Oral Functional Anatomy

  • Related Key Words:
  • Oral Anatomy
  • Periodontal tissue
  • Ultrastructure
  • Salivary glands
  • Soft food

Network of osteocytes (arrows)

Histochemistry of salivary gland

Professor: T. Yamamoto, D.D.S., Ph.D:
Associate Professor: S. Takahashi, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor: K. Imamachi, DDS., Ph.D.

Class Subjects in Charge:
Dental Anatomy,
Anatomy and Oral Anatomy,
Human Gross Anatomy Training

Research Subjects:
Our research project is  「Elucidation of mechanism of  physiological and pathological phenomena occurring in tooth and oral region」. Using human teeth and mouth-associated organs of animals, we advance our research  by morphological techniques such as light and electron microscopy,
histochemistry, immunohistochemistry, μCT, and computer graphic.

Following subjects are progressing.
Lamellar structure of bone and cementum
Origin of cementoblasts
Atrophy and recovery of salivary glands
Effects of soft food in oral region