Get involved and help us with our research  

Without your input whether you are a patient, professional student or trainee we will not be able evolve this site to underpin future improvement in prevention and management of these nerve injuries.

We've listed some areas of research interest at King's College Dental Institute:

Short term Goals 

  • Development of trigeminal pain clinical / psychological research teams for chronic orofacial pain
  • Development of expertise for chronic orofacial pain
  • Identification of research area needs using Cochrane reviews

 Medium term goals 

  • Evaluation of ongoing service developments for chronic orofacial pain
  • Build on existing links with IoP, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Physiotherapy
  • Development of further links with Industry to support research funding
  • Evaluation of psychological needs of OFP patients and identify best practise in management 

Long term goals 

  • Establishing the research team as national and international lead in trigeminal pain Establishing the research team as national and international lead in the prevention and management of trigeminal nerve injuries
  • Leading centre in pharma trials for analgesics and anxiolytics