TMD and Orofacial Pain

Headshot of Qiman Gao on a School of Dentistry branded background

Research, made personal

At the School of Dentistry, Qiman has found her place—a path where she can combine her passions and have a real impact on her patients.

Sign and front desk of the University of Minnesota's TMD, Orofacial Pain and Dental Sleep Medicine Clinic

Orofacial Pain Clinic gives patient "priceless" gift of living pain-free

“It was like a cluster of fireworks going off on the side of my head for two to three minutes at a time. I felt like my face was burning off. That’s how University of Minnesota School of Dentistry patient and Edina, MN, resident Jim Deanovic describes the pain he experienced for nearly two decades.