Octavia Plesh, DDS, MS

Title(s)Professor Emeritus, Preventive & Restor Dent Sci
SchoolSchool of Dentistry
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    TMJMD Pain and Comorbid Conditions in the NHIS: Gender, Race and Age Effects
    NIH/NIDCR R03DE018759Jul 2, 2008 - Jun 30, 2011
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH/NIDCR R01DE013487Sep 25, 1999 - Aug 31, 2004
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH/NIDCR R03DE012531Jan 1, 1998 - Dec 31, 1999
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH/NIDCR R03DE009810Aug 1, 1991 - Jul 31, 1993
    Role: Principal Investigator

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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, 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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    5. 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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    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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