Full-time Faculty


Image of Dr. Gerald Grant - University of Louisville School of DentistryDr. Gerald Grant

Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics

Email: gerald.grant@louisville.edu
Office: (502)852-4129

Dr. “Jerry” Grant received his D.M.D. degree from the University of Louisville, School of Dentistry in 1985, a certificate in Prosthodontics from the Naval Postgraduate Dental School, Bethesda, MD and a Master’s of Science from George Washington University in 1995, and a certificate in Maxillofacial Prosthetics from the Naval Postgraduate Dental School in 1999.  He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Prosthodontics and is currently President of the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics.  He came to ULSD after 33 years of service with the United States Navy where he was the Service Chief of the 3D Medical Applications Center, Department of Radiology at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.  Dr. Grant’s research is in the validation and applications of Advanced Digital Dental Technologies, virtual surgical applications, Advanced Digital Applications in the design and fabrication of medical devices for craniofacial reconstruction, dental restoration and rehabilitation, and recently in bio-printing/bio-fabrication.  


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Dr. Daniel Montero

Assistant Professor

Email: daniel.montero@louisville.edu
Office: (502) 852-8931

Dr. Montero graduated from Latin University of Costa Rica with his DDS in 2009 and received his certification in Prosthodontics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2015.  He is a member of the American College of Prosthodontics (ACP) and the International Team for Implantology (ITI). Dr. Montero is currently the Preclinical Fixed Pros Course Director. Dr. Montero is also involved in the Digital Dentistry Education for the dental students.


Image of Dr. Zafrulla Khan - University of Louisville School of DentistryDr. Zafrulla Khan, DDS, MS, FACD

Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics

Email: zafrulla.khan@louisville.edu
Office: (502) 852-5747

Dr. Zafrulla Khan received his DDS from Bangalore University in 1972, his certificate of Removable Prosthodontics from the State University of New York in 1978 and certificate in Dental Oncology/Maxillofacial Prosthodontics from the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute in Houston in 1988 and in 1995 his M.S. from the University of Louisville in Oral Biology. Dr. Khan has been actively involved in campus activities, holding positions as Capital Campaign Chairman for the Brown Cancer Center, Faculty Senator, and mentor for the Senior Medical Student Cancer rotation.  He has served as president of the Kentucky Chapter of the American College of Prosthodontists, consultant for the International Relations Committee of the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthodontics as well as numerous other positions in state, regional, and national organizations.


Gratis Faculty

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Dr. Lawrence Gettleman 

Emeritus Professor

Email: gettleman@louisville.edu

 Lawrence Gettleman received a B.A. from Rutgers College (1962), a D.M.D. from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (1966), and a M.S.D. from St. Louis University (1968) on an N.I.H. training grant in prosthodontics. He served in the U.S. Public Health Service in San Francisco at the Dental Health service until 1970, back on the Harvard faculty until 1976, and at L.S.U School of Dentistry until 1980. He was a senior staff associate at Gulf South Research Institute and in private practice in New Orleans until 1989, and joined the UofL School of Dentistry as Professor of Prosthodontics & Biomaterials in 1990, going part-time in 2014. He has been the principal investigator or coinvestigator of twelve NIH research grants, has published 74 peer-reviewed papers, 13 book chapters or reports, and holds three patents. He developed a permanent, resilient denture liner (Novus).