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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The orthodontist and the obstructive sleep apnea patient.
Pliska B and Lowe AA and Almeida FR
Incidence of significant findings on CBCT scans of an orthodontic patient population.
Pliska B and DeRocher M and Larson BE
Impact of orthodontic treatment on the upper airway volume
Prevalence of altered craniofacial form in children with sleep disordered breathing
Maxillary expansion for the treatment of pediatric obstructive sleep apneaGrants
2017 American Sleep Medicine Foundation; Determinants of Occlusal Changes in Oral Appliance Treatment of OSA – A Randomized Controlled Trial
2019 American Association of Orthodontists Foundation, Biomedical Research Award - The effects of simulated arch constriction on airway function during sleep.
2013 American Association of Orthodontists Foundation, Biomedical Research Award - Maxillary expansion treatment of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea.Honours & Awards
2017 Faculty of Dentistry Graduate Programs Faculty Teaching Award, UBC
2015 Faculty of Dentistry Graduate Programs Faculty Teaching Award, UBC
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