Barry Sessle

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Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of oral somatosensory and motor functions and their clinical correlates
    B J Sessle
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Oral Rehabil 33:243-61. 2006
  2. pmc The effect of minocycline on the masticatory movements following the inferior alveolar nerve transection in freely moving rats
    Rahman Md Mostafeezur
    Division of Oral Physiology, Department of Oral Biological Science, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 2 5274, Gakkocho dori, Niigata, 951 8514, Japan
    Mol Pain 8:27. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Recent insights into brainstem mechanisms underlying craniofacial pain
    Barry J Sessle
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Dent Educ 66:108-12. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Integration of basic sciences into the predoctoral curriculum to study temporomandibular disorders and orofacial pain
    Barry J Sessle
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1G6
    J Orofac Pain 16:181-4. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Peripheral and central mechanisms of orofacial pain and their clinical correlates
    B J Sessle
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1G6
    Minerva Anestesiol 71:117-36. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Properties and plasticity of the primate somatosensory and motor cortex related to orofacial sensorimotor function
    Barry J Sessle
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 32:109-14. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Neuroplasticity of face primary motor cortex control of orofacial movements
    B J Sessle
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1G6
    Arch Oral Biol 52:334-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Central sensitization in thalamic nociceptive neurons induced by mustard oil application to rat molar tooth pulp
    S Zhang
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1G6
    Neuroscience 142:833-42. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Cortical orofacial motor representation: effect of diet consistency
    L Avivi-Arber
    Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, ON M5G 1G6, Canada
    J Dent Res 89:1142-7. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Central mu opioid receptor mechanisms modulate mustard oil-evoked jaw muscle activity
    C H Tambeli
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1G6
    Brain Res 913:90-4. 2001

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Publications58

  1. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of oral somatosensory and motor functions and their clinical correlates
    B J Sessle
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Oral Rehabil 33:243-61. 2006
    ....
  2. pmc The effect of minocycline on the masticatory movements following the inferior alveolar nerve transection in freely moving rats
    Rahman Md Mostafeezur
    Division of Oral Physiology, Department of Oral Biological Science, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 2 5274, Gakkocho dori, Niigata, 951 8514, Japan
    Mol Pain 8:27. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Recent insights into brainstem mechanisms underlying craniofacial pain
    Barry J Sessle
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Dent Educ 66:108-12. 2002
    ..Insights into these processes hold promise of the development of new or improved therapeutic procedures for the relief of pain...
  4. ncbi request reprint Integration of basic sciences into the predoctoral curriculum to study temporomandibular disorders and orofacial pain
    Barry J Sessle
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1G6
    J Orofac Pain 16:181-4. 2002
    ..Under the term "basic sciences" are included not only relevant biomedical or biologic sciences such as physiology and anatomy, but also the behavioral sciences such as psychology and cognitive science...
  5. ncbi request reprint Peripheral and central mechanisms of orofacial pain and their clinical correlates
    B J Sessle
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1G6
    Minerva Anestesiol 71:117-36. 2005
    ..The paper also outlines some of the clinical correlates of these research advances...
  6. ncbi request reprint Properties and plasticity of the primate somatosensory and motor cortex related to orofacial sensorimotor function
    Barry J Sessle
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 32:109-14. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Neuroplasticity of face primary motor cortex control of orofacial movements
    B J Sessle
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1G6
    Arch Oral Biol 52:334-7. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Central sensitization in thalamic nociceptive neurons induced by mustard oil application to rat molar tooth pulp
    S Zhang
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1G6
    Neuroscience 142:833-42. 2006
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Cortical orofacial motor representation: effect of diet consistency
    L Avivi-Arber
    Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, ON M5G 1G6, Canada
    J Dent Res 89:1142-7. 2010
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Central mu opioid receptor mechanisms modulate mustard oil-evoked jaw muscle activity
    C H Tambeli
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1G6
    Brain Res 913:90-4. 2001
    ..t.) administration of the opiate antagonist naloxone and mu but not delta and kappa selective opioid antagonist, suggests that it may be modulated by endogenous opioid inhibitory mechanisms...
