Publications

Endoscopy evaluation to predict oral appliance outcomes in obstructive sleep apnoea.
Okuno K, Sasao Y, Nohara K, Sakai T, Pliska BT, Lowe AA, Ryan CF, Almeida FR
DOI: 10.1183/13993003.01088-2015
PubMed: 26743482
05/2016

Prediction of oral appliance treatment outcomes in obstructive sleep apnea: A systematic review.
Okuno K, Pliska BT, Hamoda M, Lowe AA, Almeida FR
DOI: 10.1016/j.smrv.2015.11.007
PubMed: 26773412
12/2015

Changes in anteroposterior position and inclination of the maxillary incisors after surgical-orthodontic treatment of skeletal class III malocclusions.
Zou B, Zhou Y, Lowe AA, Li H, Pliska B
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2014.12.013
PubMed: 26439521
12/2015

Obstructive sleep apnea and mandibular advancement splints.
Pliska BT, Nam H, Chen H, Lowe AA, Almeida FR
DOI: 10.5664/jcsm.4622
PubMed: 25766701
04/2015

A Pilot Study on the Dentoalveolar and Skeletal Effects of Two Functional Appliances in Class II, Division 1 Growing Children.
Chen H, Yagi K, Almeida FR, Pliska BT, Lowe AA
PubMed: 26349284
2015

Obstructive sleep apnea and mandibular advancement splints: occlusal effects and progression of changes associated with a decade of treatment.
Pliska BT, Nam H, Chen H, Lowe AA, Almeida FR
DOI: 10.5664/jcsm.4278
PubMed: 25325593
12/2014

Effect of applied moment on resistance to sliding among esthetic self-ligating brackets.
Pliska BT, Fuchs RW, Beyer JP, Larson BE
DOI: 10.2319/040113-250.1
PubMed: 23859740
01/2014

Orthodontic treatment considerations for a patient with erythropoietic protoporphyria.
Standerwick RG, Yen EH, Pliska B
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajodo.2013.02.032
PubMed: 24286913
12/2013

Patient preferences and experiences of CPAP and oral appliances for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea: a qualitative analysis.
Almeida FR, Henrich N, Marra C, Lynd LD, Lowe AA, Tsuda H, Fleetham JA, Pliska B, Ayas N
DOI: 10.1007/s11325-012-0739-6
PubMed: 22833346
05/2013

Treatment of white spot lesions with ACP paste and microabrasion.
Pliska BT, Warner GA, Tantbirojn D, Larson BE
DOI: 10.2319/111611-710.1
PubMed: 22352382
09/2012

Dosimetry of a cone-beam computed tomography machine compared with a digital x-ray machine in orthodontic imaging.
Grünheid T, Kolbeck Schieck JR, Pliska BT, Ahmad M, Larson BE
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajodo.2011.10.024
PubMed: 22464525
04/2012

Effectiveness and outcome of oral appliance therapy.
Pliska BT, Almeida F
DOI: 10.1016/j.cden.2012.02.003
PubMed: 22480812
04/2012

The orthodontist and the obstructive sleep apnea patient.
Pliska B, Lowe AA, Almeida FR
PubMed: 23094554
2012

A comparison of resistance to sliding of self-ligating brackets under an increasing applied moment.
Pliska BT, Beyer JP, Larson BE
DOI: 10.2319/111510-666.1
PubMed: 21568646
09/2011

Incidence of significant findings on CBCT scans of an orthodontic patient population.
Pliska B, DeRocher M, Larson BE
PubMed: 21667587
2011

Research

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

Grants

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