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.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
University of Southern California is accredited by:
WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Official College Transcript(s), Additional Materials May Be Requested
- This program requires a 10-day practical training conducted at the USC campus, with skills development and competence evaluation.
- Applicants must be practicing dental or medical health care providers who will continue working in their practice while in the program.