Werner H. Shintaku
Associate Professor, Director of Imaging Sciences
American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, University of Texas at San Antonio
Dr. Werner H. Shintaku is an Associate Professor and is the Director of Imaging Sciences of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Dentistry, Department of Diagnostic Sciences and Oral Medicine. Dr. Shintaku received his dental degree in 1998 and Master of Science (MS) degree in oral and maxillofacial radiology (OMFR) in 2004 from the University of Sao Paulo, School of Dentistry in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In 2009, he received a specialty degree in Oral Diagnosis from the Brazilian Dental Board. In 2004, he moved to the United States where he taught OMFR at the University of Southern California (USC), School of Dentistry in Los Angeles, California. In 2007, he joined the Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology graduate program of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA), Texas and received his certificate in 2009 and Master of Science degree in 2010. Dr. Shintaku is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. He has more than 20 years of experience in teaching and practicing OMFR. He has given many presentations and continuing education courses at national and international meetings and has published multiple articles in national and international peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Shintaku is the recipient of two awards given by the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology in 2008 and 2009 recognizing him as one of the best promising faculty/dental educator in OMFR.
Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Department of Diagnostic Sciences and Oral Medicine