Oral Medicine and Orofacial Pain in Toronto

Oral Medicine is the area of dentistry responsible for the oral health care of medically complex patients, and for the diagnosis and management of medically-related diseases, disorders, and conditions affecting the oral and maxillofacial region. Orofacial Pain is the are of dentistry that encompasses the diagnosis, management and treatment of pain disorders of the jaw, mouth, face and associated regions.

Comprehensive OFPOM Services

Dr. Freilich has advanced training in the field of Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine (OFPOM), and holds a Master of Science degree in this field. The conditions we treat and services related to this include:

· Oral cancer screening

· Diagnosis and management of oral lesions (ulcers, “lumps & bumps”)

· Mucosal diseases (premalignant, autoimmune, infectious)

· Oral manifestations of medical treatment and cancer chemotherapy (mucositis, dry mouth, bisphosphonate related jaw osteonecrosis)

· Temporomandibular disorders (TMD)

· Oral manifestations of systemic diseases

· Dry Mouth related to Sjogren’s Syndrome

· Neuropathic Pain

· Burning Mouth Syndrome

· Myofascial Pain Dysfunction