At the Craniofacial Pain Center, we are devoted to the diagnosis and management of Temporomandibular Disorders and chronic head, neck and facial pain. One of the largest centers of its kind in the United States, we incorporate true multidisciplinary approaches to the treatment of complex pain problems.
Craniofacial Disorders - The Craniofacial Pain Center is a multidisciplinary pain management program. We understand that pain management is a complex issue, requiring the combined expertise of dental and medical health providers.
Dental Sleep Disorders – The Dental Sleep Center is dedicated to the treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) syndrome. OSA is a common disorder associated with serious and adverse health consequences.
Headache Disorders - The Headache Center is devoted to the diagnosis and interdisciplinary management of complex headache and related disorders.
The Center interacts closely with other pain specialists in the New England region as well as with referring dentists and physicians to provide the broadest and most up to date techniques of pain management. With a diverse group of pain physicians, dentists, physical therapists, psychologists and rehabilitation specialists, the Center provides services which range from
- Dental bite appliance and other dental therapies
- Stress management
- Physical therapy
- Trigger point therapy
- Neurological treatment for headaches
Our national and international network provides the center with strong ties to other university and hospital based centers – allowing for follow up referrals for out-of-town patients.
Research & Education
The Craniofacial Pain Center maintains its cutting edge knowledge by being extremely active in pain research. Its full time postgraduate educational programs are well-known, drawing from a national and international student body which is interested in being trained in the management of chronic head, neck and face pain.