Welcome to The Japanese Society of Conservative Dentistry Home Page.

The Central Office is located at:
The Japanese Society of Conservative Dentistry,
c/o Oral Health Association of Japan (Koku Hoken Kyokai),
Komagome TS Bldg., 1-43-9 Komagome, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 170-0003, Japan
TEL: +81-3-3947-8891, FAX: +81-3-3947-8341

About The Japanese Society of Conservative Dentistry


The Japanese Society of Conservative Dentistry, founded in 1955, is made up of specialists from all dental schools in Japan. Our members also include private and hospital dental practitioners. We remain the only dental society that covers the whole area of conservative dentistry, i.e., operative dentistry, endodontics and periodontology, in Japan.


The society had 4,559 members including 67 honorary members as of 31 March 2017

General assembly

General Membership Meeting is held once a year in conjunction with the spring scientific meeting. Extraordinary Membership Meeting may be held in conjunction with the autumn scientific meeting.

Executive members (Term: 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2019)

Takashi MATSUO, Tokushima University
Junji TAGAMI, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Hisashi ANAN, Fukuoka Dental College
Immediate-Past president:
Takashi OKIJI, Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Directors: 74
Standing directors: 16
Auditors: 2
Managers: 5

Executive meetings

Directors' meetings are held twice, and Standing directors' meetings and held four times per year, for the discussion of academic activities, budgets, committees' proceedings, etc.

Standing Committees

The Editorial Committee, chaired by Chiaki KITAMURA
The Public Relations and Insurance Committee, chaired by Shogo TAKASHIBA
The Dental Educational Committee, chaired by Mamoru NODA
The Academic Committee, chaired by Masahiro SAITO
The Long-range Planning Committee, chaired by Mikako HAYASHI
The Terminology Committee, chaired by Atsushi SAITO
The International Relation Committee, chaired by Hidehiko SANO
The Accredited Specialists Committee, chaired by So SATO
The Election Administration Committee, chaired by Keiso TAKAHASHI
The Ethics Committee, chaired by Hisashi ANAN
The COI Committee, chaired by Hisashi ANAN
The Constitution and By-laws Committee, chaired by Junji TAGAMI
The Awards Committee, chaired by Junji TAGAMI
The Publicity Committee, chaired by Bunnai OGISO

Scientific meetings

Scientific meetings are held biannually in spring and autumn.

Future meetings:
The 146th JSCD Meeting, June 8-9, 2017, Aomori
The 147th JSCD Meeting, October 26-27, 2017, Morioka


"The Japanese Journal of Conservative Dentistry" is issued bimonthly. The Journal publishes original research articles, review articles and case reports related to operative dentistry, endodontics and periodontology.

Research trends

  1. Operative Dentistry
    • Early caries detection
    • Adhesion to tooth structure
    • Esthetic restorative materials
    • Durability of restoration
    • Minimal intervention
  2. Endodontology
    • Pulp biology
    • Endodontic biomaterials
    • Rotary root canal instrumentation
    • Endodontic application of cone beam CT
    • Root canal irrigation
    • Endodontic microbiology
  3. Periodontology
    • Etiology and epidemiology of periodontal diseases
    • Immunology of periodontitis
    • Periodontal tissue engineering
    • Mucogingival and alveolar bone plastics
    • Periodontal micro flora
    • Supportive and sustainable tissue management
  4. Interdisciplinary topics
    • Dental tissue regeneration
    • Clinical application of Lasers

Dental specialist system

The system for accredited specialist has been continued since 1991, to improve the quality in the area of conservative dentistry. The number of accredited specialists was 799 including 335 supervisors as of 31 March 2015.

International exchange

The Japanese Society of Conservative Dentistry (JSCD) signed a friendship agreement with the Korean Academy of Conservative Dentistry (KACD) on 1997. According to this agreement, international joint meetings are held every year, alternately in Japan and Korea. The 15th JSCD/KSCD Joint-Scientific Meeting will be held in Japan in 2014.

For more information, please mail to gakkai5@kokuhoken.or.jp

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