mexico. February 2013
  • AAPMD- Multidisciplinary, membership organization dedicated to studying the role of the airway in health, brain, development and well being. “The Silent Airway Problem”  -Chicago, IL March 2013
  • WCLI Super Symposium “Keynote speaker “Concepts in Airway-Centric Therapy Using Lasers and 3D CBCT Technology”-Huntington Beach, CA March 2013
  • Sleep Group Solutions- Dental Sleep Medicine Seminar- Ft. Lauderdale, FL. April 2013
  • NAAFO-“Orthodontics-Early Intervention for Airway and Brain Development”-Chicago, IL. – May 2013
  • Airway Centric ® Study Club, White Plains, NY- May 2013
  • AAPMD- Multidisciplinary, membership organization dedicated to studying the role of the airway in health, brain, development and well being.- “Connecting the Dots for Diagnosis and Treatment”. Oakland, CA –June 2013
  • WCLI Symposium Keynote Presentation: “Key Concepts in Airway Centric Therapy: Using Lasers and 3D CBCT To Save Lives”-Seattle WA, September 2013
  • FOX News Segment on “Obamacare” New York, NY –October 2013
  • ABC News Segment on “Phone Addiction May Lead to Sleep Texting”  New York, NY –October 2013

2012

  • Greater New York Dental Meeting “Denta Verse-guest speaker” New York, New York, November 2012
  • Biolase Live Webinar “Dental Sleep Apnea” New York, new York, December 2012

2011

  • NYU College of Dentistry, “Integrating TMJ & Sleep into your Restorative Practice” New York, New York, March 2011
  • White Plains Dental Forum, “Integrating TMJ & Sleep into your Restorative Practice” New York, New York, March 2011
  • NYU College of Dentistry, “Dental Sleep Medicine Continuum at NYU” New York, New York, April-June 2011
  • Occlusal Concepts Study Group, “Sleep Dentistry – A Current Update” New York, New York, May 2011
  • Westchester Medical Center Cardiology Fellows, “Sleep Apnea” Westchester, New York, New York, May 2011

2010

  • American Academy of Craniofacial Pain, “An Integrative Center Approach to TMD and Sleep Disorders” Salt Lake City, Utah, July 2010
  • White Plains Dental Study Club, “Tooth Pain of non Odontogenic Origin”, White Plains, New York, July 2010
  • 2nd District Dental Society, “Integrating Sleep Disorders into Dental Practice”, Staten Island,  New York, October 2010

2009

  • ICOT, “Iatrogenic  Orofacial Pain in Adolescents and Adults: Bridging the Gap”, Bahia, Brazil, August 2009
  • American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, “Diagnosis of Breathing Disorders”, Louisville, KY October 2009
  • 9th District Dental Society, “Weaving Snoring and TMJ Into Your Practice”, Hawthorne, New York, October 2009

2008

  • Bay Ridge Study Group, “Facial Beauty &  Snoring, Sleep Apnea” REX Manor, 1100 60th Street, Brooklyn, NY, February 28, 2008
  • NewTom Day, “The Role of CBCT in the Diagnosis of TMD & Sleep Apnea” Verona, Italy, July 2008

2007

  • Tufts University Dental Alumni Association New York Chapter, “40 Percent of Your Patients Have a Sleep Disorder”.   The Penn Club 30 West 44th Street, New York City,  March 28th, 2007
  • The Dental Forum “Facial Beauty : Saving Lives One Smile at a Time”,   The Water Club, New York City, September  2007
  • TMJ, Airway  and Facial Harmony, Northern Westchester Study Club, La Strata Restaurant, Armonk, November 2007

2003

  • Westchester Dental Hygienists’ Association Inc. – March 3, 2003
  • Dentofacial Study Group of New York, Occlusal Concepts Study Group, “The Dentist’s Role in the Diagnosis & Treatment of Sleep Apnea & Sleep Bruxism”, March 12, 2003
  • Columbia University-  Lectured to Graduate  Dental Students, Oral Appliances for TMJ
  • New York University in Italy TMJ and Sleep lecture in Florence Italy,  April 2-5
  • NORAD lecture in Teaneck , New Jersey, May 5, 2003

