Hiroe Ohyama, DDS, PhD, DMD

Contact Information

Harvard School of Dental Medicine
188 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617-432-4252
Fax: 617-432-0901

Hiroe Ohyama, DDS, PhD, DMD

Dr. Hiroe Ohyama received her DDS degree from the Tohoku University School of Dentistry in Japan. Following her graduation, she pursued research training in molecular pathology at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, receiving both a certificate in general dentistry and an MMSc degree. Dr. Ohyama then returned to Japan, where she obtained a PhD in oral biology from Tokyo University, Faculty of Medicine. Upon her return to Boston, she completed her DMD in the advanced standing program at HSDM.

Dr. Ohyama joined the Department of Restorative Dentistry at HSDM in 2003 and has been serving as director of both Predoctoral Operative Dentistry and the Northeastern Regional Board of Dentistry Review Course.

Dr. Ohyama has received multiple awards recognizing her research, teaching, and patient care. These include the Scholars in Medicine Award from Harvard Medical School, the Distinguished Junior Faculty Award of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, and the Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry Award from American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. She has published articles on restorative dentistry as well as head and neck cancer research.

Fields of Interest

Dr. Ohyama’s clinical interest is restorative dentistry, particularly esthetics and implant dentistry. She has also been active in public advocacy and educational and dental education meetings.