The word for dentist in Japanese is shikai (歯科医) and the word for dentistry is shika (歯科). Find more Japanese words related to the dentistry profession in the following section.
|Japanese National Dentistry|
|Shika ishi kokka|
|Japan Dental Federation|
Interesting facts about dentistry in Japan
To become a dentist in Japan you have to complete a six-year program at a dental school and pass a national qualification examination to obtain a license to practice.
Dental care is widely available in Japan and many dental clinics and hospitals offering a range of services from routine check-ups to more complex procedures. Also, dental care is covered by the national health insurance system.