2000

  • Integrated Health Technologies Symposium; presented insights into TMJ implications of oral appliance therapy for sleep apnea and snoring, May 5 & 6
  • Orofacial Pain as a Specialty, Northeast Craniomandibular Society’s 2000 Annual Meeting, Marriott at Glenpointe Hotel, Teaneck, New Jersey – May 20

1999

  • Orofacial Pain:  Recognition to Diagnosis, Ninth District Dental Society – May 6
  • TMD & Orofacial Pain Disorders:  Recognition, Management and Integration, NYU College of Dentistry – May 13
  • Recognition and Integration for the Generalist:  TMD and Orofacial Pain, NYU College of Dentistry – June 9
  • Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) and Orofacial Pain:  Recognition, Management, and Integration, Beth Israel Medical Center, Phillips Ambulatory Care Center, NYC – June 29

1998

  • Update on Mandibular Orthopedic Repositioning Therapy, New Jersey Craniomandibular Society, Newark Airport Marriott Hotel – January 20
  • Congenitally Evolved in TMD, S.I.D.O., Italy – March 20
  • TMD and Orofacial Pain, Tisch Hospital/Hospital for Joint Diseases – May 5
  • TMJ Implications of Oral Appliance Therapy, The Sleep & Breathing Symposium 1998, Vancouver, B.C., Oct. 3-4

1997

  • TMD:  Is There A Functional Etiology?, 22nd Yankee Dental Congress in Boston (sponsored by Massachusetts Dental Society), Hynes Convention Center – January 24
  • Update On Evaluation and Management of TMJ and Oral Facial Pain, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center – New York, January 27
  • Silencer Certification Course:  TMJ Issues in the Treatment of Sleep Apnea and Snoring; Bite Registration Techniques; Pain Management As A Component Of Snoring And Sleep Apnea Treatment; Long Term Implication in Treatment Involving Mandibular Advancement, La Guardia Holiday Inn Crown Plaza – Queens, New York, February 28
  • TMD and Orofacial Pain Disorders for the General Dentist, NYU College of Dentistry – NYC, May 15
  • Congenitally Evolved in T.M.D, Northeast Craniomandibular Society (NECS) Eighth Annual Conference, John Hancock Conference Center – Boston, June 7 & 8
  • Diagnosis and Management of Sleep Disorders:  Theory in Current Treatment, American Academy of Head, Neck & Facial Pain, 13th Annual International Symposium on Clinical Management of Head, Neck, Facial Pain and TMJ Disorders, Westin Hotel at Copley Place – Boston, August 15

1997-1998

  • Mini-residency in TMD Orofacial Pain Disorders, The Center for Continuing Dental Education, New York University College of Dentistry – New York City, October 9, 1997 through June 1998
  • TMJ Dysfunction, American Society of Master Dental Technologists (ASMDT), NYU School of Dentistry -New York City, November 22, 1997
  • The Ninth District Dental Society – November 1997
  • The Role of Sleep Disorders and TMD, Greater New York Dental Meeting – December 1997
  • TMJ Considerations in Mandibular Advancement Therapy, The Sleep & Breathing Symposium 1997, Radisson Resort – Scottsdale, Arizona, December 5

1996

  • Splints in TMD; Pain and Anxiety Management Conference, New York University College of Dentistry, David B. Kriser Dental Center – New York, NY, January 10
  • Snoring and Sleep Apnea for the General Dentist, Ninth District Dental Society – March 14
  • The Role of the Dentist in Snoring and Sleep Apnea, New York University – New York, NY, March 29
  • Sleep Apnea and Snoring:  Protocols for Treatment with the Silencer System, The Greater Long Island Dental Meeting, Dr. Wayne Halstrom – Oakdale, NY, April 18
  • The Integration of TMD into the Prosthetic Practice, NYU College of Dentistry – NYC, April 25
  • TMD and Orofacial Pain Disorders for the General Dentist, New York University – New York, NY, May 2
  • Diagnosis and Management of Sleep Disorders:  Theory and Current Treatment with Gila Lindsley, Ph.D., Northeast Craniomandibular Society’s Seventh Annual Conference, Logan Airport, Hilton Hotel – Boston, May 5
  • Integrating TMJ and Physical Therapy for Practice Growth, New York University – New York, NY, June 6
  • Sleep Apnea and Snoring:  Protocols for Treatment with the Silencer System, Queens County Dental Society – New York, October 11

