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    Octavia Plesh, DDS, MS

    TitleProfessor
    SchoolUCSF School of Dentistry
    DepartmentPreventive & Restor Dent Sci
    Address707 Parnassus Ave
    San Francisco CA 94143
    Phone415-476-5881
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      1. Shek JW, Plesh O, Curtis DA. Immediately loaded implants in a patient with involuntary mandibular movements: a clinical report. J Prosthet Dent. 2014 Jul; 112(1):14-7. PMID: 24393329.
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      2. Curtis DA, Gansky SA, Plesh O. Deep and superficial masseter muscle blood flow in women. J Prosthodont. 2012 Aug; 21(6):472-7. PMID: 22672353.
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      3. Plesh O, Adams SH, Gansky SA. Self-reported comorbid pains in severe headaches or migraines in a US national sample. Headache. 2012 Jun; 52(6):946-56. PMID: 22553936; PMCID: PMC3370154.
      4. Plesh O, Gansky SA, Curtis DA. Chronic Pain in a Biracial Cohort of Young Women. Open Pain J. 2012; 5:24-31. PMID: 24489616.
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      5. Plesh O, Noonan C, Buchwald DS, Goldberg J, Afari N. Temporomandibular disorder-type pain and migraine headache in women: a preliminary twin study. J Orofac Pain. 2012; 26(2):91-8. PMID: 22558608.
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      6. Plesh O, Adams SH, Gansky SA. Racial/Ethnic and gender prevalences in reported common pains in a national sample. J Orofac Pain. 2011; 25(1):25-31. PMID: 21359234; PMCID: PMC3117989.
      7. Plesh O, Adams SH, Gansky SA. Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorder-type pain and comorbid pains in a national US sample. J Orofac Pain. 2011; 25(3):190-8. PMID: 21837286; PMCID: PMC3807573.
      8. Afari N, Wen Y, Buchwald D, Goldberg J, Plesh O. Are post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms and temporomandibular pain associated? Findings from a community-based twin registry. J Orofac Pain. 2008; 22(1):41-9. PMID: 18351033; PMCID: PMC2950007.
      9. Isong U, Gansky SA, Plesh O. Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorder-type pain in U.S. adults: the National Health Interview Survey. J Orofac Pain. 2008; 22(4):317-22. PMID: 19090404; PMCID: PMC4357589.
      10. Curtis DA, Lind SL, Plesh O, Finzen FC. Correlation of admissions criteria with academic performance in dental students. J Dent Educ. 2007 Oct; 71(10):1314-21. PMID: 17923709.
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      11. Gansky SA, Plesh O. Widespread pain and fibromyalgia in a biracial cohort of young women. J Rheumatol. 2007 Apr; 34(4):810-7. PMID: 17299839.
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      12. Curtis DA, Plesh O, Sharma A, Finzen F. Complications associated with fixed partial dentures with a loose retainer. J Prosthet Dent. 2006 Oct; 96(4):245-51. PMID: 17052468.
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      13. Rising DW, Bennett BC, Hursh K, Plesh O. Reports of body pain in a dental student population. J Am Dent Assoc. 2005 Jan; 136(1):81-6. PMID: 15693502.
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      14. Plesh O, Sinisi SE, Crawford PB, Gansky SA. Diagnoses based on the Research Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders in a biracial population of young women. J Orofac Pain. 2005; 19(1):65-75. PMID: 15779541.
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      15. Plesh O, Crawford PB, Gansky SA. Chronic pain in a biracial population of young women. Pain. 2002 Oct; 99(3):515-23. PMID: 12406528.
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      16. Curtis DA, Lacy A, Chu R, Richards D, Plesh O, Kasrovi P, Kao R. Treatment planning in the 21st century: what's new? J Calif Dent Assoc. 2002 Jul; 30(7):503-10. PMID: 12216913.
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      17. Plesh O, Curtis D, Levine J, McCall WD. Amitriptyline treatment of chronic pain in patients with temporomandibular disorders. J Oral Rehabil. 2000 Oct; 27(10):834-41. PMID: 11065017.
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      18. Plesh O, Gansky SA, Curtis DA, Pogrel MA. The relationship between chronic facial pain and a history of trauma and surgery. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 1999 Jul; 88(1):16-21. PMID: 10442939.
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      19. Barkhordar RA, Plesh O, Curtis DA, Watanabe L, Parisi RG. Fracture resistance of endodontically treated teeth restored with bonded amalgam and full crowns. Gen Dent. 1999 Jul-Aug; 47(4):404-7. PMID: 10687470.
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      20. Curtis DA, Plesh O, Hannam AG, Sharma A, Curtis TA. Modeling of jaw biomechanics in the reconstructed mandibulectomy patient. J Prosthet Dent. 1999 Feb; 81(2):167-73. PMID: 9922429.
