Academic Organization

Comprehensive Prosthodontics

http://www.dent.niigata-u.ac.jp/prosth1/hk.html




- Biomechanical analysis of chewing and swallowing
- Evaluation system of masticatory performance
- Histocytological and cytochemical study of the aging in jaw bones
- Analysis of feeding and mastication using motion capture
- Relationship between oral and general health
- Study of maxillofacial prosthodontics and rehabilitation




Takahiro OnoCheif Professor
Kazuhiro HoriAssociate ProfessorRemovable Prosthodontics
Yoko HasegawaLecturerRemovable Prosthodontics
Naoko Satoh (Igarashi)Assistant Professor Removable Prosthodontics
Koh KanedaAssistant Professor Removable Prosthodontics
Haruka KonAssistant Professor
Shigehiro FujiwaraAssistant Professor Removable Prosthodontics
Hiroyuki YonedaAssistant Professor Removable Prosthodontics
Yoshio YamagaProject Research Assistant Professor
Hitomi KoizukaClinical Staff
Simonne E. SalazarGraduate Student
Junpei OhkawaGraduate Student
Satsuki KikuchiGraduate Student
Satoko ShitaraGraduate Student
Shouhei KodamaGraduate Student
Fumiko UeharaGraduate Student
Shogo Yoshimura Graduate Student
Ryosuke OtakeResident
Masayo FukudaGraduate Student
Shizuka Hasegawa Graduate Student
Katsunori FujiiGraduate Student
Shinpei ShigemotoGraduate Student







Funami T, Matsuyama S, Ikegami A, Nakauma M, Hori K, Ono T. / Measurement of swallowing by monitoring thyroid cartilage movement in healthy subjects using thickened liquid samples and its comparison with sensory evaluation. / Journal of Texture Studies / Epub ahead of print /

Flavour-enhanced cortisol release during gum chewing. / Plos One / 12(4) / doi: 10.1371 / / 2017 / http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0173475 /

Relationship between metabolic syndrome and objective masticatory performance in a japanese general population: The suita study. / J Dent. / 56 / 53 / 57 / 2017 / http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0300571216302160 /

Oro-facial impairment in stroke patients. / J Oral Rehabil. / 43 / 565 / 574 / 2017 / http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/joor.12486/abstract /

Reliability and validity of the patient disability- oriented diagnostic nomenclature system for prosthetic dentistry. / J Prosthodont Res / 61 / 20 / 33 / 2017 / http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1883195816300615 /

Importance of professional oral hygiene in preventing medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw. / IJOMS / 15 / 85 / 92 / 2017 /

Physical fitness and oral function in community-dwelling older people: A pilot study. / Gerodontology / 33 / 470 / 479 / 2016 / http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ger.12186/abstract /

Personal computer versus personal computer/mobile device combination users' preclinical laboratory e-learning activity. / J Invest Clin Dent / Epub ahead of print / / / 2016 / http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jicd.12248/abstract /

Relationship between metabolic syndrome components and periodontal disease in a japanese general population: The suita study. / J Atheroscler Thromb. / 24 / 495 / 507 / 2016 / https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5429165/ /

Maximum bite force at age 70 years predicts all-cause mortality during the following 13 years in Japanese men. / J Oral Rehabil. / 43 / 565 / 574 / 2016 / http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/joor.12401/abstract /

Japan Prosthodontic Society position paper on “occlusal discomfort syndrome” / J Prosthodont Res / 60 / 156 / 66 / 2016 / http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1883195815001048 /

Influence of wearing a scuba diving mouthpiece on the stomatognathic system - considerations for mouthpiece design. / Dent Traumatol / 32 / 219 / 224 / 2016 / http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/edt.12239/abstract /

Iwasaki M, Yoshihara A, Sato N, Sato M, Taylor GW, Ansai T, Ono T, Miyazaki H. / Maximum bite force at age 70 years predicts all-cause mortality during the following 13 years in Japanese men. / Journal of Oral Rehabilitation / 43 / 565 / 574 / 2016 / Online Journal

Fujio T, Sato F, Tachibana Y, Kato, Tomita A, Higashiyama K, Ono T, Maeda Y, Yoshida A. / Revisiting the supratrigeminal nucleus in the rat. / Neuroscience / 324 / 307 / 320 / 2016 / Online Journal

Tamaki K, Ishigaki S, Ogawa T, Oguchi H, Kato T, Suganuma T, Shimada A, Sadamori S, Tsukiyama Y, Nishikawa Y, Masumi S, Yamaguchi T, Aita H, Ono T, Kondo H, Tsukasaki H, Fueki K, Fujisawa M, Matsuka Y, Baba K, Koyano K. / Japan Prosthodontic Society position paper on “occlusal discomfort syndrome”. / Journal of Prosthodontic Research / 60 / 156 / 66 / 2016 / Online Journal

