The Classification of Orofacial Pains

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This article highlights the process of making the proper orofacial pain diagnosis. A classification is presented based on the clinical characteristics of the pain complaint and the structure by which it emanates. It is meant to serve as a road map for the clinician, which will help him or her establish the correct diagnosis, thereby allowing the selection of the proper treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)133-144
Number of pages12
JournalOral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology


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