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Dr. Robert B. Kerstein
Dr. Robert B. Kerstein received his D.M.D. degree in 1983, and his Prosthodontic certificate in 1985, both from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. From 1985 – 1998, he maintained an active appointment at Tufts as a clinical professor teaching fixed and removable Prosthodontics in the department of Restorative Dentistry. In 1984, Dr. Kerstein began studying the original T Scan I technology, and has since that time, also studied the T-Scan II, the T-Scan III with Turbo Recording, and presently the T-Scan 8 technology.
Dr. Kerstein has conducted original research regarding the role that occlusion and lengthy Disclusion Time plays in the etiology of Chronic Myofascial Pain Dysfunction Syndrome. His now 30 years of work with the T Scan III Occlusal Analysis System has led to his becoming a leading author and researcher in the field of Computerized Occlusal Analysis. Dr. Kerstein has published forty-five peer reviewed publications that have appeared in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, the Journal of Craniomandibular and Sleep Practice, Quintessence International, Practical Periodontics and Aesthetic Dentistry, the Journal of Computerized Dentistry, the Compendium of Continuing Education, the Journal of Implant Advanced Clinical Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, and the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants. Additionally, Dr. Kerstein has authored four textbook chapters that highlighted the T-Scan computerized occlusal analysis technology.
Dr. Kerstein has lectured both nationally and internationally regarding Computerized Occlusal Analysis, Prosthetic Dentistry, Anterior Guidance, and the relationship between long Disclusion Time, excursive muscle hyperactivity, and Myofascial pain Dysfunction Syndrome. He also maintains a successful private practice in Boston, Massachusetts, that is limited to Prosthodontics, Computerized Occlusal Analysis, and Myofascial Pain Dysfunction.
Dr. Robert Kerstein, D.M.D.