Jaw Problems

Jaw Problems

Jaw pain can be caused by various conditions related to teeth, gums, masticatory muscles, temporomandibular joint, and the ear.
Headaches

Headaches

Headaches are a common problem and encompass a wide range of disorders.
Sleep Medicine

Sleep Medicine

Snoring is the sound of obstructed air movement from vibrating respiratory structures. It is common especially when respiratory muscles are very relaxed.

SA Orofacial Pain Clinic


Orofacial pain is an umbrella term for any pain associated with the mouth, jaws and the face. Orofacial pain disorders are usually multi-factorial and complex in nature ranging from mild interferences in daily life to debilitating conditions that significantly impact the quality of life.

Common conditions include temporomandibular disorders, masticatory musculoskeletal pain, sleep disorders, headaches, and other neurological disorders causing orofacial pain.

This field is aimed at the prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, management, and rehabilitation of those with Orofacial pain disorders.

A multi-disciplinary approach may be required to successfully manage these conditions which may require involvement of other professionals such as the dentist, physiotherapist, medical GP, ENT specialist or neurologist.