Journal of Oral & Facial Pain and Headache

Print ISSN: 2333-0384 | Online ISSN: 2333-0376

Official journal of American Academy of Orofacial Pain (AAOP).

Founded upon sound scientific principles, this journal continues to make important contributions that strongly influence the work of dental and medical professionals involved in treating oral and facial pain, including temporomandibular disorders, and headache. In addition to providing timely scientific research and clinical articles, the journal presents diagnostic techniques and treatment therapies for oral and facial pain, headache, mandibular dysfunction, and occlusion and covers pharmacology, physical therapy, surgery, and other pain-management methods.


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Efficacy of laser therapy on primary burning mouth syndrome: a systematic review

Mehdi Khemiss,Nouha Dammak,Oumaima Lajili,Sinda Yacoub,Mohamed Ben Khelifa

DOI: 10.22514/jofph.2024.003

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Comorbidity of migraine and fibromyalgia in patients with cluster headache: psychological burden and healthcare resource utilization. A cross-sectional study

Elena P. Calandre,Jorge L. Ordoñez-Carrasco,Mahmoud Slim,Fernando Rico-Villademoros,Juan M. Garcia-Leiva

DOI: 10.22514/jofph.2024.004

Abstract ( 1849 ) PDF (244.46 kB) ( 79 ) Full Text

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Effectiveness of an 8-week neck exercise training on pain, jaw function, and oral health-related quality of life in women with chronic temporomandibular disorders: a randomized controlled trial

Ana Izabela Sobral de Oliveira-Souza,Laís Ribeiro do Valle Sales,Alexandra Daniele de Fontes Coutinho,Daniella Araújo de Oliveira,Susan Armijo-Olivo

DOI: 10.22514/jofph.2024.005

Abstract ( 1576 ) PDF (480.83 kB) ( 91 ) Full Text

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Abnormal functional hubs in migraine patients: a resting-state MRI analysis about voxel-wise degree centrality

Yi-Chao Chen,Zi-Min Cao,Guo-Yun Liu,Zhi-Jun Li,An-Qi Shi,Jing-Nan Jia,Jian-Wei Huo,Jun Wang,Chao-Qun Yan

DOI: 10.22514/jofph.2024.006

Abstract ( 1994 ) PDF (4.05 MB) ( 90 ) Full Text

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Abstracts of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain (AAOP) 47th Scientific Meeting

AAOP 47th Scientific Meeting Organizing Committee

DOI: 10.22514/jofph.2024.001

Abstract ( 1784 ) PDF (2.09 MB) ( 143 ) Full Text

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Dr. Rafael Benoliel, BDS

Emeritus Professor, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey, USA.

Professor Benoliel’s last appointment was at the Sourasky Medical Center as Chair of the Unit for Oral Medicine which he established (2022-2023). Currently he is involved in collaborative research with the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine and the Eastman Dental Institute (as Adjunct Professor in Rochester University) and manages a private Face and Head Pain Center in Tel Aviv, Israel. Previously he was the Associate Dean for Research and director of the Center for Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (2013-2021). Dr Benoliel served as a faculty member at The Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Dental Medicine (1984-2013), where he was appointed Professor and chair of the Department of Oral Medicine (2003-2012). He served as research associate in the Unit of Neuronal Gene Expression at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (1997-1998). Dr Benoliel has published extensively on the subject of orofacial pain and headache; lectures extensively at national and international meetings; serves as Associate Editor for Cephalalgia (the leading headache journal) as well as Editor in Chief of the Journal of Oral and Facial Pain & Headache. He is co-editor of the highly commended textbook “Orofacial Pain and Headache”, now in the process of a 3rd edition. He has served on many important scientific committees including the Classification Committee of the International Headache Society, the Research Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders, the IASP WHO Chronic Pain classification committee for ICD-11 and led the team that recently published the first International Classification for Orofacial Pain.