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School of Dental Medicine

Craniofacial Pain Center

Resident and patient

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.

Services

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, and psychologists, the Center provides a range of services. Our national and international network provides the center with strong ties to other university and hospital based centers.

  • Occlusal appliance therapy (mouth guards)
  • Trigger point injections and Botox injections
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Dental sleep appliances to treat obstructive sleep apnea

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.

Practice Areas

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.

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