Dr. Ira L. Shapira, DDS, on the Science of TMD, Sleep & Neuromuscular Dentistry: Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran

Dr. Ira L Shapira DDS, D, ABDSM, D, AAIPM, FICCMO, MICCMO graduated in 1977 but had a long history of personal TMJ disorders. Seeking treatment as a student, he was a designated patient in a host of continuing education programs at Loyola and he realized that experts had a lot to learn. He became involved in treating sleep disorders due to the knowledge he received from Dr. Jim Garry that allowed him to recognize sleep-disordered breathing in his son, Billy.
  • Past Chair, Alliance of TMD Organizations
  • Diplomat,  Academy of Integrative Pain Management
  • Diplomate, American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • Diplomate, American Board Sleep and Breathing
  • Regent, Master & Fellow, International College of CranioMandibular Orthopedics
  • Board Eligible, American Academy of CranioFacial Pain
  • Professor Neuromuscular Orthodontics and CranioMandibular Orthopedics  University of Castellon
  • Dental Section Editor, Sleep & Health Journal
  • CranioFacial Pain Section Editor, CRANIO: Journal of Craniomandibular and Sleep Practice
  • Member, American Equilibration Society
  • Member, Academy of Applied Myofunctional Sciences
  • Member, Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Life Member, American Dental Association