Current Therapies in Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine
Author: João N. A. R. Ferreira,James Fricton,Nelson Rhodus
This cutting-edge book is a quick reference guide to the evidence-based evaluation, diagnosis, and management of the broad spectrum of orofacial disorders. Each chapter is devoted to a particular disease or disorder and presents advances in our understanding of the condition, the most recent evaluation and diagnostic strategies, and up-to-date treatment approaches. In addition, strategies for integration of care into routine dental practice are explained, and information provided on how to comprehensively diagnose and manage orofacial disorders. The coverage encompasses the latest technological advances in the field, such as novel pharmaceuticals, diagnostic tools, gene transfer techniques, radiotherapy modalities, and a vast array of interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches including complementary and alternative therapies for orofacial disorders.Although the management of orofacial disorders is emerging as a distinct field of dentistry, many dentists and physicians are unfamiliar with recent advances in the care of patients with these disorders including orofacial pain, oral lesions and cancer, malodor, xerostomia, obstructive sleep apnea, bruxism and oral parafunctional behaviors, temporomandibular disorders, occlusal dysesthesias, orofacial neuropathic pains, and headaches. This book, written by world class experts, is deliberately geared to the level of understanding of a clinician. It will serve as an ideal evidence-based reference and source of specific clinical recommendations in daily practice.
"Pain is a preoccupation in dentistry, but the dentist's role has expanded beyond the treatment of dental pain to being one of the most involved in the treatment of orofacial pain. Orofacial Pain: A Guide to Medications and Management guides readers through the rational use of medications for the treatment of chronic orofacial pain, including oral, injectable and topical medications. It also provides relevant information about treatment choices for managing neuropathic and musculoskeletal pain, headache and uncommon orofacial pain disorders"--Provided by publisher.
The Role of Dentistry in a Multidisciplinary Diagnostic Approach
Author: Axel Bumann,Ulrich Lotzmann
The treatment of temporomandibular disorders requires a multidisciplinary approach, involving the participation of dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, radiologists, and others. This lavishly illustrated text/atlas provides a wealth of valuable information for specialists who need to enhance their understanding of TMJ disorders. TMJ Disorders and Orofacial Pain is the invaluable diagnostic guide all dentists and related specialists need to provide optimize the care and treatment of patients in this condition. It ties together the anatomic, physiologic, and psychological aspects of TMJ to help you confidently reach an accurate diagnosis.MRI has proven to be the most reliable imaging modality for the diagnosis of TMJ disorders. A key benefit of this text is teaching dentists how to interpret MRIs, and also to provide the required knowledge for informed communication with radiologists. Throughout the text, you'll find exquisitely detailed, full-color photographs which take you step-by-step through the clinical examination of the jaw. The book teaches you how to analyze information as it comes in to select the proper course of treatment based on the patient's history and clinical data.Written in a clear and easy-to-follow format, the text presents state-of-the-art approaches to managing TMJ disorders. With this book, dentists and related specialists will gain the essential skills and knowledge needed to ensure their patients receive the best possible care!
This clinically oriented book presents the state of the art in e-health care within dentistry and oral medicine (“e-oral health”) with the aim of acquainting dentists and other oral health care professionals with its uses and advantages, especially with regard to diagnosis. It will assist all who wish to learn about teledentistry protocols and the e-oral health branch or to implement e-oral health solutions and procedures in clinical practice. The book opens by discussing general aspects of e-oral health, including tools, networks, and the very important ethical considerations. The use and specific benefits of e-oral health technologies in the diagnosis of different conditions, orthodontic assessment, implantology evaluation, and caries prevention are then fully explained. Finally, examples are provided of the ways in which teledentistry functions in different countries on different continents. e-Oral health is a burgeoning field that encompasses teledentistry as well as other uses of information and communication technologies for oral health care purposes. This book will be an ideal guide for not only dentists but also dental hygienists, dental nurses, and other professionals.
Comprehensive issue on TMJ disorders and orofacial pain which covers epidemiology and gender differences, peripheral and central mechanisms of pain, TMJ intracapsular disorders, myogenous TMD, bruxism, headache, neuropathic orofacial pain, surgical considerations, psychological factors and much more.
