DR. BRUCE FREEMAN
DDS., Dortho., MSC
Co-Director Facial Pain Unit Mount Sinai Hospital Toronto, Associate in Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry U of T
Dr. Bruce Freeman is a native of Toronto. He is an honours graduate of the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto where he was recognized with numerous awards for his clinical and academic achievements. He then completed the Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at the Eastman Dental Center in Rochester, New York. Dr. Freeman then returned to the University of Toronto where he received his Diploma in Orthodontics. Subsequent to this he completed his Master’s of Science degree in the field of temporomandibular disorders and orofacial pain.
Dr. Freeman is Co-Director of the Facial Pain Unit within the department of Dentistry at Mount Sinai Hospital where he cares for patients with complex facial pain disorders in addition to participating in the education of the hospital dental residents and specialty dental residents from the Faculty of Dentistry. He also participates in research initiatives within the department which have yielded publications in the European Journal of Neuroscience, Pain, Brain Research and Neuroimage and lectures internationally on the topics of clinical orthodontics, facial pain, patient experience and mindful communication, and virtual surgical planning.
Bruce is a certified yoga instructor with additional training in breathing techniques, meditation, and trauma informed movement. He directs the Wellness Program for Hospital Dental Residents at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Toronto emphasizing how self-care leads to the best patient care.