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Rich Hirschinger, DDS, MBA

Young Clinicians Luncheon: The Puzzle of Non-Odontogenic Pain - How to Account for Facial Pain When You Can't See a Cause

Dr. Rich Hirschinger is in private practice treating patients with orofacial pain and obstructive sleep apnea at his office in Beverly Hills, CA. He graduated from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry in 1985 and practiced dentistry for 10 years after which separate hand and back injuries forced him to sell his practice. After receiving a Masters in Business Administration from the USC Marshall School of Business in 2001, he founded DDS.com and DMD.com. After a few other life changing events, he did a 2-year residency in Orofacial Pain and Dental Sleep Medicine at the UCLA. DDS.com was sold to a private equity company in 2013. He now serves as a clinic co-director at UCLA in the Orofacial Pain and Dental Sleep Medicine residency program, he is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain. He practices without a high-speed handpiece, and cycles about 125 miles a week.