Endoscopy evaluation to predict oral appliance outcomes in obstructive sleep apnoea.
Okuno K and Sasao Y and Nohara K and Sakai T and Pliska BT and Lowe AA and Ryan CF and Almeida FR
DOI: 10.1183/13993003.01088-2015
PubMed: 26743482

Prediction of oral appliance treatment outcomes in obstructive sleep apnea: A systematic review.
Okuno K and Pliska BT and Hamoda M and Lowe AA and Almeida FR
DOI: 10.1016/j.smrv.2015.11.007
PubMed: 26773412

Changes in anteroposterior position and inclination of the maxillary incisors after surgical-orthodontic treatment of skeletal class III malocclusions.
Zou B and Zhou Y and Lowe AA and Li H and Pliska B
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2014.12.013
PubMed: 26439521

Obstructive sleep apnea and mandibular advancement splints.
Pliska BT and Nam H and Chen H and Lowe AA and Almeida FR
DOI: 10.5664/jcsm.4622
PubMed: 25766701

A Pilot Study on the Dentoalveolar and Skeletal Effects of Two Functional Appliances in Class II, Division 1 Growing Children.
Chen H and Yagi K and Almeida FR and Pliska BT and Lowe AA
PubMed: 26349284

Obstructive sleep apnea and mandibular advancement splints: occlusal effects and progression of changes associated with a decade of treatment.
Pliska BT and Nam H and Chen H and Lowe AA and Almeida FR
DOI: 10.5664/jcsm.4278
PubMed: 25325593

Effect of applied moment on resistance to sliding among esthetic self-ligating brackets.
Pliska BT and Fuchs RW and Beyer JP and Larson BE
DOI: 10.2319/040113-250.1
PubMed: 23859740

Orthodontic treatment considerations for a patient with erythropoietic protoporphyria.
Standerwick RG and Yen EH and Pliska B
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajodo.2013.02.032
PubMed: 24286913

Patient preferences and experiences of CPAP and oral appliances for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea: a qualitative analysis.
Almeida FR and Henrich N and Marra C and Lynd LD and Lowe AA and Tsuda H and Fleetham JA and Pliska B and Ayas N
DOI: 10.1007/s11325-012-0739-6
PubMed: 22833346

Treatment of white spot lesions with ACP paste and microabrasion.
Pliska BT and Warner GA and Tantbirojn D and Larson BE
DOI: 10.2319/111611-710.1
PubMed: 22352382

Dosimetry of a cone-beam computed tomography machine compared with a digital x-ray machine in orthodontic imaging.
Grünheid T and Kolbeck Schieck JR and Pliska BT and Ahmad M and Larson BE
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajodo.2011.10.024
PubMed: 22464525

Effectiveness and outcome of oral appliance therapy.
Pliska BT and Almeida F
DOI: 10.1016/j.cden.2012.02.003
PubMed: 22480812

The orthodontist and the obstructive sleep apnea patient.
Pliska B and Lowe AA and Almeida FR
PubMed: 23094554

A comparison of resistance to sliding of self-ligating brackets under an increasing applied moment.
Pliska BT and Beyer JP and Larson BE
DOI: 10.2319/111510-666.1
PubMed: 21568646

Incidence of significant findings on CBCT scans of an orthodontic patient population.
Pliska B and DeRocher M and Larson BE
PubMed: 21667587


Current Project
Impact of orthodontic treatment on the upper airway volume

Current Project
Prevalence of altered craniofacial form in children with sleep disordered breathing

Current Projects
Maxillary expansion for the treatment of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea


2013 American Association of Orthodontists Foundation, Biomedical Research Award - Maxillary expansion treatment of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea.

Honours & Awards

2013 Faculty of Dentistry Graduate Programs Faculty Teaching Award, UBC

2012 Faculty of Dentistry Graduate Programs Full-time Teaching Award, UBC

2013 Faculty of Dentistry DMD Program Full-time Teaching Award, UBC