About History of JADS

History of JADS

1949Founded as the Japan Dental Association Academic Conference.
1960Organized with 7 specialized organizations, namely, the Japanese Association for Oral Biology, the Japanese Society of Conservative Dentistry, the Japan Prosthodontic Society, the Japanese Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the Japanese Society of Dental Materials and Equipment, the Japanese Orthodontic Society, and the Japanese Society for Dental Health.
1964The Japanese Society for Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology joined, making a total of 8 specialized organizations.
1967The Japanese Society of Pediatric Dentistry joined, making a total of 9 specialized organizations.
1972The Japanese Society of Periodontology joined, making a total of 10 specialized organizations.
1973The Japanese Dental Society Of Anesthesiology and the Society for Dental Materials and Devices joined, making a total of 12 specialized organizations.
1974The JADS significantly revised its rules to improve its organizational structure; mainly to enhance the integration of clinical and academic works and the establishment of a financial basis.The Japan Society of Dental History and the Japanese Society of Dental Practice Administration joined, making a total of 14 specialized organizations.
1982The Japanese Society of Dental Materials and Equipment and the Society for Dental Materials and Devices were merged and renamed the Japanese Society for Dental Materials and Devices, making a total of 13 specialized organizations.
1992The Japanese Society of Oral Therapeutics and Pharmacology joined, making a total of 14 specialized organizations.
1999The Japanese Society for Disability and Oral Health and the Japanese Society of Gerodontology joined, making a total of 16 specialized organizations.
2005The Japan Association for Dental Education, the Japanese Society of Oral Implantology, and the Japanese Society for Temporomandibular Joint joined, making a total of 19 specialized organizations.
2007Newly installed authorized branch organizations.A total of 10 societies, the Japanese Society for Laser Dentistry, the Japanese Association for Oral Infectious Diseases, the Japanese Society of Dentistry for Medically Compromised Patient, the Japanese Society of Psychosomatic Dentistry, the Japan Society for Adhesive Dentistry, the Japanese Academy of Clinical Periodontology, the Japan Endodontic Association, the Japan Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the Japanese Society of Stomatognathic Function, and the Japan Dental Society of Oriental Medicine registered with the organizations.There are 19 specialized organizations and 10 authorized branch organizations in this Association.
2008The Japanese Society of Oral Pathology and the Japan Society for Adhesive Dentistry joined specialized organizations.There are 21 specialized organizations and 9 authorized branch organizations in this Association.
2009The Japanese Society for Jaw Deformities, the Japanese Academy of Sports Dentistry, the Japanese Academy of Maxillofacial prosthetics, the Academy of Clinical Dentistry, the Japanese Society of magnetic applications in dentistry, the Japanese Society of Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and the Japanese Academy of Maxillofacial Implants registered with authorized branch organizations.There are 21 specialized organizations and 16 authorized branch organizations in this Association.
20102 societies, the Japan Association of Dental Traumatology and the Japanese Society of Oral Diagnosis/Oral Medicine registered with authorized branch organizations.There are 21 specialized organizations and 18 authorized branch organizations in this Association.
2012The Japan Society for Oral Tumors registered with authorized branch organizations.There are 21 specialized organizations and 19 authorized branch organizations in this Association.
20132 societies, the Japan Association of Oral Rehabilitation and the Japanese Society of Orofacial Pain registered with authorized branch organizations.There are 21 specialized organizations and 21 authorized branch organizations in this Association.
20152 societies, the Japanese Society for Evidence and the Dental Professional registered with authorized branch organizations.There are 21 specialized organizations and 22 authorized branch organizations in this Association.
20172 societies, the Japan Endodontic Association and the Japanese Society for Laser Dentistry joined specialized organizations.There are 23 specialized organizations and 20 authorized branch organizations in this Association.
20192 societies, the Japanese Academy of Sports Dentistry and the Japanese Society of Dentistry for Medically Compromised Patient joined specialized organizations.There are 25 specialized organizations and 18 authorized branch organizations in this Association.
20212 societies, the Japanese Society of Oral Medicine and the Japanese Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine registered with authorized branch organizations.<There are 25 specialized organizations and 20 authorized branch organizations in this Association.

Past Presidents and Vice Presidents of the Japanese Association for Dental Science

Term of office President Vice President
1960-1961 Yutaka Nagao Masaru Suzuki / Katsumi Nagamatsu
April 1, 1962-March 31, 1964 Rinzo Higaki Masaru Suzuki / Iwao Nagai
April 1, 1964-March 31, 1966 Rinzo Higaki Kiyoshi Ohi / Hikari Saka
April 1, 1966-March 31, 1968 Masaru Suzuki Kiyoshi Ohi / Yoshio Yagyu
April 1, 1968-March 31, 1970 Masaru Suzuki Isoji Kato / Shunichi Nakamura
April 1, 1970-March 31, 1972 Fuji Sugiyama Jiro Okamura / Shunichi Nakamura
April 1, 1972-March 31, 1974 Mikio Shirasu Takahiro Matsui / Tadahiro Kirino (-October 14, 1973)Shoichi Ando(October 15, 1973-)
April 1, 1974-March 31, 1976 / April 1, 1976-March 31, 1978 Mikio Shirasu Takao Fusayama
April 1, 1978-March 31, 1980 / April 1, 1980-March 31, 1982 / April 1, 1982-March 31, 1985 Mikio Shirasu Heiji Maizumi
April 1, 1985-March 31, 1988 Heiji Maizumi (-November 28, 1986) Imao Sunada (Acting President from November 29, 1986-)
April 1, 1988-March 31, 1991 Imao Sunada Hiroshi Sekine
April 1, 1991-March 31, 1994 mao Sunada (-November 30, 1991) , Hiroshi Sekine (January 15, 1992-) Hiroshi Sekine (Acting President from December 1, 1991 to January 24, 1992) , Tsuyoshi Saito (January 25, 1992-)
April 1, 1994-March 31, 1997 Hiroshi Sekine (-September 29, 1996) , Tsuyoshi Saito (November 25, 1996-) Tsuyoshi Saito (Acting President from September 30, 1996-November 24, 1996), Hironori Sagawa (November 25, 1996-)
April 1, 1997-March 31, 2000 Tsuyoshi Saito Minoru Ai
April 1, 2000-March 31, 2003 Tsuyoshi Saito Yuzuru Kaneko
April 1, 2003-March 31, 2006 Tsuyoshi Saito Norimasa Kurosaki
April 1, 2006-March 31, 2009 Kazuhiro Eto Norimasa Kurosaki / Yoshinobu Ide
April 1, 2009-March 31, 2011 Kazuhiro Eto Masahito Sumitomo / Yoshinobu Ide
April 1, 2011-Jun 30, 2013 Kazuhiro Eto Tazuko Sato / Kouji Araki
July 1, 2013-Jun 30, 2015 Masahito Sumitomo Hideo Matsumura / Yutaka Imai
July 1, 2015-Jun 30, 2017 Masahito Sumitomo Hideo Matsumura / Yutaka Imai
July 1, 2017-Jun 30, 2019 Masahito Sumitomo Hideo Matsumura / Takashi Inoue
July 1, 2019-Jun 30, 2021 Masahito Sumitomo Hideo Matsumura / Yoko Kawaguchi
July 1, 2021-Jun 30, 2023 Masahito Sumitomo Hideo Matsumura / Yoko Kawaguchi