Sherwin Arman
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Director, Orofacial Pain Program
(310) 825-8082
(310) 825-2124
UCLA School of Dentistry
10833 Le Conte Ave.
Box 951668
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1668
Office:  A3-030 CHS


Sherwin Arman, D.M.D., M.P.H. is the director of the orofacial pain program at the UCLA School Of Dentistry. He joined the faculty as a Lecturer in 2012 and also had a practice limited to Orofacial Pain. He is involved with the American Academy of Orofacial Pain and the American Board of Orofacial Pain. His interest is to promote Orofacial Pain education to healthcare providers and students as well as the integration of Orofacial Pain education into dental education curricula.

Educational & Professional Background

  • UC Berkeley, (MPH) Master of Public Health Graduate Program. Berkeley, CA. 5/2015 - 5/2018

  • UCLA, Orofacial Pain and Dysfunction residency program. Los Angeles, CA, 7/09-6/11

  • University of Southern California (USC), Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency program. Los Angeles, CA, 6/04 - 6/05

  • Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, D.M.D. Program. Boston, MA, 8/00 - 5/04

  • University of California, Irvine (UCI), B.S. Biology. Irvine, CA, 9/95 - 12/99

  • Diplomate, American Board of Orofacial Pain, (ABOP)

  • Diplomate, American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine (ABDSM)

Research & Interests

  • TMD

  • Neuropathic pain 

  • Obstructive sleep apnea

  • Primary headache

  • Painful oral lesions

Professional Memberships

  • American Dental Association (ADA)

  • California Dental Association (CDA)

  • Orange County Dental Society (OCDS)

  • American Academy of Orofacial Pain (AAOP) 

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orofacial Pain (AAOP)

  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM)

Additional Information

Courses Taught: DS300 (Orofacial Pain), Orofacial Pain Resident lectures, Continuing Education