6th Asian Academic Congress for TMJ in Tokyo, July 27-28 2019
Welcome message for colleagues of over-sea countries and Japan:
Dear Friends and colleagues!
This is our privilege to welcome you to the 6th Asian Academic Congress for
Temporomandibular Joint chaired by Dr. KenIchiro Murakami in Tokyo on July 27 and
28, 2019. The congress is held in conjunction with the 32nd General Meeting of Japanese
Society for Temporomandibular Joint by presidency of Dr.Toshirou Kondoh.
The meeting venue is Hitotsubashi (Kodo) Hall, National Sciences Center Building,
Chiyoda-ku Hitotsubashi, Tokyo.
We have sophisticated guest speakers, Dr.Franklin Dolwick from USA, and Dr.Dorrit
Nitzan from Israel. Their tremendous contributions to TMJ disc preservation surgery and
TMJ arthrocentesis as the less invasive surgical interventions are of great milestones after
1990s. We sincerely wish to audit regarding the philosophy and spirits beyond them for
the development and renewal of TMJ Science and Art toward to new era. In the Asian
and Japanese Joint seminar, Dr. Bu Kyu Lee from Korea and Dr.Tetsu Takahashi in
Tohoku University, Japan will discuss the Alloplastic and Autogeneous TMJ
replacement. Update your knowledge and skill for TMJ end-diseases such as bony
ankyloses, and advanced staged osteoarthrosis, rheumatoid arthritis and so on.
DC-TMD is EBM based world standard diagnostic system for common TMD aiming
biological appropriate treatment. Symposium on DC-TMD update and the prospective in
Asian country is held to seeking the common basis of diagnosis and treatment for
common TMD. Speakers from Japan, Korea, China, Philippines, and Indonesia will
discuss and work in this matter.
As usually, scientific abstract oral and poster sessions are held during the meeting in
English. We encourage all clinicians and researchers to attend the meeting from Asia,
Pan-Pacific, and all over the world such as “West meet East” and “North meet South”
The mid-summer in current Japan is so cruel, while the traditional summer festival
such as a fireworks and wind-bells with night street booths for kids and family must be
charming for the guest from over-sea countries.
Hope to learn and enjoy together in Tokyo-Edo metropolitan culture center in Japan.
KenIchiro Murakami, DDS, Ph.D
Chair of 6th Asian Congress for TMJ
Toshirou Kondo, DDS, Ph.D
President of 32nd Annual Meeting of Japanese Society for Temporomandibular Joint.