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Dr. Sid Lisser and Dr. Chris Oswald established the Jaw & Facial Pain Centre at Yonge and St. Clair in 2002.


The centre is recognized for its excellence in conservative rehabilitation and is affiliated with the Mount Sinai Chronic Craniofacial Pain Clinic in Toronto - the first and only designation to an offsite clinic. 


Dr. Lisser, the lead clinician with 20 years of experience treating jaw and facial pain, is appointed in the department of dentistry at Mount Sinai, and lectures at the University of Toronto School of Dentistry. The Jaw & Facial Pain Centre has a team of 10 multi-disciplinary practitioners and see approximately 120 new patient referrals a month. 


Currently, we are offering a continuing education program to train with Dr. Lisser and our team.  This unique offering will result in our new OFPc-T (Oral Facial Pain certified - Therapist) certification. The training required to acquire this certification will make you comfortable in accurate diagnosis and when appropriate, treatment of jaw and facial pain. The certification will fill the large voids left from your professional education.

In addition, you will be added to a registry for easy access from dental and medical professionals, so they will know who has been trained at a competency approved by the Jaw & Facial Pain Centre. You will also have access to our referrals when patients are brought to our centre. If distance is an issue, you will also have access to our team in person and virtually for complicated patients or questions. Ongoing education and training will be included and required to remain part of the registry.


Achieve your OFPC-T and gain referrals from our dental community In your geographic region!


No other certification program offers you a unique special interest training with ongoing support and referrals


Certification involves...

  • A 1-year residency 

  • 6 months of virtual lectures 

  • Approximately 1 session per month (3-4 hrs)

  • Weekly research paper reading (2 hrs per week) 


In-person practical training will take approximately 6 months 

1. At our flagship clinic at Yonge and St. Clair in Downtown Toronto

2. In your home province 

3. While at CMCC or graduating class 


We have a proven and predictable patient-centric track record to maximize patient outcomes, eliminate chronic pain, and scale your practise while introducing you to many new referral sources. 


Certification fee structure: 

Part one: $99 CDN per month during year-one residency. 

Part two: Begins as soon as you pass this program with 75% or higher. This is a revenue-share program that provides 10% of all jaw and facial pain referrals and business, as well as ongoing support/maintenance care for jaw and full-body care. 

Dr. Lisser and his team will train on the Jaw and Facial Pain side. 

Dr. Oswald and his team will train on full-body muskuloskeletal-assessment and treatment .



It is our goal in 2022-23 to have a certification for jaw and facial pain in all major cities throughout Canada. 


We will work to ensure that we do not oversaturate any one location to maximize your growth and referral opportunities. 


To secure your place in certification, please email us at


The program starts January 2022. 



The Jaw & Facial Pain Centre is a subdivision of The Centre for Fitness, Health and Performance. This multidisciplinary clinic is home to the rest of our health care team. Follow the link to learn more or call now at (416) 972-6279.

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