New Speciality

I would like to share big news for the profession of dentistry — the recognition of a new specialty! The American Academic of Orofacial Pain sent an announcement last Friday with news that Orofacial Pain is now the 12th recognized specialty of the ADA’s National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards. This is an important step that will help support more evidence-based care to patients with such pains. I would like to recognize our faculty member Dr. Andrew Young who has provided leadership in the field of orofacial pain and also the staff and other colleagues he works with in our Orofacial Pain clinic.

As always, be well and safe as we move into these difficult weeks for our nation.

I will leave you with the following quote from Winston Churchill who reminds us that "difficulties mastered are opportunities won."