G K Essick

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A letter-recognition task to assess lingual tactile acuity
    G K Essick
    Department of Prosthodontics and Curriculum in Neurobiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7455, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 57:1324-30. 1999
  2. doi request reprint Sensory retraining following orthognathic surgery: effect on threshold measures of sensory function
    G K Essick
    Department of Prosthodontics, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    J Oral Rehabil 36:415-26. 2009
  3. pmc Effect of facial sensory re-training on sensory thresholds
    G K Essick
    Department of Prosthodontics, Center for Neurosensory Disorders, School of Dentistry, 2110 Old Dental Building, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    J Dent Res 86:571-5. 2007
  4. pmc Facial altered sensation and sensory impairment after orthognathic surgery
    G K Essick
    Department of Prosthodontics and Center for Neurosensory Disorders, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 36:577-82. 2007
  5. pmc Report of altered sensation in patients with cleft lip
    Greg K Essick
    Department of Prosthodontics and Curriculum in Neurobiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7450, USA
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 42:178-84. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychophysical assessment of patients with posttraumatic neuropathic trigeminal pain
    Greg K Essick
    Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, and Curriculum in Neurobiology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7450, USA
    J Orofac Pain 18:345-54. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Lingual tactile acuity, taste perception, and the density and diameter of fungiform papillae in female subjects
    Greg K Essick
    Department of Prosthodontics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    Physiol Behav 80:289-302. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Mechanosensory and thermosensory changes across the border of impaired sensitivity to pinprick after mandibular nerve injury
    Greg K Essick
    Dental Research Center, Department of Prosthodontics, and Curriculum in Neurobiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7455, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 60:1250-66. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Capturing the spatial percepts evoked by moving tactile stimuli: a novel approach
    G K Essick
    Department of Prosthodontics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Behav Brain Res 135:43-9. 2002
  10. pmc Functional outcomes of cleft lip surgery. Part IV: Between- and within-participant variables affecting lip vermilion sensory thresholds
    Greg K Essick
    Department of Prosthodontics and Curriculum in Neurobiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27599, USA
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 44:624-34. 2007

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint A letter-recognition task to assess lingual tactile acuity
    G K Essick
    Department of Prosthodontics and Curriculum in Neurobiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7455, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 57:1324-30. 1999
    ..This study evaluated a novel neurosensory test based on letter recognition developed for the assessment of spatial acuity of the tongue...
  2. doi request reprint Sensory retraining following orthognathic surgery: effect on threshold measures of sensory function
    G K Essick
    Department of Prosthodontics, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    J Oral Rehabil 36:415-26. 2009
    ..These finding indicate that a simple non-invasive exercise programme initiated shortly after orthognathic surgery can alter the way patients experience or respond to tactile stimulation long after the exercise regimen has stopped...
  3. pmc Effect of facial sensory re-training on sensory thresholds
    G K Essick
    Department of Prosthodontics, Center for Neurosensory Disorders, School of Dentistry, 2110 Old Dental Building, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    J Dent Res 86:571-5. 2007
    ..025), suggesting that retrained persons experienced or interpreted the tactile stimuli differently than did non-retrained persons...
  4. pmc Facial altered sensation and sensory impairment after orthognathic surgery
    G K Essick
    Department of Prosthodontics and Center for Neurosensory Disorders, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 36:577-82. 2007
    ..It is recommended that clinical judgments regarding nerve injury-associated sensory dysfunction should not be based on threshold testing results without consideration of patients' subjective reports of altered sensation...
  5. pmc Report of altered sensation in patients with cleft lip
    Greg K Essick
    Department of Prosthodontics and Curriculum in Neurobiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7450, USA
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 42:178-84. 2005
    ..To determine whether patients with cleft lip have normal perioral sensation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychophysical assessment of patients with posttraumatic neuropathic trigeminal pain
    Greg K Essick
    Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, and Curriculum in Neurobiology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7450, USA
    J Orofac Pain 18:345-54. 2004
    ..Moreover, the relationship between psychophysical indices of central sensitization and measures of clinical pain should be addressed to obtain a better understanding of the underlying pathophysiology...
  7. ncbi request reprint Lingual tactile acuity, taste perception, and the density and diameter of fungiform papillae in female subjects
    Greg K Essick
    Department of Prosthodontics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    Physiol Behav 80:289-302. 2003
    ..Tactile and taste sensitivities covary and reflect individual differences in the density and diameter of fungiform papillae on the anterior tongue...
  8. ncbi request reprint Mechanosensory and thermosensory changes across the border of impaired sensitivity to pinprick after mandibular nerve injury
    Greg K Essick
    Dental Research Center, Department of Prosthodontics, and Curriculum in Neurobiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7455, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 60:1250-66. 2002
    ..The study goal was to determine how sensory function varies across the border of impaired sensitivity to pinprick in patients with mandibular nerve injuries...
  9. ncbi request reprint Capturing the spatial percepts evoked by moving tactile stimuli: a novel approach
    G K Essick
    Department of Prosthodontics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Behav Brain Res 135:43-9. 2002
    ..Analyses of these latter features support the hypothesis that non-sensory factors (individual subject biases) also affect the drawings...
  10. pmc Functional outcomes of cleft lip surgery. Part IV: Between- and within-participant variables affecting lip vermilion sensory thresholds
    Greg K Essick
    Department of Prosthodontics and Curriculum in Neurobiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27599, USA
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 44:624-34. 2007
    ..Compare neurosensory assessments for participants with and without a cleft lip; identify between- and within-participant variables affecting sensory thresholds on the vermilion of participants with cleft lip...
  11. pmc Functional outcomes of cleft lip surgery. Part I: Study design and surgeon ratings of lip disability and need for lip revision
    CARROLL ANN TROTMAN
    Department of Orthodontics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27599 7450, USA
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 44:598-606. 2007
    ..In this article, the design of the clinical trial is described and results of a study on subjective evaluations of facial form by surgeons for or against the need for lip revision surgery are presented...
  12. doi request reprint Food oral processing: conversion of food structure to textural perception
    H Koc
    Department of Food, Bioprocessing, and Nutrition Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
    Annu Rev Food Sci Technol 4:237-66. 2013
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  13. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional nasolabial displacement during movement in repaired cleft lip and palate patients
    C A Trotman
    Department of Orthodontics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7450, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 105:1273-83. 2000
    ..Results obtained using this method support the view that facial movements in cleft patients may be severely hampered and that assessment of facial animation should be strongly considered when contemplating surgical lip revisions...
  14. pmc Sleep apnea symptoms and risk of temporomandibular disorder: OPPERA cohort
    A E Sanders
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Koury Oral Health Sciences Building, 385 South Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    J Dent Res 92:70S-7S. 2013
    ..63; 95% CL, 2.03, 6.52). Both studies supported a significant association of OSA symptoms and TMD, with prospective cohort evidence finding that OSA symptoms preceded first-onset TMD...
  15. doi request reprint Quantitative assessment of pleasant touch
    Greg K Essick
    Department of Prosthodontics and Center for Neurosensory Disorders, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 34:192-203. 2010
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