Advanced TMJ Concepts
66 Lincoln Court
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
Lawrence Gottesman, D.D.S., received his dental education at New York University College of Dentistry, graduating in 1977
and maintains a private practice in Rockville Centre, NY.
Dr. Gottesman has served on the teaching faculty of the Lenox Hill Hospital Dental Service
and has also been on the faculty of the New York University College of Dentistry TMD/Orofacial Pain program
where he served as Director of Neuropathic Pain in the Advanced Orofacial Pain/TMD Graduate teaching program.
Together with Dr. G. William Arnett and Dr. Stephen B. Milam, Dr. Gottesman has co-authored the acclaimed two-part article,
“Progressive Mandibular Retrusion— Idiopathic Condylar Resorption” which was published in the American Journal of Orthodontics in July and August of 1996.
University of Florida Facial Pain Center
Arnett Orthognathic Surgery Forum (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014)
Greater New York Dental Meeting (2010, 2011, 2013)
OBI Foundation for Bioesthetic Dentistry
Boston University Orthodontic Residency Program
New Conn Orthodontic Study Group
Occlusal Concepts Study Group
Numerous Local Study Groups
TMD: An Infectious Disease Conjoined with Thrombophilia
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LAWRENCE GOTTESMAN, DDS - PROFESSIONAL RESUME
1977 - Current: Solo practice in Rockville Centre, NY.
1977: New York University College of Dentistry
1973: City College of New York; BS (cum laude)
Gottesman L, Arnett GW, Milam SB.: Progressive Mandibular Retrusion-Idiopathic Condylar Resorption. American Journal of Orthodontics. July and August, 1996
I have lectured locally and nationally on the subjects of facial pain, TMD, the sensorimotor control system, muscle spindles and their role in function and occlusion, occlusion, periodontal mechanoreceptors and reflex control of human jaw muscles, proprioception, neuromuscular incoordination, biomechanical cellular signaling, and TM joint splints. The topic of thrombophilia, osteonecrosis and co-infections is an area of special interest.
The Greater Long Island Study Group, The Peninsula Hospital Study Group and The South Shore Study Group.
Hospital & Teaching Affiliations
1992-1994: Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
1996-1998: New York University College of Dentistry TMD/Orofacial Pain program faculty member specifically responsible for post-graduate fellow training in neuropathic pain. Director of Neuropathic Pain in the Advanced Orofacial Pain/TMD teaching program.
THE DENTAL STUDY GROUP OF NEW YORK
March 5, 2014
Infection and thrombophilia as causitive factors in temporomandibular joint disease
and orofacial pain.
Relationship between inflammation and activation of the coagulation system as
the root cause of damage to the vascular tissues leading to a localized or more
global mode of failure beyond the TMJ, other joints and extra-articular tissues.
The relationship between infection and coagulation
The inherited and acquired disorders of thrombophilia
Organisms most frequently involved in oral systemic
Examination tips and interpretation
ARNETT ORTHOGNATHIC SURGERY FORUM
January 29-31, 2014
Thursday, January 30
2:50-3:30 – Larry Gottesman, DDS
Thrombophilia and co-infections as the primary cause of TMJ disorders