Graduate Certificate in Orofacial Pain
University of Southern California

Program Details

The Orofacial Pain certificate offers practicing dentists the opportunity to increase skill sets in the diagnosis, pathobiology and treatment of different oral diseases in the field of orofacial pain. Topics include masticatory musculoskeletal pain, neurogenic orofacial pain, temporomandibular disorders, headaches, orofacial motor disorders including orofacial dystonias and bruxism, intraoral, intracranial, extracranial and systemic disorders that cause orofacial pain.

Learning Pace


% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Southern California is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Program requires a 10-day on-site practical training experience.
  • Applicants must have a DDS or equivalent.