Recent Publications (More articles at PubMed)
Kumar V, Gosset L, Shearer A, Iwasaki L, Williams K, Nickel J (2011): A Comparison between Cone-Beam Computed Tomography and Intraoral Digital Radiography for Assessment of Tooth Root Lesions. Am J Orthod Dentofac Orthop 139:e533-541.
Gonzalez Y, Iwasaki LR, McCall WD, Ohrbach R, Lozier E, Nickel JC (2011): Reliability of electromyographic activity vs. bite-force from human masticatory muscles. Europ J Oral Sci 119:219-224.
Iwasaki LR, Crosby MJ, Gonzalez Y, McCall WD, Ohrbach R, Nickel JC (2010): Human TMJ eminence shape and minimization of joint load. J Dent Res 89:722-727.
Nickel JC, Iwasaki LR, Beatty MW, Marx DB (2009): Tractional forces on porcine temporomandibular joint discs. J Dent Res 88:736-740.
Nickel JC, Spilker RS, Iwasaki LR, Gonzalez Y, McCall WD, Orhbach RS, Beatty MW, Marx DB (2009): Static and dynamic mechanics of the TMJ: Plowing forces, joint load, and tissue stress. Orthod Craniofac Res 12:159-167.
Spilker RL, Nickel JC, Iwasaki LR (2009). A biphasic finite element model of in vitro plowing tests of the temporomandibular joint disc. Ann Biomed Eng 37:1152-64.
Iwasaki LR, Chandler JC, Marx DB, Pandey JP, Nickel JC (2009): IL-1 gene polymorphisms, secretion in gingival crevicular fluid, and speed of human orthodontic tooth movement. Orthod Craniofac Res 12:129-140.
Iwasaki LR, Nickel JC (2009). Markers of paradental tissue remodeling in the gingival crevicular fluid of orthodontic patients. In Biological Mechanisms of Tooth Movement, Davidovitch Z, Krishnan V (eds), Blackwell Publishing Co, pp 123-142.
Iwasaki LR, Uchida S, Marx DB, Yotsui Y, Maeda T, Inoue H, Nickel JC (2009). Ipsilateral and contralateral human TMJ loads compared via validated numerical models. In Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain – Separating Controversy from Consensus, Kapila SD and McNamara JA (eds), Volume 46, Craniofacial Growth Series, Needham Press, Ann Arbor, MI, pp 405-425.
Nickel JC, Iwasaki LR, Gallo LM, Palla S, Marx DB (2009). Tractional forces, work, and energy densities in the human TMJ. In Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain – Separating Controversy from Consensus, Kapila SD and McNamara JA (eds), Volume 46, Craniofacial Growth Series, Needham Press, Ann Arbor, MI, pp 427-450
Iwasaki LR, Crouch LD, Nickel JC (2008): Genetic factors and tooth movement. Seminars in Orthodontics 14:135-145.
Beatty MW, Hohl RH, Nickel JC, Iwasaki LR, Pidaparti RM (2008). Mode I and Mode III fractures in intermediate zone of full-thickness porcine temporomandibular joint discs. Ann Biomed Eng 36:801-12.
Uchida S, Iwasaki LR, Marx DB, Yotsui Y, Inoue H, Nickel JC (2008). Variations in activities of human jaw muscles depend on tooth-tipping moments. Arch Oral Biol 53:199-205.
Iwasaki LR, Gibson CS, Crouch LD, Marx DB, Pandey JP, Nickel JC (2006): Speed of human tooth movement is related to stress and IL-1 gene polymorphisms. Amer J Orthod Dentofacial Orthoped 130:698.e1-e9.
Gallo LM, Chiaravalloti G, Iwasaki LR, Nickel JC, Palla S (2006). Mechanical work during stress-field translation in the human TMJ. J Dent Res 85:1006-10.
Nickel JC, Iwasaki LR, Beatty MW, Moss MA, Marx DB (2006). Static and dynamic loading effects on temporomandibular joint disc tractional forces. J Dent Res 85:809-13.
Iwasaki LR, Crouch LD, Tutor AW, Gibson SW, Hukmani N, Marx D, Nickel JC (2005): Relationship of tooth movement and cytokines and whole blood in growing and non-growing humans. Am J Orthod Dentofac Orthoped 128:483-491.
Iwasaki LR, Thornton B, McCall Jr WD, Nickel JC (2004): Individual variations in numerically modeled human muscle and TMJ forces during static biting. J Orofacial Pain 18:235-245.
Nickel JC, Iwasaki LR, Beatty MW, Marx DB (2004): Laboratory stresses and tractional forces on the TMJ disc surface. J Dent Res 83:650-654.
Iwasaki LR, Nickel JC, Beatty MW (2003): Friction and orthodontic mechanics: Clinical studies of moment and ligation effects. Seminars in Orthodontics 9:290-297.
Iwasaki LR, Petsche PE, McCall Jr WD, Marx DB, Nickel JC (2003): Neuromuscular objectives for masticatory muscle output during static biting in humans. Arch Oral Biol 48:767-777.
Iwasaki LR, Baird BW, McCall Jr WD, Nickel JC (2003): Muscle and temporomandibular joint forces associated with chin-cup loading in humans. Am J Orthod Dentofac Orthoped 124:530-540.
Iwasaki LR, Beatty MW, Randall CJ, Nickel JC (2003): Clinical ligation forces and in vivo friction during sliding on a stainless steel arch wire. Am J Orthod Dentofac Orthoped 23:408-415.
Nickel JC, Iwasaki LR, Walker RD, McLachlan KR, McCall WD (2003): Human masticatory muscle forces during static biting. J Dent Res 82:212-217.
Beatty MW, Nickel JC, Iwasaki LR, Leiker M (2003): Mechanical response of the porcine TMJ disc to an impact event and repeated tensile loading. J Orofacial Pain 17:70-76.
Beatty MW, Ohja AK, Cook JL, Alberts LR, Mahanna GK, Iwasaki LR, Nickel JC (2002): Small intestine submucosa versus salt-extracted PGA-PLLA: A comparison of neo-cartilage derived from two scaffold materials. Tissue Engineering 8:955-968.
Nickel JC, Yao P, Spalding PM, Iwasaki LR (2002): Validated numerical modeling of the effects of orthodontic and orthognathic surgical treatment on TMJ loads and muscle forces in humans. Am J Orthod Dentofac Orthop 121:73-83.
Beatty MW, Bruno MJ, Iwasaki LR, Nickel JC (2001): Strain rate dependent orthotropic properties of the pristine and impulsively loaded porcine temporomandibular disc. J Biomed Materials Res 57:25-34.
Nickel JC, Iwasaki LR, Feely DE, Stormberg KD, Beatty MW (2001): The effect of disc thickness and trauma on porcine temporomandibular joint disc surface friction. Arch Oral Biol 46:155-162.
Iwasaki LR, Haack JE, Nickel JC, Reinhardt RA, Petro T (2001): Human interleukin-1 beta and interleukin-1 receptor antagonist secretion and velocity of tooth movement. Arch Oral Biol 46:185-189.
Gallo LM, Nickel JC, Iwasaki LR, Palla S (2000): Stress-field translation in the healthy human temporomandibular joint. J Dent Res 79:1740-1746.
Iwasaki LR, Haack JE, Nickel JC, Morton J (2000): Human tooth movement in response to continuous stress of low magnitude. Am J Orthod Dentofac Orthop 117:175-183