Jaw & Facial Pain


Jaw & Facial Pain

For patients who require more in-depth and advanced care specifically for pain related to the jaw and face, orofacial pain management is a specific area of dentistry dedicated to this field

Dr. Neysan Chah specialises in helping patients who suffer from orofacial pain and jaw joint disorders, including temperomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, trigeminal neuralgias and other facial pain disorders.

Having completed a Masters Degree in Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine through the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at the University of Southern California, Dr. Chah is delighted to be able to offer dedicated and specialised orofacial pain management and dental sleep medicine treatments to his patients.

Some of the issues that can be helped by orofacial pain management include:

  • Disorders of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders (jaw joint disorders)
  • Muscular pain & Stiffness in the jaw & face
  • Clicking and / or locking in the jaw joint
  • Neurovascular pain affecting the face
  • Trigeminal & other Facial Neuralgias (Nerve Pain)
  • Neuropathic (Nerve) Pain following injury to the nerve

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    Dental Sleep Medicine

    Focussed on helping patients with sleep related breathing disorders

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    Dental Sleep Medicine is a specialised area of dentistry focussed on helping patients with sleep related breathing disorders.

    For patients living with these issues, an appropriate diagnosis and intervention can be lifechanging. Dental sleep medicine not only benefits sleep quality but also a patient’s overall health and quality of life.

    Dr. Chah helps patients who are struggling with numerous dental sleep medicine issues both from a standalone aspect and also in conjunction with other medical professionals on a case by case basis to provide the most appropriate treatment suitable for each individual patient.

    Some of the Dental Sleep Medicine issues that are managed in these clinics include:

  • Snoring

  • Nocturnal Sleep Bruxism (grinding of the teeth during sleep)
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Management (this is carried out through a multidisciplinary approach with Dr. Chah being one of a handful of dentists nationwide helping patients manage sleep apnoea through the use of specialised, custom-made dental sleep appliances)

  • If you are concerned about any of the above, click here to book a dedicated orofacial pain management appointment with Dr. Neysan Chah.

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