Facial Pain

All too often we find that patients with serious facial pain have multiple overlapping pain disorders - Don Nixdorf DDS

Facial Pain

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Seeking a Diagnosis

Symptoms related to facial pain can be complex. They may not fall into any one specific category... Commonly, people are misdiagnosed as having a dental or other issue, only to find that they have a neuropathy. Until you have an accurate diagnosis, you may be getting unnecessary and even harmful treatment, and the case of pain is not being addressed.

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 Seeking a Diagnosis

Getting the correct diagnosis for your facial pain is the critical first step towards understanding your condition and receiving proper treatment.

Facial Pain Association

Our mission is to serve those with neuropathic facial pain, including trigeminal neuralgia, through support, education, and advocacy.

Facial Pain Research Foundation

Funding and supporting groundbreaking research to END Trigeminal Neuralgia and related neuropathic facial pain.

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

The most common cause of facial pain is a group of conditions called temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders (TMJDs). These disorders cause recurrent or chronic pain and dysfunction in the jaw joint and its associated muscles and supporting tissues.

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