Oral and Craniofacial Sciences Faculty

Alan Glaros, Ph.D.




















Recent Publications (More articles at PubMed)

Glaros, A. G., Williams, K., & Lausten, L.  (2005).  The role of parafunctions, emotions and stress in predicting facial pain.  Journal of the American Dental Association, 136, 451-458.

 Glaros, A. G., Williams, K. B., Lausten, L. L., & Friesen, L. (2005).  Tooth contact in patients with temporomandibular disorders.  Cranio, 23, 188-193.

 Glaros, A. G., & Lumley, M. (2005).  Alexithymia and pain in temporomandibular disorder.  Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 59, 85-88.  (Abstracted in CSA Illumina database, ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index & Abstracts, 2006).

 Crider, A., Glaros, A. G., & Gevirtz, R. N. (2005).   Efficacy of biofeedback-based treatments for temporomandibular disorders.  Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 30, 333-345.

 Glaros, A. G. (2006).  Bruxism.  In D. I. Mostofsky, A. G. Forgione, & D. M. Giddon (Eds.), Behavioral Dentistry (pp. 127-137).  Ames, Iowa: Blackwell Munksgaard. 

 Glaros, A. G. & Waghela, R. (2006).  Psychophysiological definitions of clenching.  Cranio, 24, 252-257.

 Glaros, A. G., Owais, Z., & Lausten, L. (2007).  Parafunctional activity and TMD pain: A potential mechanism for the effectiveness of splint therapy.  Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 34, 97-104.  Published article online: 28-Nov-2006 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2842.2006.01660.x

 Glaros, A. G., Urban, D., & Locke, J. (2007).  Temporomandibular disorders and headache: Evidence  for diagnostic and behavioural overlap.  Cephalalgia, 27, 542-549.  doi:10.1111/j.1468-2982.2007.01325.x

 Glaros, A. G., Kim-Weroha, N., Lausten, L., & Franklin, K. L. (2007).  Comparison of habit reversal and a behaviorally-modified dental treatment for temporomandibular disorders: A pilot investigation.  Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 32, 149-154.

 Glaros, A. G. (2007).  EMG biofeedback as an experimental tool for studying pain.  Biofeedback, 35, 50-53.

 Glaros, A. G. (2007).  Patients with acute painful temporomandibular disorder who are at high risk for developing a chronic disorder report less pain, reduced emotional distress, improved coping, and less health care utilization after undergoing a psychological intervention using cognitive-behavioral skills training and biofeedback.  Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice, 7, 14-16.

 Glaros, A. G. (2008).  Temporomandibular joint dysfunction.  In Y. Zhang (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Health (Vol. 4).  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, pp. 1652-1653.

 Glaros, A. G., Williams, K., & Lausten, L. (2008).  Diurnal variation in pain reports in temporomandibular disorder patients and non-pain controls.  Journal of Orofacial Pain, 22, 115-121.

 Glaros, A.G. (2008, May).  Facial pain: A behavioral perspective.  Invited Presidential address presented at the meeting of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, Daytona Beach, FL.

 Glaros, A., Williams, K., & Lausten, L. (2008, July).  Does tooth contact lead to pain or does pain lead to tooth contact?  A structural equation model approach to the relationship between parafunctions and pain.  Paper presented at the meeting of the International Association for Dental Research, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

 Glaros, A. G.  (2008).  Temporomandibular disorders and facial pain: A psychophysiological perspective.  Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 33, 161-171.  DOI: 10.1007/s10484-008-9059-9.

 Glaros, A. & Williams, K. (2010, July).  Language Matters: "Tooth Contact" versus "Clenching."  Paper presented at the meeting of the International Association for Dental Research, Barcelona, Spain.

 Glaros, A. G. (in press).  Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders.  In F. Andrasik, J. Goodie, & A. Peterson (Eds.).  Biopsychosocial assessment in clinical health psychology: A handbook. 

 Glaros, A. (2010, October).  Awake bruxism:  Psychophysiological and behavioral perspectives on facial pain.  Invited address to the First International Conference on Bruxism, Copenhagen, Denmark.

 Glaros, A. G., & Lausten, L.  (in press).  Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders.  In M. S. Schwartz & F. Andrasik (Eds.), Biofeedback: A practitioner's guide (4th ed.).  New York: Guilford Press. 

Alan Glaros, Ph.D.Professor Emeritus

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