Diplomate, American Board of Orofacial Pain
Dr. Andres Martinez is a highly qualified board-certified specialist in TMJ and Orofacial Pain. As one of fewer than 300 board-certified Orofacial pain doctors in the US, Dr. Martinez brings a unique level of expertise to evaluating and analyzing the complex relationship between the head, neck, and TMJ in relation to headache pain.
Dr. Martinez is a part-time professor at UTHealth School of Dentistry, where he teaches Orofacial Pain to dentists and dental students. He is actively involved in national committees dedicated to Orofacial Pain, and he regularly lectures on a national level to enhance the management of Orofacial pain for all patients.
He is a strong advocate for a multidisciplinary approach, collaborating closely with medical and dental colleagues to deliver the highest standard of care for his patients. With his pleasant and positive demeanor, Dr. Martinez dedicates ample time to thoroughly evaluate each case and make informed decisions aimed at improving his patients’ health and overall well-being.
After completing dental school with honors, Dr. Martinez spent two years specializing in Orofacial Pain and TMJ at the University of Kentucky Orofacial Pain Center, where he served as Chief Resident. He was trained under the mentorship of world-renowned specialists in Orofacial Pain, including Dr. Jeffrey Okeson and Dr. Reny De Leeuw.
Dr. Martinez is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, Greater Houston Dental Society, Texas Dental Association and American Dental Association.