• Publications
  • Influence
Success rate of endodontic treatment of teeth with vital and nonvital pulps. A meta-analysis.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to use meta-analysis statistics to determine the influence of factors such as apical limit (short vs. overextension), status of the pulp (vital vs. nonvital),Expand
  • 193
  • 12
  • PDF
A survey of the incidence of single-visit endodontics.
This survey was conducted to obtain answers to some basic questions regarding the timing of root canal obturation. A questionnaire was sent via e-mail to 738 randomly chosen United StatesExpand
  • 38
  • 4
Effectiveness of dental computed tomography in diagnostic imaging of periradicular lesion of each root of a multirooted tooth: a case report.
Radiography by use of the three-dimensional (3D) Accuitomo XYZ Slice View Tomograph (3DX), a device for compact computed tomography in dentistry, was performed as a new diagnostic imaging techniqueExpand
  • 123
  • 2
Experimental pain in the gingiva and its impact on prefrontal cortical hemodynamics: A functional near-infrared spectroscopy study
Evaluating alterations in brain activity in response to pain stimulus can help understand the mechanisms underlying pain perception. We measured oxygenated hemoglobin (oxy-Hb) levels using functionalExpand
  • 16
  • 1
CT virtual endoscopy of the stomach: comparison study with gastric fiberscopy
BackgroundWe evaluated the value of computed tomographic (CT) gastric virtual endoscopy (VE) by comparing it with real gastric fiberscopy (GF).MethodsSixty-six VE findings in 63 patients wereExpand
  • 41
Possibility of root canal preparation by Er:YAG laser.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the cutting efficiency and morphological changes of root dentin irradiated by an Er:YAG laser in vitro. STUDY DESIGN Thirty-two root dentinExpand
  • 12
Effect of a brief episode of experimental muscle pain on jaw movement and jaw‐muscle activity during chewing
The aims of this study were to determine whether: (i) the jaw motor system develops a new pattern of jaw movement and/or jaw-muscle activity after resolution of an acute episode of jaw-muscle pain;Expand
  • 1
Measurement of cerebral blood volume dynamics during volitional swallowing using functional near-infrared spectroscopy: An exploratory study
The aim of this study was to examine cerebral blood volume dynamics during volitional swallowing using multi-channel functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) to understand the basic corticalExpand
  • 3