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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.

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

CGRP Medications for Headache

CGRP Medications for Headache: A New Treatment Approach This is an exciting time in the field of Headache Medicine, as an entirely new class of drugs has been developed that specifically targets the pathophysiology of Headache. Historically, preventive medications for headache have been borrowed from other drug classes [...]

By |2020-08-13T19:09:08+00:00August 18th, 2020|Scientific Sessions|0 Comments

HIPAA – Are You Prepared?

Piece of Mind for Peace of Mind Preservation of the information in a dental record and documentation of treatment and outcomes is paramount to protecting the rights of our patients, maintaining the integrity of healthcare providers, and it is required by various aspects of the law. The generalized usage [...]

By |2020-08-15T13:58:23+00:00August 13th, 2020|Scientific Sessions|0 Comments

Spring 2020

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 [...]

By |2020-07-17T17:49:26+00:00July 17th, 2020|AAOP Insider|0 Comments

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