Fumio Nagahama

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Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans is an important pathogen related to aggressively progressive periodontal breakdown in adolescents and adults. The species can be divided into six serotypes (a–f) according to their surface carbohydrate antigens. Recently, a new serotype g of A. actinomycetemcomitans was proposed. The aim of the present study was to(More)
Bone remodeling is a vital physiological process of healthy bone tissue in humans. Imbalances in this vital process lead to pathological conditions, including periodontal diseases. In this study, we characterized the effects of micromolar levels of NaF on the proliferation and osteogenic differentiation of MC3T3-E1 osteoblastic cells. NaF significantly(More)
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