Why Choose Dr. Grin?

The Doctor You Choose

As a patient, you are certainly interested in meeting a doctor who will not only address your immediate complaints but will also make sure that your entire body functions properly. Only such a comprehensive strategy may lead to efficient results. Establishing the source of the problem is the most important step toward a successful course of treatment. Dr. Paul Grin has accumulated extensive knowledge and experience throughout over 30 years of his practice in managing complicated cases. He is a board certified Orofacial pain doctor, a Fellow of American Academy of Orofacial Pain, holds a Master’s degree in Public Health and Master’s degree in Global Public Health. In addition, Dr. Grin is a lecturer in the UCLA Department of Oral Medicine.

Even though most cases of chronic pain are not curable, they can be treatable. It is not accidental that even patients with complicated cases receive help from Dr. Grin who believes and practices a global approach to the mind and body connection. Traditional courses of treatment are mostly reduced to medication intake, whereas such important moments as physical therapy, psychological support and an appropriate diet often remain unaddressed. Because of this multi-disciplinary system of treatment developed by Dr. Grin, patients who had been treated for years without a noticeable improvement could feel a significant change in their condition after they followed Dr. Grin’s individual plans.

Behind Dr. Grin’s multiple credentials, there are thousands of patients who benefited from his expertise and unconditional attention. In his everyday practice, Dr. Grin is guided by the interests of his patients, and his care is never limited to a patient’s office visit. Thanks to his dedication, Dr. Grin always manages to accommodate his patients’ needs throughout the length of the treatment course inside and outside his clinic.

What Kind of Help You Can Find in This Clinic

The South Bay Headache, TMJ & Orofacial Pain Institute specializes in treating patients with acute and chronic pain in the shoulders, neck, head, face, temporomandibular joints, eyes, ears and maxillary sinus.  Among other problems managed at the clinic are muscle pain, nerve pain, and bone pain. The clinic also treats patients with obstructive sleep apnea and snoring. All methods of treatment are non-surgical, non-invasive, conservative, and reversible. The clinic has the most advanced technological equipment for diagnostic and treatment. Dr. Grin also believes in a team approach in complicated cases. Therefore he works in cooperation with pain psychologists, physical therapists, neurologists, dietitians, psychiatrists, and neurosurgeons.

The clinic provides CT scan with minimal exposure to radiation and maximum resolution, neuro-sensory test equipment to differentiate pains of muscle and spinal cord etiology, and ultrasound control to locate trigger points of pain.

Your Next Step

According to prevalence studies, over 14% of the population or 43.9 million people have experienced a chronic orofacial pain disorder that needs treatment in the past year alone. The statistics of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain, most patients spend 4.2 years and see 5.3 clinicians before they get to the right place and see the doctor who specializes in their problems. If you feel that your problem has not been addressed efficiently in the past and you continue to experience the symptoms described above, you do not need to suffer anymore because help is available. All you should do is see one of the pain specialists who will be able to make a change in your life.

If you have questions or want to see Dr. Grin, please schedule an appointment by clicking on the link or calling 310.933.3077.


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