Author: Shahrokh C. Bagheri,Bryan Bell,Husain Ali Khan
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Written by expert surgeons and educators, Current Therapy in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery covers the latest treatment strategies, surgical techniques, and potential complications in OMS. Emphasizing an evidence-based approach, it covers all 12 subspecialties of OMS, addressing topics from surgical principles to oral surgery, anesthesia, cranio-maxillofacial trauma surgery, head and neck surgery, maxillofacial reconstructive surgery, orthognathic surgery, pediatric craniofacial surgery including cleft lip and palate, temporomandibular joint disorders, facial plastic surgery including rhinoplasty and facelifts, obstructive sleep apnea, and oral and maxillofacial infections. At the end of each chapter, Pearls and Pitfalls summarize the authors' insight, recommendations, and experience on that topic. Editor Dr. Shahrokh Bagheri is a noted professor, researcher, and speaker on OMS, and he leads an expert author team including Dr. R. Bryan Bell and Dr. Husain Ali Khan to help you master and apply the latest advances in OMS. More than 1,200 full-color photos and 200 color line drawings illustrate concepts and provide visual guidance in clinical areas. Comprehensive sections and chapters represent essential topics, the newest advances, and controversial topics. Clinical coverage brings together the latest knowledge in OMS in a concise, easy-to-apply way. Resident-specific coverage describes the wide array of subspecialties and treatments available in the armamentarium of the modern OMS. A focus on complications ensures that you are knowledgeable in this important part of any therapy or surgical discipline. Expert contributors include the "best of the best," featuring leading, well-established, and respected surgeons and educators writing on their areas of specialty and providing current treatment strategies.
Presents a classification of the various orofacial pain disorders and describes the history and examination procedures that can be used to differentiate them. The final section describes management considerations for each disorder.
Author: Edward T. Bope,Robert E. Rakel,Rick D. Kellerman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Conn's Current Therapy 2010 provides concise and easy-to-use guidance on the latest advances in therapeutics for common complaints and diagnoses. Edward T. Bope, MD; Robert E. Rakel, MD; and Rick D. Kellerman offer their expertise and the knowledge of hundreds of skilled international leaders on the full range of evidence-based management options. Tap into recent developments and thorough updates on myelodysplastic syndromes, psychocutaneous medicine, recently-approved and soon-to-be-approved drugs, and much more to stay on top of current treatment practices. With the full text online at expertconsult.com, you'll have the information you need right at your fingertips for easy access! Provides access to the full contents of the text online at expertconsult.com. Discusses recent developments and thorough updates on myelodysplastic syndromes, psychocutaneous medicine, recently-approved and soon-to-be-approved drugs, and much so you can stay on top of current treatment practices. Contains important diagnostic criteria in each chapter because correct diagnoses lead to the delivery of effective treatment. Features acknowledged expert contributors for each chapter so you know that you are getting the best and most practical and accurate advice. Presents management methods used by international experts to provide you with best practices from around the world. Covers most common major presenting symptoms in a section on symptomatic care to assure that your patients can get the best possible treatment while tests are being performed. Incorporates the latest information on recently-approved and soon-to-be-approved drugs so you are aware of all treatment options. Includes the ICD-9 list of common diseases and codes on end papers to enable you and your staff to accurately code for reimbursement.
This unique resource focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of painful conditions—both acute and chronic—from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Joined by a team of nearly 200 international contributors representing a wide range of specialties, Dr. Smith presents the best management options within and across specialties. Succinct treatment and therapy guidelines enable you to quickly access clinically useful information, for both inpatient and outpatient pain management. Offers a cross-discipline approach to pain management for a comprehensive view of the best treatment options within and across specialties including internal medicine, gynecology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, orthopedics, and family medicine. Provides succinct treatment and therapy guidelines, enabling you to locate useful information quickly. Organizes guidance on acute and chronic therapies in a templated format, to facilitate consistent, quick-access consultation appropriate for inpatient or outpatient pain management.
Orofacial pain - defined as pain lasting over three months in the mouth or face - is increasing in prevelance, with approximately 7% of the UK population having experienced it. It is currently managed by either dentists or general medical practitioners, both of whom have radically different approaches to treatment. While management of orofacial pain has improved quite dramatically over recent years, it is essential that dentists and general practitioners are aware of these advances and of the differences in their approaches. This concise handbook takes an evidence-based psychosocial approach to the management of patients with pain in the face or mouth and provides basic guidelines to facilitate care quickly in the clinical setting. The book will serve as a useful guide for dental practitioners, specialists in orofacial pain, trainee pain specialists, neurologists with an interest in pain, specialist pain nurses, as well as general medical practitioners.
