TMDU International Faculty Development Course AY2023

TMDU International Faculty Development Course AY2023

Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) offers the International Faculty Development Course (IFDC) with the purpose of introducing expertise in clinical dental education at TMDU.
This course for clinical, research and dental education offers you up-to-date dental clinical knowledge and cutting-edge techniques that are often publicized in journals or books. You will have the chance to actually engage in discussions with your peers and build networks.

December 12-15, 2023

Tokyo Medical and Dental University
1-5-45, Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113 - 8510, JAPAN

1. Gain new dental knowledge and new approaches for future treatments/research
2. Consider your clinical cases from a critical perspective
3. Use skills for clinical procedures

A certificate of completion including hours of study and topics covered will be given to those who attend every assigned session.

150,000JPY (Registration fee (50,000JPY) + Course fee (100,000JPY))
*For the following cases, only the course fee is required: 
1) TMDU graduates/students
2) Previous IFDC/EECD certificate holders 



Futher syllabus and schedule




1. Educational Background/Research Experience: Only those who have a dental or medical license or are dental school graduates can join this course.
2. Health: Applicants must be in good mental and physical health. 
3. Communication Ability: Applicants must have sufficient general knowledge of the subject matter and adequate communication skills in English so as to be able to participate in discussion.


Application must be filled out online. Numbers 2 and 3 below must be submitted to the TMDU Institute of Global Affairs by email (kokusai.adm(@) and be received by September 29, 2023, Japan Standard Time.

(1) IFDC AY2023 Application form (online form) ⇒ Here
(2) Passport copy (email)
(3) Dental license copy/proof of graduation (email)


No. Title Lecturer Date Time Style
1 Opening ceremony
"Metal free fixed prosthodontic restorations"
Dr. Wataru Komada Dec. 12, 2023 9:30 JST - 10:45 JST Lecture
2 Lecture: 
 "A direct resin-bonded fixed dental prosthesis pre-pontic assisted procedure technique using a digital workflow"
Dr. Takashi Hatayama Dec. 12, 2023 10:45 JST - 11:45 JST Lecture
3 Lecture: 
"Basic Principles for Ideal Implant Placement -Posterior Missing Cases-"
Dr. Eriko Marukawa
Dr. Masaki Shibasaki
Dr. Shogo Maekawa
Dec. 12, 2023 11:45 JST - 12:45 JST Lecture
4 Hands-on:
 Complete denture prosthodontics
"Bolder molding for mandibular complete dentures"
Dr. Manabu Kanazawa
Dr. Yuriko Komagamine
Dec. 12, 2023 13:45 JST - 16:00 JST Hands-on
5 Live Operation (Periodontology) Dr. Koji Mizutani
Dr. Shogo Maekawa
Dec. 13, 2023 9:30 JST - 12:00 JST Other
6 Hands-on:
Fixed prosthodontics
"Direct resin core build-up method using custom core form"
Dr. Wataru Komada Dec. 13, 2023 13:30 JST - 16:00 JST Hands-on
7 Hands-on:
Cariology and operative dentistry
"Perfect matrix works 2023"
Dr. Takashi Hatayama Dec. 14, 2023 9:30 JST - 12:30 JST Hands-on
8 Hands-on: Periodontology
"Crown lengthening and periodontal surgery"
Dr. Koji Mizutani
Dr. Shogo Maekawa
Dr. Kosei Yano
Dec. 14, 2023 13:30 JST - 16:00 JST Hands-on
9 "TMDU Hospital Tour"  Dr. Manabu Kanazawa
Dr. Yuriko Komagamine
Dec. 15, 2023 9:30 JST - 10:30 JST Other
10 Lecture:
"Cutting edge of digital dentures"
Dr. Manabu Kanazawa Dec. 15, 2023 10:30 JST - 11:30 JST Lecture
11 Detail: TBA Detail: TBA Dec. 15, 2023 11:30 JST - 12:30 JST Lecture
12 Hands-on:
"A treatment for Class I crowding case using sliding mechanics"
Closing ceremony
Dr. Ikuo Yonemitsu Dec. 15, 2023 13:30 JST - 16:00 JST Hands-on