1995

  • Sleep Apnea and Snoring:  The Role of the Dentist, Ninth District Dental Society – March 29
  • TMJ Impairment Conference – West Palm Beach, Florida, April 22
  • Sleep Meeting, Sleep Disorders Dental Society Annual Meeting – Nashville, TN, June 1
  • Tooth Pain of Non-Odontogenic Origin, Eastchester Study Club – Bronxville, NY, September 18
  • Sleep Apnea Course with Dr. Wayne Halstrom, sponsored by Town & Country Dental Labs – Oct. 16-17
  • Introduction to Snoring and Sleep Apnea, presented to Dental Faculty, Lenox Hill Hospital – New York, NY, October 19

1994

  • Treatment of Sleep Disorders and Snoring, NYU College of Dentistry, CDE – March 4
  • Temporomandibular Disorders and Teeth, Shore Dental Forum – March 17
  • TMD and Occlusion – What the Restorative Dentist Needs to Know, Ninth District Dental Society, Restorative Conference, Westchester Country Club – Harrison, NY, April 9
  • Medical Update for Differential Diagnosis of TMD, NYU College of Dentistry, CDE – April 14
  • Management of the Refractory TMD Patient; Advanced Consideration of Appliance Therapy for the Chronic TMD Patient, Sonesta Beach Hotel and Spa Bermuda – Hamilton, Bermuda, April 14-16
  • Temporomandibular Disorders, The Standard of Care, First District Dental Society – April 29
  • Clinical Decision Analysis in TMD, Orange-Sullivan County Dental Study Club – April
  • The Refractory Facial Pain Patient, NYU College of Dentistry, CDE – May 5
  • Oral Proprioception Disorder, North-east Craniomandibular Society Annual Meeting, Marriott Marquis -NYC, May 14

1993

  • Northeast Craniomandibular Society, Yankee Dental Congress, panel discussion by Directors of Eastern Seaboard TMJ Centers on Recent Status of TMJ – Boston, MA, January 22
  • Decision Making in TM Disorders, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, First Annual Gelb Symposium – March 13
  • TMJ & Dental Malpractice:  Defining the Standard of Care, The Ninth District Dental Society, Course #206 -March 18
  • Gold Standard on Monitoring Devices (an overview) to the Continuing Education TMJ Mini-Residency Students, Tufts Univ School of Dental Medicine – The Gelb Craniomandibular Pain Center, March 3
  • Nassau County Dental Society, peer review hearing regarding Mrs. Joyce Lomino vs. Dr. Robert J. Fink -March 22

1992

  • Diagnostic Instrumentation:  Current Update, Tufts Univ, Forsyth Dental Center – Boston, MA., Nov. 16
  • Oro-Facial Pain Syndromes, Eastern Pain Association, William Club – New York, NY
  • Headache Management:  A Comprehensive Update; Oromandibular Disorders and Headache:  A Critical Appraisal, NYU Medical Center – New York, NY, September 26
  • Clinical Diagnosis and Management of Temporomandibular Disorders and Facial Pain, C.P.A. Organizzazione Congressi with Dr. Jules Hesse – Milan, Italy, November 14-15

1991

  • New Dimensions in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Craniomandibular Disorders, Second District Dental Society – CES, Scientific Program with Dr. H. Gelb – April 12
  • Thermographic Assessment of Atypical Odontalgia, RSD and Myofascial Pain, AACD Annual Meeting – San Francisco, April 14
  • Treatment Using Anterior Repositioning Prosthesis, Academy of Denture Prosthetics – Wintergreen, VA, May 23
  • Clinical Diagnosis and Management of Temporomandibular Disorders and Facial Pain, Ramada Hotel – Venice, Italy, October 19-20

