Pediatric Dentistry

Our mission of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry is to promote the oral health care and to prevent the dental diseases and malocclusion in infants and children through adolescence, including those with specical health care needs. We seek to achieve this mission through research,education and clinical services.





  • Tsutomu Iwamoto, Professor and Chairperson
  • Yukiko Kori, Lecturer
  • Tomokazu Hasegawa, Lecturer
  • Hiroshi Nakagawa, Assistant Professor
  • Rie Niji, Assistant Professor
  • Kimiko Ueda, Assistant Professor
  • Takamasa Kitamura, Assistant Professor
  • Aimi Yamamoto, Resident
  • Yuki Akazawa, Residen
  • Asuna Sugimoto, Graduate Student
  • Midori Etou, Technical Official




Research Projects

  • Dental and craniofacial development
  • Stem cell research
  • Root resorption of primary tooth
  • Pediatric behavior management
  • Epidemiological research on dental caries in children
  • Development of masticatory function
  • Development of new dental biomaterials
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