Hidehiko Watanabe, DDS, MS

  • Associate Professor of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry
  • Director of CAD-CAM Restorative Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry

Biography

1990: D.D.S. Tokyo Dental College, Tokyo, Japan

1990 -2003: Private Practice (General Dentistry) Yokohama Japan

2003-2005: M.S. and a certificate in Operative (Restorative) Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

2005-2010:  Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center Department of Adult Restorative Dentistry, Lincoln Nebraska

2010-2015: Associate Professor (tenured), University of Nebraska Medical Center, Department of Adult Restorative Dentistry, Lincoln Nebraska

2006-2015: Restorative Dental Practitioner, University Dental Associates (Faculty Dental Practice), Lincoln Nebraska

2015-Present: Associate Professor/CADCAM Director, Oregon Health & Science University Restorative Dentistry Department

Current interests: Aesthetic and minimally invasive restorative dentistry, resin composite and CAD/CAM ceramic  restorations

Memberships and associations

  • Academy of Operative Dentistry (AOD)
  • American Dental Education Association (ADEA)
  • Academy of American Dental Association (ADA)
  • International Association for Dental Research (IADR)
  • Chairperson Lincoln/Omaha section of the AADR

Areas of interest

  • CAD/CAM ceramic restorations, one-day crown delivery using CEREC, Aesthetic and minimally invasive restorative dentistry, resin composite

Publications

Selected publications

  • Watanabe, H, Kim, E, Piskorski, N, Sarsland, J, Covey, D, Johnson, W.W., Mechanical properties and color stability of provisional restoration resins, American Journal of Dentistry (in press)
  • Hua, Y., Gu, L., Watanabe, H., Micromechanical analysis of nanoparticle-reinforced dental composites, International Journal of Engineering Science, August 2013, Vol. 69, 69-76
  • Yoshino K, Ishizuka Y, Watanabe H, Fukai K, Sugihara, N, and Matsukubo, T: Estimated Percentile Curves of Occluding Pairs in  an Adult Population, The Bulletin of Tokyo Dental College (2013) 54(2): 89-95

Publications

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