Atsushi Saito

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Affiliation: Tokyo Dental College
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Fusobacterium nucleatum enhances invasion of human gingival epithelial and aortic endothelial cells by Porphyromonas gingivalis
    Atsushi Saito
    Oral Health Science Center, Tokyo Dental College, Chiba, Japan
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 54:349-55. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Perceptions of Japanese and Canadian dental hygiene students towards their profession
    A Saito
    Department of Clinical Oral Health Science, Tokyo Dental College, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Dent Hyg 7:188-95. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint A collaborative approach to care for patients with periodontitis and diabetes
    Mikio Ota
    Department of Periodontology, Tokyo Dental College, Masago, Mihama ku, Chiba, Japan
    Bull Tokyo Dent Coll 54:51-7. 2013
  4. pmc Porphyromonas gingivalis entry into gingival epithelial cells modulated by Fusobacterium nucleatum is dependent on lipid rafts
    Atsushi Saito
    Department of Periodontology, Tokyo Dental College, 1 2 2 Masago, Chiba 261 8502, Japan
    Microb Pathog 53:234-42. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Potential impact of surgical periodontal therapy on oral health-related quality of life in patients with periodontitis: a pilot study
    Atsushi Saito
    Department of Periodontology, Tokyo Dental College, Chiba, Japan
    J Clin Periodontol 38:1115-21. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Development of an International Collaborative Dental Hygiene Programme between Japan and Canada
    A Saito
    Department of Clinical Oral Health Science, Tokyo Dental College, 2 9 18 Misaki cho, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Dent Hyg 6:328-36. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Treatment of intrabony periodontal defects with enamel matrix derivative in private practice: a long-term retrospective study
    Atsushi Saito
    Division of Conservative Dentistry, Department of Clinical Oral Health Science, Tokyo Dental College, Chiba, Japan
    Bull Tokyo Dent Coll 49:89-96. 2008
  8. pmc Assessment of oral self-care in patients with periodontitis: a pilot study in a dental school clinic in Japan
    Atsushi Saito
    Department of Clinical Oral Health Science, Tokyo Dental College, Tokyo, 101 0061 Japan
    BMC Oral Health 9:27. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Learning climate in dental hygiene education: a longitudinal case study of a Japanese and Canadian programme
    A Saito
    Department of Clinical Oral Health Science, Tokyo Dental College, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Dent Hyg 8:134-42. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Effect of initial periodontal therapy on oral health-related quality of life in patients with periodontitis in Japan
    Atsushi Saito
    Department of Clinical Oral Health Science, Tokyo Dental College, Tokyo, Japan
    J Periodontol 81:1001-9. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Fusobacterium nucleatum enhances invasion of human gingival epithelial and aortic endothelial cells by Porphyromonas gingivalis
    Atsushi Saito
    Oral Health Science Center, Tokyo Dental College, Chiba, Japan
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 54:349-55. 2008
    ..nucleatum facilitates invasion of host cells by P. gingivalis. Investigations of polymicrobial infection of host cells should improve our understanding of the role of P. gingivalis in periodontal infection and proatherogenic mechanisms...
  2. doi request reprint Perceptions of Japanese and Canadian dental hygiene students towards their profession
    A Saito
    Department of Clinical Oral Health Science, Tokyo Dental College, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Dent Hyg 7:188-95. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate perceptions towards the profession and level of self-esteem of Japanese and Canadian dental hygiene students...
  3. ncbi request reprint A collaborative approach to care for patients with periodontitis and diabetes
    Mikio Ota
    Department of Periodontology, Tokyo Dental College, Masago, Mihama ku, Chiba, Japan
    Bull Tokyo Dent Coll 54:51-7. 2013
    ..This indicates the need for closer collaboration between medical and dental professionals in improving the management of these diseases...
  4. pmc Porphyromonas gingivalis entry into gingival epithelial cells modulated by Fusobacterium nucleatum is dependent on lipid rafts
    Atsushi Saito
    Department of Periodontology, Tokyo Dental College, 1 2 2 Masago, Chiba 261 8502, Japan
    Microb Pathog 53:234-42. 2012
    ..gingivalis invasion. Collectively, these results suggest that lipid raft-mediated process is at least one of the potential mechanisms involved in fusobacterium-modulated host cell invasion by P. gingivalis...
  5. doi request reprint Potential impact of surgical periodontal therapy on oral health-related quality of life in patients with periodontitis: a pilot study
    Atsushi Saito
    Department of Periodontology, Tokyo Dental College, Chiba, Japan
    J Clin Periodontol 38:1115-21. 2011
    ..To gain insight into the impact of periodontal surgery on oral health-related quality of life (QoL) of patients with periodontitis...
