Charles G Widmer

Charles G Widmer, D.D.S., M.S.

ASO PROFESSOR

Department: DN-ORTHODONTICS RESEARCH
Business Phone: (352) 273-5696
Business Email: widmer@dental.ufl.edu

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Dentistry
Subspecialties
  • Orthodontics
Areas of Interest
  • Orofacial Pain

Publications

2020
A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of the Efficacy of Steroid Supplementation After Temporomandibular Joint Arthrocentesis.
Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. 78(7):1088-1099 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2020.02.022. [PMID] 32201122.
2018
Mouse incising central pattern generator: Characteristics and modulation by pain.
Physiology & behavior. 196:8-24 [DOI] 10.1016/j.physbeh.2018.08.012. [PMID] 30149084.
2018
Orthognathic Surgery as a Treatment for Temporomandibular Disorders.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America. 30(3):303-323 [DOI] 10.1016/j.coms.2018.04.007. [PMID] 29866451.
2017
Evaluation of Early Postoperative Complications Following Tracheotomy.
Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. 75(12):2701-2706 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2017.05.009. [PMID] 28627359.
2016
Mouse preferential incising force orientation changes during jaw closing muscle hyperalgesia and is sex dependent.
Physiology & behavior. 167:132-144 [DOI] 10.1016/j.physbeh.2016.09.005. [PMID] 27619173.
2015
Assessment of incising ethology in the absence and presence of jaw muscle hyperalgesia in a mouse home cage environment.
Physiology & behavior. 149:229-38 [DOI] 10.1016/j.physbeh.2015.06.015. [PMID] 26074204.
2015
Intradisciplinary approach.
Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology. 119(5) [DOI] 10.1016/j.oooo.2015.01.021. [PMID] 25864824.
2014
Atypical temporomandibular joint pain: a case report.
Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology. 118(6):e170-4 [DOI] 10.1016/j.oooo.2014.08.013. [PMID] 25457893.
2014
Total alloplastic temporomandibular joint reconstruction using Biomet stock prostheses: the University of Florida experience.
International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery. 43(9):1091-5 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ijom.2014.04.008. [PMID] 24861472.
2013
Increased vertical dimension effects on masseter muscle fiber phenotype during maturation.
The Angle orthodontist. 83(1):57-62 [DOI] 10.2319/122111-786.1. [PMID] 22551233.
2010
Limb, respiratory, and masticatory muscle compartmentalization: developmental and hormonal considerations.
Progress in brain research. 187:63-80 [DOI] 10.1016/B978-0-444-53613-6.00005-8. [PMID] 21111201.
2008
Third-molar extraction may increase relative risk for temporomandibular disorders.
The journal of evidence-based dental practice. 8(1):40-2 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jebdp.2007.12.012. [PMID] 18346706.
2007
Developmental and functional considerations of masseter muscle partitioning.
Archives of oral biology. 52(4):305-8 [PMID] 17109812.
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2005
Depression is associated with nonspecific physical symptoms in Asian TMD patients.
The journal of evidence-based dental practice. 5(3):168-9 [PMID] 17138366.
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2005
Use of a novel thermal operant behavioral assay for characterization of orofacial pain sensitivity.
Pain. 116(3):386-395 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pain.2005.05.011. [PMID] 15982812.
2003
Differential activation of neuromuscular compartments in the rabbit masseter muscle during different oral behaviors.
Experimental brain research. 150(3):297-307 [PMID] 12698317.
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2003
Sex differences in rabbit masseter motoneuron firing behavior.
Journal of neurobiology. 55(3):331-40 [PMID] 12717702.
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2003
Sex differences in rabbit masseter muscle function.
Cells, tissues, organs. 174(1-2):87-96 [PMID] 12784044.
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2002
Modeling rabbit temporomandibular joint torques during a power stroke.
The Angle orthodontist. 72(4):331-7 [PMID] 12169033.
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2002
Spatial distribution of myosin heavy-chain isoforms in mouse masseter.
Journal of dental research. 81(1):33-8 [PMID] 11820364.
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1998
Development of trigeminal mesencephalic and motor nuclei in relation to masseter muscle innervation in mice.
Brain research. Developmental brain research. 108(1-2):1-11 [PMID] 9693778.
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1998
The role of pharmacy in the management of patients with temporomandibular disorders and orofacial pain.
Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association (Washington, D.C. : 1996). 38(3):354-61; quiz 362 [PMID] 9654866.
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1997
Anatomical partitioning and nerve branching patterns in the adult rabbit masseter.
Acta anatomica. 159(4):222-32 [PMID] 9605607.
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Education

Certificate in Orofacial Pain
1983 · State University of New York at Buffalo
Masters of Science in Oral Science
1983 · State University of New York
Doctor of Dental Surgery
1981 · Emory University
Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry
1977 · Emory University

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2014-2015,2017-2021
GMS6609 Advanced Gross Anatomy
2011-2018,2020-2021
DEN5210 Dev Biol Psychosoc 1
2012-2018,2020-2021
DEN5404C Den Anat and Stmtgnthcs
2009-2021
DEN7417C Orofacial Pain
2012-2021
DEN5120C Physiology
2009,2011-2016,2016-2021
DEN6675 Craniofacial Pain
2011-2021
DEN6250C Pain Control in Dent
2011-2017
DEN7540 Special Topics
2016
DEN6681 Craniofacial Pathobiology
2012-2015
DEN6680 Principles and Craniofacial Biology and Emerging Therapies
2012
DEN6905 Individual Study
2011
GMS6160 Introduction to Oral Biology I
2011
DEN6935 Special Topics in Dentistry
2008
DEN6677 Tmd/Orofacial Pain 2
2007
DEN6676 Tmd/Orofacial Pain 1

Contact Details

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