Differential Diagnosis of Orofacial Pain-TMJ Joint Disorders & Trigeminal Neuropathic Pain & Non- Odontogenic Toothache
Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMD)
This presentation is aimed at general dentists as well as specialists. The objective is to give an overview of conditions that affect the orofacial region that are commonly misdiagnosed as a toothache.
Anatomy of the TMJ
Review of the masticatory muscles
Differential diagnosis: muscle vs. joint
Diagnostic tests for each condition and management.
After this presentation, the dentist should be able to diagnose the various presentations of TMD’s and make appropriate referrals when indicated.
Trigeminal Neuropathic Pain
This presentation is aimed at general dentists as well as specialists who are faced with persistent pain after Endodontic procedures, implant placement and extractions. The goal is to avoid further dental procedures that can exacerbate the pain.
Introduction to orofacial neuropathic pain.
Differentiate between episodic and continuous neuropathic pain.
Management of trigeminal neuropathy
Learn about burning mouth syndrome, how to Dx and manage and differentiate from burning mouth symptoms.
All Dental Offices, that have staff, are required to do the following:
A Story NOT Silenced by Stage IV Oral Cancer: “Hands-On Oral Cancer Exams” and Ignite the Power of Story-Educate, Engage & Persuade“-AGD Code: #557 & 736
The Value in Patient Education, Accurate Diagnosis, Adequate Follow-up and Specialist Referrals
Integrate oral cancer screenings with education
Optimize screening techniques and patient care
Take responsibility for early detection
Understand long-term effects of radiation to the oral cavity
Use story as a tool to increase success
Promote your practice’s strengths using story
Communicate the value of services with story
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