  6. doi request reprint Development of an International Collaborative Dental Hygiene Programme between Japan and Canada
    A Saito
    Department of Clinical Oral Health Science, Tokyo Dental College, 2 9 18 Misaki cho, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Dent Hyg 6:328-36. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the findings reported here demonstrate that incorporation of the international collaborative programme can be a significant addition to dental hygiene education...
  7. ncbi request reprint Treatment of intrabony periodontal defects with enamel matrix derivative in private practice: a long-term retrospective study
    Atsushi Saito
    Division of Conservative Dentistry, Department of Clinical Oral Health Science, Tokyo Dental College, Chiba, Japan
    Bull Tokyo Dent Coll 49:89-96. 2008
    ..The gain in clinical attachment can be longitudinally maintained in a private practice setting. Further controlled studies are needed to elucidate the clinical significance of EMD treatment...
  8. pmc Assessment of oral self-care in patients with periodontitis: a pilot study in a dental school clinic in Japan
    Atsushi Saito
    Department of Clinical Oral Health Science, Tokyo Dental College, Tokyo, 101 0061 Japan
    BMC Oral Health 9:27. 2009
    ..In the present study, the oral self-care and perceptions of patients attending a dental school clinic in Japan were assessed using a short questionnaire referring to existing oral health models...
  9. doi request reprint Learning climate in dental hygiene education: a longitudinal case study of a Japanese and Canadian programme
    A Saito
    Department of Clinical Oral Health Science, Tokyo Dental College, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Dent Hyg 8:134-42. 2010
    ..The instrument appears to be helpful in identifying student concerns and can be used to implement interventions to help support a healthier learning climate...
  10. doi request reprint Effect of initial periodontal therapy on oral health-related quality of life in patients with periodontitis in Japan
    Atsushi Saito
    Department of Clinical Oral Health Science, Tokyo Dental College, Tokyo, Japan
    J Periodontol 81:1001-9. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present study is to gain insight into the patient perception of oral health and the impact that periodontitis and treatment have on self-assessed quality of life (QoL)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Treatment of periodontal defects with enamel matrix derivative: clinical evaluation at early healing stages
    Atsushi Saito
    Division of Conservative Dentistry, Department of Clinical Oral Health Science, Tokyo Dental College, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Bull Tokyo Dent Coll 51:85-93. 2010
    ..In summary, the results suggest that treatment of intrabony defect with EMD induces favorable periodontal healing with a high level of predictability...
  12. pmc Health professional's perceptions of and potential barriers to smoking cessation care: a survey study at a dental school hospital in Japan
    Atsushi Saito
    Department of Clinical Oral Health Science, Tokyo Dental College, 2 9 18 Misaki cho, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo, 101 0061, Japan
    BMC Res Notes 3:329. 2010
    ..This study examined the smoking-related perceptions and practices of dental school hospital-based health professionals in Japan...
  13. doi request reprint Introduction of formal debate into a postgraduate specialty track education programme in periodontics in Japan
    A Saito
    Department of Clinical Oral Health Science, Tokyo Dental College, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Dent Educ 15:58-62. 2011
    ..To evaluate the formal debate as an active learning strategy within a postgraduate specialty track education programme in periodontics...
  14. doi request reprint Differential ability of periodontopathic bacteria to modulate invasion of human gingival epithelial cells by Porphyromonas gingivalis
    Atsushi Saito
    Department of Clinical Oral Health Science, Tokyo Dental College, Chiyoda ku, Japan
    Microb Pathog 47:329-33. 2009
    ..These results suggested that complex synergistic or antagonistic physiologic mechanisms are intimately involved in host cell invasion by P. gingivalis in polymicrobial infection...
  15. doi request reprint Synergistic effect on biofilm formation between Fusobacterium nucleatum and Capnocytophaga ochracea
    Tamaki Okuda
    Department of Microbiology, Tokyo Dental College, Chiba, Japan
    Anaerobe 18:157-61. 2012
    ..01). The present findings indicate that induction of coaggregation and intracellular interaction by release of a diffusible molecule by C. ochracea play a significant role in the formation of biofilm by F. nucleatum and C. ochracea...
  16. doi request reprint Effect of basic fibroblast growth factor on root resorption after delayed autotransplantation of tooth in dogs
    Satoru Shiratani
    Department of Periodontology, Tokyo Dental College, Chiba, Japan
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 114:e14-21. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of basic fibroblast growth factor (FGF-2) on root resorption after delayed autotransplantation in dogs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Two-year follow-up of treatment of intrabony periodontal defect with enamel matrix derivative
    Koushu Fujinami
    Division of Conservative Dentistry, Department of Clinical Oral Health Science, Tokyo Dental College, Japan
    Bull Tokyo Dent Coll 52:215-21. 2011
    ..In summary, treatment of intrabony defects with EMD resulted in clinically favorable outcomes. The clinical improvements obtained with regenerative therapy with EMD were maintained over a period of 2 years...