  11. ncbi request reprint Craniofacial inputs to upper cervical dorsal horn: implications for somatosensory information processing
    J W Hu
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1G6, Canada
    Brain Res 1044:93-106. 2005
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Neuroplasticity induced by tooth pulp stimulation in trigeminal subnucleus oralis involves NMDA receptor mechanisms
    S J Park
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1G6, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 85:1836-46. 2001
    ..These findings indicate that the application of MO to the tooth pulp can induce significant neuroplastic changes in oralis nociceptive neurons and that central NMDA receptor mechanisms may be involved in these neuroplastic changes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Endogenous ATP involvement in mustard-oil-induced central sensitization in trigeminal subnucleus caudalis (medullary dorsal horn)
    C Y Chiang
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward St, Toronto, ON M5G 1G6, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 94:1751-60. 2005
    ..These findings implicate endogenous ATP as an important mediator contributing to the development of central sensitization in nociceptive neurons of the deep laminae of the dorsal horn...
  14. ncbi request reprint Temporomandibular-evoked jaw muscle reflex: role of brain stem NMDA and non-NMDA receptors
    B E Cairns
    Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1G6, Canada
    Neuroreport 12:1875-8. 2001
    ..These results provide evidence that Vc is a critical relay in the TMJ-evoked reflex activation of the jaw muscles, and that both NMDA and non-NMDA receptor mechanisms may contribute to these effects...
  15. pmc P2X and NMDA receptor involvement in temporomandibular joint-evoked reflex activity in rat jaw muscles
    T Watanabe
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Brain Res 1346:83-91. 2010
    ..These results indicate the interaction of peripheral purinergic as well as glutamatergic receptor mechanisms in the processing of TMJ nociceptive afferent inputs that evoke reflex activity in jaw muscles...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of noxious stimulation of orofacial tissues on rat licking behaviour
    G Bejat
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, M5G 1G6, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Oral Biol 53:361-8. 2008
    ..Since there is limited information of the effects of orofacial pain on oromotor behaviour, the aim of this study was to test the effects of injection of the algesic chemical glutamate into orofacial tissues on licking behaviour in rats...
  17. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of glutamate-evoked temporomandibular joint afferent activity in the rat
    B E Cairns
    Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1G6, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 85:2446-54. 2001
    ..This sex-related difference in afferent discharge may, in part, underlie sex-related differences in glutamate-evoked jaw muscle EMG activity...
  18. doi request reprint Surgical incision can alter capsaicin-induced central sensitization in rat brainstem nociceptive neurons
    D K Lam
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1G6
    Neuroscience 156:737-47. 2008
    ....
  19. doi request reprint The effects of training time, sensory loss and pain on human motor learning
    S A Boudreau
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Oral Rehabil 37:704-18. 2010
    ..It is concluded that extended within-session task repetitions do not facilitate additional long-term gains in overall motor performance and intra-oral sensory loss or pain hinders motor learning...
  20. ncbi request reprint Involvement of glia in central sensitization in trigeminal subnucleus caudalis (medullary dorsal horn)
    Y F Xie
    Department of Oral Physiology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 1G6
    Brain Behav Immun 21:634-41. 2007
    ..Neither SB nor FA application significantly affected the baseline (i.e., pre-MO application) RF and response properties. These results suggest that glial metabolic processes are important in the development of Vc central sensitization...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sex-related differences in human pain and rat afferent discharge evoked by injection of glutamate into the masseter muscle
    B E Cairns
    Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Toronto, Ontario M5G 1G6, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 86:782-91. 2001
    ..These sex-related differences in acute experimental masseter muscle pain are particularly interesting given the higher prevalence of many chronic muscle pain conditions in women...
  22. ncbi request reprint Sex-related suppression of reflex jaw muscle activity by peripheral morphine but not GABA
    B B Cai
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1G6, Canada
    Neuroreport 12:3457-60. 2001
    ..These data suggest that female rats are considerably less sensitive than male rats to the suppressive effects of peripherally applied morphine, but both sexes are equally affected by peripherally applied GABA...
