Advanced Prosthodontics

Prof. Kazuhiro Tsuga

【Research Keyword】
Prosthodontics, Oral Implant, Oral Function, Biomaterial, Rehabilitation, Aging

【Recent highlights】
We developed interconnected-porous hydroxyapatite ( IP-CHA ) as bone substitutes that are approved for clinical trials.
Therefore, we can use IP-CHA as a bone substitute in case of the treatment after cyst extraction or bone regeneration around a fenestrated implant.

Profiles of Faculty and Research Scholars

Lectures and practical laboratory for crown and bridge prosthodontics, removable prosthodontics, implant prosthodontics, oral and maxillofacial prosthetics.

1. New biomaterials for dental implant and bone reconstruction.
2. Biomechanical analysis of dental implants.
3. Guided bone regeneration for dental implants.
4. Functional rehabilitation of the stomatognathic system.
5. Effect of prosthodontic treatment on oral function and quality of life of the elderly.
6. Relation between occlusion and dementia.