Orofacial pain is caused by a number of clinical problems, including issues with the chewing muscles and joints. Orofacial pain can include migraines, headaches, muscle spasms, tooth pain and more. The following conditions are related to orofacial pain:
- Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ)
- Sleep disorders
- Headaches and migraines
- Neurovascular and neuropathic pain
- Masticatory and cervical musculoskeletal pain
Your Family Dentistry of Short Pump dentist can use skills learned from the American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE) to treat orofacial pain with several treatment options. If you experience any form of orofacial pain, don't hesitate to contact us at 804-527-2982 to schedule a consultation.