Diagnosing Dental and Orofacial Pain

Author: Alex J. Moule
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118925003
Release Date: 2016-11-14
Genre: Medical

Diagnosing Dental and Orofacial Pain: A Clinical Manual approaches a complex topic in a uniquely practical way. This text offers valuable advice on ways to observe and communicate effectively with patients in pain, how to analyze a patients’ pain descriptions, and how to provide a proper diagnosis of orofacial pain problems that can arise from a myriad of sources—anywhere from teeth, joint and muscle pain, and paranasal sinuses to cluster headaches, neuralgias, neuropathic pain and viral infections. Helps the student and practitioner understand the diagnostic process by addressing the exact questions that need to be asked and then analyzing verbal and non-verbal responses to these Edited by experts with decades of clinical and teaching experience, and with contributions from international specialists Companion website provides additional learning materials including videos, case studies and further practical tips for examination and diagnosis Includes numerous color photographs and illustrations throughout to enhance text clarity

Clinical Cases in Orofacial Pain

Author: Malin Ernberg
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119194804
Release Date: 2017-02-27
Genre: Medical

Expand your knowledge and put it into practice with this unique, case-based guide Clinical Cases in Orofacial Pain is a valuable resource for undergraduate dental students as well as residents working towards board certification. Individual cases cover temporomandibular joint disorders, masticatory muscle disorders, headache, neuropathic pain, dental pain, tooth wear, and dystonia. Following the popular Clinical Cases series style, cases are presented with associated academic commentary, including background information, diagnostic criteria and fundamental points that might influence the diagnosis, treatment planning or management of the case. Well-illustrated throughout, each chapter features self-assessment study questions to help foster independent learning. Clinical Cases in Orofacial Pain is an excellent primer for undergraduate dental students and an invaluable study guide for postgraduate students and residents. Dental practitioners will also want to keep this unique, case-based guide as a ready reference in their working libraries.

Orofacial Pain

Author: Glenn T. Clark
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780813815596
Release Date: 2012-03-20
Genre: Medical

"Pain is a preoccupation in dentistry, but the dentist's role has expanded beyond the treatment of dental pain to being one of the most involved in the treatment of orofacial pain. Orofacial Pain: A Guide to Medications and Management guides readers through the rational use of medications for the treatment of chronic orofacial pain, including oral, injectable and topical medications. It also provides relevant information about treatment choices for managing neuropathic and musculoskeletal pain, headache and uncommon orofacial pain disorders"--Provided by publisher.

TMJ Disorders and Orofacial Pain

Author: Axel Bumann
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 9783131605610
Release Date: 2011-01-01
Genre: Medical

The treatment of temporomandibular disorders requires a multidisciplinary approach, involving the participation of dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, radiologists, and others. This lavishly illustrated text/atlas provides a wealth of valuable information for specialists who need to enhance their understanding of TMJ disorders. TMJ Disorders and Orofacial Pain is the invaluable diagnostic guide all dentists and related specialists need to provide optimize the care and treatment of patients in this condition. It ties together the anatomic, physiologic, and psychological aspects of TMJ to help you confidently reach an accurate diagnosis.MRI has proven to be the most reliable imaging modality for the diagnosis of TMJ disorders. A key benefit of this text is teaching dentists how to interpret MRIs, and also to provide the required knowledge for informed communication with radiologists. Throughout the text, you'll find exquisitely detailed, full-color photographs which take you step-by-step through the clinical examination of the jaw. The book teaches you how to analyze information as it comes in to select the proper course of treatment based on the patient's history and clinical data.Written in a clear and easy-to-follow format, the text presents state-of-the-art approaches to managing TMJ disorders. With this book, dentists and related specialists will gain the essential skills and knowledge needed to ensure their patients receive the best possible care!

Orofacial Pain

Author: Nalini Vadivelu
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783319018751
Release Date: 2014-01-06
Genre: Medical

Because diagnosing orofacial pain can be a challenge, the book describes the appropriate history-taking methods, detailed examinations, and relevant tests that will help clinicians to work through the differential diagnosis. Effective medical, surgical, and behavioral approaches are presented, and the importance of a multimodal approach is consistently emphasized throughout the book. The target audience includes pain physicians, anesthesiologists, dentists, neurologists, nurse practitioners, and physician’s assistants. ​

Orofacial Pain and Headache

Author: Yair Sharav
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780723434122
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

OROFACIAL PAIN AND HEADACHE is a timely, comprehensive and instructive addition to the pain literature; in particular the important and truly multidisciplinary area of orofacial pain. Based on their extensive clinical experience and a thorough understanding of pain mechanisms specific to the trigeminal system, the editors, Yair Sharav and Rafael Benoliel, have integrated knowledge from the areas of headache and orofacial pain and have succinctly explained common mechanisms involved in the two phenomena, with important implications for pain diagnosis and management. Internationally renowned editors and contributor team Integrated approach to the diagnosis and treatment of oral and facial pain syndromes as well as common primary headaches A thorough review of the four majorclinical entities of orofacial pain: acute dental, neurovascular, musculoskeletal and neuropathic Comprehensive coverage of the pharmacotherapy of acute and chronic pain Chapters on the psychological, neurosurgical and otolaryngological aspects of orofacial pain An in depth discussion of facial pain and headaches secondary to medical co-morbidities Exploration of complementary and alternative methods of pain control including acupuncture, food additives and hypnosis

The Puzzle of Orofacial Pain

Author: Jens Christoph Türp
Publisher: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
ISBN: 9783805582704
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Genre: Medical

Indispensable for an advanced understanding of orofacial pain In recent years, progress in pain research has yielded substantial new insights, and this has profoundly altered our understanding of various orofacial pain conditions. Written by renowned international researchers and clinicians, this state-of-the-art textbook presents recent advances in the understanding of orofacial pain and offers evidence-based management approaches, thus bridging the gap between timely research findings and daily clinical practice. The reader is provided with helpful in-depth information of up-to-date advances in basic research as well as with the present knowledge of the pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of the five most common orofacial pain conditions. In addition, the psychosocial impact of orofacial pain in daily life and future developments are presented. Health care professionals, such as dentists, neurologists, physicians as well as students will find this volume helpful and valuable for an advanced understanding of the diverse orofacial pain conditions and for the improvement of patient care.

