DDS, MSD, PhD
Young Clinicians Program
Paired Approach to Soft and Hard Tissue Complex for Anterior Immediate Implant Placement
Dr. Katafuchi received his DDS from Fukuoka Dental College in Japan in 2003. He pursued his PhD at the Department of Prosthodontics at FDC and spent his time in research at the University of North Carolina. He then worked as an Assistant Professor in Prosthodontics in Japan. He earned an MSD and Certificate in Periodontics at the University of Washington in Seattle. Dr. Katafuchi has authored several scientific articles and has been serving as a reviewer for peer-reviewed journals in periodontics and prosthodontics. Recently, his case report was selected as one of the top three reports internationally and he was invited to the EuroPerio9 Conference in the Netherlands. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and practices in Kirkland and Tacoma Washington, specializing in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry.