Personnel Information

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SUMITA Yuka


Job title

Junior Associate Professor

Birth date

1972

Laboratory Address

1-5-45yushima bunkyo-ku Tokyo Japan

Laboratory Phone number

+81-3-5803-4757

Laboratory Fax number

+81-3-5803-4757

Mail Address

The inquiry by e-mail is 《here

Homepage URL

http://www.tmd.ac.jp/mfp/eng/index.html

Research Areas, Keywords

Maxillofacial prosthetics, Obuturator,Speech, Head and neck cancer, nutrition, digital

Profile

Professional experience:
2005-present: Junior Associate Professor, Department of Maxillofacial Prosthetics, Graduate school, Tokyo Medical and Dental School (TMDU).
2003-2005: Assistant Professor, Department of Maxillofacial Prosthetics, Graduate school, Tokyo Medical and Dental School (TMDU).
2001-2003: Resident, Dental Hospital of Faculty of Dentistry, Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU).
Education:
1997-2001: Ph.D in Maxillofacial Prosthodontics, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU).
1991-1997: D.D.S Nippon Dental University.
Biography
Dr. SUMITA is a board member of Japan Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics (JAMP) and Japanese Cleft Palate Association (JCPA), is a councillor member of Japan Prosthodontics Society (JPS). She is contributing to maxillofacial prosthetic patients locally and internationally from various aspects such as development of a silicone material for facial prostheses, improvement of Japanese insurance system and education. Dr. Sumita is also a Director of the Maxillofacial Prosthetic Clinic at the Dental Hospital of Faculty of Dentistry, Tokyo Medical and Dental School (TMDU). She is working as a specialist of maxillofacial prosthetic treatment within a skilful team approach, which include oral surgeons, orthodontists, ENT doctors, plastic surgeons, speech therapists and others. She is working for the well-being of the patients by providing them two major prosthetic treatments. One is prosthetic treatment for defects such as prostheses for maxillectomy, glossectomy, and cleft lip and palate patients, while the other one is to fabricate the treatment appliances for radiotherapy and speech therapy. Her research topics are up to date and have always been related to the problem solving of those patients by rehabilitate their dysfunctions such as speech, swallowing and aesthetics.

Graduating School 【 display / non-display

  • The Nippon Dental University, Faculty of Dentistry, 1997.03, Graduated

Graduate School 【 display / non-display

  • Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Graduate School, Division of Dental Research, maxillofacial prosthetics, Doctor's Course, 2001.03, Completed

Degree 【 display / non-display

  • Ph.D, Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Campus Career 【 display / non-display

  • 2005.04
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    2018.03
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Maxillofacial and Neck Reconstruction, Maxillofacial Prosthetics, Junior Associate Professor
  • 2003.04
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    2005.03
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Maxillofacial and Neck Reconstruction, Maxillofacial Prosthetics, Assistant Professor
  • 2001.04
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    2003.03
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Dental Hospital, Hospital Departments, Clinics for Oral and Maxillofacial Rehabilitation, Maxillofacial Prosthetics, Dental Resident
  • 2005.04
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    2021.03
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Maxillofacial and Neck Reconstruction, Maxillofacial Prosthetics, Junior Associate Professor
  • 2021.04
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    Now
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Maxillofacial and Neck Reconstruction, Maxillofacial Prosthetics, Junior Associate Professor

External Career 【 display / non-display

  • 2006.04
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    Now
    , Visiting Lecturer
  • 2008.04
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    Now
    , Visiting Lecturer
  • 2015.04
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    Now
    , Visiting Lecturer
  • 2018.04
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    Now
    , Visiting Lecturer

Academic Society Affiliations 【 display / non-display

  • International College of Prosthodontists

  • American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics

Academic Activity 【 display / non-display

  • 2014.06
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    Now
    Japanese Academy of Maxilofacial Prosthetics Executive Officer
  • 2016
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    Now
    American Academy of Maxillofacial prosthetics International Relations Committee

Research Areas 【 display / non-display

  • Functional basic dentistry

 

