Henry H. Takei, D.D.S., M.S.
10833 Le Conte Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1668
Phone: (310) 825-5393
Educational and Professional Background
- 1961, University of Southern California
- 1965, D.D.S., Marquette University School of Dentistry
- 1966, Pathology Residency, Veterans Administration Hospital, Wood, WI
- 1967, M.S., Marquette University
- 1967, Certificate in Periodontics, Marquette University School of Dentistry
In addition to conducting clinical research in periodontics, Dr. Takei is involved in the development of educational materials for undergraduate and graduate education in periodontics and implant surgery. He is a co-editor of the classic textbook, Carranza’s Clinical Periodontology, 9th Edition (2002) and 10th Edition (2006), published by Elsevier.
Dr. Takei founded the first, formal UCLA Continuing Dental Education courses with universities in Japan, and also launched a dental student exchange program with Japanese universities which has been permanently endowed.
Among the highlights of Dr. Takei’s professional career are the following honors:
•“Honorary Alumnus of the Year, 1998,” UCLA School of Dentistry
•“Distinguished Alumnus of the Year, 2001,” Marquette University
•“Master Clinician Award, 2006,” American Academy of Periodontology (the organization's highest honor)
In addition, eight graduating classes have selected Dr. Takei as their "Outstanding Professor," and he received the Alpha Omega Educator Award in 1975.
Patient Care Activities
Dr. Takei supervises the patient care delivered by resident dentists in the UCLA Postgraduate Periodontics and Implant Surgery Clinic.
Dr. Takei has presented more than 600 lectures and seminars in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia and South America. He has also given more than 200 continuing education courses for UCLA.
His teaching activities at the dental school include:
•1995 – Present Course Director, Advanced Clinical Periodontics, DS433A and DS433C
•1994 – Present Course Director, Post-Doctoral Periodontics, Periodontal Techniques Seminar
•1994 – Present Co-course Director, Periodontal Prosthetic, Orthodontic Treatment Planning Seminar, Postdoctoral Periodontics
•1990 – Present Faculty for Advanced International Dental Studies in Clinical Periodontics and Implant Surgery
•1987 – Present Course Director and Instructor, Annual Foreign Study Club, Continuing Education Course
•1980 – Present Postdoctoral Periodontics, Clinical Instructor
•1967 – Present Lecturer, Continuing Education, Postgraduate Courses in Dentistry
•1980 – 1998 Postdoctoral Periodontics, Surgical Seminar Instructor (weekly course)
•1974 – 1989 Lecturer in Periodontics, West Los Angeles College, Dental Hygiene
•1974 – 1980 Lecturer in Periodontics, Cerritos College, Dental Hygiene
•1974 – 1980 Course Chairman, Introduction to Periodontics, 2nd Year Dental Students
•1974 – 1978 Lecturer for General Dentistry Residency Program, Periodontics Section
•1967 – 1975 Course Chairman, Clinical Periodontics Lecture Series 2nd Year Dental Class
•1967 – 1974 Course Chairman, Periodontal Treatment Planning, Oral Diagnosis, Oral Pathology Section
•1967 – 1973 Course Chairman, Periodontal Treatment Planning Seminars, 2nd and 3rd Year Dental Students
Professional Memberships and Activities
•Fellow of American College of Dentists
•Fellow of International College of Dentists
•Omicron Kappa Upsilon
•American Dental Association
•American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry
•Pierre Fauchard Academy
•American Academy of Periodontology