Dr. Toru Deguchi is
an Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director in the
Division of Orthodontics at The Ohio State University. Dr.
Deguchi completed his D.D.S. at Aichi-Gakuin University, Ph.D.
at Okayama University in Japan, and M.S.D. at the Indiana
University. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of
Orthodontics. Dr. Deguchi has been a full-time faculty in
Okayama University and Tohoku University as an Associate
Professor. He returned to the United States in 2013 as a
full-time faculty here in The Ohio State University. Dr. Deguchi
is involve in teaching orthodontic residents and is part of
dental faculty practice.
Dental University (1992)
University School of Dentistry (1996)
University School of Dentistry (2001)
Biomechanical and histological aspects of temporary
anchorage devices (TADs)
Clinical outcome of cases treated with TADs
Pain control during orthodontic tooth movement
The role of central and peripheral nervous systems in
Effect of neuronal substances on osteogenic cells during
The use of digital models and scanners in orthodontic
Evaluation of orthodontic treatment outcome using
quantitative occlusal indices in various techniques
The use of TADs in various malocclusions
Orthodontic treatment outcome using esthetic appliances (Invisalign,
lingual brackets, clear brackets & wires)
Development of clinical indication and the role of
orthodontists in interdisciplinary cases
Craniofacial anomalies and cleft plate cases
Takano-Yamamoto T, Kanomi R, Hartsfield J K Jr, Roberts W E,
Garetto L P. The use of small titanium screws for orthodontic
anchorage. Journal of Dental Research 82:377-381, 2003.
Takeshita N, Balam TA, Fujiyoshi Y, Takano-Yamamoto T.
Galanin-immunoreactive nerve fibers in the periodontal ligament
during experimental tooth movement. Journal of Dental
Research 82:677-681, 2003.
Honjo T, Fukunaga T, Miyawaki S, Roberts WE, Takano-Yamamoto T.
Clinical assessment of orthodontic outcomes with the peer
assessment rating, discrepancy index, objective grading system,
and comprehensive clinical assessment. American Journal of
Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 127:434-443, 2005.
Nasu M, Murakami K, Yabuuchi T, Kamioka H, Takano-Yamamoto T.
Quantitative evaluation of cortical bone thickness using CT
scanning for implant-orthodontics. American Journal of
Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 129:721e7-e12,
Yabuuchi T, Ando R, Ichikawa H, Sugimoto T, Takano-Yamamoto T.
Increase of galanin in trigeminal ganglion during tooth
movement. Journal of Dental Research 85:658-663, 2006.
Imai M, Sugawara Y, Ando R, Kushima K, Takano-Yamamoto T.
Clinical evaluation of low-friction attachment device during
canine retraction. Angle Orthodontist 77:968-972, 2007.
Deguchi T, Hashimoto T, Imai M, Miyawaki S,
Takano-Yamamoto T. The necessity of training sessions for
orthodontists in the use of the American Board of Orthodontics
objective grading system. American Journal of Orthodontics
and Dentofacial Orthopedics 132:427 e1-6, 2007.
Honjo T, Fukunaga T, Miyawaki S, Yamashiro T, Takano-Yamamoto T.
Quantitative assessment of post-graduate orthodontic program in
Okayama University. Orthodontic Waves 66:84-89, 2007.
Deguchi T, Murakami T, Fujii A, Kushima K,
Takano-Yamamoto T. Clinical effect of CO2 laser in reducing pain
in orthodontics. Angle Orthodontist 78:299-303, 2008.
Murakami T, Kuroda S, Yabuuchi T, Kamioka H, Takano-Yamamoto T.
Comparison of the intrusion effect of the maxillary incisors
between implant-anchor and J-hook headgear. American Journal
of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 133:654-60,
Takano-Yamamoto T, Yabuuchi T, Ando R, Roberts W E, Garetto L P.
Histomorphometric evaluation of alveolar bone turnover between
the maxilla and mandible during experimental tooth movement in
dogs. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial
Orthopedics 133:889-97, 2008.
Kurosaka H, Oikawa H, Kuroda S, Takahashi I, Yamashiro T,Takano-Yamamoto
T. Comparison of orthodontic treatment outcomes in adult
skeletal open bite cases between conventional edgewise treatment
and implant-anchored orthodontics. American Journal of
Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 139:S60-8, 2011.
Yabuuchi T, Hasegawa M, Garetto L P, Roberts W E,Takano-Yamamoto
T. Histomorphometric evaluation of cortical bone thickness
surrounding miniscrew for orthodontic anchorage. Clinical
Implant Dentistry and Related Research 13:197-205, 2011.
Deguchi T, Fujiyama K, Sakai Y, Daimaruya T,
Takano-Yamamoto T. Effects of CO2 Laser Irradiation of the
Gingiva during Tooth Movement. Journal of Dental Research
Deguchi T, Hasegawa M, Ito M, Kim S, Takano-Yamamoto T.
Orthodontic miniscrew failure rate and root proximity, insertion
angle, bone contact length, and bone density. Orthodontics &
Craniofacial Research, 16: 44-55, 2013.
Deguchi T, Nagasaki T, Tanimoto K, Yamashiro T,
Deglutitive tongue movement after correction of mandibular
protrusion: a pilot study.
Deguchi T, Tomizuka R, Takano-Yamamoto T. The use of
miniscrew as orthodontic anchorage in correction of maxillary
protrusion with occlusal cant, spaced arch and midline deviation
without surgery. Orthoodontics: The Art and Practice of
Dentofacial Enhancement, 14:e156-67, 2013.
Deguchi T, Kakuno E, Takano-Yamamoto T, Roberts WE. CBCT
of skeletal changes following rapid maxillary expansion to
increase arch-length with a development-dependent bonded or
banded appliance. Angle Orthodontist 83: 851-7,
Deguchi T, Watanabe H, Seiryu M, Iikubo M, Sasano T,
Fujiyama K, Takano-Yamamoto T. Evaluation of optimal length and
insertion torque for miniscrews. American Journal of
Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
144: 251-9, 2013.