Masoud Attar, DDS, NMD, IBDM is a graduate of the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry where he was also on the academic staff of Oral Medicine and Diagnosis for many years. He is one of the first certified cosmetic dentists through the University of Minnesota, and the prestigious Las Vegas institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI). His academic training includes extensive studies in biology, homeopathy, botany, toxicology, and genetics; 2 years of comprehensive orthodontic instruction through the American Society of Orthodontics; and certification in ozone therapy.
Dr. Attar is a board certified naturopathic physician and a graduate of the American College of Integrative Medicine and Dentistry (Doctor of Integrative Medicine).
Dr. Attar has successfully practiced dentistry since 1991 in Minnesota, southern California, and Texas. He is an active member of the International Academy of Oral Medicine & Toxicology, Holistic Dental Association, International Academy of Biological Dentistry & Medicine, American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, and the American Association of Ozonotherapy.
Dr. Allen Sprinkle is a graduate of Baylor College of Dentistry. He first became interested in alternative therapies in the late 1980s.
His mentors include Janet Travell, MD, a Cornell professor and author of Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction: The Trigger Point Manual; Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt, a German orthopedic surgeon who was among those who introduced neural therapy to the US in the 1980s; and Yoshiaki Omura, MD, a Columbia professor and great influence on Dr. Sprinkle’s techniques for chronic pain, especially trigeminal neuralgia and atypical facial pain.
Dr. Sprinkle is a member of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain, Academy of Clinical Sleep Disorder Dentistry, Academy of Neural Therapy, and the Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, among other organizations.
He is also a Certified TruDenta practitioner and one of the few dentists to have been personally trained and certified in Disclusion Time Reduction (DTR) by its developer Robert Kerstein, DMD, of Tufts Dental School. Currently, he is working with Dr. Kerstein and others to develop a curriculum and testing for the certification of DTR practitioners.
Says Dr. Sprinkle, “There is no greater feeling than helping someone regain their life after suffering from chronic pain.”