Facial pain – Jaw joint pain -Migraine – Trigeminal neuralgia – Burning mouth syndrome
Facial pain may be the presenting sign of a vast range of pathological and psychological conditions.
Facial pain is associated with significant psychological, social and/or physical consequences which can have a debilitating impact on a patients lifestyle.
Common causes of facial pain diagnosed and treated at the clinic are:
- Teeth grinding
- Sinus disease
- Burning Mouth Syndrome
- Burning Tongue
- Temporomandibular joint disorders including clicking and locking
- Neuralgias such as trigeminal neuralgia, Fibromyalgia
- Temporal arteritis
- Atypical Facial pain
- Intracranial / Brain lesions
- Cancer in the oral cavity, orpharynx, nasopharynx and skull base
The diagnosis can often be made by taking a careful history and performing a thorough clinical examination.
Investigations including X-rays and MR scans are useful and may be ordered as part of your diagnosis.
Routine blood tests are required on occasion.
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