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.

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I think AAOP’s important role is that we do fund research--small research grants to the residents to help support benchtop and clinical research. AAOP also has speakers from the medical field; sometimes it's PhDs and pharmacology. It really does draw on a lot of the research that's being [...]

By |2020-12-15T15:29:17+00:00December 4th, 2020|Scientific Sessions|0 Comments

Headaches

Headaches The producers of this video are: Dr. Mary Charles Haigler Dr. Patricia BoettnerHeadaches are a common disorder; they lead to absence of work. It can be primary or secondary in nature and we'll talk about this a little bit more in just one second. [...]

By |2020-11-19T21:41:00+00:00November 19th, 2020|Dental Specialty, Mentor|0 Comments

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

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