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      21. Negoro T, Briggs J, Plesh O, Nielsen I, McNeill C, Miller AJ. Bruxing patterns in children compared to intercuspal clenching and chewing as assessed with dental models, electromyography, and incisor jaw tracing: preliminary study. ASDC J Dent Child. 1998 Nov-Dec; 65(6):449-58, 438. PMID: 9883319.
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      22. Plesh O, Curtis DA, Hall LJ, Miller A. Gender difference in jaw pain induced by clenching. J Oral Rehabil. 1998 Apr; 25(4):258-63. PMID: 9610852.
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      23. Curtis DA, Kao R, Plesh O, Finzen F, Franz L. Crevicular fluid analysis around two failing dental implants: a clinical report. J Prosthodont. 1997 Sep; 6(3):210-4. PMID: 9497778.
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      24. Curtis DA, Plesh O, Miller AJ, Curtis TA, Sharma A, Schweitzer R, Hilsinger RL, Schour L, Singer M. A comparison of masticatory function in patients with or without reconstruction of the mandible. Head Neck. 1997 Jul; 19(4):287-96. PMID: 9213107.
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      25. Barkhordar RA, Kempler D, Plesh O. Effect of nonvital tooth bleaching on microleakage of resin composite restorations. Quintessence Int. 1997 May; 28(5):341-4. PMID: 9452698.
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      26. Plesh O, Wolfe F, Lane N. The relationship between fibromyalgia and temporomandibular disorders: prevalence and symptom severity. J Rheumatol. 1996 Nov; 23(11):1948-52. PMID: 8923373.
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      27. Plesh O, Bishop B, McCall WD. Patterns of jaw muscle activity during voluntary chewing. J Oral Rehabil. 1996 Apr; 23(4):262-9. PMID: 8730274.
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      28. Plesh O, Meyerhoff DJ, Weiner MW. Phosphorus magnetic resonance spectroscopy of human masseter muscle. J Dent Res. 1995 Jan; 74(1):338-44. PMID: 7876427.
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      29. Greenspan JS, Kahn AJ, Marshall SJ, Newbrun E, Plesh O. Current and future prospects for oral health science and technology. J Dent Educ. 1995 Jan; 59(1):149-67. PMID: 7884068.
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      30. Plesh O, Bishop B, McCall WD. Kinematics of jaw movements during chewing at different frequencies. J Biomech. 1993 Mar; 26(3):243-50. PMID: 8468337.
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      31. Theusner J, Plesh O, Curtis DA, Hutton JE. Axiographic tracings of temporomandibular joint movements. J Prosthet Dent. 1993 Feb; 69(2):209-15. PMID: 8429515.
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      32. Plesh O, Stohler CS. Prosthetic rehabilitation in temporomandibular disorder and orofacial pain patients. Clinical problem solving. Dent Clin North Am. 1992 Jul; 36(3):581-9. PMID: 1397426.
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      33. Cacchiotti DA, Plesh O, Bianchi P, McNeill C. Signs and symptoms in samples with and without temporomandibular disorders. J Craniomandib Disord. 1991; 5(3):167-72. PMID: 1812144.
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      34. Mohl ND, McCall WD, Lund JP, Plesh O. Devices for the diagnosis and treatment of temporomandibular disorders. Part I: Introduction, scientific evidence, and jaw tracking. J Prosthet Dent. 1990 Feb; 63(2):198-201. PMID: 2406427.
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      35. Bishop B, Plesh O, McCall WD. Effects of chewing frequency and bolus hardness on human incisor trajectory and masseter muscle activity. Arch Oral Biol. 1990; 35(4):311-8. PMID: 2378585.
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      36. Neeman H, McCall W, Plesh O, Bishop B. Analysis of jaw movements and masticatory muscle activity. Comput Methods Programs Biomed. 1990 Jan; 31(1):19-32. PMID: 2311366.
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      37. Plesh O, McCall WD, Gross A. The effect of prior jaw motion on the plot of electromyographic amplitude versus jaw position. J Prosthet Dent. 1988 Sep; 60(3):369-73. PMID: 3172021.
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      38. Plesh O, Bishop B, McCall WD. Comparison of automatic and voluntary chewing patterns and performance. Exp Neurol. 1988 Feb; 99(2):326-41. PMID: 3338526.
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      39. Plesh O, Bishop B, McCall W. Mandibular movements and jaw muscles' activity while voluntarily chewing at different rates. Exp Neurol. 1987 Nov; 98(2):285-300. PMID: 3666079.
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      40. Plesh O, Bishop B, McCall W. Effect of gum hardness on chewing pattern. Exp Neurol. 1986 Jun; 92(3):502-12. PMID: 3709730.
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      41. Plesh O, McCall WD. Measurement of silent period durations by hand and by commercial device. J Prosthet Dent. 1985 Nov; 54(5):715-9. PMID: 3863949.
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