  23. ncbi request reprint A functional perspective on oral implants - state-of-the-science and future recommendations
    J Feine
    Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Oral Rehabil 33:309-12. 2006
  24. ncbi request reprint Unilateral application of an inflammatory irritant to the rat temporomandibular joint region produces bilateral modulation of the jaw-opening reflex
    Makiko Noguchi
    Division of Oral Physiology, Department of Oral Biological Science, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata 951 8514, Japan
    Brain Res Bull 67:182-8. 2005
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Peripheral NMDA receptor modulation of jaw muscle electromyographic activity induced by capsaicin injection into the temporomandibular joint of rats
    David K Lam
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Brain Res 1046:68-76. 2005
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Central sensitization induced in thalamic nociceptive neurons by tooth pulp stimulation is dependent on the functional integrity of trigeminal brainstem subnucleus caudalis but not subnucleus oralis
    Soo Joung Park
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 1G6
    Brain Res 1112:134-45. 2006
    ..These findings indicate that central sensitization induced in nociceptive neurons within VPM and PO by noxious stimulation of the tooth pulp is dependent upon the functional integrity of Vc but not Vo...
  27. ncbi request reprint Motor cortex neuroplasticity associated with lingual nerve injury in rats
    Kazunori Adachi
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Somatosens Mot Res 24:97-109. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that lingual nerve transection is associated with significant time-dependent neuroplastic changes in the tongue motor representations in face MI...
  28. pmc Glutamine uptake contributes to central sensitization in the medullary dorsal horn
    Chen Yu Chiang
    Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Oral Physiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neuroreport 19:1151-4. 2008
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint The effects of intra-oral pain on motor cortex neuroplasticity associated with short-term novel tongue-protrusion training in humans
    Shellie Boudreau
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Canada
    Pain 132:169-78. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that nociceptive input modulates MI neuroplasticity associated with novel motor training and may impair the ability to learn a new motor task...
  30. doi request reprint Organization of pERK-immunoreactive cells in trigeminal spinal nucleus caudalis and upper cervical cord following capsaicin injection into oral and craniofacial regions in rats
    Noboru Noma
    Department of Oral and Maxirofacial Curgery, Nihon University School of Dentistry, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo 101 8310, Japan
    J Comp Neurol 507:1428-40. 2008
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Effects of reversible bilateral inactivation of face primary motor cortex on mastication and swallowing
    Kensuke Yamamura
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Brain Res 944:40-55. 2002
    ..These findings provide further evidence that the primate face MI plays a critical role in the regulation of mastication and that it plays a role in the preparation for swallowing...
  32. ncbi request reprint Orofacial pain: an educational focus
    Barry J Sessle
    J Orofac Pain 16:169. 2002
  33. ncbi request reprint P2X receptors in trigeminal subnucleus caudalis modulate central sensitization in trigeminal subnucleus oralis
    Bo Hu
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario M5G 1G6, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 88:1614-24. 2002
    ..These results suggest that P2X(3) and possibly also the P2X(2/3) receptor subtypes in Vc may play a role in the initiation and maintenance of central sensitization in Vo nociceptive neurons induced by MO application to the pulp...
  34. ncbi request reprint Influence of sex on reflex jaw muscle activity evoked from the rat temporomandibular joint
    Brian E Cairns
    Department of Oral Physiology, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Brain Res 957:338-44. 2002
    ..These findings indicate that there are sex-related differences in glutamate-evoked jaw muscle activity that are dependent on female sex hormones, and increased glutamate concentrations sensitize the TMJ to noxious chemical stimuli...
  35. ncbi request reprint Central sensitization of nociceptive neurons in trigeminal subnucleus oralis depends on integrity of subnucleus caudalis
    Chen Yu Chiang
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario M5G 1G6, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 88:256-64. 2002
    ..These findings indicate that inflammatory pulp-induced central sensitization in Vo is dependent on the functional integrity of Vc...
