Dr. Thuan Dao
Dr. Thuan Dao, Bachelor in French Literature, DMD, MSc (Neuroscience), Diploma in Prosthodontics, PhD (Biomedical Sciences), Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, is an Associate Professor Emerita at the Faculty of Dentistry University of Toronto. She is also cross-appointed to the University of Toronto Centre for the Study of Pain. Dr. Dao is a Past President of the International Association for Dental Research Neuroscience Group, and Past Councilor in Prosthodontics at the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. Dr. Dao’s research and publications are focused on the pathophysiology and management of orofacial pain and sensory disorders. With her background in Neuroscience, her expertise in clinical trials, and her private practice oriented mainly towards pain management, Dr. Dao is well-positioned to bridge the gap between basic sciences and the clinics. Her ability to clearly explain complex science to clinicians and to relate it to everyday practice has met with wide acclaim. Dr. Dao has lectured extensively on pain-related topics, nationally and internationally, to both researchers and clinicians.