Diagnosis and Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia
Orofacial pain is defined as pain lasting over three months in the mouth or face – is increasing in prevalence, with approximately 7% of the UK population having experienced it. The current management is 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 e-Learning session demonstrates the alerting features, pathways for referral, common treatments, post-treatment and referral issues surrounding the diagnosis and treatment of trigeminal neuralgia (TN).
It 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.