The new edition of this highly successful volume continues to offer readers with a systemized and objective approach to the practice of oral and maxillofacial medicine. Fully updated throughout with over 100 new photographs and artworks, Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine 3e presents a straightforward, easy-to-read guide to the successful diagnosis and treatment of the most common and potentially serious disorders seen in clinical practice. Maintaining a strong patient-centred approach throughout, the book also explores relevant systemic disorders and includes a reference section on eponymous and other conditions to ensure completion of the subject area. Full treatment options are given – including when to refer to medical, oncology or surgical colleagues – together with a comprehensive section on adverse drug reactions. Prepared by an author of international renown, this clearly written and beautifully illustrated book includes a wealth of anatomical artwork, treatment algorithms, clinical photographs, tables and ‘pull out’ boxes as well as sample ‘Patient Information Sheets’. Winner of the 2004 RSM/Society of Authors Book Award in the category of ‘New Authored Book’, and placed Highly Commended in the BMA Medical Book Awards 2009, this volume is ideal for senior dental students, dental practitioners and for trainees and practitioners in oral medicine, surgery, and pathology in particular. Allows the reader to adopt a systematic approach to history taking Explains how to examine patients and their oral lesions systematically to start formulating differential diagnoses Identifies which sites may be affected by the presenting condition and what to look for at the sites Explains when clinical investigations are indicated, which are appropriate, and how to perform them Shows the reader how to interpret the findings of routine clinical investigations and understand the potential implications for the patient Identifies relevant follow-up questions that may further clarify the findings of the clinical examination and refocus the history Explains how to recognise the scope of oral and maxillofacial diseases and the importance of their medical management in addition to the traditional dental focus of the discipline Shows the reader how to identify lesions and understand their potential implications for the patient Explains how to advise the patient about the aetiology of oral lesions and their predisposing factors Identifies a range of therapeutic options for the patient and emphasises the need for regular review and re-appraisal of the condition Provides an understanding of how treatment may impact, positively or negatively, upon the condition Identifies the need to refer for advice, investigations or treatment by dental, medical or surgical specialists Shows the reader how to recognise the importance of close liaison with colleagues in other disciplines, particular imaging, medicine, pathology and surgery Text now thoroughly clarified and updated, including revised Further Reading and websites Improved section on potential malignancies and cancer Provides additional information on the genetic influences of many conditions Contains an expanded section on therapeutics, including emergent therapies, as well as additional information on drug interactions and contraindications
The Role of Dentistry in a Multidisciplinary Diagnostic Approach
Author: Axel Bumann,Ulrich Lotzmann
The treatment of temporomandibular disorders requires a multidisciplinary approach, involving the participation of dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, radiologists, and others. This lavishly illustrated text/atlas provides a wealth of valuable information for specialists who need to enhance their understanding of TMJ disorders. TMJ Disorders and Orofacial Pain is the invaluable diagnostic guide all dentists and related specialists need to provide optimize the care and treatment of patients in this condition. It ties together the anatomic, physiologic, and psychological aspects of TMJ to help you confidently reach an accurate diagnosis. MRI has proven to be the most reliable imaging modality for the diagnosis of TMJ disorders. A key benefit of this text is teaching dentists how to interpret MRIs, and also to provide the required knowledge for informed communication with radiologists. Throughout the text, you'll find exquisitely detailed, full-color photographs which take you step-by-step through the clinical examination of the jaw. The book teaches you how to analyze information as it comes in to select the proper course of treatment based on the patient's history and clinical data. Written in a clear and easy-to-follow format, the text presents state-of-the-art approaches to managing TMJ disorders. With this book, dentists and related specialists will gain the essential skills and knowledge needed to ensure their patients receive the best possible care!
Gilles Lavigne,Barry J. Sessle,Manon Choinière,Peter Soja
Author: Gilles Lavigne,Barry J. Sessle,Manon Choinière,Peter Soja
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Many in the research and clinical communities are becoming increasingly aware of the interactions between sleep disorders and chronic pain syndromes. There are a number of obstacles on the path to better patient care, and there is considerable room for improvement in the way knowledge is shared between professionals in the sleep and pain communities. This book serves as the first step toward enhancing communication between the sleep and pain communities with the intent of improving patient care.
