Orofacial Pain Management

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           Orofacial pain, especially in the chronic form, is one of the conditions that has an immense effect on the quality of life and psychological status of the suffering patients. The management of chronic orofacial pain is always multidisciplinary and begins with the conservative holistic approach. The challenge of managing this group of patients is the diagnostic work up particularly if patients only develop pain intraorally. Certain orofacial pain can mimic the symptoms of pulpal/dental origin pain resulting in the unnecessary dental or medical treatments i.e., extraction, root canal therapy or drugs. Dental health care provider therefore should understand and be able to differentiate the variety of symptoms of orofacial pain condition in order to prevent the wrong diagnosis and treatment.


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