Patients with trigeminal neuralgia first consult dentists and will receive treatment for odontogenic pain

Kajetan Von Eckardstein, Moritz Keil & Veit Rohde
Objective: Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is characterized by sharp, lancating pain, frequently involving the maxillary and the mandibular distribution of the trigeminal nerve. Hence, TN is an important differential diagnosis to odontogenic pain. Little is known about the frequency of dental misjudgment [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]