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Dr. Joseph Kan
Loma Linda, California

Dr. Kan received DDS from Loma Loma University School of Dentistry (LLUSD), California, USA, and then completed Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry with MS. He is currently Professor and teaches at Advanced Education Program for Implant Dentistry and Advanced Education Program in Periodontics in LLU. He also maintains a private practice.

Dr. Kan received awards include 1997 Best Research Award from Academy of Osseointegration, 2003 Judson C. Hinckey Scientific Award from Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 2005 Robert James Implant Dentistry Award, 2019 Honorary Membership from United Kingdom Association of Dental Implantology, and in 2020 the Distinguished Research Award from LLU and Distinguished Speaker Award from the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontist. In 2021, Dr. Kan will receive the Honorary Membership as well as Clinical Research Award from the American Academy of Periodontology in Miami.

Dr. Kan is on Editorial Board International Journal of Esthetic Dentistry. He was Program Chairman for 2018 Academy of Osseointegration (AO) Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, and is currently on AO Board. In 2018, Dr. Kan performed a live surgery of immediate implant placement and provisionalization with connective tissue graft at the 104th Annual meeting of the American Academy of Periodontology in Vancouver BC, Canada.

In 2017, Fardi et al (Int J Maxillofac Implants), listed 4 of Dr. Kan’s publications as the 100 Top most cited referenced articles in Implant Dentistry. Then in 2020, Praveen G et al (J Prosthet Dent), cited 2 of Dr. Kan’s publications as the top 100 most cited articles in Prosthodontics.

Besides lecturing nationally and internationally, Dr. Kan has published over 100 referenced articles and book chapters on interdisciplinary treatment planning, periodontal peri-implant tissue management, and immediate tooth replacement concepts.

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