OROFACIAL PAIN AND HEADACHE is a timely, comprehensive and instructive addition to the pain literature; in particular the important and truly multidisciplinary area of orofacial pain. Based on their extensive clinical experience and a thorough understanding of pain mechanisms specific to the trigeminal system, the editors, Yair Sharav and Rafael Benoliel, have integrated knowledge from the areas of headache and orofacial pain and have succinctly explained common mechanisms involved in the two phenomena, with important implications for pain diagnosis and management. Internationally renowned editors and contributor team Integrated approach to the diagnosis and treatment of oral and facial pain syndromes as well as common primary headaches A thorough review of the four majorclinical entities of orofacial pain: acute dental, neurovascular, musculoskeletal and neuropathic Comprehensive coverage of the pharmacotherapy of acute and chronic pain Chapters on the psychological, neurosurgical and otolaryngological aspects of orofacial pain An in depth discussion of facial pain and headaches secondary to medical co-morbidities Exploration of complementary and alternative methods of pain control including acupuncture, food additives and hypnosis
This issue of Dental clinics features expert clinical reviews on Orofacial Pain which includes current information on topics such as Clinical Assessment of the Patient Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders, Diagnostic Imaging for Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain, Differential Diagnosis of Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders, Intraoral Pain Disorders, Myofascial Pain, Articular Disc and Joint Disorders, Cranial Neuralgias, Neuropathic Orofacial Pain, Burning Mouth Disorder, Primary Headache Disorders, Persistent Orofacial Pains, and Topical and Systemic medications for Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders.
Headache, Orofacial Pain and Bruxism: Diagnosis and multidisciplinary approaches to management has been written by clinicians for clinicians. It contains the collective knowledge of hundreds of years of clinical experience. The authors are drawn from a range of disciplines which regularly encounter patients with headache, orofacial pain or bruxism. They have described evidence-informed clinical practice derived from anatomical, physiological, and biomechanical concepts. Patients who present with headache, orofacial pain or bruxism provide a clinical challenge to make sense of symptoms, sources, and contributing factors. There are many structures associated with problems in this region and patients may call on any of a number of health practitioners for diagnosis and treatment. It is often beyond the expertise of a single practitioner to address all facets of the problem without the assistance of colleagues. This book provides clinicians with the theoretical and clinical information required to appreciate the role of each discipline involved in the management of patients with headache, orofacial pain and bruxism. Clinicians are encouraged to use a multidisciplinary approach and to collaborate in the comprehensive management of these patients. The book contains a large section devoted to accurate evaluation and diagnosis. The recognition of conditions that require immediate and urgent medical treatment is covered, while migraine is considered separately because it is such a debilitating and frequently misdiagnosed condition. Headache in childhood and adolescence is considered separately because of the concern that is always associated with severe headache in the young. The book presents a detailed discussion of measurement tools and methods. Assessment and management approaches from disciplines including medicine, physiotherapy, chiropractic, osteopathy, integrative medicine, dentistry, psychology, and psychiatry are put forward and discussed.
An important, timely issue on access to oral health care. Topics include: ethics, the dental workforce, non-dental health professionals providing access to dental care for low-income and minority patients, dental health care finance, third party reimbursement for dental care and access to dental care, managing clinical risk, teledentistry, private sector response, dental insurance, improving patient retention, expanding the dental workforce through dental therapists, and much more!
Pain, especially chronic pain, is a major health care problem, a fact that has precipitated a recent dramatic expansion in pain-related research efforts. This revised edition of Dr Welden Bell's classic text has been updated to incorporate the latest findings from these studies, including advanced understanding of the neurophysiology and central processing of pain and the resulting changes to diagnostic, classification, and treatment guidelines. To assist clinicians in the difficult and often complicated task of managing patients suffering from oral and facial pain, this textbook provides documented information concerning pain and pain behavior so that one may better understand what pain is, how it behaves, and how it might best be managed; develops a useful classification of orofacial pain disorders; offers practical diagnostic criteria by which the different orofacial pain disorders can be identified on a clinical level; and suggests guidelines for the effective management of patients who suffer from pain in the region of the mouth and face. The concepts and techniques discussed are supplemented with case reports as well as new, full-color photographs and illustrations to help the clinician better understand orofacial pain disorders and how to treat them effectively.
Lester William Burket,Martin S. Greenberg,Michael Glick,Jonathan A. Ship
Author: Lester William Burket,Martin S. Greenberg,Michael Glick,Jonathan A. Ship
An extensive revision of a best-selling classic textbook. This easy-to-read text provides many new and expanded tables for easy reference and better comprehension. Contains many new illustrations including 64 in full color. Other features include a new section on sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections, an appendix of ICD-DA and ICD-9-CM classification of disease of the oral mucosa, and a new chapter on the diagnosis and treatment of oral cancer.