Orofacial Pain

Author: Reny de Leeuw
Publisher: Quintessence Publishing (IL)
ISBN: 0867156104
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Medical

The AAOP Guidelines for Assessment, Diagnosis, and Management of Orofacial Pain is an invaluable resource for all health care professionals who evaluate and treat patients with orofacial pain and face the daunting task of "keeping up with the literature" in the rapidly emerging arena of pain management in clinical practice. This new edition continues to emphasize evidence-based knowledge and, for the first time, offers a summary of key points at the beginning of each chapter. Other important changes include an entirely new chapter on sleep and its relationship to pain and well-being; new imaging guidelines for the diagnosis of headache, TMD, and neuropathic pain; a new section on dysesthesias related to neuropathic pain; comprehensive descriptions of SUNCT/SUNA in the chapter devoted to primary headache disorders; and recommendations for quantitative sensory testing, narcotic agreement, and brief screening questionnaires used in patient assessment. Most important, the differential diagnosis and TMD chapters reflect the recommendations of the long-awaited RDC/TMD taxonomy, which will have a significant impact on clinical practice.

Risk Assessment and Oral Diagnostics in Clinical Dentistry

Author: Dena J. Fischer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118483275
Release Date: 2012-11-15
Genre: Medical

Many diseases can have an impact upon oral health and/or the safe delivery of dental care. Consequently, oral health care providers need to be comfortable with assessing the risk of providing dental care to their patients with systemic disease as well as the evaluation of oral conditions that may represent manifestations or consequences of systemic disease. Risk Assessment and Oral Diagnostics in Clinical Dentistry aims to enable the dental practitioner to comfortably and capably assess when medical conditions may impact dental care and diagnose oral conditions using routine testing modalities. This clinical guide contains succinct and detailed text with visual aids regarding how to obtain and perform diagnostic tests, how to interpret these tests, and the implications of tests results upon the management of medically complex dental patients and patients with oral conditions. Color photographs show conditions, testing equipment, and test results. An appendix highlights the ten most common oral medicine disorders encountered in dental practice.

Oral Diagnosis

Author: W. R. Tyldesley
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9781483188126
Release Date: 2014-05-18
Genre: Medical

Oral Diagnosis, Second Edition: A Handbook of Modern Diagnostic Techniques Used to Investigate Clinical Problems in Dentistry details the guidelines for proper, accurate, and efficient diagnosis of dental pathologies. The title focuses on the basic diagnostic techniques, with an emphasis on lesions of the teeth. The text first discusses the importance of reviewing the background information of patient’s dental health, and then proceeds to tackling laboratory investigation. Chapter 3 talks about biopsy and bacteriology, while Chapter 4 deals with facial pains. The next three chapters cover various dental lesions. The eighth chapter discusses the temporomandibular joint, and the last chapter details lesions on salivary glands. The book will be of great interest to students of dentistry. The text will also serve as a reference material for professional dentists.

Common Complications in Endodontics

Author: Priyanka Jain
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319609973
Release Date: 2017-11-26
Genre: Medical

This book describes the most commonly encountered endodontic complications and provides up-to-date information on their prevention and management. The opening chapters explain the importance of accurate diagnosis and treatment planning, outline the role of digital radiography and CBCT in managing complications, and highlight the need for close attention to anatomic landmarks in order to avoid damage to neurovascular anatomy. Endodontic problems associated with different procedural errors are then discussed in detail, covering a wide variety of access- and instrumentation-related complications and the difficulties that may arise when using obturation techniques. Readers will also find information on the endodontic–periodontal relationship, special issues in geriatric patients, and the potential medical emergencies and precautions in specific patient subsets. The clear, easy-to-read text is complemented by numerous high-quality photographs and tables that assist understanding and ready identification of management solutions. This book will be of value for all dental practitioners with an interest in endodontics, endodontic specialists, and higher-level students.

Orofacial Pain

Author: Barry J. Sessle
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496331885
Release Date: 2015-06-01
Genre: Medical

When it comes to mechanisms, diagnosis, and management of acute and chronic orofacial pain, no book is more comprehensive than Orofacial Pain. With 54 leading pain specialists documenting the latest research advances and treatments, this book is the new standard resource for understanding, assessing, and managing all aspects of orofacial pain. Orofacial Pain’s 24 chapters address the epidemiologic, socioeconomic, and psychological aspects of orofacial pain conditions as well as the mechanisms underlying orofacial pain revealed in recent studies in humans and animals. Most other books on this topic focus on just one or two aspects of orofacial pain—and nearly all with only dental students or clinicians in mind. Orofacial Pain provides the most up-to-date, complete, and integrated coverage of advances in research and new evidence. It is must reading not only for dental clinicians but also for pain scientists and specialists, neurologists, and other clinicians.

Clinician s Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Orofacial Pain

Author: Shawn S. Adibi Dds
Publisher:
ISBN: 1936176459
Release Date: 2017-02
Genre: Medical

The object of this monograph is to address a long recognized need in the armamentarium of dentists by providing a user friendly reference to aid in the anticipation, recognition and management of problems of the medically complex dental patient. The information in this guide will be useful in a private office, as well as in an institutional setting.