Leading TMJ & Orofacial Pain Specialist
Brijesh P. Chandwani, DMD
Brijesh P. Chandwani is a residency-trained orofacial pain (TMJ specialty) specialist who specializes in complex facial pain conditions including TMJ disorders, truismus, jaw spasms, trigeminal neuralgia, atypical facial pain, trigeminal nerve injuries (neuropathic pain) and headache disorders. Additionally, Dr. Chandwani is a licensed acupuncturist and often incorporates acupuncture, supplements and natural remedies as a first step in treatment if possible. Dr. Chandwani’s philosophy focuses on precision diagnosis and understanding underlying mechanisms and complicating factors. Dr. Chandwani has extensive training and more than 15 years of experience in modalities such as nerve blocks, trigger point injections, prolotherapy, TMJ injections (steroids, hyaluronic acid), occlusal orthotics and other mouthguards.
Dr. Chandwani has authored numerous scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals and is an invited reviewer for Journal of American Dental Association and Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology. He teaches Orofacial pain and sleep medicine to post-graduate residency programs and dental schools. Additionally he has lectured nationally and internationally on various topics of Orofacial Pain.