Japan (Japanese: Nippon [nip?põ??] or Nihon [nihõ??]; formally ??? About this sound Nippon-koku or Nihon-koku, "State of Japan") is an island country in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, the East China Sea, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south. The kanji that make up Japan's name mean "sun origin", and it is often called the "Land of the Rising Sun".
Japan is a stratovolcanic archipelago of 6,852 islands. The four largest are Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku, which make up about ninety-seven percent of Japan's land area. The country is divided into 47 prefectures in eight regions. The population of 126 million is the world's tenth largest.
The economy of Japan is the third-largest in the world by nominal GDP and the fourth-largest by purchasing power parity (PPP) and is the world's second largest developed economy. According to the International Monetary Fund, the country's per capita GDP (PPP) was at $37,519, the 28th highest in 2014, down from the 22nd position in 2012. Japan is a member of the G7. The Japanese economy is forecasted by the Quarterly Tankan survey of business sentiment conducted by the Bank of Japan.
Japan top universities of Dentistry list include School of Dentistry Osaka University, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Teikyo University, Kyushu University etc. In Japan there is a major dental association (JDA) 100,735 in number. Many Nobel laureates will describe the top universities of japan. Many Japan Journals list of Dentistry are Pediatric Dental Journal, Japanese Dental Science Review, Dental Materials Journal and many more.