This category is dedicated to the physiology, diagnosis
Topics may include:
- Orofacial pain pathophysiology
The functional changes that accompany orofacial pain
- Diagnosis and treatment
Education related to the accurate diagnosis of different orofacial pains and their treatments
- Orofacial pain pharmacology
The science/study of how chemical agents and medications are used to treat and how they affect orofacial pain
- Musculoskeletal orofacial pain
Pain that affects the muscles, ligaments, tendons
andbones found in the mouth, jaws and face.
- Neuropathic orofacial pain
Pain in the mouth, jaws or face caused by damage or disease affecting the nervous system.
Headachein orofacial pain
Education related to the co-morbidity of
headachein Orofacial pain
- Emerging concepts, techniques, therapies and technology
New technology/procedures and scientific advancements used in any aspect (diagnosis or treatment) of Orofacial Pain
- Product/technology training
Training on proper use of specific products/instruments developed to aid in the diagnosis or treatment of orofacial pain. Product training courses should be directed to current users or a product and focus on proper/safe use. Courses cannot contain any marketing information intended to encourage participants to purchase the product.