Earn continuing education credits by taking a one-hour online continuing education course on Orofacial Pain with AnytimeCE from LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education. Click here to register online for the one-hour computer-based training (CBT) course. Register for the course by creating an account using your email address as your username and creating a password. Click here for instructions on creating your account.
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Pain is a primary symptom for which patients seek medical or dental care. In this course the various mechanisms of orofacial pain will be presented.
Presenter: Henry A. Gremillion, DDS, MAGD
Course Length: 1 hour
After completing the course, participants should be able to:
1. Briefly describe the research associated with the prevalence of orofacial pain.
2. Describe the physiological aspects and categories of orofacial pain.
3. Discuss common somatic and musculoskeletal sources of pain.
4. Discuss common neuropathic sources of pain.
5. Discuss various categories of headache that might be encountered.