Dr. Kunio Chan studied his undergraduate at University of Wisconsin - Madison and received his Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology with the distinguished Harvey M. Meyerhoff Undergraduate Excellence Award for Leadership, Service and Scholarship. He then went to Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston and received his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree.
Dr. Chan has a great passion in both learning and teaching, striving for excellence in his practice of dentistry. He is a graduate of the prestigious Kois Center in Seattle, WA, where doctors from worldwide go to receive their post-doctoral training on the latest, scientific evidence-based advancements in knowledge and technology on aesthetic and restorative dentistry. He is also an active member of the Spear Faculty Club after attending a series of Spear Education workshops on aesthetic and restorative dentistry in the renowned Scottsdale Center in Arizona, another world class teaching center in dentistry. Being dedicated to provide the best quality care to his patients, Dr. Chan has attended averaging over 180 hours of continuous education every year for the last 10 years, which is nearly 10 times the state basic requirement for practicing dentists. He has received extensive training in pediatric dentistry, implant restoration, full mouth reconstruction and comprehensive restorative dentistry. Although not specialized in orthodontics, Dr. Chan received most of his orthodontic training from Progressive Orthodontic Seminars and he is also an Invisalign provider.
In June 2013, Dr Chan received his Mastership of the Academy of the General Dentistry (MAGD), an honor that less than 1% of all general dentists have achieved. In order to attain the Mastership of the Academy of the General Dentistry, a dentist must first acquire the Fellowship status which requires to pass a comprehensive Fellowship Exam as well as 500 credit hours of dental education. After achieving the Fellowship, the dentist needs to study 600 more credit hours on 18 specific dental disciplines, consisting of 400 credit hours on hands-on training skills. Dr Chan did not stop there and he went further on and received his Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition from the Academy of General Dentistry in 2016 which required at least 500 more continuating education credits after he received his MAGD plus a minimum of 100 hours of dental related community services.
Besides committing to life-long learning, Dr. Chan is also very keen on teaching and sharing what he has learned with other dentists and dental students. He is currently a part-time Clinical Instructor teaching dental students at Harvard School of Dental Medicine Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials Sciences.
Dr. Chan is a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry, Sustaining member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Life member of the American Orthodontic Society, Leadership Institute graduates of Massachusetts Dental Society, a general member of the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.
He is married and has 2 sons. When not practicing dentistry, Dr Chan enjoys spending time with his family and improving his skills on photography. As a photographer, he is an alumni of the Summit Sports Photography Workshop with Richard Clarkson.