Curriculum Vitae

Kenji Willard Higuchi, USA
D.D.S., M.S., F.A.C.D., F.I.C.D.

Dr. Kenji W. Higuchi is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in the private practice of oral and maxillofacial surgery of Drs. Higuchi and Skinner PS emphasizing reconstructive oral and maxillofacial surgery. He has held past full-time and adjunct academic appointments at the University of Iowa, University Hospitals and has been a visiting professor at eight American and 14 international university centers. He collaborated with Professor Per-Ingvar Brånemark in research, clinical studies, advanced surgical courses and reconstructive bone graft surgery for defect anatomy in multiple institutions in the United States, Europe, Asia and South America. Over the past 30 years, Dr. Higuchi has participated in 10 separate multi-center clinical studies and most recently is the principle investigator in a 5-year multi-center study on the Trefoil Concept which he jointly developed with Nobel Biocare. He has authored or co-authored 19 publications in refereed journals and has provided chapters in 17 and edited two textbooks. Dr. Higuchi has been a keynote speaker at over 130 national and international conferences in 30 countries throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and South America and has served as a consultant for the Clinical Implant Dentistry and Related Research and remains active as a reviewer for The International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants. He is a fellow of the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists, and the International Academy of Oral Facial Rehabilitation. Since 2011, Dr. Higuchi and Prof. John Brunski have been principals in OsseoConception LLC .