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Orofacial Pain (OFP) is the specialty of dentistry that encompasses the diagnosis, management and treatment of pain disorders of the jaw, mouth, face and associated regions. The specialty of OFP is dedicated to the evidenced-based understanding of the underlying pathophysiology, etiology, prevention, and treatment of these disorders and improving access to interdisciplinary patient care.

These disorders as they relate to orofacial pain include but are not limited to temporomandibular muscle and joint (TMJ) disorders, jaw movement disorders, neuropathic and neurovascular pain disorders, headache, and sleep disorders.

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Orofacial Pain (OFP) is the specialty of dentistry that encompasses the diagnosis, management and treatment of pain disorders of the jaw, mouth, face and associated regions. The specialty of OFP is dedicated to the evidenced-based understanding of the underlying pathophysiology, etiology, prevention, and treatment of these disorders and improving access to interdisciplinary patient care.

These disorders as they relate to orofacial pain include but are not limited to temporomandibular muscle and joint (TMJ) disorders, jaw movement disorders, neuropathic and neurovascular pain disorders, headache, and sleep disorders.

    AAOP Podcast #9 with Dr. Charles Carlson - Growth and Change: Self-Regulation and Orofacial Pain

    AAOP Podcast #9 with Dr. Charles Carlson - Growth and Change: Self-Regulation and Orofacial Pain

    Dr. Carlson discusses the role of psychology in the management of orofacial pain conditions. Dr. Charles R. Carlson, Ph.D., ABPP, obtained his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Vanderbilt University in 1983 and completed a clinical residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in 1984. Since 1988, he has been a member of the Department of Psychology at the University of Kentucky where he is the Robert H. and Anna B. Culton Professor of Psychology in collaboration with the Center for Research on Violence Against Women; he also holds a joint appointment as a professor in the College of Dentistry and is currently the Director of Behavioral Medicine and Research at the Orofacial Pain Center in the University’s College of Dentistry. Dr Carlson has been awarded the diplomate in clinical health psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology. His research and clinical interests focus on self-regulation skills training for the management of pain in the head and neck regions. As an active scientist, he has published over 120 papers in journals including Pain, Journal of Oral & Facial Pain and Headache, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, and Psychophysiology.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    AAOP Podcast #7 with Dr. Dennis Bailey - Sleep Medicine: Beyond Oral Appliances

    AAOP Podcast #7 with Dr. Dennis Bailey - Sleep Medicine: Beyond Oral Appliances

    Dr. Dennis Bailey discusses the role of dentists in sleep medicine. Dr. Bailey is a general dentist with a practice limited to the management of Sleep Related Breathing Disorders (Snoring and Sleep Apnea) utilizing oral appliances as well as Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD), Orofacial Pain and related headaches. He is a graduate of Indiana University School of Dentistry and completed a General Practice Residency at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. He is a past president of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (1998-1999), is the founder and past-chair of the Oral Appliance Section and served on the Standards of Practice Committee for the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He frequently lectures both in the US and internationally and has authored numerous texts, articles and chapters on the topic of Sleep Medicine and on the use of Oral Appliances by the dentist for the management of snoring and sleep apnea. He is currently a visiting lecturer in the Orofacial Pain and Sleep Medicine Program at UCLA School of Dentistry and is the Co-Director of the Mini-Residency in Sleep Medicine for the Dentist. Dr. Bailey is a Past-President (2013-2014) of the Colorado Sleep Society and is the chair for the Sleep Medicine Committee for the American Academy of Orofacial Pain from 2012 to the present. He has Diplomate status in the American Board of Orofacial Pain and in the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine and is a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Academy of Orofacial Pain and the International College of Dentists.

    • 35 min
    AAOP Podcast #8 with Dr. Dennis Bailey - Pediatric and Adolescent Sleep: A Developing Area

    AAOP Podcast #8 with Dr. Dennis Bailey - Pediatric and Adolescent Sleep: A Developing Area

    Dr. Dennis Bailey discusses sleep disorders and airway issues in pediatric and adolescent patients. Dr. Bailey is a general dentist with a practice limited to the management of Sleep Related Breathing Disorders (Snoring and Sleep Apnea) utilizing oral appliances as well as Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD), Orofacial Pain and related headaches. He is a graduate of Indiana University School of Dentistry and completed a General Practice Residency at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. He is a past president of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (1998-1999), is the founder and past-chair of the Oral Appliance Section and served on the Standards of Practice Committee for the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He frequently lectures both in the US and internationally and has authored numerous texts, articles and chapters on the topic of Sleep Medicine and on the use of Oral Appliances by the dentist for the management of snoring and sleep apnea. He is currently a visiting lecturer in the Orofacial Pain and Sleep Medicine Program at UCLA School of Dentistry and is the Co-Director of the Mini-Residency in Sleep Medicine for the Dentist. Dr. Bailey is a Past-President (2013-2014) of the Colorado Sleep Society and is the chair for the Sleep Medicine Committee for the American Academy of Orofacial Pain from 2012 to the present. He has Diplomate status in the American Board of Orofacial Pain and in the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine and is a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Academy of Orofacial Pain and the International College of Dentists.