1990

  • Updating Procedures for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Craniomandibular (TMJ) Disorders, 15th Annual Yankee Dental Congress, Massachusetts Dental Society with Dr. H. Gelb – Boston, MA, January 18 (full day)
  • Temporomandibular Care into the 21st Century, Richmond County Dental Society, la Botte Restaurant – Staten Island, New York, February 20
  • Differential Splint Therapy for MPD-TMJ Patients, Greater South Bay Dental Study Club – Massapequa, New York, November 27

1989-1996

  • TMD and Orofacial Pain Program, Continuing Education Program (40 week course lasting seven years), NYU (Dr. M. Gelb, Director – TMJ and Orofacial Pain Program, NYU College of Dentistry)

1989

  • Advanced Diagnostic and Treatment Modalities in the Management of Craniomandibular (TMJ) Disorders – full day lecture with Dr. H. Gelb, AGD, July 16
  • The Role of Thermography in Pain Diagnosis, UMDNJ, New Jersey Dental School Fall Meeting-Oct. 25 (1 hr)

1988

  • Taking the Mystique Out of the Diagnosis and Treatment of Craniomandibular Disorders, American Dental Association, FDI meeting with Harold Gelb, D.M.D. – October 9 (full day)
  • Thermophysiologic Anthropometry of the Face in Homo Sapiens, Academy of Neuromuscular Thermography with S.A. Weinstein, Gay Weinstein and E. Weinstein, Royal Orleans Hotel – New Orleans, LA , September 22-23 (1 hour)
  • Diagnostic Modalities for Craniomandibular Disorders, sponsored by Craniofacial Pain Center, University of Maryland, Tropicana Hotel – Atlantic City, March 11 (1 hour)
  • Thermophysiologic Anthropometry of the Face in Homo Sapiens, poster presentation at AADR meeting – March 16-19 (2 hours)

1987

  • The Use of Thermography in the Diagnosis of TMJ/Facial Pain, Chicago Mid-Winter Dental Meeting Table Clinic – February (3 hours)
  • TMJ Practice Management to TMJ Residents at UMDNJ (1½ hours)

1986

  • TMJ/Headaches and Facial pain, First District Dental Society – full day course, May
  • TMJ Anatomy and Physiology, Academy of Neuromuscular Thermography, Three Day Annual Meeting – September (1 hour)
  • Recent Research in TMJ/Facial Pain, Tufts University Year-Long Continuing Education Program in TMJ – December (2½ hours)
  • TMJ Anatomy and Physiology, Carnegie Study Club – New York, NY (1 hour)

1985

  • Electromodalities, Tufts Alumni Group Multiphasic Seminar – 2½ hour lecture, October
  • TMJ Update, Physical Therapy Association at the LaGuardia Marriott – October
  • Repair Regeneration in Craniomandibular Disorders, Staten Island Hospital Residents – November
  • Tooth Pain of Non-Odontogenic Origin, Eastchester Dental Society – September 18
  • Electromedical Therapeutics for Craniomandibular Disorders, Greater NY Dental Meeting Table Clinic – Dec.

1984

  • GNYDM Workshop on TMJ – full day with Dr. Harold Gelb, November
  • TMJ and Physical Therapy, Second Year Physical Therapy Students at Columbia University – October
  • Current Concepts in TMJ, Residents and Attendants at V.A. Memorial Hospital – Buffalo, New York, February

DR. MICHAEL GELB’S CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES TAKEN

2011

  • Essentials Topics in Dental Sleep Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, January 2011.
  • AACP Mid-Winter Symposim, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 2011.
  • New York Dental Forum Meeting, New York, New York April 2011.
  • New York Sleep Circle presents, “The Upper Airway in OSA: Pathophysiology and Non-Surgical Approaches” New York, New York April 2011.

