Dr Shapira recently wrote "Neuromuscular Dentistry" which was published in the "contact" magazine of the American Equilibration Society. It has recently been republished by Sleep and Health Journal and can be found at http://www.sleepandhealth.com/
A TMJ specialist does not exist as there is no recognized specialty in the field but Dr Shapira is a long term and active member of numerous organizations representing the field TMJ disorders and their treatment.
He is the Secretary and former national and international regent of ICCMO, the International College of CranioMandibular Orthopedics, A Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management, a long term member of The American Equilibration Society, The Academy of CranioFacial Pain and a Diplomate of The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. The NHLBI (National Heart Lung and Blood Institute of the NIH) considers Sleep Apnea to be a TMJ disorder. Dr Shapira is also the ICCMO representative to the Alliance of TMD organizations.
Dr Shapira practices General Dentistry and treats headaches and TMJ disorders utilizing Neuromuscular Dentistry in Gurnee at Delany Dental Care Ltd (http://www.delanydentalcare.com)
Patients with TMJ disorders, Sleep Apnea and headaches can contact Dr Shapira in Gurnee toll free at 1-800-TM-Joint or at 847-623-5530
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Delany Dental Care provides compehensive general dentistry in Gurnee, Il Dr Shapira welcomes patients with TMJ disorders or sleep apnea from Libertyville, Vernon Hills,Lake Forest, Highland Park and Chicago. information on sleep apnea, sleep apnea treatment and cpap alternatives are available at www.ihatecpap.com This is the premiere site for the promotion of Dental Sleep Medicine and Sleep Apnea Dentists. I hate headaches.org supplies comprehensive information on Neuromuscular Dentistry and the treatment of TMJ disorders (TMD) and headache treatment.