Dr. Jeremy Abbott attended college at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan. He went on to attend dental school at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in Southern California where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2001.
Following dental school, Dr. Abbott practiced general dentistry in Arizona for 5 years within an orofacial pain center and then another 5 years in his own private practice. During this time, he received his fellowship in the International College of Oral Implantology. After years of general dentistry, Dr. Abbott decided to dedicate the rest of his career to orofacial pain and he entered the two year Orofacial Pain and Dental Sleep Medicine residency program at UCLA which he completed in 2015. During his last year of residency, he served as chief resident. After graduating, he practiced orofacial pain in California in the largest otolaryngology (ENT) medical practice in Ventura County, California.
Dr. Abbott is currently a member of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain, American Headache Society, and Headache Cooperative of the Pacific. He is board certified by the American Board of Orofacial Pain.
In the field of orofacial pain, Dr. Abbott has written articles, book chapters and scientific abstracts on head and neck pain, pain caused by dental implants, biochemical molecules in TMJ disorders, and the relationship of TMJ disorders and headache. He lectures nationally on the management of head and neck pain. He also has ongoing research on TMJ disorders and headache, dental implant related nerve pain, psychological effects of chronic facial pain, and biochemical molecules in TMJ disorders.
Dr. Abbott is happy to be joining Dr. Mintz’s practice to pursue his career in orofacial pain and dental sleep medicine. He is married and has two young daughters. Dr. Abbott enjoys spending time outdoors with his family, working out, reading and competing in obstacle races.