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Headed by Dr. David Lopez (MxF) and Dr. Maialen Linazasoro (Od.)

The only service in the Basque Country integrating all the involved specialties in the Orofacial problems.

This center treats pacients referred from Otolaringology, Neurology, Family Practice Medicine, Odonthology and Orthodontics consultations.

Orofacial Pain and Problems

  • Referred pain to face, head or cervical region
  • Muscular tension
  • Pain in the jaw or the inner ear when chewing
  • Limitated or locked jaw movements
  • Dental pain
  • Articulatory sounds when opening and closing the mouth
  • Alterations in the alignment of the teeth
  • Burning sensation on the face
  • Pressure and buzzing on the ears
  • Sickness and vertigo
  • Symptoms in the eye
  • General or systemic condition

Study / Diagnosis

Multidisciplinary team of specialists integrated with the Odontology and Stomatology Service: Maxillofacial Surgery / Physical Therapy / Scanner and Radiology / interconsultation colaboration with ORL, Neurology and Psychology.

  • Malocclusion and derivated effects
  • Musculoeskeletal anatomical alterations
  • Stress
  • Functional habits (either mouth, cervical or body related)
  • Traumas (severe or sustained chronic)
  • Previous dental treatments, etc.

A particular or multidisciplinary approach, the most appropiate one for your case. Colaboration among different specialties.

Unidad de Dolor Facial y Mandibular Doctor David Lopez Maialen Linazasoro Cirugia Maxilofacial Doctor Ruiz Villandiego Dentista Urgencias 24 horas Donostia

INITIAL FIELDS OF WORK/STUDY

Unidad de Dolor Facial y Mandibular Doctor David Lopez Maialen Linazasoro Cirugia Maxilofacial Doctor Ruiz Villandiego Dentista Urgencias 24 horas San Sebastian
Unidad de Dolor Facial y Mandibular Doctor David Lopez Maialen Linazasoro Problemas orofaciales Doctor Ruiz Villandiego Dentista Urgencias 24 horas San Sebastian

Maxillofacial Surgery

Evaluation, diagonosis and treatment of the dysfunctions arising from the anatomy or the joint movement, the intermaxillo occlusal relations, muscular overcharge or the referred pain symptoms.

  • Diagnosis / Static and Dynamic Scanner
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopy
  • Hialuronic Acid or Intrarticular PRGF infiltration for the maintenance and prevention of joint function.
  • BOTOX infiltration for muscular pain.
  • Joint Surgery
  • Splints

Odontology / Stomatology

Assessment, diagnosis and treatment of dysfunctions derived from the the intermaxillo occlusal relations, dental interferences, effects derived from recent dental treatment, muscular overcharge (bruxism or mastication function habits) or referred pain from other areas of the mouth or teeth.

  • Occlusion adjustment treatment
  • Recovery of masticatory balance
  • Functional reeducation
  • Reinforcement of the temporomandibular joint complex
  • Muscular relaxation treatment by propioceptive splints, articular protection, recapture of the articular disk.
  • Pharmacologic treatment
  • Pain treatment with diode laser

Physiotherapy

Diagnosis and treatment of the tension generated at face, skull, suboccipital area and cervical levels, among others.

  • Manual techniques applied on the masticulatory muscle and cervical region structures.
  • Treatment of myofascial trigger points and dry needling.
  • Thermotherapy, electrotherapy

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