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Michiko Furuta Last modified date:2023.06.27

Associate Professor / Division of Oral Health, Growth and Development
Department of Dental Science
Faculty of Dental Science

Graduate School
Undergraduate School

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Academic Degree
Ph.D. in Dentistry
Field of Specialization
Preventive Dentistry
Outline Activities
Research activities
・Study of relationship between oral health and systemic health
・Study of the impact of social environmental factor on oral health
・Study of relationship between swallowing function and systemic health in frail elderly people

Education activities
・Lecture on and practice in preventive dentistry and social dentistry to undergraduate students

Social activities
・Support of community dental health activity in health center
・Oral hygiene instruction in elementary school
・Support of dental health activity in Dental Association
・Clinical preventive dentistry in Kyushu University Hospital
Research Interests
  • Risk factor for tooth loss in community dwelling people and dental patients
    keyword : Tooth loss
  • The association between oral health status and swallowing function
    keyword : swallowing function
  • Study of relationship between oral health status and systemic health
    keyword : oral health, periodontal disease, systemic health
  • Study of the impact of social environmental factor on oral health
    keyword : oral health, social environmental factor
Academic Activities
1. Nasution DLI, Furuta M, Li H, Zakaria MN, Takeshita T, Peres MA, Yamashita Y, Longitudinal association between periodontal condition and glycaemic status in middle-aged adults: A cross-lagged panel analysis, J Clin Periodontol, 10.1111/jcpe.13809, 2023.01.
2. M Furuta, K Takeuchi, T Takeshita, Y Shibata, S Suma, S Kageyama, M Asakawa, Y Shimazaki, J Hata, T Ninomiya, Y Yamashita, Baseline periodontal status and modifiable risk factors are associated with tooth loss over a 10-year period: estimates of population attributable risk in a Japanese community, Journal of Periodontology, 10.1002/JPER.21-0191, 2021.08.
3. M Furuta, K Takeuchi, T Takeshita, Y Shibata, S Suma, S Kageyama, M Asakawa, J Hata, D Yoshida, Y Shimazaki, T Ninomiya, Y Yamashita, 10-year trend of tooth loss and associated factors in a Japanese population-based longitudinal study, BMJ OPEN, 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-048114, 11, 8, 2021.08.
4. Furuta M, Takeuchi K, Takeshita T, Tanaka A, Suma S, Shinagawa T, Shimazaki Y, Yamashita Y., Longitudinal associations of toothbrushing with obesity and hyperglycemia, Journal of Epidemiology, 2020.02.
5. Furuta M, Yamashita Y, Epidemiological Evidences for the Association of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders with Oral Diseases, Curr Oral Health Rep, 4, 51-58, 2017.04.
6. Furuta M, Liu A, Shinagawa T, Takeuchi K, Takeshita T, Shimazaki Y, Yamashita Y, Tooth loss and metabolic syndrome in middle-aged Japanese adults., J Clin Periodontl, 43, 482-491, 2016.06.
7. Furuta M, Shimazaki Y, Tanaka S, Takeuchi K, Shibata Y, Takeshita T, Nishimura F, Yamashita Y, Gender-specific associations of serum antibody to Porphyromonas gingivalis and inflammatory markers, Biomed Res Int, 2015, 381821, 2015.01.
8. Furuta M, Yamashita Y, Oral health and swallowing problems, Current Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Reports, 1, 216-222, 2013.09.
9. Furuta M, Shimazaki Y, Takeshita T, Shibata Y, Akifusa S, Eshima N, Kiyohara Y, Ninomiya T, Hirakawa Y, Mukai N, Nagata M, Yamashita Y, Gender differences in the association between metabolic syndrome and periodontal disease: the Hisayama Study, J Clin Periodontol , 40, 743-752, 2013.08.
10. Furuta Michiko, Komiya-Nonaka M, Sumio Akifusa, Shimazaki Yoshihiro, Adachi M, Kinoshita T, Kikutani T, Yamashita Yoshihisa, Interrelationship of oral health status, swallowing function, nutritional status, and cognitive ability with activities of daily living in Japanese elderly people receiving home care services due to physical disabilities. , Community Dent Oral Epidemiol, 41, 173-181, 2012.08.
11. Furuta M, Ekuni D, Takao S, Suzuki E, Morita M, Kawachi I., Social capital and self-rated oral health among young people, Community Dent Oral Epidemiol, 40, 97-104, 2011.09.
1. Michiko Furuta, Yoshihiro Shimazaki, Takashi Shinagawa, An Liu, Kenji Takeuchi, Yoshihisa Yamashita, Interrelationship between metabolic syndrome and periodontal health condition: a prospective cohort study, Europerio8, 2015.06.
2. 古田 美智子, 嶋﨑 義浩, 竹下 徹, 柴田 幸江, 秋房 住郎, 江島 伸興, 清原 裕, 二宮 利治, 平川 洋一郎, 向井 直子, 永田 雅治, 山下 喜久, Gender differences in the association between periodontitis and metabolic syndrome, 91st General session & exhibition of the IADR, 2013.03.
Membership in Academic Society
  • Japanese Society for Dental health
  • Japanese Society of Public Health
  • Japan Epidemiological Association
Educational Activities
Lecture on and practice in preventive dentistry and social dentistry to udnergraduate students
Research instruction on preventive and public health dentistry to postgraduate students