Joseph J. Marbach

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  • J J Marbach
  • Oral surgery, oral medicine, and oral pathology
  • 1993
Phantom tooth pain is a syndrome of persistent pain or paresthesia in teeth and other oral tissues that may follow dental or surgical procedures such as pulp extirpation, apicoectomy, tooth extractions, or exenteration of the contents of the maxillary antrum. It can also occur when nerves are injured after trauma to the face or even after routine inferior(More)
The aid of endodontists was sought in an attempt to determine the incidence PTP in an endodontically treated population. A total of 732 questionnaires were mailed to past patients of one endodontist; 463 (63 percent) usable responses were returned. Of 256 female subject, eight (3 percent) manifested persistent chronic pain not explained by physical or(More)
UNLABELLED The aim of this paper is to review the current knowledge of phantom tooth pain, a neuropathic facial pain disorder, thought to result from peripheral nerve injury. Phantom tooth pain is a deafferentation pain disorder of persistent toothache in teeth that have been denervated (usually by root canal treatment) or pain in the area formerly occupied(More)
OBJECTIVE This study was designed to examine the reliability of self-reported onset of facial pain over a relatively long period, as well as factors that may influence the ability of patients to provide consistent pain onset dates. The implications of dating unreliability on assessing the temporal order of two potentially related disorders is also(More)
AIMS To examine the prevalence and predictors of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among patients with temporomandibular disorders (TMD), prior to their first treatment with an intraoral splint. METHODS Sixty-three women with a diagnosis of myofascial TMD, and who had never been prescribed an intraoral appliance, reported on their use of(More)
The purpose of this paper is to identify potential risk factors for the temporomandibular pain and dysfunction syndrome (TMPDS). The investigation focuses on the relations of TMPDS to personal, social and recent experiential factors, especially health behaviors and physical illnesses and injuries, that contribute to life stress. The data come from a(More)
  • J J Marbach
  • Oral surgery, oral medicine, and oral pathology
  • 1993
The symptoms of phantom tooth pain are often considered to be of psychological origin by those unfamiliar with its clinical characteristics. Part of the problem is that phantom tooth pain is often confused with atypical facial pain. Extensive literature exists for the latter that suggests a psychological cause. Many studies of atypical facial pain, however,(More)
This article investigates whether coping with chronic pain influences adaptation to other negative life events using data on Temporomandibular Pain and Dysfunction Syndrome (TMPDS) patients (N = 99) and nonpatient controls (N = 98). It is found that cases cope very differently with pain than with other stressful events and that cases and controls do not(More)
This paper examines findings on illnesses and injuries among patients suffering from temporomandibular pain and dysfunction syndrome (TMPDS). Data from the longitudinal component of a case-control study of 151 TMPDS patients and 139 healthy controls were examined, focusing especially on the 31 cases and 41 controls with children. Patients are significantly(More)