Chronic pain is on the rise throughout the world, and is becoming an increasingly important topic in the field of Dentistry. This seminar will provide an overview of the addition of Facial Pain as a specialized care and training area within the UIC College of Dentistry. Students and providers will receive helpful instruction on the scheduling and referral of patients. Attendees will also learn more about the role of the dentist in early diagnosis and management of facial pain.
About the Speaker
Jasjot Sahni, BDS
Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor
Oral Medicine and Facial Pain Clinic
Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences
Dr. Sahni completed her residency program in Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine from the University of Southern California. She is specialized to provide diagnosis and treatment related to TMD disorders, facial pain and headaches, neuralgias, bruxism, sleep disordered breathing, oral mucosal lesions and oral cancer detection. Her treatment methodology utilizes non-surgical and minimally invasive techniques.
Treatment of Facial & Oral Pain (TMJ/TMD, Jaw Pain, Headaches, etc.) at UIC
The oral and facial pain specialists at UIC are experts in treating oral and facial pain conditions, including evidence-based methods of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of oral facial pain disorders. If you have conditions such as chronic headaches, jaw disorders, breathing issues or habits such as teeth grinding, you could be at risk for facial pain. Sometimes the causes of facial pains are associated with underlying diseases, head and neck cancers, oral legions or other oral conditions.
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