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FROM THE EDITOR: Dear All, I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy during these difficult times. It has been a very challenging time for everyone personally and professionally. However, one thing that has been very reassuring throughout the whole thing is our ability to adapt. As we [...]
Botox and Muscle The use of paralytic botulinum toxins in muscles of mastication has vastly expanded in recent years. In addition to cosmetic facial shaping, these toxins are intended to relieve spasm and reduce pain. However, such treatment removes the major forces applied to the jaw, which like other bones [...]
Sleep Medicine: The Dentist’s Role The importance of Sleep Medicine (SM) in the profession of dentistry has many potential opportunities. Sleep Medicine is a broad area that involves a wide variety of sleep disorders, many of which do not directly involve the dentist. It is important that anyone involved [...]
For Immediate Release AAOP Central Office 609-504-1311 firstname.lastname@example.org Press Release: Orofacial Pain is Now the 12th ADA-Recognized Dental Specialty Oceanville, NJ - April 24, 2020 On March 31, 2020, the American Academy of Orofacial Pain’s request to recognize orofacial pain as a dental specialty was [...]
Orofacial Pain is Now the 12th ADA-Recognized Dental Specialty On March 31, 2020, the American Academy of Orofacial Pain’s request to recognize orofacial pain as a dental specialty was granted by the National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards based on compliance with the Requirements for [...]