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Hidehiko Watanabe DDS, MS

  • (503) 346-4786

    Portland Campus

    • Associate Professor of Restorative Dentistry School of Dentistry

Areas of interest

  • Material (optical and physical) properties of resin composites

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


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


  • "Esthetic restorative material shade changes due to photopolymerization" General Dentistry May 2008
  • "Mechanical properties and color stability of provisional restoration resins" American Journal of Dentistry October 2013
  • "Fracture toughness comparison of six resin composites" Dental Materials March 2008
  • "Estimated percentile curves of occluding pairs in an adult population" The Bulletin of Tokyo Dental College  2013
  • "Number of occlusal units estimated from number of present teeth." The Bulletin of Tokyo Dental College  2011
  • "An in-vitro evaluation of mechanical and esthetic properties of orthodontic sealants" European Journal of Dentistry  2014
  • "An in Vitro comparison of the effects of various air polishing powders on enamel and selected esthetic restorative materials" Journal of Clinical Dentistry  2014
  • "Micromechanical analysis of nanoparticle-reinforced dental composites" International Journal of Engineering Science  2013
  • "Influence of water storage on fatigue strength of self-etch adhesives" Journal of Dentistry May 27 2015
  • "Effects of a paste-free prophylaxis polishing cup and various prophylaxis polishing pastes on tooth enamel and restorative materials" General Dentistry November 2011
  • "Relationship between Eichner Index and number of present teeth." The Bulletin of Tokyo Dental College  2012
  • "Polymerization shrinkage stress in resin-based dental materials" Journal of Medical Devices, Transactions of the ASME  2015
  • "Age- and sex-specific differences in ratio of occluding pairs to number of present teeth." The Bulletin of Tokyo Dental College  2012
  • "Influence of different etching modes on bond strength and fatigue strength to dentin using universal adhesive systems" Dental Materials February 1 2016
  • "Influence of duration of phosphoric acid pre-etching on bond durability of universal adhesives and surface free-energy characteristics of enamel" European Journal of Oral Sciences August 1 2016
  • "Relationship between mechanical properties and bond durability of short fiber-reinforced resin composite with universal adhesive" European Journal of Oral Sciences October 1 2016
  • "Comparison between universal adhesives and two-step self-etch adhesives in terms of dentin bond fatigue durability in self-etch mode" European Journal of Oral Sciences June 1 2017
  • "Relationship between enamel bond fatigue durability and surface free-energy characteristics with universal adhesives" European Journal of Oral Sciences January 1 2018
  • "Effect of double-layer application on bond quality of adhesive systems" Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials January 1 2018
  • "Simulated localized wear of resin luting cements for universal adhesive systems with different curing mode" Journal of oral science January 1 2018
  • "Sex- and age-based differences in single tooth loss in adults" The Bulletin of Tokyo Dental College January 1 2015
  • "Simulated cuspal deflection and flexural properties of high viscosity bulk-fill and conventional resin composites" Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials November 1 2018

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