Results of Orofacial Pain Research
There are a lot of people having dental problems and one of the most bothering could be orofacial pain. According to the research performed by a number of Japanese researchers, people that address a dentist for the help as soon as possible are able to get the timely dental care and to prevent it from turning into a chronic issue.
Professional dentists state that this sort of pain can be a complicated and persistent condition. Besides, it is rather hard to define the disease for a dentist. The experience of a dentist plays a great role here and the timely treatment will not let the disease progress and will help avoid any complications. Thanks to this study, the researchers defined the stages of disease development and managed to describe all the symptoms of the disease on each stage. Additionally, dentists came to the conclusion that this sort of disease mostly happen in the region of the jaw.
During the conduction of this study, the researchers took into account such factors as location and duration of pain, therapies and individual responses to the treatment used. As a result, the classification of orofacial pain was also classified according to the age of a patient. The research confirms that neuropathic and psychogenic pains are generally suffered by relatively young people who are not expected to have any dental disorders of this kind. Another type of disease that may be noticed in middle-aged patients is considered to be myofascial pain.
Another conclusion that was made by a team of Japanese professional dentists is that women suffer from orofacial pain three times more often than males. Patients need to consider all the information so that to be able to prevent the development of the disease. These results need to make patients take all the possible measures to diagnose the disease and to choose the right treatment.