Dr Jiro Abe portrait

Dr Jiro Abe graduated from Tokyo Dental College in 1981. He developed the suction mechanism of mandibular complete dentures in 1999 and published ”Successful Mandibular Complete Denture Suction for everyone”. He has been defusing it throughout the world since 2004. He was the director of the Academy of Clinical Dentistry from 1999 to 2005 and its consultant from 2005 to 2009. He founded the Japan Denture Association and has been its chairman since 2006. He works as international clinical BPS  instructor for Ivoclar Vivadent and conducts seminars on complete denture prosthetics for GC & MORITA. Moreover, he is the lecturer of the Japan Dental Association as well as a professor at the Tohoku University Graduate School of Dentistry since 2008 and at Kanagawa Dental College since 2012.

Dr Abe has also held many distinguished positions over the years and published the Quintessence book ”Mandibular suction-effective denture and BPS – A complete guide: 4 steps from start to finish”, which was translated into English and Korean in 2012.

All instructors are Registered Dental Prosthetists, as well as qualified clinical & technical instructors of Dr. Abe’s SEMCD. They have been personally trained to instructor level by Dr. Abe and his team in Tokyo, Japan.