  36. ncbi request reprint Neuronal activity patterns in primate primary motor cortex related to trained or semiautomatic jaw and tongue movements
    Dongyuan Yao
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1G6, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 87:2531-41. 2002
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Associations between pain and neuromuscular activity in the human jaw and neck muscles
    Peter Svensson
    Center for Sensory Motor Interaction, Orofacial Pain Laboratory, Aalborg University, DK 9220 Aalborg, Denmark
    Pain 109:225-32. 2004
    ..In conclusion, experimental neck pain is not associated with tonic increases in jaw EMG activity although jaw muscle pain can be linked to increases in neck EMG activity with the head and jaw at rest...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effects of reversible cold block of face primary somatosensory cortex on orofacial movements and related face primary motor cortex neuronal activity
    Dongyuan Yao
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1G6
    Somatosens Mot Res 19:261-71. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that movement-induced reafferentation via face SI may not be a significant factor in accounting for the activity of the majority of ipsilateral face MI neurons related to trained movements, chewing and swallowing...
  39. ncbi request reprint Neck muscle length modulates nociceptive reflex evoked by noxious irritant application to rat neck tissues
    Paul Shin
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward St, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1G6, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 163:314-23. 2005
    ..This enhanced muscle activity could be associated with changes in the susceptibility of the neck muscles to pain or damage...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effects on mastication of reversible bilateral inactivation of the lateral pericentral cortex in the monkey (Macaca fascicularis)
    Noriyuki Narita
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Ont, M5G 1G6, Toronto, Canada
    Arch Oral Biol 47:673-88. 2002
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Pain effects of glutamate injections into human jaw or neck muscles
    Peter Svensson
    Department of Clinical Oral Physiology, Royal Dental College, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Orofac Pain 19:109-18. 2005
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Awareness of pain awareness
    Barry J Sessle
    J Orofac Pain 19:5. 2005
  43. ncbi request reprint The orofacial pain publication profile
    Barry J Sessle
    J Orofac Pain 22:177. 2008
  44. ncbi request reprint The evolution of a scientific journal
    Barry J Sessle
    J Orofac Pain 16:5-6. 2002
  45. ncbi request reprint Glia: non-neural players in orofacial pain
    Barry J Sessle
    J Orofac Pain 21:169-70. 2007
  46. ncbi request reprint Astroglial glutamate-glutamine shuttle is involved in central sensitization of nociceptive neurons in rat medullary dorsal horn
    Chen Yu Chiang
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1G6
    J Neurosci 27:9068-76. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that the astroglial glutamate-glutamine shuttle is essential for the initiation of inflammation-induced central sensitization but that inhibition of astroglial function may not affect normal nociceptive processing...
  47. pmc Systemic administration of monosodium glutamate elevates intramuscular glutamate levels and sensitizes rat masseter muscle afferent fibers
    Brian E Cairns
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of British Columbia, 2146 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Pain 132:33-41. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that modest elevations of interstitial glutamate concentration could alter musculoskeletal pain sensitivity in humans...
  48. ncbi request reprint Biological adaptation and normative values
    Barry J Sessle
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto Ontario, Canada
    Int J Prosthodont 18:280-2. 2005
  49. ncbi request reprint Neural mechanisms of temporomandibular joint and masticatory muscle pain: a possible role for peripheral glutamate receptor mechanisms
    David K Lam
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 10:145-52. 2005
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Quantitative analysis of surface EMG activity of cranial and leg muscles across sleep stages in human
    Kazuo Okura
    Faculte de Medecine Dentaire, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Que, Canada H3C 3J7
    Clin Neurophysiol 117:269-78. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to make a quantitative analysis of the changes in cranial and limb muscle activity from wakefulness to light and deep sleep stages and during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep of normal subjects...
  51. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous modulation of the exteroceptive suppression periods in the trapezius and temporalis muscles by experimental muscle pain
    Hong You Ge
    Laboratory for Experimental Pain Research, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajers Vej 7 D 3, DK 9220 Aalborg, Denmark
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:1399-408. 2004
    ..To investigate whether the exteroceptive suppression (ES) periods in the trapezius and temporalis muscles could be simultaneously modulated by either experimental trapezius muscle pain or temporalis muscle pain...
