Orofacial Pain

Paperback | September 27, 2009

EditorJoanna M. Zakrzewska

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Orofacial pain - defined as pain lasting over three months in the mouth or face - is increasing in prevelance, with approximately 7% of the UK population having experienced it. It is currently managed by either dentists or general medical practitioners, both of whom have radically differentapproaches to treatment. While management of orofacial pain has improved quite dramatically over recent years, it is essential that dentists and general practitioners are aware of these advances and of the differences in their approaches. This concise handbook takes an evidence-based psychosocial approach to the management of patients with pain in the face or mouth and provides basic guidelines to facilitate care quickly in the clinical setting. The book will serve as a useful guide for dental practitioners, specialists in orofacialpain, trainee pain specialists, neurologists with an interest in pain, specialist pain nurses, as well as general medical practitioners.

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Orofacial pain - defined as pain lasting over three months in the mouth or face - is increasing in prevelance, with approximately 7% of the UK population having experienced it. It is currently managed by either dentists or general medical practitioners, both of whom have radically differentapproaches to treatment. While management of o...

Joanna Zakrzewska, is Consultant and Honorary Professor, Lead Clinician for Facial Pain, Eastman Dental Hospital, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.01 inPublished:September 27, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199236690

ISBN - 13:9780199236695

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Table of Contents

1. Mark Drangsholt and Linda LeResche: Epidemiology of orofacial pain2. Russell Vickers and Joanna M. Zakrzewska: History and examination3. Peter Svensson, Lene Baad-Hansen, Toby Newton-John, Suk Ng, Joanna M. Zakrzewska: Investigations4. Joanna M. Zakrzewska and Jeffrey Okeson: Classification and diagnosis of orofacial pain5. Raymond Dionne, Toby Newton-John and Joanna M. Zakrzewska: Overall management of facial pain6. Edward R. Vickers and Joanna M. Zakrzewska: Dental causes of orofacial pain7. Alain Woda and Miriam Grushka: Burning mouth syndrome (BMS)8. Thomas List and Charlotte Feinmann: Persistent idiopathic facial pain (atypical facial pain)9. Heli Forssell and Richard Ohrbach: Temporomandibular disorders (TMD)10. Joanna M. Zakrzewska and Mark E. Linksey: Trigeminal neuralgia11. Suthipan Jtimolmard and Steven Graff Radford: Neuropathic pain12. Steven Graff Radford and Suthipan Kitimolmard: Trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias13. Christian S. Stohler: Orofacial pain disorders - linking phenotype to genotype14. Appendix