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Kentaro Ikeda

Assistant Professor

Dr. Kentaro Ikeda

​Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences
Mail Stop F844
13065 East 17th Avenue, Room 130K
Aurora, Colorado  80045

Phone: 303-724-9584
Fax: 303-724-6986


  • Diplomat, American Board of Oral Medicine

  • Fellowship in Dental Surgery, the Royal College of Surgeon of Edinburg

  • MPH, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Oral Medicine Residency, Carolinas Medical Center

  • General Practice Residency, Carolinas Medical Center

  • Special Needs Pediatric Dentistry Residency, Kanagawa Children’s Medical Center

  • Infectious Disease Fellowship, University of Medicine and Dentistry at New Jersey

  • Oral Medicine Internship, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine

  • DDS, Tokyo Dental College

Honors and Awards:

  • 2015 - Outstanding Faculty Award, East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine

  • 2015 - Selected as honorary hooder by the inaugural class for their graduation, East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine

  • 2015 - Nominated for Distinguished Faculty Mentor Award, East Carolina University

  • 2012 - Selected as honorary coater by the inaugural class for their white coat ceremony, East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine

Department Affiliations: 

Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences, Division of Oral Diagnosis and Medicine

Research Interests:

  • Oral manifestation of systemic diseases

  • Dentistry for medically complex patients

  • Oral mucositis related to cancer therapy

  • Oral lesions in pediatric population

  • Orofacial pain

  • Salivary gland disorders

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