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Richard K. Ohrbach, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences

Office Address

355 Squire Hall

Buffalo, NY 14214

(716) 829-3590


Research Profile

Within our research group (Center for Orofacial Pain Research), my particular studies include:

  1. multi-site studies regarding diagnostic systems for TMD; 
  2. predictors of pain onset which includes genetics of pain, psychophysical pain measures, clinical examination procedures, comorbidity of other diseases, and psychological assessment; 
  3. experimental studies of chewing function; 
  4. clinical laboratory studies and field studies regarding mechanisms of intraoral splints; and 
  5. measurement of functional limitation of the jaw.

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