If you’re struggling with orofacial pain or oral sensory phantoms, don’t hesitate to call the office of Dr. Miriam Grushka. They will quickly get you set up with an appointment and will work with your other doctors to ensure the plan corresponds with your overall medical care.
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- This specialist was nothing less than a 10/10 for me; if I could give 6 stars, I would. Although it took me nearly a year for my initial appointment, it is evident why Dr. Grushka is highly sought after. She listened to my concerns, asked follow up questions that were not condescending ...
- Dr Grushka is an amazing doctor. I don't have the words to convey the positive changes in my life with her care. My mouth guard not only stops my from grinding my teeth but helps me sleep! My problems with my jaw have improved immensely.
- Dr. Grushka has improved the quality of my life. Living with chronic TMJ pain has been a difficult journey but her treatment has changed that for me drastically. She’s smart and kind and certainly knows her stuff!
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Dr. Miriam Grushka received her DDS and a PhD in Oral Biology from the University of Toronto and has engaged in the practice of oral medicine and orofacial pain for many years. Prior to opening her clinic on Eglinton, she worked at the Faculty of Dentistry at Case Western Reserve in Cleveland and at the University of Illinois in Chicago. She has published numerous scholarly articles and book chapters and has delivered numerous presentations on topics such as burning mouth syndrome and the diagnosis and treatment of oral sensory phantoms including dryness, taste and pain disturbances.
To expand her expertise, Dr. Grushka spent three months in Germany in 2010 working with Dr. Thomas Hummel, a world-renowned researcher in taste and smell. She has also worked for many years with Dr. Linda Bartoshuk, at Yale University and at the University of Florida, a distinguished taste researcher who first highlighted the importance of genetic issues contributing to taste function and dysfunction and who coined the term “supertaster” for individuals with large numbers of taste buds who are at greatest risk for developing oral sensory phantoms.
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