Dental Pain

Tabitha A. Washington, Khalilah Brown and Gilbert Fanciullo

in Pain

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780199827602
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322909 | DOI:

Series: What Do I Do Now

Dental Pain

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Branches of the Trigeminal Nerve are not infrequently injured during routine dental procedures and can produce symptoms similar to Tic Douloureux. Proper anatomical localization and an understanding of the mechanism of injury can be important considerations in selecting treatment approaches or determining prognosis.

Chapter.  887 words. 

Subjects: Neurology ; Pain Medicine

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