2010

  • AAOP 34th Annual Scientific Meeting, Orlando, Florida, May 2010.
  • Full Breath Solutions Seminar; Bryan Keropian, DDS presenting, New York City, May 2010.
  • American Academy of Otolarygology – Head & Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNCF), 2010 Annual Meeting, Boston Massachusetts, September 2010.
  • New York State Society of Sleep Medicine Conference, Albany, New York , October 2010.
  • Dentofacial Study Group of New York, Penn Club, New York City, October 2010.
  • New York Dental Forum, Union League Club, New York City, October 2010
  • Medtronics presents “Bone Grafting”, Core Clun in New York City, November 2010.

2009

  • AAOP 33rd Annual Scientific Meeting, Austin, Texas , March 2009.
  • ICOT, Brazil, August 2009.
  • American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, 60th Session, Louisville KY, October 2009.

2008

  • The New York Dental Forum, January 25, 2008,  The Garden City Hotel, “How to Create Exceptional Provisionals”, Presenter:  Dr. Jay Lerner
  • The New York Otolaryngology Group, February 4, 2008, Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Presenter:  Dr. Jordan C. Stern, M.D.

2007

  • The 3-D Imaging Symposium January 19, 2007.
  • New York Dental Forum January 26, 2007, “Full Arch Fixed/ Removable Implant Concepts”
  • Pebble Beach Dental Sleep Medicine Course February 8-10, 2007
  • Itamar “An Advanced Multidisciplinary Course on Sleep Medicine. March 2-3, 2007
  • New York Dental Forum March 92007, “ Why Less Is More Exploring Conservation Dentistry”
  • AAOP 31st Annual Scientific Meeting TMD and Orofacial Pain: Peripheral and Central Management Strategies. April 26-29, 2007
  • New York Dental Forum April 20th 2007 “Creating a Cutting Edge Practice”
  • “State of The Art 3-D Diagnosis of Interdisciplinary Cases” January 17, 2007 given by Dr. Theodore D. Freeland.

2006

  • Organizational Meeting DOSA January 26-28, 2006. Grand Hyatt DFW Airport
  • Chicago
  •  30th Scientific Meeting on Orofacial Pain, Temporomandibular Disorders, and Related Conditions. AAOP 2006 Annual Conference  April 27-30, 2006.
  • 15th Annual ADSM Meeting  in Salt Lake  City Utah, June 15-17, 2006
  • 8th World Congress on Sleep Apnea 2006. September 27-30, 2006.

2005

  • A systematic Approach To  Successful Bonded Porcelain Veneer Restoration, October 28, 2005
  • ADAA, Certification in Removable Orthodontic Appliance for Invisalign

2004

  • 28th annual Scientific Meeting on Orofacial Pain and Temporomanibular Disorders, March 25-27

2003

  • Attended Sleep course by Dr. Henry Gremillion at the Penn Club

1999

  • Diagnosis and Management of Facial Neuralgias:  An Interdisciplinary Approach, The Center for Oral Facial and Head Pain, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University, January 23
  • The New York County Dental Society, Guest Speaker Laurance Jerrold, D.D.S. – New York City, February 1
  • American Academy of Orofacial Pain, 24th Annual Scientific Meeting on Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders, April 30 – May 2
  • New York University College of Dentistry, Dental Society of the Sate of New York, “Advances and Innovations in Perio Prosthetics,” 14 hours lecture credits, October 21-22

1997

  • Imedex USA, Annual Conference of the Eastern Pain Association and Bonica Award Lecture:  What’s New in Pain Management?, Caspary Auditorium, The Rockefeller University – New York City, June 26

1995-1996

  • Getting Ahead of the Changes, MBC Consultants, Marc B. Cooper – 4-day course over six months

1995

  • Northeast Craniomandibular Society’s Annual Meeting – March 31
  • Craniomandibular Study Club of New York – April 27
  • APSS Ninth Annual Meeting, Sleep Research Society, American Sleep Disorder Association, Opryland Hotel – Nashville, May 25
  • Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Jonathan Levine – October 23
  • AAOP Annual Meeting – Orlando, Florida, February 13-14
  • Mastery of Practice, MBC Consultants, Marc B. Cooper – 12-day year long course

