Care Strategies for Patients With Trigeminal Neuralgia
By recognizing the symptoms of this neuropathic pain disorder, oral health professionals can adapt care to avoid triggering reactions in patients with trigeminal neuralgia.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Define trigeminal neuralgia (TN) and identify its etiology.
- Note the methods of diagnosis for TN, and list treatment options.
- Discuss responsibilities of the oral health professional in regard to patients with TN.
This course was issued in June 2021 and expires June 2024. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.