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If you are having ongoing facial pain or jaw pain, it could be from a number of different causes. Some possibilities include trauma (accident), nerve injury, bruxism (teeth grinding), neurological disorders or neuropathies (nerve problems), pathology (your unique face and jaw structure), or by temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders (jaw joint disorders). Mass General's Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Care Center has a complete care team of specialists, including pain specialists. Our focus is to diagnosis, treat, and help you manage your pain.
With this in mind, our mission is to provide a comprehensive (complete) diagnostic evaluation. We provide a management plan that takes a holistic (whole person) approach to your care. That means we look at all of the factors in your life that could be impacting your facial, jaw, and oral health. Your care will be coordinated and supervised by one of our pain specialists who will provide clear and effective communication with you, your family members, and your other physicians and health care providers. We also work closely with other health care providers at Mass General, including:
Our multi-modality integrative treatment approach may include:
Chronic pain is long-standing pain that persists beyond the usual recovery period or occurs along with a chronic health condition, such as arthritis.
Dr. Cumming's research has found no significant cardiovascular side effects in continuous sedation of dexmedetomidine without a loading dose in critically ill children for infusions up to 24 hours.
MGH Hotline 11/20/2009 AS ONE OF THE LARGEST and most advanced pain centers in the Northeast, the MGH Center for Pain Medicine offers multidisciplinary care for individuals with acute, chronic and cancer-related pain as well as coordinated consultative services for hospitalized and ambulatory patients.
MGH Hotline 11.20.09 As one of the largest and most advanced pain centers in the Northeast, the MGH Center for Pain Medicine offers multidisciplinary care for individuals with acute, chronic and cancer-related pain as well as coordinated consultative services for hospitalized and ambulatory patients.
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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Care Center (patients)
Wang Ambulatory Building
For patient appointments, please call 617-726-2740
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