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Live Webinar-Differential Diagnosis of Orofacial Pain


Instructor:  Dr. Sowmya Ananthan

*This program is for the full dental staffno prior skills are needed to attend




This Program is a Live Interactive Webinar using GOTOWEBINAR as a platform.   Join us from the comfort of your home or office ,You will be able to speak with the instructor during the seminar, via microphone or write in the chat,  as this is an interactive program. 

The Non- Odontogenic Toothache

 Learning Objectives:     Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe orofacial pain and how to make an assessment
  • Explain the differential diagnosis for the following: Odontogenic, musculoskeletal, neuropathic, neurovascular pain
  • Identify the most common causes of non-Odontogenic pains
  • Compare and contrast the differential diagnosis of myofascial pain, headaches, sinusitis and neuropathic pain.
  • Employ diagnostic tests for each condition and management

Course Outline: {Teaching method will be lecture format and Q & A period.}

*   Introduction to orofacial neuropathic pain

*   Differentiate between episodic and continuous neuropathic pain

*    Case presentations

*    Pathophysiology’

*    Diagnostic tests

Credits:           3 CEU’s        [AGD: #200:Orofacial Pain]

*This program is for the full dental staffno prior skills are needed to attend

Instructor:  Dr. Sowmya Ananthan earned her DMD and MSD degrees at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (Now the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine). She teaches there in the Division of Orofacial Pain. Dr. Ananthan is board certified by the American Board of Orofacial Pain. Her research interests include trigeminal neuropathic pain, and the interaction between sleep disorders and pain.

Dental Studies Institute is ADA CERP recognized provider, #07394037. The formal continuing education program of this sponsor are accepted by AGD for Fellowship/Mastership credit. The current term of acceptance extends for 03/03/1994 to 06/30/2020. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Dental Studies Institute designates each activity for continuing education credits. Credits are listed in each course description.

**The Content and format of this Continuing Education course is presented without commercial bias and does not claim superiority of any commercial product or service. No DSI Staff  have a financial relationship with this speaker or company.


Additional information


Live Webinar: Wednesday October 20, 2021 Time: 9am to 1pm