Research Theme 【 display / non-display

  • Application of Digital Technologies in Maxillofacial Prosthetic Rehabilitation, 2014.10 - Now

  • Improve the speech disorder using Palal Augmentation Prosthesis, 2002.04 - 2004.03

Published Papers & Misc 【 display / non-display

  • Kanazaki A, Hu J, Otomaru T, Sumita YI. Evaluation of xerostomia and effect of maxillofacial prosthesis use on mouth dryness in head and neck tumor patients. Int J Maxillofac Prosthetics. 2021.04; 4 9-17. ( DOI )

  • Awuti S, Sumita YI, Elbashti ME, Kelimu S, Aswehlee AM, Hattori M. The role of non-contact digitizer in geometrical evaluation of mandibular prostheses effect on facial asymmetry of mandibulectomy patients. J Prosthodont Res. 2021.02; 65 (1): 86-90. ( PubMed, DOI )

  • Wang Y, Hattori M, Garg P, Wesemann C, Ariff TFTM, Fredes CL, Sumita YI. Two-step fabrication of an obturator prosthesis for a large maxillary defect with digital speech analysis: A case report. 2021.01; 3 32-36. ( DOI )

  • Fujita H, Otomaru T, Takahashi H, Iwasaki N, Said MM, Abdel-Khalek EA, Sumita YI. Effect of direct retainer types for a dento-maxillary prosthesis on abutment teeth of maxillectomy patients: In vitro study. Maxillofacial Prosthetics. 2020.12; 43 (2): 73-84. ( ichushi )

  • Towithelertkul C, Chugh A, Hattori M, Yoshimura R, Sumita YI. A custom-made brachytherapy applicator for recurrent endometrial and vaginal cancer: A dental technique for prosthesis fabrication. J Prosthet Dent. 2020.11; online ( PubMed, DOI )

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Books etc 【 display / non-display

  • Taniguchi H, Sumita YI. prosthodontics Ⅲ. Nagasue shoten inc., 2020.01 Chapter13 Maxillofacial Prosthetics (ISBN : 978-4-8160-1373-7)

Conference Activities & Talks 【 display / non-display

  • Towithelertkul C, Makie A, Sumita YI, Hattori M, Matsubara H. Switching from unstable telescopic denture to overdenture on existing telescopic crowns on a patient with bilateral cleft of lip and palate: A dental technique report. ACPA’s 78th Annual Meeting 2021.05.02 (On-Demand, Online)

  • Zhang M, Hattori M, Elbashti ME, Sumita YI. Possibility of powder-less intraoral scanning for data acquisition of patients with cleft lip and palate. ACPA’s 78th Annual Meeting 2021.05.02 (On-Demand, Online)

  • Sumita YI. Usage of digital technology in the field of Maxillofacial Prosthetics. 2021 Biennial Joint Congress of Japan Prosthodontic Society, Chinese Prosthodontic Society, and Korean Academy of Prosthodontics 2021.02.19 (Online)

  • Sumita YI. Nutritional issues in head and neck cancer patients. 13th Biennial Conference of International Society of Maxillofacial Rehabilitation 2021.02.12 Pune (India) (Online)

  • Gao Y, Hattori M, Sumita YI. Performing and analyzing digital impression of a mandibulectomy model with simulated trismus condition. The 67th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics 2020.10.17 (Webinar)

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Awards & Honors 【 display / non-display

  • nternational Society of Maxillofacial Prosthetics and American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics Joint meeting 2nd place Poster Competition,2017.10

  • 2nd prize of best poster award of the 2nd Annual Meeting of the International Academy for Digital Dental Medicine,Academy for Digital Dental Medicine,2016.09

  • 3rd place prize winner of poster presentation award of the 11th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Maxillofacial Rehabilitation-ISMR, International Society for Maxillofacial Rehabilitation,2016.05

  • International Collage of Prosthodontists research grant award, International Collage of Prosthodontists,2016.04

  • Third winner of Research Presentation Award,Indonesian prosthodontic society and Japan prosthodontic society,2014.11

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