Diagnosing Dental and Orofacial Pain: A Clinical Manual approaches a complex topic in a uniquely practical way. This text offers valuable advice on ways to observe and communicate effectively with patients in pain, how to analyze a patient's pain descriptions, and how to provide a proper diagnosis of orofacial pain problems that can arise from a myriad of sources—anywhere from teeth, joint and muscle pain, and paranasal sinuses to cluster headaches, neuralgias, neuropathic pain and viral infections.
- Helps the student and practitioner understand the diagnostic process by addressing the exact questions that need to be asked and then analyzing verbal and non-verbal responses to these
- Edited by experts with decades of clinical and teaching experience, and with contributions from international specialists
- Companion website provides additional learning materials including videos, case studies and further practical tips for examination and diagnosis
- Includes numerous color photographs and illustrations throughout to enhance text clarity
Alex J. Moule BDS, PhD is an Associate ProfessorSchool of Dentistry, University of Queensland Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, Australia. He earned his BDS and PhD from The University of Queensland, Australia.
M. Lamar Hicks DDS, MS is Chair, I.B. Bender Division of Endodontics, Maxwell S. Fogel Department of Dental Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pensylvania.