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OPAP: Orofacial Pain Association of the Philippines


OPAP Orofacial Pain Association of the Philippines

An organization of excellence on the performance of services particularly the standardization of diagnostic procedures and treatment with enhanced manner of information dissemination and constant updating and validation of prevailing theories and concepts in diagnosis and treatment of orofacial pain disorder.

Our Mission :

- To improve the orofacial pain education by providing venues for case discussion, consultation, and journal reviews.

- To encourage immersion of undergraduate students in the field of orofacial pain management.

- To form a speaker’s bureau pertaining to this specialty. 



Orofacial Pain is the emerging dental specialty concerned with the diagnosis and management of pain and dysfunction of the motor and sensory aspects of the trigeminal nerve system. Previously this area of practice was referred to as temporomandibular disorders (TMDs); however, current evidence indicates that many patients have signs and symptoms outside of the masticatory system that directly affect their orofacial pain complaints. Orofacial Pain practitioners routinely deal with patients whose head, neck, shoulder or systemic conditions masquerade as facial pain. The modern practice of Orofacial Pain requires a distinctly unique blend of knowledge and skills in order to deal with a patient population that frequently "falls between the cracks" of traditional dental and medical practices.

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2019 Manila, Philippines

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Orofacial Pain Association Inc. Philippines (OPAP)

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Japan
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Professor Jeffrey Okeson
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