Graduate Course Descriptions

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5450. Orofacial Pain

2.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to current UConn Health Dental Residents in the combined Certificate/Master of Dental Science Program.

Grading Basis: Graded

Odontogenic and non-odontogenic pain. Topics include the anatomy of nerve innervation in dental pulp and orofacial region, the pathophysiological mechanisms of orofacial pain, as well as differential diagnosis and clinical management of odontogenic vs. non-odontogenic pain. Emphasizes an evidence-based approach which not only allow participating residents to have an in-depth understanding of orofacial pain but also improve clinical care for patients who suffer from orofacial pain.

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