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Jeffrey Okeson , DMD

Professor, Dean


Department: Orofacial Pain

  • Office:D142 Dental Science Bldg. 0297
    Lexington, Kentucky 40536
  • Phone:323-5358
  • Other Phone:
  • Email:okeson@uky.edu

Degree

  • BS, Eastern Kentucky Universtiy
  • DMD, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
  • Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain
  • Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain
  • Management of TMD and Occlusion, 7th edition, Elsevier Publisher, 2013
  • Bell's Orofacial Pain, 6th edition, Quintessence Publisher, 2005
  • Presented more than 1200 invited lectures, in every state of the USA and in 51 foreign countries.
  • More than 240 publications in national and international journals
  • Awarded Honorary Life Membership, Spanish Society of Craniomandibular Disorders, Barcelona, Spain, 2001
  • Awarded an Honorary Doctorate Degree, the Federal University of Espirito Santo, Vitroa, Brazil, 2002
  • Honored by having the 1st Specialization Class in Orofacial Pain named after Dr. Okeson at the Federal University of Paraná Curitiba, Brazil
  • Awarded the first ever “Distinguished Alumnus Award”,The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry Alumni Association, 2004
  • Awarded the University of Kentucky "Great Teacher Award"
  • Awarded the Acorn Award for outstanding faculty at Kentucky's colleges and universities, 2013
  • Awarded Professor Emeritus Status, The Faculty of Dentistry University of Andres Bello Santiago, Chile, 2007
  • Awarded the Provost’s Distinguished Service Professorship, University of Kentucky, 2009
  • Awarded the Outstanding Service Award, The American Academy of Orofacial Pain, 2009
  • Awarded Honorary Professorship at the University of Norbert Wiener, Lima, Peru, 2009
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain, American College of Dentists, Academy of Dentistry International
  • International Dentist of the Year Award, Academy of Dentistry International, 2008
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain
  • Past President, The American Academy of Orofacial Pain
  • President, The American Board of Orofacial Pain
  • Member, American Dental Association, Kentucky Dental Society, Bluegrass Dental Society
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