The 4th International Conference on Magnetic Applications in Dentistry


General Information

The Japanese Society of Magnetic Applications in Dentistry (President: Kohei Kimura, Tohoku Univ.) is a scientific association founded in 1991 and is devoted to furthering the application of magnetism in dentistry. The 4th International Conference on Magnetic Applications in Dentistry organized by JSMAD will take place on the Internet as follows.

Meeting Dates:

Tuesday, March 1 to Sunday, March 20, 2005


JSMAD web site


General Chair:

Tomohiko Ishigami (Nihon University School of Dentistry)


Researches and developments related to dentistry and magnetism such as:

*Magnetic attachments for dentures

*Orthodontic appliances using magnets

*Measurement of jaw movement using magnetic sensors

*Biological effects of magnetic fields

*Dental applications of MRI


Registration Information


Send e-mail titled ``registration for 4th international conference`` with your Name, University or Institution, Postal address, Phone, Fax and E-mail address to ohyama@dent.nihon-u.ac.jp.

Registration Fees:

No registration fees. Anyone who is interested in magnetic applications in dentistry can participate in the conference via the Internet.

Publishing Charge for Proceeding

After the conference, the proceeding will be published. The publishing charge is 8,000 yen per page. (No charge for invited paper.)


Guidelines for Presentation


Entry: January 31, 2005

URL of Poster: February 17, 2005


Send Title and Abstract within 200 words with your Registration.

Preparation of Posters:

Produce posters with texts and figures in HTML(recommend un-using frame structure) used on the World Wide Web. The contents should be written in English. The International Organization for Standards (ISO) “Latin1” character set is recommended to use to avoid typographic errors. HTTP server is needed to publish your poster on the Internet.

Informing URL:

The authors should send the Internet location(URL) of your poster to ohyama@dent.nihon-u.ac.jp by e-mail no later than February 17, 2005. Hypertext link to your poster from a program page on JSMAD web site will be made subsequently.


Discussions will be done using a bulletin board on JSMAD Web Site via the Internet. The authors should check the board frequently during the meeting dates. If questions or comments on your presentation are posted, please answer them as soon as possible.

Notice to Contributors:

Freely-given informed consent from the subjects or patients must be obtained. Waivers must be obtained for photographs showing persons.


Copyright of all posters published on the conference will be property of the Japanese Society of Magnetic Applications in Dentistry. Copies of the posters will be made and transferred to JSMAD web site for continuous presentation after the meeting dates.

For further information,

send e-mail to Conference Secretary (Dr. Tetsuo Ohyama) ohyama@dent.nihon-u. ac.jp


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