Practicing Orofacial Pain, Headache & Sleep Care During COVID-19 – A Free Panel Discussion Webinar

Meet our Panel Dr. Crandall completed his dental training at Temple University School of Dentistry in 1974 and the General Practice Dental Residency at the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont in 1975. In 1984 Dr. Crandall received a Certificate for completion of the extended program in the Diagnosis [...]

By |2021-03-30T00:41:12+00:00January 14th, 2021|Scientific Sessions|Comments Off on Practicing Orofacial Pain, Headache & Sleep Care During COVID-19 – A Free Panel Discussion Webinar

Why Attend? Learn About New Medications!

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|Comments Off on Why Attend? Learn About New Medications!

Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality for Orofacial Pain

Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality for Orofacial Pain A (Human) Brainstorm On How They Are Revolutionizing Pain Research, Education, And Treatment   Dr. Alex DaSilva will discuss the new frontiers in artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented/virtual reality (AR/VR) for headache and orofacial pain. During the [...]

By |2020-10-09T20:44:10+00:00October 25th, 2020|Scientific Sessions|Comments Off on Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality for Orofacial Pain

What an Awesome Time to Become AAOP President

What an Awesome Time to Become AAOP President Or is it? With the pandemic, our ways of business, practice and education are in crisis. People are calling the year of 2020 a cursed year; the worst ever. But for us in the world of OFP that [...]

By |2020-10-14T01:20:18+00:00October 13th, 2020|Scientific Sessions|Comments Off on What an Awesome Time to Become AAOP President

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|Comments Off on Somatic Symptom Disorders, Somatization and Facial Pain

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

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|Comments Off on Remembering Dr. Henry Gremillion

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|Comments Off on Medical Billing Pearls and Pitfalls

Practical Screening for Sleep Disordered Breathing in Clinical Practice

Practical Screening for Sleep Disordered Breathing in Clinical Practice Sleep disordered breathing, which includes obstructive sleep apnea, is one of the most under recognized and untreated group of disorders experienced in the general population. Dentist, by the nature of the well care model of practice, are in the [...]

By |2020-09-07T16:52:55+00:00September 9th, 2020|Scientific Sessions|Comments Off on Practical Screening for Sleep Disordered Breathing in Clinical Practice

Epigenetics & Wellness – Lifestyle Choices and Human Health

Epigenetics & Wellness - Lifestyle Choices and Human Health We are now coming to appreciate the notion that both nature (genetics) and nurture (epigenetics) play key roles in disease progression and the development of chronic pain states. Recent advances in the fields of genomics and bioinformatics are providing [...]

By |2020-08-31T01:41:31+00:00August 31st, 2020|Scientific Sessions|Comments Off on Epigenetics & Wellness – Lifestyle Choices and Human Health

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