DR. TAKANARI MIYAMOTO
Dr. Takanari Miyamoto received his D.D.S. and M.B.A from Creighton University. In addition, Dr. Miyamoto obtained his M.S. from Boston University and a Ph.D. from Nihon University. Dr. Miyamoto serves as a Department Chairman and an Associate Professor at Creighton University for 10 years and currently he has a private practice limited to Periodontics and Dental Implants in La Vista NE. He is also an adjunctive faculty member at the College of Dentistry – University of Nebraska.Dr. Miyamoto is a recipient of the Bud and Linda Tarrson Fellowship. The fellowship, offered through the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation, is the most prestigious career development award offered to the periodontists. Since 1998, the fellowship has been awarded annually to only one periodontist in United States.Furthermore, he is named as an “Evidence-Based Champion” by the American Dental Association. He received the Educator Award of Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring Periodontics from American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) multiple times. Dr. Miyamoto is currently a member of the editorial advisory board for the Journal of Periodontology and the editorial board for the Journal of Oral Science. He is a member of Honor Dental Society – Omicron Kappa Upsilon and is also a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He has also served as a president of the Nebraska Society of Periodontics and president elect of Omaha District Dental Society. He has also served on the Board of Directors of Southwest Society of Periodontists (District 5 American Academy of Periodontology) and the Omaha District Dental Society Board, is a Delegate to the Nebraska Dental Association House of the Delegates. Dr. Miyamoto’s memberships include the American Dental Association, the Nebraska Dental Association, Omaha District Dental Society, the American Academy of Periodontology, Southwest Society of Periodontists, the Nebraska Soceity of Periodontology, the Academy of Osseointegration, the International Association for Dental Research, the American Dental Association, the American Dental Education Association, Spear Education and the OBI Foundation for Bioesthetic Dentistry. Dr. Miyamoto has published numerous peer review articles and is an author of a periodontal text book published by Quintessence. He has given over 120 continuing education lectures nationally and internationally to dental and medical communities on the topics of periodontics and dental implants in his short career as a dental educator. Dr. Miyamoto is aslo the founder of numerous entities and study clubs such as Metro West Seminars, Metro West Orthodontics and Periodontics LLC, Dental Tracks LLC, Anatomy and Dental Implant Institute LLC, Perio Health Institute Japan LLC and Perio Health Institute Pacific-Rim LLC.