1994

  • Treatment of Sleep Disorders and Snoring, NYU College of Dentistry, CDE – March 4
  • Temporomandibular Disorders and Teeth, Shore Dental Forum – March 17
  • TMD and Occlusion – What the Restorative Dentist Needs to Know, Ninth District Dental Society Restorative Conference, Westchester Country Club – Harrison, NY, April 9
  • Medical Update for Differential Diagnosis of TMD, NYU College of Dentistry, CDE – April 14
  • Management of the Refractory TMD Patient; Advanced Consideration of Appliance Therapy for the Chronic TMD Patient, Sonesta Beach Hotel and Spa Bermuda – Hamilton, Bermuda, April 14-16
  • Temporomandibular Disorders, Tthe Standard of Care, First District Dental Society – April 29
  • The Refractory Facial Pain Patient; NYU College of Dentistry, CDE – May 5
  • Alternative Techniques for the Management of TMD and Facial Pain – June 9
  • New York Pain Society, Williams Club – June 20

1993

  • American Academy of Orofacial Pain Annual Meeting, Marriott’s Camelback Inn – Scottsdale, Arizona, February 12-14
  • Northeast Craniomandibular Society Annual Meeting, Sheraton Society Hill – Philadelphia, PA, March 26-27

1992

  • Advances in the Differential Diagnosis of Facial Pain, NECS/TMJ Alumni Society of UMDNJ – April 3 & 4

1991

  • Mechanisms and Management of Somatosensory Disorders of the Facial Region, Postdoctoral Program, University of Maryland – September 12
  • Sixth International Symposium on Arthroscopy of the TMJ, Grand Hyatt Hotel – NYC, November 15

1990

  • IADR, one day symposium on  Pain Management, sponsored by the University of Cincinnati and the Neuroscience Group – Cincinnati, Ohio
  • David Hatcher – Hartford, Connecticut, October 19
  • Neurophysiology, Dr. Barry Sessle – Danbury, Connecticut
  • AACD Annual Meeting – San Francisco, California (3 days)

1989

  • Porcelain Bonded Restorations, Frank Gardner, D.D.S. – Merrick, Long Island, February
  • AADR Meeting – San Francisco, California, March
  • Facial Pain, Weldon Bell, Scanticom Conference Center – Princeton, New Jersey, April
  • Physicians Approach to Treating Headache, 2-day course – Scottsdale, Arizona, February
  • AAFO Annual Meeting – San Diego, California, February (3 days)
  • AACD Annual Meeting, Loews Anatole – Dallas, Texas (3 days)

1988

  • American Equilibration Society – Chicago, Illinois, February
  • International Association of Dental Research – Montreal, March
  • American Academy of Craniomandibular Disorders – New Orleans, March
  • Facial Pain, Dr. Steven Graf-Radford, Newark Marriott Hotel – April

1987

  • Sleep Renewal, Newark Marriott – March
  • American Equilibration Society – Chicago, Illinois, February
  • 3M TENS, Dr. Holt – Dallas, Texas, March

1986

  • Whiplash and the Cervical Spine – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May
  • Doppler, Dr. Mark Piper – Philadelphia, May
  • Biomechanics of the TMJ and Cervical Spine, Rocabado – April
  • Biofeedback and Relaxation Techniques, CSCNY, Dr. Rob Reiner – April
  • European Academy of Craniomandibular Disorders – Vienna, Austria, June
  • University of Tourin, Franco Mongini – Tourin, Italy, June
  • World Symposium of TMJ – London, England
  • Navigation Through Treatment, Three Day, Dr. Rudy Slavicek – Rochester, New York, October
  • Craniomandibular Study Club of New York Orthodontics, Drs. Gaynor, Pereira, Sacaro, Berkman
  • Arthroscopy of the TMJ, Hospital of Joint Diseases – July
  • Potential for Thermography in Dentistry, Drs. Dawson & Mahan; The TMJ, Melvin Moss – September
  • Pressure Threshold, Pressure Tolerance, Thermography, Dr. Andy Fisher – April