Sakaue K, Fukui T, Sasakura C, Hori K, Ono T, Saito I. / Tongue pressure production during swallowing in patients with mandibular prognathism. / Journal of Oral Rehabilitation / Epub ahead of print / / / 2016 / Online Journal

Sato N, Ono T, Kon H, Sakurai N, Kohno S, Yoshihara A, Miyazaki H. / Ten-year longitudinal study on the state of dentition and subjective masticatory ability in community-dwelling elderly people. / Journal of Prosthodontic Research / Epub ahead of print / / / 2015 / Online Journal

Kosaka T, Ono T, Kida M, Kikui M, Yamamoto M, Yasui S, Nokubi T, Maeda Y, Kokubo Y, Watanabe M, Miyamoto Y. / A multifactorial model of masticatory performance: the Suita study. / Journal of Oral Rehabilitation / Epub ahead of print / / / 2015 / Online Journal

Hirose T, Ono T, Maeda Y. / Influence of wearing a scuba diving mouthpiece on the stomatognathic system - considerations for mouthpiece design. / Dental Traumatology / Epub ahead of print / / / 2015 / Online Journal

Taniguchi H, Nakayama H, Hori H, Nishizawa M, Inoue M, Shimohata T. / Esophageal involvement in multiple system atrophy. / Dysphagia / 30(6) / 669 / 673 / 2015 / Online Journal

Sogawa Y, Kimura S, Harigai T, Sakurai N, Toyosato A, Nishikawa T, Inoue M, Murasawa A, Endo N. / New swallowing evaluation using Piezoelectricity in normal individuals. / Dysphagia / 30 / 759 / 767 / 2015 / Online Journal

Kikui M, Ono T, Kida M, Kosaka T, Yamamoto M, Yoshimuta Y, Yasui S, Nokubi T, Maeda Y, Kokubo Y, Watanabe M, Miyamoto Y. / Does the utilization of dental services associate with masticatory performance in a Japanese urban population?: the Suita study. / Clinical and Experimental Dental Research / published online on September 26 / / / 2015 / Online Journal

Asahi Y, Omichi S, Ono T. / Orodental status and medical problems of stroke inpatients undergoing rehabilitation at a rehabilitation hospital in Japan. / Gerodontology / 32 / 237 / 240 / 2015 / Online Journal

Nishiura M, Ono T, Yoshinaka M, Fujiwara S, Yoshinaka M, Maeda Y. / Pressure production in oral vestibule during gum chewing. / Journal of Oral Rehabilitation / 42 / 900 / 905 / 2015 / Online Journal

Funami T, Isono M, Ikegami A, Nakao S, Nakauma M, Fujiwara S, Minagi Y, Hori K, Ono T. / Throat sensations of beverages evaluated by in vivo measurements of swallowing. / Journal of Texture Studies / 46 / 187 / 199 / 2015 / Online Journal

Li Q, Minagi Y, Hori K, Kondoh J, Fujiwara S, Tamine K, Inoue M, Maeda Y, Chen Y, Ono T. / Coordination in oro-pharyngeal biomechanics during human swallowing. / Physiology & Behavior / 147 / 300 / 305 / 2015 / Online Journal

Kondoh J, Ono T, Tamine K, Fujiwara S, Minagi Y, Hori K, Maeda Y, Kreissl M, Nitschke I. / Effect of complete denture wearing on tongue motor biomechanics during swallowing in edentulous elderly. / Geriatric Gerontology International / 15(5) / 565 / 571 / 2015 / Online Journal

Kon H, Botelho MG, Bridges S, Leung KC. / The impact of complete denture making instructional videos on self-directed learning of clinical skills. / Journal of Prosthodontic Research / 59(2) / 144 / 151 / 2015 / Online Journal

Hori K, Hayashi H, Yokoyama S, Ono T, Ishihara S, Magara J, Taniguchi H, Funami T, Maeda Y, Inoue M. / Comparison of mechanical analysis and tongue pressure analyses during squeezing and swallowing of gel agents. / Food Hydrocolloids / 44 / 145 / 155 / 2015 / Online Journal

Yamaga Y, Kanatani M, Nomura S. /

Usefulness of a rotation-revolution mixer for mixing powder-liquid reline material. / Journal of Prosthodontic Research / 59(1) / 71 / 78 / 2015 / http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1883195814001145 /

Yano J, Aoyagi Y, Ono T, Hori K, Yamaguchi W, Fujiwara S, Kumakura I, Minagi S, Tsubahara A. / Sequential coordination between lingual and pharyngeal pressures produced during dry swallowing. / BioMed Research International / Article ID 691352 / / / 2014 / Online Journal

Fujiwara S, Ono T, Minagi Y, Fujiu-Kurachi M, Hori K, Maeda Y, Boroumand S, Nitschke I, Ursula V, Bohlender J. / Effect of supraglottic and super-supraglottic swallows on tongue pressure production against hard palate. / Dysphagia / 29(6) / 655 / 662 / 2014 / Online Journal

Kosaka T, Kokubo Y, Ono T, Sekine S, Kida M, Kikui M, Yamamoto M, Watanabe M, Amano A, Maeda Y, Miyamoto Y. / Salivary inflammatory cytokines may be novel markers of carotid atherosclerosis in a Japanese general population: the Suita study. / Atherosclerosis / 237(1) / 123 / 128 / 2014 / Online Journal

Hashimoto M, Igari K, Hanawa S, Ito A, Takahashi A, Ishida N, Koyama S, Ono T, Sasaki K. / Tongue pressure during swallowing in adults with Down Syndrome and its relationship with palatal morphology. / Dysphagia / 29(4) / 509 / 518 / 2014 / Online Journal

Hamanaka-Kondoh S, Kondoh J, Tamine K, Hori K, Fujiwara S, Maeda Y, Matsumura T, Yasui K, Fujimura H, Sakoda S, Ono T. /

Tongue pressure during swallowing is decreased in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. / Neuromuscular Disorders / 24(6) / 474 / 481 / 2014 / http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960896614000789 /

Kosaka T, Ono T, Yoshimuta Y, Kida M, Kikui M, Nokubi T, Maeda Y, Kokubo Y, Watanabe M, Miyamoto Y. / The effect of periodontal status and occlusal support on masticatory performance: the Suita study. / Journal of Clinical Periodontology / 41(5) / 497 / 503 / 2014 / Online Journal

Iwashima Y, Kokubo Y, Ono T, Yoshimuta Y, Kida M, Kosaka T, Maeda Y, Kawano Y, Miyamoto Y. / Additive interaction of oral health disorders on risk of hypertension in a Japanese urban population: The Suita Study. / American Journal of Hypertension / 27(5) / 710 / 719 / 2014 / Online Journal

Fueki K, Ohkubo C, Yatabe M, Arakawa I, Arita M, Ino S, Kanamori T, Kawai Y, Kawara M, Komiyama O, Suzuki T, Nagata K, Hosoki M, Masumi S, Yamauchi M, Aita H, Ono T, Kondo H, Tamaki K, Matsuka Y, Tsukasaki H, Fujisawa M, Baba K, Koyano K, Yatani H. / Clinical application of removable partial dentures using thermoplastic resin. Part II: Material properties and clinical features of non-metal clasp dentures. / J Prosthodont Res / 58(2) / 71 / 84 / 2014 / Online Journal

Saito T, Izumi K, Shiomi A, Uenoyama A, Ohnuki H, Kato H, Terada M, Nozawa-Inoue K, Kawano Y, Takagi R, Maeda T. / Zoledronic acid impairs re-epithelialization through down-regulation of integrin αvβ6 and transforming growth factor beta signaling in a three-dimensional in vitro wound healing model. / Int J Oral maxillofac Surg / 43(3) / 373 / 380 / 2014 / Online Journal

Ito K, Nomura A, Nomura S, Watanabe K. / Effects of low-energy electron beam irradiation on flexural properties of self-curing acrylic resin. / J Prosthodont Res / 58 / 55 / 61 / 2014 / Online Journal

Yamashita-Mikami E, Tanaka M, Sakurai N, Yamada K, Ohshima H, Nomura S, Ejiri S. / Microstructural observation with microCT and histological analysis of human alveolar bone biopsy from a planned implant site: A case report. / Open Dent J / 17(7) / 47 / 54 / 2013 / Online Journal

Yamashita-Mikami E, Tanaka M, Sakurai N, Arai Y, Matsuo A, Ohshima H, Nomura S, Ejiri S. / Correlations between alveolar bone microstructure and bone turnover markers in pre- and postmenopausal women. / Oral Surg /

115(4) / e12 / e19 / 2013 / http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212440312001617 /

Taga H, Azuma Y, Maehara K and Nomura S. / Effects of Changes in Vertical Occlusal Dimension on Heart Rate Fuluctuation in Guinea Pigs. / in vivo / 26 / 177 / 182 / 2012 / Online Journal

Kon H, Sakurai N, Tanaka M, Kobayashi H, Sato N, Makita S, Yoshida R, Kai A, Nomura S. / Sequential analysis of head movement during mandibular open-close movements in TMD patients with disk displacement with reduction. / CRANIO / 30(4) / 272 / 279 / 2012 / Online Journal

Makita S, Al-Shawafi HA, Sultana S, Sohda M, Nomura S, Oda K. / A dimerization defect caused by a glycine substitution at position 420 by serine in tissue-nonspecific alkaline phosphatase associated with perinatal hypophosphatasia. / FEBS J / 2279(23) / 4327 / 4337 / 2012 / Online Journal

Magara J,  Nozawa-Inoue K, Suzuki A, Kawano Y, Ono K, Nomura S and  Maeda T / Alterations in intermediate filaments expression in disc cells from the rat temporomandibular joint following exposure to continuous compressive force. / J Anat / 220(2) / 612 / 621 / 2012 / Online Journal

Ali MN, Kobayashi T, Tanaka M, Ohshima H, Ejiri S, Saito C. / Effects of intermittent parathyroid hormone treatment on new bone formation during distraction osteogenesis in the rat mandible. / Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod / 114(1) / 36 / 42 / 2012 / Online Journal

Yamashita-Mikami E, Tanaka M, Sakurai N, Arai Y, Matsuo A, Ohshima H, Nomura S, and Ejiri S. / Correlations between alveolar bone microstructure and bone turnover markers in pre- and post-menopausal women. / Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod / 115(4) / 12 / 19 / 2012 / Online Journal

Kawasaki M, Nomura S, Okada N, Nomura A, Uoshima K. / Evaluation of newly developed devices for denture placement and removal in the dependent elderly. / Gerodontology / 29(2) / 703 / 709 / 2011 / Online Journal

Miyako H, Suzuki A, Nozawa-Inoue K, Magara J, Kawano Y, Ono K, Maeda T. / Phenotypes of articular disc cells in the rat temporomandibular joint as demonstrated by immunohistochemistry for nestin and GFAP. / J Anat / 219(4) / 472 / 480 / 2011 / Online Journal

Yamada K, Hoshina H, Arashiyama T, Arasawa M, Arai Y, Uoshima K, Tanaka M, Nomura S. / Immediate implant loading following computer-guided surgery. / J Prosthodont Res / 55(4) / 262 / 265 / 2011 / Online Journal

Tanaka M, Yamashita E, Anwar RB, Yamada K, Ohshima H, Nomura S, and Ejiri S. / Radiological and histologic studies of the mandibular cortex of ovariectomized monkeys. / Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod / 111(3) / 372 / 380 / 2011 / Online Journal

Igarashi A, Kawasaki M, Nomura S, Sakai Y, Ueno M, Ashida I, Miyaoka Y. / Sensory and motor responses of normal young adults during swallowing of foods with different properties and volumes. / Dysphagia / 25(3) / 198 / 206 / 2010 / Online Journal

Okumura N, Stegaroiu R, Nishiyama H, Kurokawa K, Kitamura E, Hayashi T, Nomura S. / Finite element analysis of implant-embedded maxilla model from CT data: Comparison with the conventional model. / J Prosthodontic Res / 55 / 24 / 31 / 2010 / Online Journal

Okumura N, Stegaroiu R, Kitamura E, Kurokawa K, Nomura S. / Influence of maxillary cortical bone thickness, implant design and implant diameter on stress around implants: A three-dimensional finite element analysis. / J Prosthodont Res / 54 / 133 / 142 / 2010 / Online Journal

Atsuko I, Kayoko I, Saori F, Yasumasa H, Shuichi N, Kouji K, Mikiko S, Takafumi H, Noboru K, Kaname N. / Proteome analysis of gelatin-bound salivary proteins in patients with primary Sjogren's Syndrome. / Clinica Chimica Acta / 403 / 269 / 271 / 2009 / Online Journal

Sakai Y, Sugita K, Kawasaki M, Nomura S, Igarashi A. / Effects of hardness, taste and amount of low-gel-strength Agar on swallowing in young and elderly subjects. / J Home Econ. Jpn / 60(2) / 133 / 138 / 2008 / Online Journal

Haga M, Fujii N, Nozawa-Inoue K, Nomura S, Oda K, Uoshima K, Maeda T. / Detailed process of bone remodeling after achievement of osseointegration in the rat implantation model. / Anat. Rec / 292 / 38 / 47 / 2008 / Online Journal

Kaneko A, Kobayashi H, Yamada Y, Takeuchi S, Yamashita E. / Head posture distribution in the job, measured by a remote accelerometer. / Prosthodont Res Pract / 7 / 246 / 248 / 2008 / Online Journal

Hosogai A, Hayashi T, Kohno S, Yamada K, Maruyama T, Itoh A. / A precise and useful method for coordinating computed tomography and jaw movement frames of reference. / J Jpn Prosthodnt Soc / 52 / 529 / 536 / 2008 / Online Journal

Ejiri S, Tanaka M, Watanabe N, Anwar B.R, Yamashita E, Yamada K, Ikegame M / Estrogen deficiency and its effect on the jaw bones. / J Bone Miner Metab / 26(5) / 409 / 415 / 2008 / Online Journal

Baba K, Igarashi Y, Nishiyama A, John MT, Akagawa Y, Ikebe K, Ishigami T, Kobayashi H, and Yamashita S. / Patterns of missing occlusal units and oral health-related quality of life in SDA patients. / J Oral Rehabil / 21(1) / 72 / 74 / 2008 / Online Journal

Anwar RB, Tanaka M, Kohno S, Ikegame M, Watanabe N, Nowazesh Ali M,Ejiri S. / Relationship between porotic changes in alveolar bone and spinal osteoporosis. / J Dent Res / 86(1) / 52 / 57 / 2007 / Online Journal

Ejiri S, Toyooka E, Tanaka M, Anwar RB, Kohno S. / Histological and histomorphometrical changes in rat alveolar bone following antagonistic tooth extraction and/or ovariectomy. / Arch Oral Biol / 51(11) / 941 / 950 / 2006 / Online Journal

Hayashi Y, Kobayashi H, Yamada Y, Miyakawa O, Tsujimoto K. / Effects of heat treatment on fatigue strength of occlusal rests cast with Ag-Pd-Cu-Au alloy. / Prosthodont Res Pract / 5 / 195 / 202 / 2006 / Online Journal

Stegaroiu R, Watanabe N, Tanaka M, Ejiri S, Nomura S, Miyakawa O. / Peri-implant stress analysis in simulation models with or without trabecular bone structure. / Int J Prosthodont / 19(1) / 40 / 42 / 2006 /

Tsuruta A, Yamada K, Hanada K, Hosogai A, Kohno S, Koyama J, Hayashi T. / The relationship between morphological changes of the condyle and condyle position in the glenoid fossa. / J Orofac Pain / 18(2) / 148 / 155 / 2004 /

Tsuruta A, Yamada K, Hanada K, Koyama J, Hayashi T, Hosogai A, Kohno S. / Comparison of condylar positions at intercuspal and reference position in patients with condylar bone change. / J Oral Rehabil / 31 / 640 / 646 / 2004 / Online Journal

Tazawa K, Hoshi K, Kawamoto S, Tanaka M, Ejiri S, Ozawa H. / Osteocytic osteolysis observed in rats to which a parathyroid hormone was continuously administered. / J Bone Miner Metab / 22(6) / 524 / 529 / 2004 / Online Journal

MDM Rahman, Kohno S, Kobayashi H, Sawada K. / Influence of the inclination of the plate of intra-oral tracing device on the condylar position registered by the tapping movement. / J Oral Rehabil / 31 / 546 / 553 / 2004 / Online Journal

Nomura A. / Folosires protezelor amovibile creste cantitatea de secretie salivara la pacientii partial sau totl edentati. / Viata Stomatologica / 2 / 8 / 9 / 2002 /

Kohno S, Kohno T, Medina R. / Rotational head motion concurrent to rhythmical mandibular opening movements. / J Oral Rehabil / 28(8) / 740 / 747 / 2001 / Online Journal

Kohno S, Matsuyama T, Medina R. / Functional-rhythmical coupling of head and mandibular movements. / J Oral Rehabil / 28 (2) / 161 / 167 / 2001 / Online Journal

Nakajima M, Ejiri S. Tanaka M, Toyooka E, Kohno S, Ozawa H. / Effect of intermittent administration of human parathyroid hormone (1-34) on the mandibular condyle of ovariectomized rats. / J Bone Miner Metab / 18(1) / 9 / 17 / 2000 /

Tanaka M, Ejiri S, Kohno S, Ozawa H. / Region-specific bone mass changes in rat mandibular condyle following ovariectomy. / J Dent Res / 79(11) / 1907 / 1913 / 2000 / Online Journal

Igarashi N, Yamamura K, Yamada Y, Kohno S. / Head movements and neck muscle activities associated with the jaw movement during mastication in the rabbit. / Brain Research / 871(1) / 151 / 155 / 2000 / Online Journal






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