Doctor of Dental Surgery, Osaka Dental University, Japan, 1947. Doctor of Philosophy Doctor of Medical Science, Okayama University, Japan, 1952.
Research fellow Medical School, Tokushima University, 1952-1958. Associate professor Osaka Dental University, 1958-1971, director tissue culture center, 1970-1980, professor, chairman department biomaterials, 1971-1986, professor emeritus, since 1986. Guest. professor Dental School, Asahi University, Gifu, Japan, since 1986.
President Institute Clinical Materials, Osaka, since 1986. Founder, president World Congress Oral Implantology, 1975, 80. Honorary professor Dental School, Léon University, Monterey, Mexico, since 1987.
Visiting professor Dental School, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1987. Member World Health Organization/foreign direct investment JWG 15 on Biomaterials.
Fellow Academy Dental Materials. Member International Congress of Oral Implantatology and Biomaterials (president 1985-1988). International Congress of Oral Implantatologists (president 1986-1987).
Japanese Society Dental Products (founder, president 1988-1994), Japanese Society Oral Implantology (founder). Japanese Society Biomaterials (founder), Association Oromaxillofacial Biomechanics (founder, president 1995-1998). Academy Cosmetic Oral Care (founder, president since 2001).
Married Kazuko Kuwahara, January 15, 1952. Children: Hiroko, Mariko, Dai.