OPAP Annual Symposium 2020: From Occlusal to Biopsychosocial - The Clinical Impact of the Paradigm Shift (NOV 15,2020) In celebration of the 10th Year Anniversary of OPAP, we bring you a world of invaluable information from across the globe. As a way to thank you for your support, this Webinar is FREE of CHARGE. Line of Speakers Daniele Manfredini - ITALY Charles Greene - USA Antonio Romero-Garcia - SPAIN Hee Hon Tan - SINGAPORE Teekayu Jorns - THAILAND Koichi Wajima - JAPAN Venue and Time Zoom Webinar 8am to 5pm November 15, 2020 Registration procedures: NON TOPP/NON OPAP Local Delegates Registration Form for the OPAP 2020 Annual Symposium https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdp2Rkn3hyVWRZrJGKqT9tAwxGfNzu351L3Hlq77L3xpsm_Pg/viewform?usp=sf_link
Inviting you to a short discussion/forum this Wednesday Sept 30, 2020 at 8 PM Live stream on OPAP Lectures Online FB page. Together with the OPAP/TOPP Clinical Team Orofacial Pain During Pandemic: TMD, Neuropathy, Neuralgia or Toothache?
Professor Koichi Wajima, past president of the AAOT Asian Academy of Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders will talk about non-odontogenic pain and how to do a proper differential diagnosis. OPAP LECTURES ONLINE: https://www.facebook.com/groups/217869892601722 July 29, 2020 8:00 PM Register @ OPAP LECTURES ONLINE: Watch it Here Have you've ever had a patient whose toothache is neither pulpal nor periodontal? If you have, then this webinar is for you. Abstract: The purpose of this presentation is to improve the accuracy of diagnosis and the quality of dental treatment regarding nonodontogenic toothache. Since the pain feels like a toothache, the cause can be difficult to identify and puzzling for the dentist and patient. The similarity to an odontogenic toothache will lead some patients to visit several dentists and specialists in the search for a solution, and may have root canal therapy, dental extractions and other procedures without any r
SLEEP DISORDERS: BRUXISM AND SLEEP APNEA YOSHIZO MATSUKA DDS, PhD Professor TOKUSHIMA UNIVERSITY Alumnus | UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES JULY 22, 2020 8:00 PM Watch Here Abstract: Sleep is a naturally recurring state of mind and body, characterized by altered consciousness, relatively inhibited sensory activity, inhibition of nearly all voluntary muscles, and reduced interactions with surroundings.The immune system is activated by sleep [NREM sleep: Especially deep sleep). Both viral and bacterial infections cause prolongation of NREM sleep. Interleukin 1 and Tumor Necrosis Factor (cytokines) are increased when sleeping after sleep interfering. Many of these cytokines are secreted during NREM sleep. Also, lymphocytes. natural killer cells are activated. Chronic pain is found in 11-29 % of the population (facial pain, low back pain, rheumatism, fibromyalgia) and the patient sleep quallty is deteriorated. It is found more tenderness paints after block