Dr. Donald Nixdorf to Speak at Central Texas Trigeminal Neuralgia Support Group Meeting

Central Texas TNA Support Group Meeting Guest Speaker: Donald Nixdorf, DDS, MS University of Minnesota Saturday, November 15, 2008 9:30 am - Noon (lunch included) Foster Family Dentistry 5704 Hwy 290 West Austin, Texas 78735 RSVP 512.892-2273 FREE
By: Joan Foster, Foster Family Dentistry, Austin, TX
Donald Nixdorf, DDS, MS, University of Minnesota
Donald Nixdorf, DDS, MS, University of Minnesota
Nov. 2, 2008 - PRLog -- Guest speaker Donald Nixdorf, DDS, MS, is an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota in the Division of TMD & Orofacial Pain with an adjunct position in the Depatrment of Neurology.  His clinical interests include the diagnosis and management of chronic TMD pain, headaches and neuropathic pain.  Dr. Nixdorf's research is focused on the topic of "neuropathic tooth pain", looking at issues related to diagnosis, classification, epidemiology and mechanisms of this type of face pain.  Currently he has a 2012 career development grant from the National Institute of Health that seeks to establish a method of assessing central aspects of "neuropathic tooth pain" using functional magnetic resonance imaging.  

Those with Trigeminal Neuralgia and other neuropathic face pain, families, and doctors are invited to this FREE event sponsored by Foster Family Dentistry,  TNA Support Group donations are gratefully appreciated.  Please RSVP 512.892-2273 or email office@fosterfamilydentistry.com so that adequate seating and food can be provided.  For directions visit http://www.fosterfamilydentistry.com.

New Members and Family are Always Welcome!
Classic Trigeminal Neuralgia / Tic Douloureaux is a cranial disorder causing excruciating, lightning-like attacks of pain, usually on one side of the face.  Related Facial Pain includes Atypical Facial Pain, Symptomatic TN, Anesthesia Dolorosa, Post Herpetic Neuralgia, Trigeminal Neuropathic Pain, Trigeminal Deafferentation Pain, Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia, Geniculate Neuralgia, Occipital Neuralgia, and MS related TN.

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Dental services at Foster Family Dentistry are designed to help the entire family achieve and maintain their greatest smiles from children to adults of all ages. Natural surroundings and water gardens lend to a relaxing environment and quality health care. Community Outreach is an important part of giving back. As a volunteer Trigeminal Neuralgia Association, Support Group Leader for Texas, Foster Family Dentistry has received the "Point of Lights" award from President George H.W. Bush and President George W. Bush 2003.
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