Diagsing 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 patients pain descriptions, and how to provide a proper diagsis 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 diagstic process by addressing the exact questions that need to be asked and then analyzing verbal and n-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 diagsis * Includes numerous color photographs and illustrations throughout to enhance text clarity
Alex J. Moule is an Associate Professor and Discipline Lead in Endodontics at the School of Dentistry, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. M. Lamar Hicks is Clinical Professor, Deans Faculty, Endodontics Division at the University of Maryland Dental School Baltimore, Maryland, USA.