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Steven J. Scrivani, DDS, DMSC

Director, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pain

Director, Orofacial Pain Residency Program

  • Phone: 617-726-2740
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Clinical Interests
Headache disorders
Trigeminal neuralgia
Neuropathic facial pain
Neurological disorders
Maxillofacial movement disorders
Burning mouth/tongue disorder
Cancer-related pain disorders
Trigeminal nerve injuries
Salivary gland disorders
Jaw functioning disorders and temporomandibular disorders
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Danvers: The Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
Medical Education
DDS, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
D.M.Sc., Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients


Steven J. Scrivani, D.D.S., D.Med.Sc., is the director of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pain and the director of the Orofacial Pain Residency Program in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is a research associate at the P.A.I.N. Group at McLean Hospital and the Center for Pain and the Brain at Children?s Hospital.

Dr. Scrivani is also an adjunct professor at the Craniofacial Pain and Headache Center, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine.

He received his DDS. degree from Columbia University and trained at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He completed a combined Fellowship in Orofacial Pain Medicine at Mass General and received his D.Med.Sc. degree from Harvard University.

Dr.Scrivani's clinical specialties include headache disorders, trigeminal neuralgia, neuropathic facial pain, maxillofacial movement disorders, burning mouth/tongue disorder, cancer-related pain disorders, trigeminal nerve injuries, salivary gland disorders, and temporomandibular disorders.

Dr. Scivani's research interests include functional brain imaging of pain, complementary and alternative medicine treatments for pain, clinical drug trials for pain, salivary biomarkers of chronic pain disorders, neuropathic pain scales, and neurophysiological testing for chronic pain.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
15 Parkman Street
Wang Building, Suite 230
Boston, MA 02114-3117

Phone: 617-726-2740
Fax: 617-726-6195

MGH Dental Group Danvers
104 Endicott St
Danvers, MA 01923

Phone: 978-882-6600
Fax: 978-882-6677