A new member of the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine faculty, Clinical Assistant Professor of General Dentistry Dr. Mamoru Tanaka was certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics in March 2012. In recognition of his Board Certification, Dr. Tanaka was presented with a certificate and a diplomate pin at the American College of Prosthodontists Annual Awards and President’s Dinner in Baltimore on November 2, 2012.
As a Board Certified Prosthodontist, Dr. Tanaka has met the criteria of demonstrating specialized skills in prosthodontics, commitment to life-long learning and ethical practices, and dedication to fostering positive relationships with his patients.
Dr. Tanaka received a Doctor of Dental Surgery from Nippon Dental University, Japan, in 2004. He received a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Esthetics in 2008 and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Prosthodontics in 2011, both from the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Tanaka has been a member of the American College of Prosthodontists since 2008 and a member of the American Dental Association since 2007.
Regarding his Board Certification, Dr. Tanaka said, “It’s a great achievement. It’s an experience I believe any young prosthodontist should go through as it is very rewarding professionally and personally.”
Said Professor and Chair of General Dentistry and Director of the Center for Clinical Research Dr. Judith Jones, “We are very pleased that Dr. Tanaka has joined the faculty at the School and that he recently became board certified. We congratulate him wholeheartedly and know that he will make important contributions to the pre-doctoral teaching program.”