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Orofacial Pain and Sleep Dentistry Faculty Clinic - Parnassus


UCSF Dental Center has the longest standing center for orofacial pain in the country. These highly trained and experienced faculty specialists provide non-invasive treatments for facial pain, TMD and sleep apnea.

Services Offered

  • Comprehensive orofacial pain physical examination and diagnosis

  • Imaging interpretation of jaw, face and head

  • Neurological evaluation and diagnosis (e.g. atypical odontalgia, burning mouth syndrome, trigeminal neuralgia)

  • Patient education/self-care instruction

  • Physical therapy/home exercises

  • Relaxation strategies

  • Pharmacotherapy

  • Appliances for sleep bruxism, snoring and sleep apnea

  • Independent medical evaluation