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Henry Greenwell


Name: Henry Greenwell, DMD, JD, MSD, FACD

Title: Professor

Current Position: Director of Graduate Periodontics

Phone: (502) 852-1213

Fax: (502) 852-1317





College of Arts and Sciences, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1970-1973.

BS, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 1975.

DMD, School of Dentistry, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 1977.

JD, School of Law, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 1980.

MSD, School of Dentistry, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1982.

Certificate, Periodontics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1982.

Research Interests and Current Projects:

Implants, implant site development including ridge augmentation and ridge preservation, periodontal plastic and esthetic surgery, periodontal regenerative therapy

Teaching Activities:

Classic Literature Review Seminar, Current Literature Review Seminar, Implant Literature Review Seminar, Fundamentals of Clinical Periodontics, Occlusion Seminar, Case Presentation Seminar, Fundamentals of Periodontics, Periodontics Prosthodontics Seminar, Periodontics Orthodontics Seminar, Periodontal Histopathology,


Co-Chairman of the American Board of Periodontology; Commissioner for periodontics to the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA); Chairman of the Periodontal Review Committee (CODA); Consultant for the Commission on Dental Accreditation; National Board Test Construction Committee (Periodontics); Chairman of the Periodontal Therapy Committee; Chairman of the Tarrson Oral Plastic Surgery Research Award Committee; Education Committee; Committee to rewrite the Guidelines for Periodontal Therapy; North Central District Board of Health; Chairman of the Spencer County Board of Health; Reviewer for the Journal of Periodontology, Reviewer for the International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry, Reviewer for the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implantology, Reviewer for Clinical Advances in Periodontics.


American Academy of Periodontology, American Board of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Southern Academy of Periodontology, KY Society of Periodontics, American Dental Association, Kentucky Dental Association, Louisville Dental Society, American College of Dentists, International Association for Dental Research, American Association for Dental Research, Kentucky Bar Association

Honors and Awards: Fellow of the American College of Dentists


Book Chapters:

Greenwell H. Periodontal maintenance therapy. In The Periodontic Syllabus, Arthur R. Vernino, Jonathon Gray, Elizabeth Hughes, Editors, Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008.

Greenwell H. Local contributing factors. In Contemporary Periodontics, Louis Rose, Brian Mealey, Robert Genco and D. Walter Cohen, Editors, St. Louis, CV Mosby Co, 2004.

Journal Articles (last 5 years)

Vidal R, Greenwell H, Hill M, Papageorgakopoulos G, Scheetz JP. Success rate of immediate implants placed and restored by novice operators. Implant Dent 2010; 19(1):81-90.Shepherd N, Greenwell H, Hill M, Vidal R, Scheetz JP. Root coverage utilizing acellular dermal matrix and comparing a coronally positioned tunnel with and without platelet rich plasma: A pilot study in humans. J Periodontol 2009;80:397-404.

Papageorgakopoulos G, Greenwell H, Hill M, Vidal R, Scheetz JP. Root coverage utilizing acellular dermal matrix and comparing a coronally positioned tunnel to a coronally positioned flap approach. J Periodontol 2008;79(6):1022-1030.

Beckstrom BW, Horsley SH, Scheetz JP, Khan Z, Silveira AM, Clark SJ, Greenwell H, Farman AG. Correlation between carotid area calcifications and periodontitis: A retrospective study of digital panoramic radiographic findings in pretreatment cancer patients. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2007; 103(3):359-366.Greenwell H. American Academy of Periodontology. Informationa;l Paper: Oral reconstructive and corrective considerations in periodontal therapy. J Periodontol 2005;76(9):1588-1600.

Mehlbauer MJ, Greenwell H. Complete root coverage at multiple sites using an acellular dermal matrix

Support Staff: Connie Rough - 502-852-1213

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