    • 35 min
    AAOP Podcast #6 with Dr. Menchel - Occlusal Appliances for TMD

    AAOP Podcast #6 with Dr. Menchel - Occlusal Appliances for TMD

    Dr. Harold Menchel discusses the use of occlusal appliances in the management of temporomandibular disorders.
    Learning Objectives:

    1. Discuss the evidence available in the literature for the use of occlusal appliances in temporomandibular disorders.
    2. Summarize the different types of occlusal appliances for management of temporomandibular disorders.
    3. Describe the clinical protocols for occlusal appliance therapy.
    Dr. Harold Menchel limits his practice to Orofacial pain in Coral Springs Florida. He is faculty in the Department of Prosthodontics at NOVA Southeastern School of Dental Medicine. His Orofacial Pain training was under Drs. Parker Mahan and Henry Gremillion at the University of Florida Facial Pain Center.
    He received his Diplomate American Board of Orofacial Pain in 2000
    He is an international speaker, educator, and has published articles in peer-reviewed journals including JADA and Oral and Maxillofacial Clinics of North America. He reviews articles for JPD, JADA
    Dr. Menchel is liaison to the American Medical Association for Orofacial pain coding and access to care.

    • 30 min
    AAOP Podcast #5 with Dr. Cristina Perez - Orofacial pain in Children and Adolescents

    AAOP Podcast #5 with Dr. Cristina Perez - Orofacial pain in Children and Adolescents

    PODCAST #5: Dr. Cristina Perez – Learning objectives
    1. Describe the differences between the pain experience between pediatric and adult patients
    2. Discuss the diagnosis of temporomandibular disorders and orofacial pain in pediatric patients
    3. Summarize the management options for temporomandibular disorders in pediatric patients

    Dr. Perez completed her Pediatric Dentstry residency program in 2002, a certificate program in Pathophysiology of Temporomandibular disorders in children in 2006 before completing a residency program in Orofacial pain from 2008-2011 and from which she obtained a Master’s degree. Dr. Perez has obtained board certification in both Pediatric Dentistry and Orofacial Pain making her dual trained and dual board certified. In 2011, Dr. Perez joined the University of Kentucky, College of Dentistry as assistant professor in the division of Pediatric Dentistry. She works with predoctoral students as well as residents in training. Her current areas of research are sleep disorders in children, TMD in adolescents, and pain management in children.

    • 34 min
    AAOP Podcast #4 with Dr. Steven D. Bender - Role of Dentists in Sleep Medicine

    AAOP Podcast #4 with Dr. Steven D. Bender - Role of Dentists in Sleep Medicine

    During this podcast, Dr. Bender will provide information that addresses the following Learning Objectives:
    1. Define sleep related breathing disorders
    2. Describe the risk factors associated with obstructive sleep apnea
    3. Discuss the role of dentist in the management of sleep disorders

    Dr. Steven D. Bender earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1986 and practiced general restorative dentistry for 14 years.

    He then studied orofacial pain and temporomandibular disorders at the Parker E Mahan Facial Pain Center at the University Of Florida College Of Dentistry.

    From 2000-2015, Dr. Bender maintained a private practice devoted to pain management of the head and face, as well as sleep medicine. Beginning in 2016, he transitioned to a full time faculty member of Texas A&M University College of Dentistry and assumed the role of director of facial pain and sleep medicine. He has earned Fellowship in the American Academy of Orofacial Pain, the American Headache Society, the International Academy of Oral Oncology and the American College of Dentists and he is a diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain. He is a past president of the The American Academy of Orofacial Pain, The Fourth District Dental Society of Texas and the Dallas Academy of General Dentistry. In addition, he serves as a consultant for the United States Army.

    The AAOP will be conducting a Scientific Literature review of Sleep Medicine on November 2, 2019 at the Hilton O'Hare in Chicago, IL. For more information please visit: https://aaop.clubexpress.com/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=508439&module_id=361389

    • 23 min

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