TMJ/Facial Pain

The Center for Oral, Facial, and Head Pain at ColumbiaDoctors Dentistry offers a unique, interdisciplinary approach to the diagnosis, management, and treatment of acute and chronic oral, facial and head pain.

Headaches, jaw pain, clicking or locking of the jaw, and related pain or discomfort can be particularly frustrating and difficult to diagnose. At our state-of-the-art pain center, our doctors take a comprehensive approach to these types of disorders, so that you can avoid visiting many different specialists as you seek relief. At the Center, our pain specialists work together and stay in close communication with you and your physician as we develop a treatment plan that addresses your particular pain issues.

We are dedicated to helping you find relief for your chronic or acute pain. Our providers include specialists from the world-renowned NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, ranked among U.S. News and World Report's top seven hospitals in the country.

Conditions treated at the center

Doctors at the Center for Oral, Facial and Head Pain evaluate and treat patients for a number of complex conditions, such as:

  • Musculoskeletal disorders of the head, face and neck
  • Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ/TMD) 
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Cephalic/Cranial neuralgias
  • Headache
  • Burning mouth and tongue syndromes
  • Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Cost of Evaluation

The center runs on a fee-for-service basis. Most evaluations are partially covered by insurance carriers. Our administrative staff will be happy to assist patients in obtaining reimbursement.