Orofacial and Head Pain

The SIG on Orofacial and Head Pain aims to:

Provide a multidisciplinary forum for discussion and exchange regarding the research, educational and clinical aspects of orofacial pain.Encourage research in the area, including multicenter studies, in order to enhance knowledge on the subject and advance the ability to alleviate pain in patients with orofacial pain. Critically examine and fine-tune, within and across the disciplines involved, the existing schemes for classification, diagnosis, and treatment of orofacial pain.

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Upcoming Meetings

  • Orofacial Pain SIG Symposium
    Preventing Chronification of Acute Pain and its Consequences
    27 June 2021 | Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Meeting Agenda

  • SIG Business Meeting
    30 June 2021 - [12:45 - 13:45]
    World Congress on Pain | Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Discussion Forum

Follow the steps below to access the Orofacial & Head Pain SIG online discussion forum, Groupsite: 

  • Login into your IASP account
  • Click on "My Account"
  • Scroll down to "My Group Memberships"
  • Click on your listed SIG - "Orofacial & Head Pain"


NEW in 2016: The Fact Sheets for the Global Year Against Orofacial Pain have been revised and are being translated into several languages. The English-language Fact Sheets are now available, and various translations will soon be as well.

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Officers [Term 2018-2021]

Chair: Yoshiki Imamura (Japan)

Vice Chair: Lene Baad-Hansen (Denmark)

Past Chair: Rafael Benoliel (USA)

Secretary/Treasurer: Paulo Conti (Brazil)

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