Recorded Seminar | Available On-Demand Until March 1, 2022

Top 10 Pharmacotherapeutics for Orofacial Pain

Dr. Seena PatelSpeaker: Seena Patel, DMD
Fee: $65/MDA DDS and Staff; $90/Non-Members
CE Credits: 2


Many patients with orofacial pain disorders require pharmacologic intervention. Patient outcomes are dependent on appropriate medication selection, adverse effect profile, and method of administration. This course will review the top 10 medications used for arthrogenous, myogenous, and neuropathic conditions. The various topical, oral and injectable medications will be outlined.

Learning objectives:

  • Choose the appropriate medications for arthrogenous, myogenous, and neuropathic disorders.
  • Describe the mechanism of action of pharmacotherapeutics for orofacial pain.
  • Describe the adverse effects of common medications in orofacial pain.

This course counts toward the Michigan Board of Dentistry’s pain management requirement.

About the Speaker … Dr. Seena Patel currently serves as the associate director of oral medicine and assistant professor at the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health at A.T. Still University. She is also an associate at Southwest Orofacial Group in Phoenix, Arizona, limiting her practice to orofacial pain, oral medicine, and dental sleep medicine since 2012. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain, the American Board of Oral Medicine, and maintains membership in the American Academy of Orofacial Pain, and American Academy of Oral Medicine, Central Arizona Dental Society, Arizona Dental Association, American Dental Association and American Dental Education Association.