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Special Issue Title:

Orofacial Pain: The need of a multidisciplinary approach in diagnosis and management

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 04 November 2021

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    Dr. Rachid AIT ADDIE-MailWebsite

    Epidemiologist and associate member in the Laboratory of Human Ecology, department of biology, Semlalia school of sciences, Cadi Ayyad university, Marrakesh, Morocco

    Interests: Epidemiology, Public health, Covid-19, Fertility, Sterility, Geriatrics, Oral health

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Background: Orofacial pain (OFP) is a frequent form of pain perceived in the face and/or oral cavity. It may be caused by diseases or disorders of regional structures, dysfunction of the nervous system, or through referral from distant sources. Orofacial pain is a common complaint, with an estimated 75% of cases caused by dental disease, specifically a diseased pulp.

Specialists in oral medicine or oral and maxillofacial surgery from the dental profession or otolaryngologists or neurologists from the medical profession are the most common specialty groups that deal with orofacial pain.

Importance: Orofacial pain can pose a diagnostic challenge to a practitioner who is examining a patient with history of facial pain.

Goal: The aim of this special issue of Signa Vitae is to highlight OFP and find new information that will further aid clinicians in the diagnosis and management of OFP.

Researchers are invited to submit original articles, review articles, case reports, brief report and perspectives.


Oral pain, Facial pain, Diagnosis, Imagery, Pain management

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Manuscripts should be submitted online by submit system. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Original articles, case reports or comprehensive reviews are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website. Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a double-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Signa Viate is an international peer-reviewed open access journal published by MRE Press. As of January 2021, Signa Vitae will change to a bimonthly journal. Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript.The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is $1200. We normally offer a discount greater than 30% to all contributors invited by the Editor-in-Chief, Guest Editor (GE) and Editorial board member. Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English.

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