Dr. Goto

Dr. Yoshihiro GotoDr. Yoshihiro Goto, D.D.S., M.S.D.

Dr.Goto is a full-time dentist in Brentwood, California and has over 23 years of experience in clinical dentistry as a Prosthodontist and General dentist. He is also the clinical assistant professor at the USC school of dentistry and University of Washington school of dentistry and actively teaches dental implants and prosthetic dentistry.

Dr.Goto earned his dental degree at the University of Southern California school of dentistry (USC). Dr.Goto continued to build his educational career and has completed 3 years of advanced specialist training in one of the top prosthodontics program at the University of Washington school of dentistry (UW). He has earned a Master of science degree and received a certificate of Prosthodontics. He has been a assistant professor for over 15 years at the USC school of dentistry.  In 2016, he became the affiliated Assistant Professor of the University of Washington, School of Dentistry.

"The comfort and trust of my patients are of utmost importance in my practice. I believe that the communication is always the key element for achieving our successful result and long term relationship. My primary goal as your dentist is to keep your teeth healthy for a lifetime." -Yoshi Goto

His expertise is dental implants, esthetic dentistry and treatment planning of complicated implant treatment, full mouth reconstruction or any dental treatment. Dr.Goto always prefer conservative approach to maintain the dental health long term. he has also collaborated with multiple other dental, medical specialists and coordinates the whole treatment for the making of a smooth transition.

Dr.Goto is an active member of American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, American Dental Association, California Dental Association and several other professional dental organizations. he has also served as program chairman of a dental implant organization of Southern California.

Dr.Goto has published over 25 scientific research and clinical articles and a chapter in a textbook on the field of Implant and prosthetic dentistry. He is also actively providing lectures nationally and internationally to practicing dentists for continuing education with current topics in dentistry for the last 14 years.

University of Southern California     University of Washington

Dr. Yoshihiro Goto

Membership of the Professional Dental Organization

American Dental Association:    www.ada.org
California Dental Association:    www.cda.org
American Academy of Restorative Dentistry:    www.restorativeacademy.com
Western Los Angeles Dental Society:    www.westernlads.org
Osseointegration Study club of Southern California (Former program chairman)
Foundation for Oral Rehabilitation (Expert faculty):    www.for.org

Published Book

Goto Y, Shor A, Ceyhan J: "Rehabilitation of the edentulous Maxilla with an implant-supported fixed prosthesis: Clinical and laboratory steps." Quintessence Dent Technol 2006; 29: 135-45.

Shor A, Goto Y, Shor K: "Immediate denture prostheses for the rehabilitation for the hopeless dentition: Clinical and laboratory considerations." Quintessence Dent Technol 2006; 29:157-70.

Shor A, Goto Y, Rapaport D, Shor K: "Full-mouth rehabilitation of the hopeless dentition: treatment considerations." Quintessence Dent Technol 2007; 30:129-142.

Goto Y, Ceyhan J, Chu SJ. Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry:. Principles and Practice. Montage Media Corporation. Mahwah, NJ. Chapter 6. 161-193; 2008.

Published Scientific Articles

Phillips K, Goto Y: "A composite resin abutment carrier for Implant retained prostheses." Compendium Continuous Education Dent 2001; 22(10): 886-90.

Phillips K, Goto Y: "Alternative implant impression techniques." Compendium Continuous Education Dent 2002; 23(2): 170-74.

Goto Y, Shor A, Chigurupati K, Rubenstein JE: "A light-polymerized resin support tray as an aid for recording centric relation." Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 2002; 87(5): 578-80.

Goto Y, Brudvik J: "Custom precision attachment housing for Removable partial denture." Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 2002; 88(1): 100-2.

Goto Y, Shimada K: "Future of the Metal free restoration". Dental Diamond 2002; 27(376): 94-101 (Japanese).

Goto Y, Nicholls J, Phillips K, Junge T: "Fatigue life of endodontically treated teeth with three post and core systems." Journal of Dental Research 2002; vol 81: abstract 4088: A-4.

Goto Y. "What's a metal free post and core?" Dental Frontier QA 2003; vol 23: 42-49 (Japanese).

Shor A, Chigurupati K, Goto Y: "A Denture Tooth Position Index Fabricated in Light-Polymerized Resin Material." Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 2003 ; 89(5): 515-7.

Goto Y, Shimada K: "The way for the predictable prosthesis, Part I The rules of restoration for endodontically treated teeth" Quintessence of Dental technology 2004(Japanese) Vol;29(1):19-30.

Goto Y, Shimada K: "The way for the predictable prosthesis. Part II:  Advantages and Disadvantages of new materials" Quintessence of Dental technology 2004(Japanese) Vol;29(3):19-26.

Shor A, Goto Y, Schuler R: "Rehabilitation of the edentulous mandible with a fixed implant-supported prosthesis." Pract Proced Aesthet Dent 2004;16(10):A-H.

Goto Y, Nicholls J, Phillips K, Junge T: "Fatigue resistance of endodontically treated teeth with three dowel and core systems." Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 2005; 93(1): 45-50.

Shor A, Shor K, Goto Y: "The edentulous patient and body image: achieving greater patient satisfaction." Pract Proced Aesthet Dent. 2005;17(4): 289-95.

Shor A, ShorK, Goto Y: "Rehabilitation of failing dentition with immediate denture prostheses: technique for a predictable esthetic and functional outcome." Compend Contin Educ Dent. 2006 Mar;27(3):168-76.

Shor A, Goto Y:  "An implant-supported prosthesis with a CNC- milled framework for the rehabilitation of the edentulous jaw." Pract Proced Aesthet Dent. 2006 Apr;18(3):179-81.

Shor A, Shor K, Goto Y: "Implant-retained overdenture design for the malpositioned mandibular implants" Compend Contin Educ Dent. 2006 July;27(7):411-19.

Shor A, Goto Y, Shor K: "Mandubular Two-Implant retained Overdenture: Prosthetic Design and Fabrication Protocal" Compend Contin Educ Dent. 2007 Feb;28(2):28-32.

Goto Y, Shor A: "Ensuring a predictable aesthetic outcome for an implant-supported fixed metal ceramic prosthesis." Pract Proced Aesthet Dent. 2007 June;19(5):297-299.

Shor A, Shor K, Goto Y: "An alternative technique for the fabrication of removable complete dentures." Pract Proced Aesthet Dent. 2007 July;19(6):337-344.

Shor A, Schuler R, Goto Y: "Indirect implant-supported fixed provisional restoration in the esthetic zone: fabrication technique and treatment workflow." J Esthet Restor Dent. 2008;20(2):82-95.

Goto Y, Ceyhan J, Chu SJ: "Restorations of endodontically treated teeth: New Concepts, Materials, and Aesthetics." Pract Proced Aesthet Dent. 2009;21(2):81-89.

Goto Y, Swift Jr EJ: "Ferrule for endodontically treated teeth." J Esthet Restor Dent. 2009;21(5):292-3.