Kazuhito Shoi

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It is well known that shortened dental arch decreases masticatory function. However, its potential to change brain activity during mastication is unknown. The present study investigates the effect of a shortened posterior dental arch with mandibular removable partial dentures (RPDs) on brain activity during gum chewing. Eleven subjects with missing(More)
  • Kazuhito Shoi
  • Kōkūbyō Gakkai zasshi. The Journal of the…
  • 2014
According to the shortened dental arch concept, missing molars should not always be restored with prosthetic treatment. A shortened dental arch with missing molars is associated with a decrease in masticatory function. However, it is not known whether a shortened dental arch influences brain activity during chewing. This study aimed to clarify the effect of(More)
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