Joel J. Napenas, DDS

Dr. Joel Napeñas received his DDS at the University of Western Ontario. He completed a general practice residency at Dayton, OH, and oral medicine residency at Carolinas Medical Center (CMC) in Charlotte, North Carolina. Dr. Napeñas is director of the oral medicine residency program in the Department of Oral Medicine at Carolinas Medical Center. He previously was assistant professor in the Division of Oral Medicine and Radiology at Western’s Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, and director of general practice residency programs at CMC and at the University of Texas at Houston. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine, and holds a Fellowship in Dental Surgery by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in oral medicine. He has publications in peer review journals and book chapters on the topics of oral medicine, orofacial pain and dental management of patients with complex medical conditions.