Prof. Ephraim Winocur

Prof. Ephraim Winocur is a clinic associated professor in Orofacial pain in the Tel Aviv University. He graduated in 1980 from the Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Hebrew University, Jerusalem. From 1990 to 1992 he worked in the Oral Psychophysiology Clinic in the Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine, Tel-Aviv University. He completed a post-doctoral course in Hypnosis (1990) and after fulfilling all the State of Israel requirements and passing a governmental examination, was licensed in Medical Hypnosis by the Israeli Health Ministry (1992). After completing a comprehensive post-graduate course in Function and Dysfunction of the Masticatory System (1991-1992), he became a member of the department of Occlusion and Behavioral Sciences, and a consultant and senior clinician in the Temporomandibular Disorders Clinic. In the year 2000 he became the coordinator of the department until the incorporation of the department with the department of Oral Rehabilitation in 2004. He was in charge of the field of function and dysfunction of the masticatory system, as well as the director of Orofacial Pain & TMD Clinic, The Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine. Until 2009 he was in charge of the Temporomandibular Disorders Service, Maxillofacial and Dental Health Center, Sourasky Tel Aviv Medical Center, and was in charge of the field of oral treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome in the Institute for Sleep Medicine - Assuta Medical Center. Prof. Winocur was the president of the following dental societies: The European Academy of Craniomandibular Disorders, the Israeli Society of Orofacial Pain, and the International Association for Dental Research, Israeli Division.

In the present he is in charge of the Orofacial Pain and Dental Sleep disorders in the Assaf Ha-Rophe Hospital and of the Orofacial Pain & TMD field, Clalit ("Smile"") Medical Services.

He is a Judge in the Disciplinary Appeal Court of the Israel Dental Association; the regent of the Israeli regency of the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity, and of the European 9th district of the International College of Dentists. 

Prof. Winocur has published over 80 scientific publications, supervised over 40 students for their DMD or Master/PhD thesis, has published a book on Dental Morphology, 2 pre-clinical instruction manuals, an Educational Computerized Program in Dental Morphology. 

Prof. Winocur Books list

Y. Nagar, E. Winocur
The skeletal remains from Assawir and Barkai South: Reconstruction of some demographic parameters. In: Ein-Assawir, Excavations at a prehistoric site and adjacent cemeteries on the coastal plain, Israel (E. Yannai, ed.) Jerusalem: IAA Monographs (In Press)

E. Winocur
Management of Sleep Bruxism and Oromandibular Abnormal Movement during Sleep. In: Sleep medicine for Dentists.
Editors: GJ Lavigne, PA Cistulli, MT Smith, Quintessence Publishing Company, USA; Pgs: 133-144

E. Winocur, F. Lobbezoo
Bruxism Management. In Current Concepts on Temporomandibular Disorders.
Editor: Daniele Manfredini, Quintessence Publishing, Company, USA; Part III, chapter 31 (In Press)