De-mystifying Oro-facial Pain for the Dental Practitioner

$50.00

This presentation will focus on the most common non-toothache pain conditions presenting to the GP. This session will review the basic physiology of pain, and offer a simplified practical approach to dealing with the patient who presents in pain.

RCDSO Expiry Date: June 30, 2022

To qualify as a Core Category 1 course, the course certificate must be issued no later than this date.

Completion of this online course qualifies for 3 Core CE Points.
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De-mystifying Oro-facial Pain for the Dental Practitioner

Oro-facial pain patients make most General Practitioners as well as Specialists cringe. However, caring for these unfortunate individuals can be personally rewarding and advantageous for the practice. With a basic understanding of different types of pain and how to differentiate them, most patients can be quickly and effectively diagnosed. This presentation will focus on the most common non-toothache pain conditions presenting to the GP. This session will review the basic physiology of pain, and offer a simplified practical approach to dealing with the patient who presents in pain.

Learning Objectives:

  1. To quickly and confidently diagnose most common oro-facial pain conditions encountered in dental practice.
  2. To provide an algorithm for the treatment of these conditions. allowing them to decide whether to treat or to refer and to whom.
  3. Make attendees aware of different diagnostic and imaging techniques and when to use them.