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The Brotman Facial Pain Clinic at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry is conducting a study comparing a new medication to a placebo in reducing trigeminal nerve pain. 

You may be eligible if you are:

  • Between the ages of 18 and 65
  • Have had trigeminal nerve pain for at least the past 3 months 

Participation involves: 

  • An evaluation to confirm trigeminal neuropathic pain 
  • Completing at-home daily diaries for 1 month to determine eligibility

If eligible:

  • Attend 6 clinic visits over a period of 21 weeks
  • Receive study medication or a placebo designed to treat trigeminal nerve pain
  • Earn $200 over the duration of the study and free parking vouchers

For more information, call Jane Phillips, RDH, at 410-706-4678 or email


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