Dr. Kan received DDS from Loma Loma University School of Dentistry (LLUSD), California, USA, where he went on to complete Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry. He is a Professor and maintains a private practice.
Dr. Kan was the recipient of the Best Research Award in the 12th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Osseointegration in 1997. He received the 2003 Judson C. Hinckey Scientific Award from the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry and 2005 Robert James Implant Dentistry Achievement Award.
Dr. Kan is on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry, and the International Journal of Esthetic Dentistry. He was the Program Chairman for the 2018 Academy of Osseointegration (AO) Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, and is currently a member on the AO Board.
Besides lecturing nationally and internationally, Dr. Kan has published over 100 referenced articles and book chapters on interdisciplinary treatment planning, periodontal and peri-implant tissue management, and immediate tooth replacement concepts.