  52. ncbi request reprint The effect of glutamate-evoked masseter muscle pain on the human jaw-stretch reflex differs in men and women
    Brian E Cairns
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Orofac Pain 17:317-25. 2003
    ..To compare jaw-stretch reflex responses in male and female subjects and to determine whether injection of glutamate into the masseter muscle facilitates these responses in both sexes...
  53. ncbi request reprint Biological adaptation and normative values
    Barry J Sessle
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Prosthodont 16:72-3; discussion 89-90. 2003
  54. ncbi request reprint Plasticity in corticomotor control of the human tongue musculature induced by tongue-task training
    Peter Svensson
    Orofacial Pain Laboratory, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
    Exp Brain Res 152:42-51. 2003
    ..The present findings suggest that a specific and reversible plasticity of the corticomotor excitability related to tongue muscle control can be induced when humans learn to perform successfully a novel tongue task...
  55. ncbi request reprint ATP potentiates neurotransmission in the rat trigeminal subnucleus caudalis
    Ernest A Jennings
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Neuroreport 17:1507-10. 2006
    ..These data suggest that alpha,beta methylene adenosine 5'-triphosphate acts on presynaptic terminals to increase glutamatergic neurotransmission in deep Vc neurons...
  56. ncbi request reprint Activation of peripheral NMDA receptors contributes to human pain and rat afferent discharges evoked by injection of glutamate into the masseter muscle
    Brian E Cairns
    Department of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Neurophysiol 90:2098-105. 2003
    ..It is conceivable that activation of peripheral NMDA receptors may contribute to masticatory muscle pain and that peripherally acting NMDA receptor antagonists could prove to be effective analgesics for this type of pain...
  57. ncbi request reprint Impact--a new "high" for the Journal of Orofacial Pain
    Barry J Sessle
    J Orofac Pain 17:5-6. 2003
  58. ncbi request reprint Animal models of chronic orofacial pain
    Barry J Sessle
    J Orofac Pain 21:5. 2007

Research Grants36

  1. Dental and Craniofacial Pain: Afferent and Brainstem Mechanisms
    Barry J Sessle; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These insights could be important in the development of improved therapeutic approaches for the prevention of pain associated with pulpal inflammation and for the relief of pain once it has been initiated. ..
  2. DENTAL & OROFACIAL PAIN: BRAINSTEM & THALAMIC MECHANISMS
    Barry Sessle; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This project will provide further new insights into the central processing of pulp afferent information and its relationship to orofacial pain and inflammation. ..
  3. Dental and Orofacial Pain:Brainstem Mechanisms
    Barry Sessle; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These insights could be important in the development of improved therapeutic approaches for the prevention of pain associated with pulpal inflammation and for the relief of pain once it has been initiated. ..
  4. PERIPHERAL NMDA RECEPTORS AND TMD PAIN MECHANISMS
    Barry Sessle; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. Dental and Craniofacial Pain: Afferent and Brainstem Mechanisms
    Barry Sessle; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These insights could be important in the development of improved therapeutic approaches for the prevention of pain associated with pulpal inflammation and for the relief of pain once it has been initiated. ..
  6. Dental and Craniofacial Pain: Afferent and Brainstem Mechanisms
    Barry Sessle; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These insights could be important in the development of improved therapeutic approaches for the prevention of pain associated with pulpal inflammation and for the relief of pain once it has been initiated. ..
  7. DENTAL AND OROFACIAL PAIN BRAIN STEM MECHANISMS
    Barry Sessle; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..these studies will clarify some of the mechanisms that may be involved in neuroplastic responses of the v brainstem complex to injury of the tooth pulp and that may underlie the development of chronic orofacial pain...
  8. DENTAL AND OROFACIAL PAIN: BRAIN STEM MECHANISMS
    Barry Sessle; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..We have preliminary published evidence that presynaptic regulatory mechanisms contribute to the observed suppressive influences on orofacial nociceptive transmission, and we intend to study these mechanisms further...