Category Archive: News

The latest news from our group.

Apr 03 2017

Professor Junji Tagami Receives the IADR


Prof. Tagami received the Wilmer Souder Award (one of the IADR Distinguished Scientist Awards) at 95th IADR General Session in March 2017 in San Francisco, CA. WILMER SOUDER AWARD Supported by an endowment provided by the IADR Dental Materials Group Initiated in 1955, this is the oldest of the Science Awards. The award honors Dr. …

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Apr 02 2015

Dr Turkistani receives IADR Dental Materials Group travel award


Dr Alaa Turkistani of Cariology and Operative Dentistry received the Dental Materials Group travel award from Asia Pacific region at IADR 2015 on March 14, 2015 in Boston, MA. Her research under supervision of Dr Alireza Sadr elucidated important relationship between interfacial defects and lesion progress around dental restorations. IADR HERAEUS KULZER TRAVEL AWARD  

Feb 03 2015

Award Winners of the 6th International Congress on Adhesive Dentistry


The winners of research awards at the 6th  International Congress on Adhesive Dentistry were announced on Feb 1, 2015 in the closing ceremony of the congress at Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. Dr. Choltacha Harnirattisai, the president of the 6th IAD announed Dr. Patricia Makishi, a former graduate student and researcher at TMDU Cariology and Operative Dentistry …

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Jul 29 2014

IADR Hatton Awards 2014

Dr Mohannad Nassar of Cariology and Operative Dentistry was awarded as the winner of Unilever Hatton Divisional Award and final competitor of the The IADR Unilever Hatton Competition at the 92nd IADR General Session,June 25-28, 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa. The awards allowed Dr. Nassar, as one of the best junior investigators from Japan …

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Jul 21 2014

ORCA Award 2014


Dr. Maja Romero, graduate student of Cariology and Operative Dentistry was one of the five recipients of the European Organization for Caries Research ORCA Conference Travel Fellowship 2014. The 61st ORCA Congress was held in Greifswald, Germany last July 2-5, 2014. She received a cash prize for the presentation “M.J.R.H. Romero, S. Nakashima, A. Sadr, …

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Jan 31 2014

A report on the TMDU OCT conference

OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY/DENTISTRY: Driving OCT into dentistry The first international symposium on optical coherence tomography (OCT) in dentistry highlighted the many advantages of optical diagnostics over current “gold standard” technologies, including improved safety and earlier detection of decay. Stakeholders are now taking steps that will help this modality take root—and eventually improve patient outcomes. Read …

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Nov 04 2013

Japanese Society of Adhesive Dentistry Prize Winners


The winners of prizes from Japanese Society of Adhesive Dentistry in 2012 were introduced during the 32nd annual meeting of the society on December 1, 2013 in Fukuoka. The following members of cariology and operative dentistry were among the winners this year. Top paper awards: Dr. Toru Nikaido, Dr. Kanako Aoki Top presentation award: Dr. …

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