  18. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome of surgical periodontal therapy: a short-term retrospective study
    Hiroki Hayakawa
    Division of General Dentistry, Department of Clinical Oral Health Science, Tokyo Dental College, Tokyo, Japan
    Bull Tokyo Dent Coll 53:189-95. 2012
    ..3 mm vs. 2.9 mm, p<0.05). Periodontal surgery performed in our clinical setting demonstrated a favorable short-term outcome. Our data suggest the efficacy of regenerative therapy, in particular for the treatment of deep pockets...
  19. doi request reprint Effect of basic fibroblast growth factor (FGF-2) in combination with beta tricalcium phosphate on root coverage in dog
    Yoshihito Ishii
    Department of Periodontology, Tokyo Dental College, Chiba, Japan
    Acta Odontol Scand 71:325-32. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to histometrically investigate the effect of combined use of basic fibroblast growth factor (FGF-2) and beta tricalcium phosphate (β-TCP) on root coverage in dogs...
  20. doi request reprint Antibacterial activity of povidone-iodine against an artificial biofilm of Porphyromonas gingivalis and Fusobacterium nucleatum
    Yasuo Hosaka
    Department of Dentistry and Oral Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, 35 Shinanomachi, Sinnjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Arch Oral Biol 57:364-8. 2012
    ..To investigate the antibacterial activity of povidone-iodine (PVP-I) on an artificial dual species biofilm of periodontal pathogens...
  21. ncbi request reprint Surgical periodontal therapy at Tokyo Dental College Suidobashi Hospital: a statistical profile in 2010-2011
    Hiroki Hayakawa
    Division of General Dentistry, Department of Clinical Oral Health Science, Tokyo Dental College, Japan
    Bull Tokyo Dent Coll 52:223-8. 2011
    ..The initial periodontal therapy performed was considered to be effective in improving the periodontal condition of the sites prior to surgery. More effort, however, is indicated in improvement of patient oral hygiene status...
  22. doi request reprint Prevalence of Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans, Porphyromonas gingivalis and Tannerella forsythia in Japanese patients with generalized chronic and aggressive periodontitis
    Sachiyo Tomita
    Department of Periodontology, Tokyo Dental College, 1 2 2 Masago, Mihama ku, Chiba 261 8502, Japan
    Microb Pathog 61:11-5. 2013
    ..forsythia. The red complex bacteria, P. gingivalis and T. forsythia were highly prevalent in this population of Japanese AgP and CP patients, collaborating their roles in periodontitis. ..
  23. doi request reprint Effect of platelet-derived growth factor-BB on root resorption after reimplantation of partially denuded tooth in dog
    Katsuya Noda
    Department of Periodontology, Tokyo Dental College, Chiba, Japan
    Dent Traumatol 28:217-25. 2012
    ..These results suggest that the use of PDGF-BB reduces occurrence of ankylosis and root resorption in tooth reimplantation...
  24. doi request reprint Synergy in biofilm formation between Fusobacterium nucleatum and Prevotella species
    Tamaki Okuda
    Department of Microbiology, Tokyo Dental College, 1 2 2 Masago, Chiba 261 8502, Japan
    Anaerobe 18:110-6. 2012
    ..nucleatum. These findings indicate that physical contact by coaggregation of F. nucleatum strains with P. intermedia or P. nigrescens plays a key role in the formation of biofilm by these strains...
  25. ncbi request reprint Expression of cytokines and inducible nitric oxide synthase in inflamed gingival tissue
    M Hirose
    Department of Periodontics, Oral Health Science Center, Tokyo Dental College, Japan
    J Periodontol 72:590-7. 2001
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  26. ncbi request reprint A rapid DNA probe method for detection of Porphyromonas gingivalis and Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans
    A Komiya
    Department of Periodontics, Tokyo Dental College, Chiba, Japan
    J Periodontol 71:760-7. 2000
    ..By using the DNA probe, we also investigated the correlation between the occurrence of putative periodontopathic bacteria and clinical parameters...
  27. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal Supportive Periodontal Therapy for Severe Chronic Periodontitis with Furcation Involvement: A 12-year Follow-up Report
    Akiyo Komiya-Ito
    Department of Periodontology, Tokyo Dental College
    Bull Tokyo Dent Coll 54:243-50. 2013
    ..Although some problems still remain, severe periodontitis with furcation involvement was successfully maintained longitudinally with an adequate level of patient compliance and careful SPT. ..
  28. ncbi request reprint Gingipains as candidate antigens for Porphyromonas gingivalis vaccine
    Taneaki Nakagawa
    Department of Dentistry and Oral Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Keio J Med 52:158-62. 2003
    ..This review summarizes recent information on the gingipains and their possible application in the development of an anti-P. gingivalis vaccine...
  29. ncbi request reprint A sensitive enzymatic method (SK-013) for detection of Treponema denticola, Porphyromonas gingivals and Bacteroides forsythus in subgingival plaque samples
    K Seida
    Department of Periodontics, Tokyo Dental College, Japan
    J Periodontal Res 27:86-91. 1992
    ..denticola and SK-013 activity were higher than those with other organisms. These findings indicate that the SK-013 is useful as an indicator of cell population of T. denticola, P. gingivalis and B. forsythus in subgingival plaque...
  30. ncbi request reprint In vitro adherence of periodontopathic bacteria to zirconia and titanium surfaces
    Masahiro Egawa
    Division of Oral Implants Research, Oral Health Science Center, Tokyo Dental College, Mihama ku, Chiba, Japan
    Dent Mater J 32:101-6. 2013
    ..The adherence of the periodontopathic bacteria on TZP was similar to that on Ti. These results suggest that a strategy is required for inhibition of the bacterial adherence to TZP...
  31. doi request reprint Characterization of Legionella pneumophila isolates from patients in Japan according to serogroups, monoclonal antibody subgroups and sequence types
    Junko Amemura-Maekawa
    Department of Bacteriology I, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan
    J Med Microbiol 59:653-9. 2010
    ..By combining the SBT and mAb data, the 86 isolates could be divided into 59 types (discrimination index, 0.984). This confirms the usefulness of this combination in epidemiological studies...
  32. pmc Chronic desquamative gingivitis and oral health-related quality of life
    Atsushi Saito
    Department of Clinical Oral Health Science, Tokyo Dental College, Tokyo, Japan
    J Dermatol Case Rep 3:47-9. 2009
    ..The patients often experience oral discomfort and pain, which can significantly compromise their life qualities...
  33. ncbi request reprint A case of orthokeratinized odontogenic cyst suspected to be a radicular cyst
    Mizuho Onuki
    Division of General Dentistry, Department of Clinical Oral Health Science, Tokyo Dental College, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Bull Tokyo Dent Coll 50:31-5. 2009
    ..No clinical signs of tooth mobility, pain, and swelling were present. The tooth was then successfully retained with the final restoration. Careful follow-up is needed in order to detect any signs of recurrence...
  34. ncbi request reprint Ecological study of avian malaria vectors on the island of Minami-Daito, Japan
    Yoshio Tsuda
    Department of Medical Entomology, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Toyama, Tokyo, Japan
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 25:279-84. 2009
    ..albopictus, and Coquillettidia sp. were dominant. The high density and wide distribution of Cx. quinquefasciatus throughout the island suggested the importance of this species as a principal vector of avian malaria on the island...
  35. pmc FTS reduces bleomycin-induced cytokine and chemokine production and inhibits pulmonary fibrosis in mice
    S Yara
    The First Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa and Mitsui Pharmaceuticals Inc, Chiba, Japan
    Clin Exp Immunol 124:77-85. 2001
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  36. doi request reprint Vascular allografts are resistant to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus through indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase in a murine model
    A Saito
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:159-67. 2008
    ..In this study the contribution of the inflammatory response after allogeneic transplantation to the antimicrobial mechanism was assessed, focusing on the induction of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase, a tryptophan-metabolizing enzyme...
  37. ncbi request reprint Pre-emptive therapy against cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease guided by CMV antigenemia assay after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: a single-center experience in Japan
    Y Kanda
    Stem Cell Transplant Unit, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Bone Marrow Transplant 27:437-44. 2001
    ..We concluded that antigenemia-guided pre-emptive therapy with a decreased dose of ganciclovir and response-oriented dose adjustment might be appropriate to decrease the toxicity of ganciclovir without increasing the risk of CMV disease...
  38. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of major structural protein coding gene and leader-body sequence in subgenomic mRNA of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus isolated in Japan
    A Saito
    National Veterinary Assay Laboratory, Tokyo, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 58:377-80. 1996
    ..A common sequence motif of 5 nucleotide, represented by UA(A/G)CC, was identified as the junction sequence...
  39. ncbi request reprint High level expression of a synthetic gene coding for IgG-binding domain B of Staphylococcal protein A
    A Saito
    Tokyo Research Laboratories, Kyowa Hakko Kogyo Co, Ltd, Tokyo, Japan
    Protein Eng 2:481-7. 1989
    ..This system permits the efficient production of mutated single and multiple IgG-binding domains which can be used to study structural changes and protein A-immunoglobulin interactions...
  40. pmc Prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus antibodies and hepatitis B antigen among commercial sex workers in Japan
    K Ishi
    Department of Clinical Pathology, Juntendo University Urayasu Hospital, Chiba, Japan
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 9:215-9. 2001
    ....