Masatoshi Chiba

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We present a case of bilateral temporomandibular joint (TMJ) internal derangement with closed lock, which was followed over 11 years using serial MRI after successful disk reduction with mandibular manipulation. MRI of the bilateral TMJs before and after mandibular manipulation followed by anterior repositioning splint showed that the disk improved from(More)
In vitro tooth movement of rat molars in response to an orthodontic force was recorded using a time-lapse videotape recorder and analysed by a computer system. Rats received daily s.c. injections of beta-aminopropionitrile (BAPN, 300 mg/kg/day) or hydrocortisone (10 mg/kg/day) for a period of 7 days. After drug administration, the animals were killed and(More)
The relation between the bonding efficacy of the dentin adhesive and the physical change of the dentin after treatment with various dentin cleansers was investigated. The dentin surface was cleaned with one of the seven experimental dentin cleansers, 5, 10, 20, 30 and 40% of the phosphoric acid, neutralized 0.5 M EDTA solution (pH 7.4) and 9.1% pyruvic acid(More)
Pure trigeminal motor neuropathy is a very unusual disease that is characterized by trigeminal motor paralysis without trigeminal sensory disturbances and without the involvement of the other cranial nerves. We report a case of pure trigeminal motor neuropathy in a 70-year-old woman. The diagnosis was based on the results of clinical, electromyographic, and(More)
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