The classification of orofacial pains.

  title={The classification of orofacial pains.},
  author={Jeffrey P. Okeson},
  journal={Oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={133-44, v}
This article highlights the process of making the proper orofacial pain diagnosis. A classification is presented based on the clinical characteristics of the pain complaint and the structure by which it emanates. It is meant to serve as a road map for the clinician, which will help him or her establish the correct diagnosis, thereby allowing the selection of the proper treatment. 

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