Orofacial Pain: Part II

AEEDC Webinars

October 11, 2020 - 16:00 - 17:00

Topic Description :

Orofacial Pain: Part II

Abstract:
This lecture is specifically designed for dental professionals to gain knowledge about the new specialty orofacial pain. We will discuss the diagnosis of orofacial pain conditions, especially non-odontogenic origin by basics of a history taking, quick clinical examinations. Learn about neuropathic, neurovascular and musculoskeletal pain and their management. Understand the diagnosis of different types of headaches, TMJ Disorders, and Obstructive Sleep Apnea, including the psychological aspects of orofacial pain. Recognize when to use or not to use restorative tools in treating orofacial pain and other treatment modalities. Identify indications for administering trigger point injections. This lecture will also uncover the insights of interdisciplinary treatment planning for orofacial pain conditions.

Learning Objectives:

  • This program focuses on the evidence-based diagnosis of orofacial pain conditions
  • Explain the physiological mechanisms of pain and differentiate acute pain from chronic pain
  • Infer knowledge on non-odontogenic orofacial pain, especially neuropathic, neurovascular and musculoskeletal pain diagnosis
  • Discuss the differential diagnosis of different types of headaches, TMJ Disorders, and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Evaluate objective clinical testing methods for orofacial pain
  • Construct an accurate diagnosis of orofacial pain and treatment planning
  • Identify indications for administering trigger point injections
  • Perceive information about when to treat and not to treat in dentistry

Speaker :

Dr. Amey G. Patil

Dr. Amey G. Patil

BDS, MSD, FACD
Cosmetic Dentist, Orofacial Pain Specialist, Clinical Instructor, Faculty, Dept of Restorative Dentistry – Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, USA

Bio:

Dr. Amey G Patil completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik, India. He has successfully completed his Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD) degree in September 2016 from the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, Newark, USA. He served as the Chief Resident of the Center for Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorders, Department of Diagnostic Sciences. He completed a Fellowship in Aesthetic and Cosmetic Dentistry (FACD) from New York University College of Dentistry, New York City, USA. He served the Department of Oral Biology, Diagnostic Sciences, and Restorative Dentistry as a Research Teaching Specialist and currently working as an RBHS Instructor – Faculty in the Department of Restorative Dentistry and Diagnostic Sciences, Center for Orofacial Pain and TMJ Disorders at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, Newark, New Jersey (USA).

Accreditation

INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions Organisation Est. is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. 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. INDEX Conferences & Exhibitions Organisation Est. designates this activity for 1 continuing education credits.

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