About AAOP

The American Academy of Orofacial Pain, an organization of dentists and other health professionals, is dedicated to alleviating pain and suffering through the promotion of excellence in education, research, and patient care in the field of orofacial pain and associated disorders.

Somatic Symptom Disorders, Somatization and Facial Pain

Somatic Symptom Disorders, Somatization and Facial Pain Dr. Kulich will review assessment and management strategies for the complex patient who presents marked somatic overconcern, often sees multiple healthcare providers, and commonly experiences only transient improvement with treatment. Recent research on assessment and management is reviewed, including data to [...]

By |2020-09-28T15:47:40+00:00October 10th, 2020|Scientific Sessions|0 Comments

New Insights Into Migraine and the Migraine-Preventative Medication, Propranolol, for Management of Painful TMD

New Insights Into Migraine and the Migraine-Preventative Medication, Propranolol, for Management of Painful TMD - Tchivileva Cross-sectional studies demonstrate positive associations between occurrence of migraine and painful temporomandibular disorder (TMD). However, few prospective studies have investigated the relevance of the association for the purpose of predicting TMD [...]

By |2020-10-02T13:24:44+00:00September 20th, 2020|Scientific Sessions|0 Comments

Remembering Dr. Henry Gremillion

Remembering Dr. Henry Gremillion May 18th of this year the American Academy of Orofacial Pain and dentistry lost a great member. A wonderful teacher, lecturer, anatomist and friend to many people but to me he was as close as a brother. Our friendship spanned forty seven [...]

By |2020-09-29T13:12:41+00:00September 17th, 2020|Scientific Sessions|0 Comments

Medical Billing Pearls and Pitfalls

Medical Billing Pearls and Pitfalls As dentistry continues to shift towards oral-systemic wellness, more dental procedures are being recognized as medically necessary and being covered under major health insurance plans and policies. Dental practices are recognizing the significant benefits to offering medical insurance reimbursement such as increased case [...]

By |2020-09-07T17:09:00+00:00September 14th, 2020|Scientific Sessions|0 Comments

Dental Occlusion: When Does It Matter?

Dental Occlusion: When Does It Matter? What does the Evidence Tell Us? Arthrocentesis is an invaluable procedure in the management algorithm for temporomandibular joint disease, particularly in the early Wilkes stages. This objectives of this course are to understand the appropriate workup and indications for the procedure, review [...]

By |2020-08-31T01:48:04+00:00August 24th, 2020|Scientific Sessions|0 Comments

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