An Orofacial Pain Specialist will be competent on:

  1. Performing history-taking and physical examinations in patients with OFP.
  2. Recommending and interpreting common diagnostic and screening tests and imaging.
  3. Developing and justifying prioritized differential diagnoses.
  4. Developing and implementing a management/treatment plan.
  5. Presenting oral and written reports that document a clinical encounter.
  6. Performing common OFP procedures
  7. Recognizing a patient requiring interdisciplinary care and initiating the proper referral.
  8. Evaluating OFP literature and integrating evidence into clinical practice.
  9. Delivering scholarly teaching to a variety of audiences, including peers, junior trainees, and/or other health professionals.
  10. Contributing to the development of knowledge about OFP

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