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Nakao Foundation featured in Dental Tribune International

Date Released: Sep 05, 2019

Nakao Foundation was featured by Dental Tribune International. “Nakao Foundation for Worldwide Oral Health” was founded by GC Corporation’s Chief corporate Advisor Makoto Nakao in Switzerland. The interview featured the story behind the establishment and its future activities. 


Interview by Dental Tribune International


In the interview, the foundation also announced that detailed procedure and criteria for funding application had been decided. The foundation will be commencing full-fledged activities and will announce the application process on its website soon.


Background of “Nakao Foundation for Worldwide Oral Health”

Established in 2018, GC’s Chief Corporate Advisor Makoto Nakao funded the “Nakao Foundation for Worldwide Oral Health” in Switzerland to make further contribution for global dentistry. Based on the belief that improving QOL is essential for realizing a healthy ageing society amid increasing lifespan. Improvement of oral health is the mission for current and future dentistry, the foundation operates with the aim of promoting academic and clinical research on new treatments as well as raising awareness about oral health, like:


- Promoting Minimum Intervention (MI) Concept

- Shift to tooth functionality (focus on functionality)

- Promoting the 8020 movement to increase the number of people with more than 20 original teeth at the age of 80

- Prevention of oral frailty

- Improvement of oral health among people across the world