1985

  • Electromodalities, Gerald Murphy – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • World Symposium on TMJ, Pankey Institute – London, England
  • Myofascial Release, Myofascial Release Seminar, John Barnes – Queens, New York
  • Three Day Advanced Course, Bill Farrar – Montgomery, Alabama
  • From Recognition to Rehabilitation, Advanced, IADR Meeting, Brendan Stack – Las Vegas, Nevada, November
  • Pain Management Center, Dr. Finnie – Dallas, Texas, November

1984

  • Facial Pain Seminar, Parker Mahan – Buffalo, New York
  • Psychological Aspects of Craniomandibular Disorders, John Rugh – Buffalo, New York
  • Internal Derangement of the TMJ Surgical Management, Frank Dolwick – Buffalo, New York
  • J. McNamara – Boston, Massachusetts
  • Advanced Upper Quarter, Mariano Rocabado – Houston, Texas
  • American Equilibration Society – Chicago, Illinois
  • American Academy of Craniomandibular Disorders – Chicago, Illinois
  • Wesley Shankland – Buffalo, New York
  • Moyers Symposium on TMJ – Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Phase II Orthodontic Therapy, Ira Yerkes – Pompano, Florida

PUBLICATIONS

  • Airway Centric™ Dentistry –A New paradign , California Dental Journal ( to be published 2014)
  • Gelb, M.L., Gale, E.M., Effects of Home Practice on Biofeedback Treatment of TMJ/MPD, Journal of Dental Research, February 1983
  • Gelb, M.L., McCall, W.D., Bite Force Versus Jaw Opening in Normal and Dysfunctional Patients, Journal of Dental Research,  Vol. 63, p. 298, 1983
  • Gelb, M.L., Tanenbaum, D.R., The Clicking TMJ, The New York Journal of Dentistry, August 1986
  • Gelb, H., Gelb, M.L., Wagner, M.L., The Relationship of Tinnitus to Craniocervical Mandibular Disorders, The 1989 Dental Annual, Edited by D. Derick, Butterworth & Co., Ltd., p. 149 – 160, 1989
  • Gelb, H., Gelb, M.L., Chronic Pain Seen as Vexing to Diagnose, Dentistry Today, Vol. 8, No. 1, p. 30:39, February 1989
  • Gelb, M.L., Length-Tensions Relations of the Masticatory Elevator Muscles in Normal Subjects and Pain Dysfunction Patients, thesis completed, University of Buffalo, February 1989
  • Gelb, M.L., Weinstein, S.A., Weinstein, G., Johansen, R., Thermophysiologic Anthropometry of the Face in Homo Sapiens, Journal of Dental Research, March 1989
  • Gelb, H., Gelb, M.L., An Orthopedic Approach to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Craniocervical Mandibular and Related Chronic Pain Disorders, Postural Considerations in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Craniocervical Mandibular and Related Chronic Pain Disorders, Ishiyaku EuroAmerica, 1992
  • Gelb, M.L. and Gelb, H., The Gelb Appliance – Mandibular Orthopedic Repositioning Therapy, Cranio Clinics of North America, W.B. Saunders, 1991
  • Gelb, M.L., Diagnostic Tests, Temporomandibular Disorders, edited by A.S. Kaplan and L. Assael, W.B. Saunders, 1991
  • Gelb, M.L., Length-Tension Relations of the Masticatory Elevator Muscles in Normal Subjects and Pain Dysfunction Patients, CRANIO Journal, Williams and Wilkens, April 1990
  • Gelb, M.L., Weinstein, S.A., Weinstein, G. and Johansen, R., Thermophysiologic Anthropometry of the Face in Homo Sapiens, CRANIO Journal, July 1990
  • Gelb, M.L., Book review of Management of Facial, Head and Neck Pain,  Cooper and Lacente, W.B. Saunders: The New York State Dental Journal, Spring 1990
  • Gelb, M.L., Chronic Craniofacial Pain, Dentistry Today, 1990
  • Gelb, M.L. and Hatterer, J., Book Review, Journal of Craniomandibular Disorders, April 1992
  • Gelb, H., M. L. Gelb and W. T. Prigoff, Craniocervical Mandibular Disorders, Chronic Pain, and Orthodontics, 1993
  • Gelb, M.L., Temporomandibular Disorders for the Primary Care Physician, Cady and Fox (ed) Migraine Headache Novel Drug Therapy, Marcel Dekker, Inc. New York, 1994
  • Gelb, M.L. and P. Greene, Psychologic and Dental Case Studies of Patient Reporting `No Bite’, Journal of Orofacial Pain, February 1995
  • Gelb, M.L., Decision Tree Analysis for Treating a TM Disorder, Northeast Craniomandibular Society News, Spring 1996
  • Gelb, M.L., Halstrom, L. Wayne, The Extraoral Gothic Arch Tracer:  New Applications, The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry (submitted for publication)
  • Gelb, M.L., et al., Guide to Evaluation of Permanent Impairment of the Temporomandibular Joint, Journal of Craniomandibular Practice, April 1997 and Journal of Orofacial Pain, May 1997
  • Gelb, M.L., Gelb, H., and Wagner, M.L., The Relationship of Tinnitus to Craniocervical Mandibular Disorders, CRANIO Journal, June 1997
  • Gelb, M.L., Hosselet, J., Rappaport, D., et al., Utility of Identifying Flow Limitation in Assessing the Efficacy of Oral Appliances in Mild Sleep Disordered Breathing, Submitted for publication to Respiratory & Critical Care Journal, 1998
  • Gelb, M.L., Frucht, S., Fahn, S., Ford, B., A Geste Antagoniste Device to Treat Jaw-Closing Dystonia, Submitted for publication to Movement Disorders, 1999
  • Gelb, M.L., Achieving Qualtiy Sleep for Your Dental Patients , 2004
  • Gelb, M.L., and Debra Yemenijian, Honey, You’re Snoring Again, Advance For Manager Of Respiratory Care
  • Gelb, M.L., and Rinku Mahajan, MHM, BDS Looking for a Good Night’s Sleep, Advance for Healthy Aging.
  • Gelb, M.L., Medical Afterword to My Daddy Snores, Scholastic Books, 2006 NY

