SPECIALTIES & EXPERTISE
Dr. Abdallah received his doctorate degree, certificate in Orthodontics and Masters of Science in Temporomandibular Joint disorders (TMJ) and Orofacial pain from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston Massachusetts.
The American Board of Orofacial Pain certified him as a Diplomate in 1996. Dr. Abdallah has been on staff at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine since 1995. He is one of the first dentists in the country to be board certified in the management of patients suffering from TMJ disorders and facial pain, and has published extensively in the field. He continues to lecture nationally and internationally in both Orthodontics and Orofacial Pain.
Dr. Abdallah has been and continues to be active in a variety of organizations. He is a member in good standing in several professional organizations and has served in various capacities with these groups.
With over 20 years of experience in Orthodontics and Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain, Dr. Abdallah is able to identify commonly overlooked problems and provide his patients with the best long term results. His approach to treatment is conservative, using the most advanced and comfortable techniques.
Dr. Abdallah resides in Westwood MA with his wife and son.
1. Effects of experimental leg length discrepancies on body posture and dental occlusion.
Maeda N, Sakaguchi K, Mehta NR, Abdallah EF, Forgione AG, Yokoyama A.
Cranio. 2011 Jul;29(3):194-203.
2. Examination of the relationship between mandibular position and body posture.
Sakaguchi K, Mehta NR, Abdallah EF, Forgione AG, Hirayama H, Kawasaki T, Yokoyama A.
Cranio. 2007 Oct;25(4):237-49.
3.The immediate effect of changing mandibular position on the EMG activity of the masseter, temporalis, sternocleidomastoid, and trapezius muscles.
Ceneviz C, Mehta NR, Forgione A, Sands MJ, Abdallah EF, Lobo Lobo S, Mavroudi S.
Cranio. 2006 Oct;24(4):237-44.
4. Affecting upper extremity strength by changing maxillo-mandibular vertical dimension in deep bite subjects.
Abdallah EF, Mehta NR, Forgione AG, Clark RE.
Cranio. 2004 Oct;22(4):268-75.