Dr. Parker's Curriculum Vitae

Birthplace: Pryor, OK. January 1, 1943

High School: Graduated June 1960, Arroyo HS, El Monte, CA

Military Service: USAF Dental Corps 1960-1964

Higher Education:

  • Associate of Arts degree - Pasadena City College 1966
  • Bachelor of Science - Oregon State University 1968
  • University of Oregon Dental School 1971.

Honors and Positions:

  • Clinical Instructor, Crown and Bridge Department, UODS 1971 -75.
  • Co-director of UODS satellite clinic for indigent people 1973 -75.
  • Private dental practice 1971 -1978.
  • Chief of Dental Services and TMJ clinic, Plaza Santa Maria General Hospital, Baja California, Mexico 1979 - 1980.
  • Private practice 1981 -1998 with emphasis upon temperomandibular joint dysfunction.
  • Practice limited to the diagnosis and treatment of Temperomandibular Joint Dysfunction 1998 - Present
  • Leader of NW Neuromuscular Study Group
  • Fellow of the International College of Craniomandibular Orthopedics

Lectures and clinics:

  • Table clinic, "Bite Registration Techniques" 1971 Oregon State Dental Convention
  • Table Clinic, "Dental Nutritional Screening Test" 1978 Oregon State Dental Convention.
  • Limited Attendance Clinic and Lecture," Nutrition and Dentistry", 1979 Oregon State Dental Convention.
  • Lecture, "TMD and the Edentulous Patient.", Canadian National Denturist Association, 2000 Ottawa Canada.

Lectures and presentations on temperomandibular joint dysfunction:

  • Multnomah Dental Study Club, Greater Columbia Dental Study Club, East Portland TMJ Study Club, Deschutes County Dental Society, Osteopathic Cranial Study Group, Cervical-Craniomandibular
  • Study Group, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, and the Chiropractic Radiology Group.
  • Ottawa Dental Society, Ottawa Canada.

Professional memberships:

  • The American Orthodontic Society
  • The Cranial Academy
  • American Academy of CranioFacial Pain
  • International College of Craniomandibular Orthopedics
  • Academy of General Dentistry

A technical article about Dr. Parker and his work with TMD and TMJ: High Technology, High Touch Practice in the Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders