Yutaka Takata

Summary

Affiliation: Kyushu Dental College
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Serum total cholesterol concentration and 10-year mortality in an 85-year-old population
    Yutaka Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, School of Oral Health Science, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Clin Interv Aging 9:293-300. 2014
  2. pmc High-level activities of daily living and disease-specific mortality during a 12-year follow-up of an octogenarian population
    Yutaka Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, School of Oral Health Science, Kyushu Dental University, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Clin Interv Aging 8:721-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Activities of daily living dependency and disease-specific mortality during 12-year follow-up in an 80-year-old population
    Yutaka Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental College, Manazuru 2 6 1, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu, 803 8580, Japan
    Aging Clin Exp Res 25:193-201. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Body mass index and disease-specific mortality in an 80-year-old population at the 12-year follow-up
    Yutaka Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental University, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 57:46-53. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Physical performance and 10-year mortality in a 70-year-old community-dwelling population
    Yutaka Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu City, Japan
    Aging Clin Exp Res 24:257-64. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical fitness and 4-year mortality in an 80-year-old population
    Yutaka Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental College, Manazuru 2 6 1, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu City 803 8580, Japan
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:851-8. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Cognitive function and number of teeth in a community-dwelling elderly population without dementia
    Y Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental College, Manazuru 2 6 1, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu City, 803 8580, Japan
    J Oral Rehabil 36:808-13. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Serum albumin levels as an independent predictor of 4-year mortality in a community-dwelling 80-year-old population
    Yutaka Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, 803 8580, Japan
    Aging Clin Exp Res 22:31-5. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Physical fitness and cognitive function in an 85-year-old community-dwelling population
    Y Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Gerontology 54:354-60. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Chewing ability and quality of life in an 80-year-old population
    Y Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Health Promotion, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Oral Rehabil 33:330-4. 2006

Detail Information

Publications79

  1. doi request reprint Serum total cholesterol concentration and 10-year mortality in an 85-year-old population
    Yutaka Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, School of Oral Health Science, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Clin Interv Aging 9:293-300. 2014
    ..These findings suggest that low TC and low LDL-C may be independent predictors of high mortality in the very elderly. ..
  2. pmc High-level activities of daily living and disease-specific mortality during a 12-year follow-up of an octogenarian population
    Yutaka Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, School of Oral Health Science, Kyushu Dental University, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Clin Interv Aging 8:721-8. 2013
    ..We examined whether mortality is associated with high-level activities of daily living in an octogenarian population...
  3. doi request reprint Activities of daily living dependency and disease-specific mortality during 12-year follow-up in an 80-year-old population
    Yutaka Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental College, Manazuru 2 6 1, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu, 803 8580, Japan
    Aging Clin Exp Res 25:193-201. 2013
    ..Therefore, we examined whether 12-year disease-specific mortality may be associated with ADL dependency in an 80-year-old population...
  4. doi request reprint Body mass index and disease-specific mortality in an 80-year-old population at the 12-year follow-up
    Yutaka Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental University, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 57:46-53. 2013
    ..5), and mortality from all-causes or cardiovascular disease was lowest in the group with BMI 22.5 to <23.8...
  5. ncbi request reprint Physical performance and 10-year mortality in a 70-year-old community-dwelling population
    Yutaka Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu City, Japan
    Aging Clin Exp Res 24:257-64. 2012
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical fitness and 4-year mortality in an 80-year-old population
    Yutaka Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental College, Manazuru 2 6 1, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu City 803 8580, Japan
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:851-8. 2007
    ..Because little is known about the relationship between physical fitness and mortality among very elderly people, we evaluated this association in a Japanese population of 80-year-old community residents...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cognitive function and number of teeth in a community-dwelling elderly population without dementia
    Y Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental College, Manazuru 2 6 1, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu City, 803 8580, Japan
    J Oral Rehabil 36:808-13. 2009
    ..In conclusion, associations were found between normal-range cognitive function and the numbers of sound and decayed teeth, after adjustment for various confounding factors, in an elderly Japanese population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Serum albumin levels as an independent predictor of 4-year mortality in a community-dwelling 80-year-old population
    Yutaka Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, 803 8580, Japan
    Aging Clin Exp Res 22:31-5. 2010
    ..We, therefore, examined the association in a Japanese population of 80-year-old community residents...
  9. doi request reprint Physical fitness and cognitive function in an 85-year-old community-dwelling population
    Y Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Gerontology 54:354-60. 2008
    ..Little is known about the association between physical fitness and cognitive function in very elderly people (over 80 years of age)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Chewing ability and quality of life in an 80-year-old population
    Y Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Health Promotion, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Oral Rehabil 33:330-4. 2006
    ..4 times more prevalent, respectively, in subjects chewing four foods or fewer. The number of teeth showed little effect. In conclusion, self-assessed chewing ability but not number of teeth was associated with QOL in 80-year-old subjects...
  11. doi request reprint Quality of life and physical fitness in an 85-year-old population
    Yutaka Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental College, Manazuru 2 6 1, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu City 803 8580, Japan
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 50:272-6. 2010
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  12. ncbi request reprint High-level functional capacity and 4-year mortality in an 80-year-old population
    Yutaka Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Health Promotion, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Gerontology 53:46-51. 2007
    ..Little is known about the relationship between high-level functional capacity and mortality in elderly people...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association between body mass index and mortality in an 80-year-old population
    Yutaka Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Health Promotion, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:913-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate the association between body mass index (BMI) and all-cause mortality and cardiovascular disease (CVD) in an 80-year-old population...
  14. doi request reprint Glomerular filtration rate and 10-year mortality in a 70-year-old community-dwelling Japanese population
    Yutaka Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental College, Manazuru 2 6 1, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu City, 803 8580, Japan
    Aging Clin Exp Res 23:223-30. 2011
    ..The association of the new eGFR with all-cause mortality and mortality from cardiovascular disease (CVD) was assessed in an elderly Japanese population...
  15. ncbi request reprint Relationship between tooth loss and electrocardiographic abnormalities in octogenarians
    Y Takata
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu City, Japan
    J Dent Res 80:1648-52. 2001
    ..We conclude that tooth loss may be an independent predictor of abnormal ECG findings in octogenarians...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hepatitis virus infection in association with oral diseases requiring surgery
    Yutaka Takata
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Oral Dis 8:95-9. 2002
    ..We evaluated the prevalence of hepatitis virus infection in a large population of patients in terms of diseases requiring oral surgery...
  17. ncbi request reprint Activities of daily living and chewing ability in an 80-year-old population
    Y Takata
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Oral Dis 10:365-8. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether chewing ability or number of intact teeth was related to performance of activities of daily living in 80-year olds...
  18. ncbi request reprint Transfusion transmitted virus (TTV) in dental patients
    Y Takata
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental College, Manazuru 2 6 1, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu City 803 8580, Japan
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 32:184-7. 2003
    ..There was no difference in the prevalence of TTV between subjects with cancer and cysts. Dentists should maintain high standards of infection control when treating any dental patient...
  19. doi request reprint Physical fitness and 6.5-year mortality in an 85-year-old community-dwelling population
    Yutaka Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Health Promotion, Kyushu Dental College, Manazuru 2 6 1, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu City 803 8580, Japan
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 54:28-33. 2012
    ..In conclusion, not only poor muscle strength in handgrip or leg extension, but also nonparticipation in walking test or leg-stepping test were independent predictors of total mortality in a very elderly population...
  20. doi request reprint Serum albumin (SA) levels and 10-year mortality in a community-dwelling 70-year-old population
    Yutaka Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Health Promotion, Kyushu Dental College, Manazuru 2 6 1, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu City 803 8580, Japan
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 54:39-43. 2012
    ..In an elderly 70-year-old Japanese community-dwelling population, lower SA concentrations were an independent predictor of total mortality, but not mortality due to cancer, CVD, or pneumonia...
  21. doi request reprint Does decreased diastolic blood pressure associate with increased mortality in 80-year-old Japanese?
    Shuntaro Kagiyama
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Health Promotion, Science of Health Improvement, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Clin Exp Hypertens 31:639-47. 2009
    ..These results suggest that decreased DBP is associated with higher mortality in the Japanese elderly...
  22. doi request reprint Association of cortisol and dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate levels in serum with periodontal status in older Japanese adults
    Aiko Ishisaka
    Department of Health Promotion, Division of Community Oral Health Science, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Clin Periodontol 35:853-61. 2008
    ..In this study, we examined the association between levels of the stress-related steroid hormones cortisol and dehydroepiandrosterone-sulphate (DHEAS) and periodontitis in elderly subjects...
  23. doi request reprint Relationship between chewing ability and high-level functional capacity in an 80-year-old population in Japan
    Yutaka Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Health Promotion, Kyushu Dental College, Kitayushu, Japan
    Gerodontology 25:147-54. 2008
    ..To evaluate the association between high-level functional capacity and chewing in a middle-old community-based population...
  24. doi request reprint Oral health in patients on haemodialysis for diabetic nephropathy and chronic glomerulonephritis
    Gou Teratani
    Division of Community Oral Health Science, Department of Health Promotion, School of Dentistry, Kyushu Dental College, 2 6 1 Manazuru, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu 803 8580, Japan
    Clin Oral Investig 17:483-9. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to clarify differences in oral health status between patients who needed haemodialysis (HD) owing to diabetic nephropathy (DN) and chronic glomerulonephritis (CGN)...
  25. doi request reprint IgA level is associated with risk for mortality in an eighty-year-old population
    Takehiro Torisu
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Health Promotion, Kyushu Dental College, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Gerontology 55:179-85. 2009
    ..Immunoglobulin levels are elevated in the older people. However, it is unknown whether these levels are related to mortality...
  26. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the relationship between the mandibular cortex on panoramic radiographs and the risk of bone fracture and vascular disease in 80-year-olds
    Sachiko Okabe
    Department of Oral Diagnostic Science, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 106:433-42. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to assess cortical measurements on panoramic radiographs in 80-year-old subjects to predict bone fracture and vascular disease risks...
  27. ncbi request reprint Possible association of atrophic gastritis and arterial stiffness in healthy middle-aged Japanese
    Takehiro Torisu
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental College, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 16:691-7. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the possible correlation between HP infection and PWV or CAVI in middle-aged subjects...
  28. doi request reprint Association of chewing ability with cardiovascular disease mortality in the 80-year-old Japanese population
    Toshihiro Ansai
    Division of Community Oral Health Science, Department of Health Promotion, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:104-6. 2008
    ..Few have studied the association between chewing ability and longevity...
  29. doi request reprint Atrophic gastritis, but not antibody to Helicobacter pylori, is associated with body mass index in a Japanese population
    Takehiro Torisu
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Health Promotion, Kyushu Dental College, 2 6 1 Manazuru, Kokurakita, Kitakyushu 803 8580, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 43:762-6. 2008
    ..In contrast, epidemiological case-control studies have failed to show an association between HP infection and BMI. Therefore, we investigated whether HP and atrophic gastritis (AG) were associated with BMI...
  30. pmc Relationship between tooth loss and mortality in 80-year-old Japanese community-dwelling subjects
    Toshihiro Ansai
    Division of Community Oral Health Science, Department of Health Promotion, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    BMC Public Health 10:386. 2010
    ..Herein, we determined whether the number of teeth in 80-year-old subjects is an independent predictor of mortality...
  31. doi request reprint Association between blood pressure and mortality in 80-year-old subjects from a population-based prospective study in Japan
    Shuntaro Kagiyama
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Health Promotion, Science of Health Improvement, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Hypertens Res 31:265-70. 2008
    ..However, our results did suggest that high SBP increases the risk of mortality in patients with cardiovascular diseases and/or taking antihypertensive medication...
  32. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the relationship between periapical lesions/sclerotic bone and general bone density as a possible gauge of general health among 80-year-olds
    Takeshi Ohba
    Department of Dental Radiology, Kyushu Dental College, Manazuru, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 99:355-60. 2005
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Can the presence of carotid artery calcification on panoramic radiographs predict the risk of vascular diseases among 80-year-olds?
    Tatsurou Tanaka
    Department of Oral Diagnostic Science, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 101:777-83. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether subsequent vascular diseases and related death could be predicted by the presence of carotid artery calcification detected on panoramic radiographs among elderly persons...
  34. doi request reprint Correlations between health status and OralChroma™-determined volatile sulfide levels in mouth air of the elderly
    Shuji Awano
    Division of Community Oral Health Science, Department of Health Promotion, School of Dentistry, Kyushu Dental College, 2 6 1 Manazuru, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Breath Res 5:046007. 2011
    ..The differences, although statistically significant, are quite small. They also indicate that an oral factor, such as a high MM mouth-air level also influences the DMS mouth-air level in addition to systemic factors...
  35. doi request reprint Chronic kidney disease increases cardiovascular mortality in 80-year-old subjects in Japan
    Shuntaro Kagiyama
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Health Promotion, Science of Health Improvement, Kyushu Dental College, 2 6 1 Manazuru, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu 803 8580, Japan
    Hypertens Res 31:2053-8. 2008
    ..Hypertens Res 2008; 31: 2053-2058)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Association between salivary levels of chromogranin A and periodontitis in older Japanese
    Mikiko Hironaka
    Division of Community Oral Health Science, Department of Health Promotion, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Biomed Res 29:125-30. 2008
    ..In this first known report of the association between CgA level and periodontitis, our results suggest a close relationship between the extent and severity of periodontitis and salivary level of CgA in healthy elderly subjects...
  37. ncbi request reprint Association of salivary levels of cortisol and dehydroepiandrosterone with periodontitis in older Japanese adults
    Aiko Ishisaka
    Division of Community Oral Health Science, Department of Health Promotion, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Periodontol 78:1767-73. 2007
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Prediction of cognitive function by arterial stiffness in the very elderly
    Masayo Fukuhara
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Health Promotion, Science of Health Improvement, Kyushu Dental College, Fukuoka, Japan
    Circ J 70:756-61. 2006
    ..Cognitive function is impaired in elderly subjects, so the aim of the present study was to determine the role of arterial stiffness on cognitive function...
  39. ncbi request reprint Hyperglycemia promotes microinflammation as evaluated by C-reactive protein in the very elderly
    Masayo Fukuhara
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Intern Med 46:207-12. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine whether glycemic control or blood pressure influences the vascular microinflammation as evaluated by CRP levels in the very elderly...
  40. pmc Associations among hair loss, oral sulfur-containing gases, and gastrointestinal and metabolic linked diseases in Japanese elderly men: pilot study
    Toshihiro Ansai
    Division of Community Oral Health Science, Department of Health Promotion, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    BMC Public Health 9:82. 2009
    ..However, there are no known reports regarding the associations among MPB, and oral sulfur-containing gases, and systemic health conditions in males...
  41. doi request reprint Correlation between increased urinary sodium excretion and decreased left ventricular diastolic function in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Shuntaro Kagiyama
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Health Promotion, Science of Health Improvement, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Clin Cardiol 32:569-74. 2009
    ..Diabetes mellitus (DM) is an established risk factor for heart failure. However, little is known about the relationship between cardiac function and urinary sodium excretion (U-Na) in patients with DM...
  42. ncbi request reprint Association of dental status with blood pressure and heart rate in 80-year-old Japanese subjects
    Kiyoshi Matsumura
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kyushi Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Jpn Heart J 44:943-51. 2003
    ..These results are the first to show a close inverse relationship between the number of teeth and heart rate in octogenariars, although the underlying mechanisms have not been determined...
  43. ncbi request reprint Relationship of physical fitness to chewing in an 80-year-old population
    Y Takata
    Departments of Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Oral Dis 10:44-9. 2004
    ..Thus, the present study evaluated the relationship of chewing ability or teeth number with measures of physical fitness in a sample of 80-years-old in Japan...
  44. ncbi request reprint [Teeth or chewing and QOL]
    Yutaka Takata
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental College
    Nihon Rinsho 66:401-10. 2008
    ..Mortality was lower in individuals with better chewing ability. In summary, chewing and teeth number in an elderly population were related with QOL, ADL, physical fitness, cognitive function, and mortality...
  45. ncbi request reprint Relationship between volatile sulfur compounds in mouth air and systemic disease
    Shuji Awano
    Division of Community Oral Health Science, Department of Health Promotion, Kyushu Dental College, 2 6 1 Manazuru, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu 803 8580, Japan
    J Breath Res 2:017012. 2008
    ..05). These results suggest an association between the production of VSCs in mouth air and systemic diseases such as hypertension as well as respiratory, cerebrovascular and liver diseases...
  46. pmc Determination of cortisol and dehydroepiandrosterone levels in saliva for screening of periodontitis in older Japanese adults
    Toshihiro Ansai
    Division of Community Oral Health Science, Department of Health Promotion, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu 803 8580, Japan
    Int J Dent 2009:280737. 2009
    ..06 ng/mL and 60.24 pg/mL, respectively, for PD, and 2.12 ng/mL and 61.78 pg/mL, respectively, for CAL. Conclusions. Assessment of hormone levels may be a useful screening method for periodontitis, though limited to never-smokers...
  47. ncbi request reprint Decreased lipid peroxidation following periodontal therapy in type 2 diabetic patients
    Kazuo Sonoki
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Health Promotion, Science of Health Improvement, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Periodontol 77:1907-13. 2006
    ..To investigate the influence of periodontal disease on oxidative stress, we assessed the effects of initial periodontal therapy on lipid peroxide (LPO), an oxidative stress index, in type 2 diabetic and non-diabetic patients...
  48. ncbi request reprint Impact of smoking on mortality in 80-year-old Japanese from the general population
    Kiyoshi Fujisawa
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Gerontology 54:210-6. 2008
    ..It is well known that cigarette smoking is the main health hazard in middle-aged people.However, data regarding smoking and health in old-aged people are limited, especially in the Japanese population...
  49. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of calcified carotid artery atheromas detected by panoramic radiograph among 80-year-olds
    Takeshi Ohba
    Kyushu Dental College, Department of Dental Radiology, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 96:647-50. 2003
    ..To evaluate the incidence among 80-year-olds of calcified carotid artery atheromas (CCAAs) as detected on panoramic radiographs. The relationship between CCAAs and general and oral health was also evaluated...
  50. pmc Association between tooth loss and orodigestive cancer mortality in an 80-year-old community-dwelling Japanese population: a 12-year prospective study
    Toshihiro Ansai
    Division of Community Oral Health Development, Kyushu Dental University, Kitakyushu, Japan
    BMC Public Health 13:814. 2013
    ..However, the evidence remains contradictory. This study investigated whether tooth loss, which is indicative of poor oral health and a potential source of oral infections, is associated with death from orodigestive cancer...
  51. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of periodontopathic bacteria on the tongue dorsum of elderly people
    Masayo Tachibana
    Division of Community Oral Health Science, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Gerodontology 23:123-6. 2006
    ..In addition, the relationship between the number of teeth and the microflora present on the coating of the tongue in a population of 85-year-old people was assessed...
  52. ncbi request reprint Effects of thirty-times chewing per bite on secretion of glucagon-like peptide-1 in healthy volunteers and type 2 diabetic patients
    Kazuo Sonoki
    Department of Oral Health Management, Kyushu Dental University, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Endocr J 60:311-9. 2013
    ..This is a pilot trial with a small number of subjects, but is the first study to investigate the relationships between various styles of mastication and the GLP-1 secretion in young healthy volunteers and type 2 diabetic patients...
  53. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hepatitis viral infection in dental patients with impacted teeth or jaw deformities
    Yutaka Takata
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 96:26-31. 2003
    ..The prevalence of infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), hepatitis G virus (HGV), and transfusion-transmitted viruses (TTV) was evaluated in patients with impacted teeth or jaw deformities...
  54. ncbi request reprint Multiplex polymerase chain reaction assay for simultaneous detection of black-pigmented Prevotella species in oral specimens
    A Yoshida
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 20:43-6. 2005
    ..This assay will be useful for determining the prevalence of these organisms in the oral ecosystem. Furthermore, this assay system should prove a useful tool for analyzing the role of black-pigmented Prevotella species in the mouth...
  55. ncbi request reprint The assessment of methyl mercaptan, an important clinical marker for the diagnosis of oral malodor
    S Awano
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Dent 32:555-9. 2004
    ..This study aimed to determine the clinical assessment of volatile sulfur compound (VSCs) for the evaluation of noticeable oral malodor using gas chromatography (GC)...
  56. ncbi request reprint Oral health and mortality risk from pneumonia in the elderly
    S Awano
    Division of Community Oral Health Science, Department of Health Promotion, Kyushu Dental College, 2 6 1 Manazuru, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu 803 8580, Japan
    J Dent Res 87:334-9. 2008
    ..Therefore, the increase in teeth with periodontal pockets in the elderly may be associated with increased mortality from pneumonia...
  57. ncbi request reprint The relationship between the presence of periodontopathogenic bacteria in saliva and halitosis
    S Awano
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Int Dent J 52:212-6. 2002
    ..To evaluate the association between the presence of periodontal pathogenic bacteria in saliva and halitosis in mouth air...
  58. ncbi request reprint Influence of colonization with mutans streptococci on caries risk in Japanese preschool children: 24 month survival analysis
    T Ansai
    University of Occupational and Environment Health, Department of Occupational Health Economics, Japan
    Pediatr Dent 22:377-80. 2000
    ..This study evaluates how various microbial- and salivary-related risk factors influenced the hazard for caries development in preschool children...
  59. ncbi request reprint Purification and characterization of alkaline phosphatase containing phosphotyrosyl phosphatase activity from the bacterium Prevotella intermedia
    T Ansai
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    FEBS Lett 428:157-60. 1998
    ..The present results imply that PiALP might represent a new family of alkaline phosphotyrosyl phosphatases which has not been described previously...
  60. ncbi request reprint Quantitative detection of volatile sulfur compound- producing microorganisms in oral specimens using real-time PCR
    H Kato
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Oral Dis 11:67-71. 2005
    ..In this study, we report a real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method for the quantitative analysis of VSC-producing bacteria in oral specimens...
  61. ncbi request reprint Tonsillolith as a halitosis-inducing factor
    T Ansai
    Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu Dental College, Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kitakyushu 803 8580, Japan
    Br Dent J 198:263-4. 2005
    ..We present a case of an incidental tonsillolith occurrence, which was a halitosis-inducing factor. Our results show that tonsilloliths should be considered as a possible cause of halitosis...
  62. ncbi request reprint Eruption sequestrum: x-ray microanalysis and microscopic findings
    K Maki
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 29:245-7. 2005
    ..X-ray microanalyzer findings revealed the percentages of calcium and phosphorous (by weight) as 78.41% and 21.59%, respectively, for a calcium to phosphorous ratio of 3.63, which was higher than that seen in normal osseous tissue...
  63. ncbi request reprint Relationship between chewing ability and 4-year mortality in a cohort of 80-year-old Japanese people
    T Ansai
    Division of Community Oral Health Science, Department of Health Promotion, Kyushu Dental College, Manazuru 2 6 1, Kokurakita ku, Kita kyushu 803 8580, Japan
    Oral Dis 13:214-9. 2007
    ..We examined the relationship between self-assessed chewing ability and mortality in elderly subjects...
  64. ncbi request reprint Number of teeth and serum lipid peroxide in 85-year-olds
    K Sonoki
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Health Promotion, Science of Health Improvement, Kyushu Dental College, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Community Dent Health 25:243-7. 2008
    ..To investigate influence of dental status on systemic oxidative stress, we evaluated the association between number of teeth and serum lipid peroxide, an oxidative stress index, in 85-years old residents of Japan...
  65. ncbi request reprint Dynamic magnetic resonance sialography as a new diagnostic technique for patients with Sjögren's syndrome
    Y Morimoto
    Division of Diagnostic Radiology, Department of Oral Diagnostic Science, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
    Oral Dis 12:408-14. 2006
    ..To evaluate the clinical utility of dynamic magnetic resonance (MR) sialographic images as a diagnostic tool for patients with Sjögren's syndrome...
  66. ncbi request reprint Relationship of number of remaining teeth to health-related quality of life in community-dwelling elderly
    S Akifusa
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu Dental College, Fukuoka, Japan
    Gerodontology 22:91-7. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between number of remaining teeth and health-related quality of life in community-dwelling elderly...
  67. doi request reprint Telmisartan and N-acetylcysteine suppress group V secretory phospholipase A2 expression in TNFα-stimulated human endothelial cells and reduce associated atherogenicity
    Kazuo Sonoki
    Department of Oral Health Management, School of Oral Health Sciences, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 60:367-74. 2012
    ..Telmisartan's suppressive effect on TNFα-induced sPLA2-V expression may have beneficial effects in preventing proatherogenic changes of LDL...
  68. ncbi request reprint Rapid detection of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans using a loop-mediated isothermal amplification method
    R Osawa
    Division of Community Oral Health Science, Kyushu Dental College, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 22:252-9. 2007
    ..actinomycetemcomitans...
  69. ncbi request reprint Rapid detection of the cariogenic pathogens Streptococcus mutans and Streptococcus sobrinus using loop-mediated isothermal amplification
    S Nagashima
    Division of Community Oral Health Science, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 22:361-8. 2007
    ..The assay procedure is quite simple: the amplification is carried out in a single tube under isothermal conditions at 63 degrees C, and the result can be obtained in less than 1 h...
  70. ncbi request reprint Sequencing, expression and biochemical characterization of the Porphyromonas gingivalis pepO gene encoding a protein homologous to human endothelin-converting enzyme
    S Awano
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    FEBS Lett 460:139-44. 1999
    ..Furthermore, the purified PgPepO strongly cross-reacted with a monoclonal antibody against rat ECE-1. These results indicate that PgPepO has striking similarity to mammalian ECE in structure and function...
  71. ncbi request reprint A murC gene in Porphyromonas gingivalis 381
    T Ansai
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Microbiology 141:2047-52. 1995
    ..gingivalis contains a homologue of the E. coli peptidoglycan synthesis gene murC and indicate the possibility of a cluster of genes responsible for cell division and cell growth, as in the E. coli mra region...
  72. doi request reprint Identification of the genes associated with a virulent strain of Porphyromonas gingivalis using the subtractive hybridization technique
    M Tachibana-Ono
    Division of Community Oral Health Science, Kyushu Dental College, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 23:84-7. 2008
    ..Porphyromonas gingivalis, a major etiological organism implicated in periodontal disease, can be classified into virulent and avirulent strains. Our aim was to identify a gene for the virulence of P. gingivalis...
  73. ncbi request reprint Cloning and expression of a Porphyromonas gingivalis gene for protoporphyrinogen oxidase by complementation of a hemG mutant of Escherichia coli
    A Kusaba
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu Dental College, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu 803 8580, Japan
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 17:290-5. 2002
    ..We postulated that a porphyrin biosynthetic pathway to heme from preuroporphyrin may be conserved in P. gingivalis...
  74. doi request reprint Small salivary gland size in patients with xerostomia of unknown etiology
    K Ono
    Department of Biosciences, Kyushu Dental College, 2 6 1 Manazuru, Kokurakitaku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka 803 8580, Japan
    Arch Oral Biol 54:369-73. 2009
    ..To investigate this possibility, relationships between salivary secretions and salivary gland sizes were investigated in unknown-etiology xerostomia patients and healthy controls...
  75. ncbi request reprint Loop-mediated isothermal amplification method for the rapid detection of Enterococcus faecalis in infected root canals
    H Kato
    Division of Community Oral Health Science, Kyushu Dental College, Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 22:131-5. 2007
    ..faecalis in clinical specimens from root canals...
  76. ncbi request reprint Association of body mass index with blood pressure in 80-year-old subjects
    K Matsumura
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Hypertens 19:2165-9. 2001
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the association between body mass index (BMI) and blood pressure in 80-year-old subjects...
  77. ncbi request reprint A new automatic device for measuring the spinnbarkeit of saliva: the Neva Meter
    K Gohara
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu Dental College, 2 6 1 Manazuru, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu 803 8580, Japan
    J Dent 32:335-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate this device and to measure spinnbarkeit as well as viscosity, another important property, in the resting saliva of 24 healthy adults...
  78. ncbi request reprint Construction of a pepO gene-deficient mutant of Porphyromonas gingivalis: potential role of endopeptidase O in the invasion of host cells
    T Ansai
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu Dental College, Manazuru, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 18:398-400. 2003
    ..These results suggest that PepO is involved in the first step, i.e. invasion/lysis of mammalian cell membrane, which affects the kinetics of rate of invasion...
  79. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of malocclusion in high school students in Japan according to the Dental Aesthetic Index
    T Ansai
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu Dental College, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 21:303-5. 1993
    ..This indicates a higher need for orthodontic treatment among Japanese high school students...