Mechanism of Chronic Orofacial Pains

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Tuesday, 4 August 2020
09:30 – 16:30


D203 (RAI Amsterdam)


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Event/Session Summary

Mechanism of Chronic Orofacial Pains

Full Day SIG Satellite Symposium
Hosted By: Orofacial and Head Pain SIG

The symposium consists of 10 distinguished clinical and basic researchers. First, Peter Svensson gives an introduction to this symposium. Ken Hargreaves follows him and addresses a lecture on the mechanism of dental pains/inflammation. Malin Ernberg and Daniele Manfredini provide lectures on structural pains- muscle pains and TMJ pains. Lene Baad-Hansen gives a lecture on another type of orofacial pain- neuropathic pains. Koichi Iwata summarizes pain mechanism in the trigeminal system from a basic point of view. Messoud Ashina gives a lecture on recent knowledge of migraine. Arne May discusses the pathology of trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias. Paulo Conti summarizes orofacial pain resembling primary headaches. Finally, Satu Jaaskaleinen shows evidence that burning mouth syndrome is a neuropathic pain.

Preliminary Agenda


Symposium Begins


Opening Remarks
Peter Svensson, DDS PhD DrOdont (Denmark)

Dental Pain and Inflammation

Kenneth Hargreaves, DDS, PhD (USA)


Morning Coffee Break

Muscle Pains

Malin Ernberg, (Sweden)

Temporomandibular Joint Pains
Daniele Manfredini (Italy)

Neuropathic Pains
Lene Baad-Hansen, DDS, PhD (Denmark)


Lunch Break

Pathological Trigeminal Pain Pathways

Koichi Iwata (Japan)

Messoud Ashina, MD, PhD (Denmark)

Arne May, MD, PhD (Germany)


Afternoon Coffee Break

Orofacial Pain Resembling Headaches 
Paulo Conti, PhD (Brazil)

Burning Mouth Syndrome

Satu Jaaskaleinen, MD, PhD (Finland)


Closing Remarks


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