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).
University of Connecticut (Farmington, Connecticut)
Project Title: Endodontic/Dental Biomaterials
Role: Principal Investigator/Faculty Mentor
T Komabayashi (editor): Clinical Cases in Endodontics. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, Inc., 2018.
Comprehensive review of current endodontic sealers.
Komabayashi T, Colmenar D, Cvach N, Bhat A, Primus C, Imai Y: Dental Materials Journal, 2020; 39(5): 703–720
Current status of direct pulp-capping materials for permanent teeth
Komabayashi T, Zhu Q, Eberhart RC, Imai Y: Dental Materials Journal, 2016; 35(1):1-12
Lasers used for direct pulp-capping
Komabayashi T, Ebihara A, Aoki A: Journal of Oral Science, 2015; 57:277-286
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.
Komabayashi T, Spångberg LSW: Journal of Endodontics, 2008; 34(1): 94-98
Properties of a new injectable type of root canal filling resin with adhesiveness to dentin.
Imai Y, T Komabayashi T: Journal of Endodontics, 2003; 29(1): 20-23
A comparative study of oral health attitudes and behavior using the Hiroshima University-Dental Behavioural Inventory (HU-DBI) between dental students in Britain and China.
Komabayashi T, Kwan S.Y.L., Hu D-Y, Kajiwara K, Sasahara H, Kawamura M: Journal of Oral Science, 2005; 47(1): 1-7
Invited plenary presentation
ADA/FDI World Dental Congress 2019 (San Francisco, CA) - September 5-6, 2019
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