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ATSU Continuing Education

november, 2018

03nov8:30 am11:30 amBeing a Dental Detective: Diagnosing Non-Odontogenic ToothachesDiagnosing Non-Odontogenic Toothaches


Event Details

Being a Dental Detective: Diagnosing Non-Odontogenic Toothaches

Date: Saturday, November 3, 2018

Time: 8:30am – 11:30am   3 CEU

Audience: All Dental Professionals

Location: A.T. Still University. 5850 E Still Circle

Tuition: $65

Clinicians can face challenging cases involving tooth pain with no odontogenic etiology. Successfully diagnosing and managing a patient’s suffering from this type of orofacial pain can be difficult. This course will review the various orofacial pain disorders presenting as sources of non-odontogenic tooth pain. Diagnostic techniques, examination, and management strategies will be outlined.

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Define the orofacial pain diagnoses causing non-odontogenic tooth pain.
  2. Describe diagnostic techniques for evaluating non-odontogenic tooth pain.
  3. Describe examination criteria for evaluating non-odontogenic tooth pain.
  4. Discuss treatment options for the various orofacial pain disorders causing non-odontogenic tooth pain.

Meet the Instructor:

Dr. Seena Patel is an orofacial pain and oral medicine dentist at Southwest Orofacial Group in Phoenix, AZ. She also practices within the field of dental sleep medicine. Dr. Patel completed her residency in Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine from the University of Southern California and obtained her DMD and MPH degrees from A.T. Still University Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health where she is an Assistant Professor and Associate Director of Oral Medicine. She is a Diplomate of both the American Board of Orofacial Pain and American Board of Oral Medicine. Dr. Patel is a member of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain, American Academy of Oral Medicine, Central Arizona Dental Society, Arizona Dental Association, American Dental Association, American Dental Education Association, and Special Care in Dentistry Association.



Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health designates this activity for 3 continuing education credits.


(Saturday) 8:30 am - 11:30 am


ATSU - Mesa Campus

5850 E Still Circle, Mesa, AZ 85206

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