Get excited the next time you have a patient with dental pain! Because this is one of those chief complaints that will give you tons of points on your SLOE as long as you can articulate your way through it. This is also one of those rare opportunities where you get to demonstrate procedural skills by doing an inferior alveolar nerve block. So never roll your eyes at these patients, because they are an opportunity for you to stand out from the pack and earn high clinical scores!