Orofacial Pain Management with Light Therapy

Course Code: 205A


DATE: Wednesday, April 3rd – 8:30 am to 11:30 am


Grace Sun, DDS

Dr. Grace Sun graduated from the USC School of Dentistry in 1981 and has maintained a comprehensive dental practice and laboratory in Los Angeles since 1983. Dr. Sun holds several esteemed accreditations, including Master of the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD), Master and Educator of the Academy of Laser Dentistry (MALD) and Master of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (MICOI). Dr. Sun was the first female Accredited Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (FAACD), and she received her certification in Dental

Acupuncture from the UCLA Center for East West Medicine. She was awarded the Leon Goldman Award for Clinical Excellence in 2020 and named Honorary President of the Asian Pacific Laser Institute (APLI) in 2022.

Course Description

Comprehensive management of orofacial pain has traditionally been limited to conservative western treatment modalities and lifestyle choices. When photobiomodulation and acupuncture are added to the treatment mix, a modern integrative approach presents itself, bringing together the best of both worlds, for more effective and safe treatment, particularly for chronic conditions. This integrative approach not only addresses compromised physical conditions in of need healing and pain relief but also contributes to homeostasis but contributes to the overall health and well-being of the patient.

Learning Objectives:

1. Understand the significance of exploring alternative approaches to pain management.
2. Explore integrative approaches, including PBM (low level laser & LED) light therapy.
3. Review fundamentals in laser dentistry
4. Learn treatment protocols for orofacial pain management with PBM

This presentation is graciously co-sponsored by