TOMOKO MAEHARA

Last Updated :2023/01/05

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences(Dentistry & Oral Health Sciences), Assistant Professor
E-mail
tmaeharahiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
As a dental hygienist, I'm engaged in dental hygienist education and oral health department. I also have a Yogo teachers (school nurse in Japan) license, I'm in charge of Yogo teachers course. I'm conducting research on the field of special needs dentistry and social dentistry.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2009/04/02, 2015/03/31, Oriduru Dental Clinic, Dental Hygienist
  • 2009/06/03, 2010/03/31, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima University Gender Equality Promotion Office Technical Assistant(Part time)
  • 2012/04/01, 2014/03/31, Kyushu Dental College, part time teacher
  • 2012/05/10, 2014/03/31, Association of Dental Hygiene of Hiroshima, a member of the committee for the promotion of oralcare support system
  • 2015/04/01, 2015/08/31, Kyushu University of Nursing and Social Welfare, Department of Oral Health Science, assistant
  • 2015/09/01, 2018/03/31, Kyushu University of Nursing and Social Welfare, Department of Oral Health Science, Assistant Professor
  • 2019/04/01, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biomedical & Health Sciences, Assistant Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Graduate school of Biomedical and Health Sciences, 2017/04, 2021/09
  • Hiroshima University, Oral Health Science, Oral Health, Japan, 2005/04, 2009/03
  • Hiroshima University Graduate School, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Oral Health Science, Japan, 2013/04, 2016/03

Academic Degrees

  • Hiroshima University
  • Master (Oral Health Science), Hiroshima University

Educational Activity

  • [Bachelor Degree Program] School of Dentistry : Program of Oral Health Sciences : Oral Health Science
  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences : Division of Integrated Health Sciences : Program of Health Sciences
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences : Division of Integrated Health Sciences : Program of Health Sciences

Research Fields

  • Medicine,dentistry, and pharmacy;Dentistry;Social dentistry

Research Keywords

  • Behavior adjustment, dysphagia, physical activities

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Japan Society of Stress Management, 2022/06
  • International Association for Dental Research, 2022/03
  • General Incorporated Association Japanese Dental Education Associatio, 2020, 2021
  • The Japanese Society of Dysphagia Rehabilitation, 2020/02
  • Japan Epidemiological Association, 2018/08
  • Japan Society for Dental Hygiene, 2009
  • Japanese Society for Disability and Oral health, 2009/.7
  • Japan Society of Dental Hygine Education, 2014/.9
  • Japanese Society of Gerodontology, 2015/.5
  • The Hiroshima University Dental Society, 2017
  • Japanese Society for Oral Health, 2018/.4
  • The Society for Oral Health in Kinki, Chugoku and Shikoku., 2018/.4

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Special Study for Graduation
  2. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Yogo Teacher Practicum
  3. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Lecture on Education for Oral Hygiene
  4. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Lecture on Maxillofacial Functional Development
  5. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced Seminar on Oral Health and Maxillofacial Development
  6. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, General Health and Oral Sciences II
  7. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Introduction to Clinical Oral Health Science
  8. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Practice of Oral Health Management I
  9. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Practice of Oral Health Management II
  10. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Practicum of Oral Health
  11. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Oral Health Education
  12. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Practice of Oral Health Behavior II
  13. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Practice of Oral Health Behavior III
  14. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Practice of oral Health Management III
  15. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Practice of oral Health Management IV
  16. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Practice of Oral Health Management V
  17. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Practice of Oral Health Management VI
  18. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Nursing III
  19. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Mental Health
  20. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Practice of Oral Health Counseling
  21. 2022, Undergraduate Education, OutOfTerm(2nd), Nursing Practice in Hospital (Yogo Teacher)
  22. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Clinical Practice on Oral Health
  23. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Special Study for Graduation
  24. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Clinical practice on oral health
  25. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Clinical Practice on Oral Health Management

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Diagnostic Accuracy of Dental Health the Beginning of Postgraduate Clinical Training, Hiroshima Univ. Dent. Soc, 53(2), 75-81, 20211201
  2. Changes in Physical and Oral Function after a Long-Term Care Prevention Program in Community-Dwelling Japanese Older Adults: A 12-Month Follow-Up Study, HEALTHCARE, 9(6), 20210611
  3. Measurement of bristle splaying of toothbrushes using digital imaging and evaluation of plaque removal efficacy over 3 months: A randomized controlled trial (RCT), INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DENTAL HYGIENE, 18(2), 173-181, 202005
  4. Clinical Education Program for Oral Engineering Students (a Dental Technician Training Course) by the Department of Oral Health (Formerly Known as the Department of Preventive Dentistry) at Hiroshima University Hospital., J dent educ., 36(3), 150-160, 2020
  5. Relationship between Oral Health Behavior and Oral Health Status in a Group with Good Oral Health Status-Oral Health Instructions in the Times When More Than Half of 80-Year-Old Persons Have Over 20 Teeth-, J. Hiroshima Univ. Dent. Soc, 51(1), 15-22, 2019
  6. Influence of Professional Education on Oral Health Behavior and Gingival Condition of Students in A Dental Hygienist Course, J. Hiroshima Univ. Dent. Soc, 51(2), 73-84, 2019
  7. Consideration of teaching effectiveness Learning Practical Training of Clinical Medicine in Training Course of Yogo Teacher., The journal of Hiroshima University Dental Society, 49(1), 1-7, 201706
  8. ★, A survey on the actual situation of behavioral management methods and assessment criterion involved with that choice in dental facilities for the disabilities, The journal of Hiroshima University Dental Society, 49(1), 106-133
  9. ★, A case of visual support to an autistic child:Aiming at acquisition of tooth brushing behavior, Journal of the Japanese Society for Disability and Oral Health, 36(4), 637-642, 2015

