Non-odontogenic toothache revisited

  title={Non-odontogenic toothache revisited},
  author={Ramesh Balasubramaniam and Lena N. Turner and Dena Fischer and Gary D Klasser and Jeffrey P. Okeson},
Although pain of dental origin is the most common orofacial pain, other non-odontogenic pains can affect the orofacial region and occasionally mimic dental pain. These non-odontogenic pains may pose a diagnostic dilemma for the dental practitioner who routinely diagnoses and treats dental pain. Knowledge of the various non-odontogenic pains will ultimately prevent misdiagnosis and the delivery of incorrect and sometimes irreversible and invasive procedures to patients. The purpose of this… CONTINUE READING
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