Takashi Komabayashi

Dr. Takashi Komabayashi is a Clinical Professor at the University of New England College of Dental Medicine and a Dental Officer of the United States Army Reserve. He received a D.D.S. degree from the University of Hiroshima in 1998, a Ph.D. in dental material from the Tokyo Medical and Dental University in 2002, a D.D.S. from the University of California San Francisco in 2005, and a Certificate and M.Dent.Sc. in Endodontics from the University of Connecticut in 2008. Dr. Komabayashi served as a student member of the American Association of Endodontists Research and Scientific Affairs Committee. He was a recipient of the Endodontic Educator Fellowship Award and the Henry M. Thornton/Student Clinicians of the American Dental Association Fellowship Award. He is a John and Joyce Ingle Fellow in Endodontics. His previous positions include Associate Professor and Director, Postgraduate Endodontic Program, West Virginia University School of Dentistry (2012-2015), and Assistant Professor, Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry (2008-2012).

Education

M.S.C.S.

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern

2011

M.Dent.Sc.

Graduate Endodontic Program, University of Connecticut

2008

D.D.S.

School of Dentistry, University of California San Francisco

2005

Ph.D.

Graduate School of Dental Research, Tokyo Medical & Dental University

2002

D.D.S.

Faculty of Dentistry, Hiroshima University

1998

Board Certifications and Licenses

Diplomate, American Board of Endodontics (1470)

State of Maine (in process)

State of West Virginia (4018, Endo 34)

State of Texas (23799)

State of California (55299)

State of Connecticut (9540)

State of Minnesota (D12174)

Japanese Dentist's License by Ministry of Health and Welfare

Residency

Graduate Endodontic Program

University of Connecticut

Farmington

Connecticut

Expertise

Endodontics

Dental Materials

Research

Current Research

University of New England College of Dental Medicine
Role: Faculty Mentor/Investigator
Project Title: Endodontic/Dental Biomaterials
"Clinical Application of S-PRG filler containing new endodontic material: in vitro study using human extracted teeth"

University of New England College of Dental Medicine
Role: Faculty Mentor/Investigator
Project Title: Dental Education
"Correlation between clinical competency exams and didactic exams in Simulation Endodontic Clinic course for 2nd year dental students"

Selected Publications

2008

Comparative analysis of the particle size and shape of commercially available mineral trioxide aggregates and Portland cement: a study with a flow particle image analyzer.
T Komabayashi, LSW Spångberg. Journal of Endodontics 34 (1), 94-98

2000

Cross-cultural differences of self-reported oral health behaviour in Japanese and Finnish dental students.
M Kawamura, E Honkala, E Widström, T Komabayashi. International dental journal 50 (1), 46-50

2003

Properties of a new injectable type of root canal filling resin with adhesiveness to dentin.
Y Imai, T Komabayashi. Journal of Endodontics 29 (1), 20-23

2001

A cross-cultural comparison of dental health attitudes and behaviour among freshman dental students in Japan, Hong Kong and West China.
M Kawamura, HK Yip, Y Hu, T Komabayashi. International dental journal 51 (3), 159-163

2002

Comparison of United States and Korean dental hygiene students using the Hiroshima University-Dental Behavioural Inventory (HU-DBI).
M Kawamura, A Spadafora, KJ Kim, T Komabayashi. International dental journal 52 (3), 156-162

Funded Grants

SHOFU Inc. Title: Removability of S-PRG filler containing new endodontic material: Micro CT analysis. Role: PI. (4/1/17-3/31/19)

SHOFU Inc. Title: S-PRF filler containing new endodontic material. Role: PI. (1/1/16-12/31/17)

UNE Office of Sponsored Programs. Title: Removability of new endodontic materials: Clinically simulated in vitro study using human extracted teeth and micro computed tomography (µCT). Role: VPRS mini-grant recipient/PI. (6/1/17-5/31/18).

UNE Office of Sponsored Programs. Title: Clinical application of S-PRG filler containing new endodontic material: in vitro study using human extracted teeth. Role: VPRS mini-grant recipient/PI. (6/1/16-5/31/17)

UNE Center for the Enrichment of Teaching and Learning. Title: A cross-sectional study of dental students' learning approaches across first, second, third, and fourth years using the ASSIST questionnaire. Role: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) mini-grant recipient/PI. (7/1/16-5/31/17)

UNE Center for the Enrichment of Teaching and Learning. Title: Correlation between clinical competency exams and didactic exams in Simulation Endodontic Clinic course for second year dental students. Role: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) mini-grant recipient/PI. (1/1/16-6/30/16)

Northern New England Clinical Oncology Society. Title: The Current Dental & Interprofessional Mgmt. of Geriatric Patients Undergoing Head & Neck Cancer Treatment in Nursing Home in the US. Role: Faculty PI. (9/8/15-9/7/16)

Invited Plenary Presentation

Mid-Coast Dental Society Spring Meeting (Thomaston, ME) - May 30, 2017

Reunión Dental de Provincia - Ver. 2016 (Mexico) - April 29, 2017

17th International Congress of Iranian Association of Endodontics (Iran/via Satellite) - July 27, 2016

Reunión Dental de Provincia - Ags. 2016 (Mexico) - May 19, 2016

Okayama University School of Dentistry (Japan) - November 25, 2015

Osaka University School of Dentistry (Japan) - November 24, 2015

Research Topics

Takashi Komabayashi

Takashi Komabayashi

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D.D.S., M.Dent.Sc., Ph.D.

Clinical Professor

Portland Campus

Goddard Hall
On Campus

Eligible for Student Opportunities