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. The association between periodontopathic bacteria and periodontal inflamed surface area in older people, Hideo Shigeishi, Mariko Nakamura, Iori Oka, Kanako Yano, Mio Sasaki, Honami Kitasaki, Chia-Hsin Wu, Yoshino Kaneyasu, Tomoko Maehara, Masaru Sugiyama, Kouji Ohta, 2022/06/11, Without Invitation, Japanese
  2. Co-infection of oral Candida albicans and Porphyromonas gingivalis is associated with active periodontitis in middle-aged and older people, Hideo Shigeishi, Mariko Nakamura, Kanako Yano, Yoshino Kaneyasu, Tomoko Maehara, Kouji Ohta, 2022/06/11, Without Invitation, Japanese
  3. Associations between passive smoking exposure level and risk of dysphagia., T Maehara, R. Nishimura, Y. Hama, T. Tamura, Y. Kato, Y. Kubo, R. Okada, M. Nagayoshi, A. Hishida, K. Wakai, N. Hamajima, K. Ohta, M. Naito, the 2022 IADR/APR General Session & Exhibition, 2022/06/25, Without Invitation, English, China, web
  4. Relationships between leisure-time exercise and dysphagia risk in the Japanese population, Tomoko Maehara,, Rumi Nishimura, Kenji Wakai, Takashi Tamura, Mako Nagayoshi, Yuko Kubo, Mineko Tsukamoto, Yuka Kadomatsu, Akari Yoshitake, Mariko Naito, 2nd World Dysphagia Summit, 2021/08/22, Without Invitation, English, Japanese Society of Dysphagia Rehabilitation, Nagoya Japan, online
  5. Characteristics of cases missed from dysphagia screening in acute stroke., Takeda C, Hiraoka A, Mori T, Maehara T, Nishimura R, Yoshikawa M, Yoshida M, Tsuga K., The 31th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Gerodontology, 2021/06/11, Without Invitation, Japanese
  6. The investigation of research direction in dental hygienists' students at our graduate school., Maehara T., Matsumoto A., Nishimura R., Niitani Y., Naito M., Takemoto T., The 11th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society for Dental Hygiene Education, 2020/12/18, Without Invitation, Japanese, Japan Society of Dental Hygiene Education, Web
  7. Our university's approach to "cultivate advanced medical personnel contributing to healthy longevity in a specialist team", Nishimura R., Matsumoto A., Maehara T., Niitani Y., Sugiyama M, The 10th Annual Conference of the Japan society of Dental Hygiene Education, 2019/12/07, Without Invitation, Japanese
  8. Dental hygienist cooperation Committee report – 2018 meet the menter questionnaire result-, Dental hygienist collaboration committee member of the Japanese Society for Disability and Oral Health, Kaji M., Aritomo T., Iwanuma T, Terada H., Maehara T., Minami N., Taniji M., Yonehana K, The 36th Annual Meeting of the Japanease Society for Disability and Oral Health, 2019/11/23, Without Invitation, Japanese
  9. The investigation of study conditions and study satisfaction in dental hygienists' students at Hiroshima University graduate school., Atsue Matsumoto, Maehara T., Nishimura R., Sugiyama M., Ohta K., Mariko N., The 30th general meeting of Kinki, Chugoku, Shikoku Society for Oral Health, 2019/09/29, Without Invitation, Japanese
  10. An evaluation for dental hygienist students of the oral health counseling training using a self-affirmation consciousness standard., Matsumoto A., Nishimura R., Niitani Y., Maehara T, 2019/09/15, Without Invitation, Japanese
  11. Changes of bristles' wear and plaque removal ability of manual tooth brushes after use., Kaneyasu Y, Shigeishi H, Maehara A, Fukada E, Amano H, Sugiyama M, The 68th General Meeting of Japanese Society for Oral Health, 2019/05/23, Without Invitation, Japanese

Social Activities

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. Japan dental hygienists’ association, seminar of the dental hygienist profession, medical safety in dentistry, 2021/09, 2021/09
  2. 2019/.4, 2020/.3
  3. 2018/.4, 2019/.3

Other Social Contributions

  1. 2022 1st International Exchange Program (TMU, Hiroshima Univ), 2022 1st International Exchange Program (TMU, Hiroshima Univ), 2022/05/23, 2022/05/23, Online meeting (ZOOM), Organizing Member, Others, College students