Graduate School of Medicine / School of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

We treat all diseases occurred inside of the mouth and the lower half of the face, including dental caries and impacted wisdom teeth etc.. Besides we carry out many kind of operations under general anesthesia, such as reposition and fixation for the case of fracture, incision for the case of severe infection, resection for the cases of benign and malignant tumor.
We also deal with the case of oral function disorder and its rehabilitation as well as oral care.

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Professor Satoshi YOKOO, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor Akihide NEGISHI, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Assiatant Professors Kuninori SASAOKA, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Shigeo OKUBO, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Research Associates Akio KANO, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Keiji KANNO, D.D.S.
Yoshiki NAKASONE, D.D.S., Ph.D.

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Research & Education

Research content

1) Studies on oral hygiene.
2) Studies on the evaluation and the rehabilitation of the oral functions.
3) Clinical studies on the temporo-mandibular joint diseases.
4) Studies on odontogenic lesions.
5) Studies on carcinogenesis of precancerous lesions.
6) Studies on the early detection and diagnosis of malignant lesions.

Business education

We also have the training program for the newly graduated dentists and many dentists are studying ordinary dental practice. We also accept the students of dental hygiene as a trainee.

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Clinical Activities

Both the numbers of new patients and that of surgeries are increasing every year. From this fact, it could be said that we are fulfilling our responsibility in this field in Gunma prefecture. We also take care of oral and dental problems for the patients in the inpatients.

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Citizenship Activities

A lecture meeting for the graduated doctors has been held around 4 times a year.
We sometimes accept students from foreign countries as a postgraduate trainee.

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Uzawa, N., Akanuma, D., Negishi, A., Iwaki, H., Uzawa, Y., Amagasa, T. and Yoshida, M.A.:”
Homozygous deletions on the short arm of chromosome 3 in human oral squamous cell carcinomas.
Oral Oncology 37: 351-356, 2001.”

高野淳志,茂木健司,笹岡邦典,狩野証夫,齋藤 忠,今井正之,中曽根良樹,星野慶子,根岸明秀:”
Kitakanto Medical Journal 51: 325-329, 2001.”

Kitakanto Medical Journal 51: 401-403, 2001.”

Nakasone, Y., Inoue, T., Oriuchi, N., Takeuchi, K., Negishi, A., Endo, K. and Mogi, K.:”
The role of whole-body FDG-PET in preoperative assesment of tumor staging in oral cancers.
Annals of Nuclear Medicine 15 (6): 505-512, 2001.”

Niinaka, Y., Haga, A., Negishi, A., Yoshimasu, H., Raz, T. and Amagasa, T.:”
Regulation of cell motility via high and low affinity autocrine motility factor (AMF) receptor in human oral squamous carcinoma cells.
Oral Oncology 38: 49-55, 2002.”


Akio Kano,Haruo Hagiwara,Kuniaki Takata and Kenji Mogi”
Immunolocalization of centriole-associated striated rootlets in human submandibular gland cells with and without solitary cilia
The Histochemical Journal 33: 613-620, 2001.


笹岡邦典,茂木健司,中曽根 良樹,大竹克也”
顎口腔領域に生じた表皮嚢胞(epidermal cyst)の2例

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