Dr. Ken M Akimoto, DDS, MSD
Dr. Ken Akimoto is a graduate of the Tokyo Medical and Dental University and has his Master of Science in Dentistry from the University of Washington. Because of his experience in restorative dentistry and periodontics, Dr. Akimoto provides both patients and referring dentists a well-rounded and vast understanding of all their dental health needs.
His implant research was awarded the prestigious Osseointegration Foundation Dental Implant Research Grant as well as the California Society of Periodontists Outstanding Implant Research Award. He is a multiple Seattle Magazine Top Dentist award winner and is regularly called up for industry lectures and education workshops on his state-of-the-art periodontal techniques.
Dr. Akimoto is a board certified periodontist by the American Board of Periodontology. He is also an affiliate faculty at the University of Washington, Department of Periodontics.
- Tokyo Medical and Dental University, School of Dentistry,1989
- Periodontics residency, University of Washington, 1995-1998
- Specialty certificate in Periodontics, Master of Science 1998
- Board certified in Periodontics, Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology 2000
- Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontics, University of Washington
- American Board of Periodontology
- American Academy of Periodontology
- Fellow, International Team of Implantologists (ITI)
- American Dental Association
- Academy of Osseointegration
- Washington State Dental Association
- Seattle King County Dental Society
- Osseointegration Foundation Dental Implant Research Grant 1998
- California Society of Periodontists, Outstanding periodontal graduate student research award 1999
- Evaluation of titanium implants placed into simulated extraction sockets: A study in dogs. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 1999;14:351-360
- Formation of bone around titanium implants placed into zero wall defects: A pilot study using reinforced e-PTFE membrane and autogenous bone graft. Clinical Implant Dentistry and related Research 1999;1:98-104
- Socket width alteration after implant placement into the fresh extraction socket with deproteinized bovine bone mineral and acellular dermal matrix. Clinical Advances in Periodontics 2012;2:89-95