This review of oral health in older people with dementia included 37 mainly observational studies of limited quality. The findings suggest that oral health was generally poorer in those with dementia.[read the full story...]
Trigeminal neuralgia: is botulinum toxin effective?
Six small RCTs were included in this review. Findings suggest that botulinum toxin type A (BoTN-A) has a positive effect on post treatment pain. Hover the results should be interpreted cautiously as the quality of the evidence is limited and more high quality studies are needed.[read the full story...]
Little good evidence currently available to support the effectiveness of antidepressants in the treatment of orofacial pain
Orofacial pain is a relatively common and is categorized into musculoskeletal; neuropathic; vascular; neurovascular; idiopathic; pain caused by local, distant, or systemic pathology; and psychogenic. Diagnosis can be challenging when psychosocial factors are present and while antidepressants have been used as a treatment there remains some controversy. The aim of this review was to assess [read the full story…]