DR. MICHAEL GELB’S QUALIFICATIONS AS AN EXPERT

  • White Plains Courthouse:  4/2007
    Costello, Shea & Gaffney, LLP
    Attinello vs DeFilippis
  • United States Department of Justic: 3/2006
    Bolton vs. Kumar
  • Supreme Court of the State of New York: 1/2005
    Weisbart vs. Dr. Samson
  • United States Southern District Court: 4/2005
    United States Southern District Court vs. Dr. David Wexler
  • Supreme Court of the State of New York: 8/2004
    Rachel Diamond vs. Ira Gothelf, D.D.S.

DR. MICHAEL GELB’S DEPOSITIONS UNDER OATH

  •  Yupin Khoo & Maduro  vs.  Barbosa – Expert deposition,  6/19/08
    Michael R. Rhames Attorney at Law, Santa Manica, California
    @ 635 Madison Dental, P.C. (The Gelb Center)
  • Dimeo vs. Siegel, 4/2007
  • @ Kolenvosky, Spiegel & Caputo Attorneys at Law, The Supreme Court of the Nassua County
  • Smooth Dental vs State Farm Insurance – Expert deposition,  6/1/2007
    Belesi & Conroy, P.C.
    @ Katten, Kuchin & Roseman Law Office
  • Joseph Diacovo  vs.  DeWitt Wilderson, III DMD, 4/7/2005
    @ The Cunning Ham Law Group, Trial Counsel to the Civil Bar Tampa, Florida

If you currently experience TMJ pain, chronic headaches, sleep disorders including sleep apnea, or neck or facial pain please feel contact the best in class, top rated specialist, Doctor Michael Gelb’s NYC or White Plains, New York office, The Gelb Center, today.

The Gelb Center of NYC
635 Madison Avenue, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10022
P: (212) 752-1662
The Gelb Center of White Plains
12 Old Mamaroneck Road, Suite 1C
White Plains, NY 10605
P: (914) 686-4528