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Allan D. Linehan

Title: Assistant Professor

Phone: 502-852-1287


Qualifications: November 2011

  • State Boards: Oregon, Colorado (inactive), Kentucky
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics – 1995
  • CDT (Certified Dental Laboratory Technician) by the National Board for Certification (NBC)

Clinical Rotations:

  • Endodontics: 18 weeks – 486 root canals completed
  • Oral Surgery: 18 weeks – 22 to 28 third molars extracted each day
  • Anesthesia: 4 weeks

BA – Lewis & Clark College (Natural Science, German Language) Portland, Oregon 1978
DMD – Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon 1983
MS – Prosthodontic Residency: Combined program at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center and University of Texas
Health Science Center in San Antonio 1993
CDT – Training: Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center – Certified 2001


  • 1983-1990 General Dentist with the US Air Force
    • Functional Pediatric Dentist 1986-1990
  • 1993-1997 Prosthodontist at US Air Force Academy
    • Developed and built prototype Air Transportable Dental Clinic
  • 1997-2001 Prosthodontic Training Officer in AEGD-2 and AEGD-1 programs
    • Responsible for teaching comprehensive treatment planning, RPD survey & design, Complete Denture
      technique, and crown & bridge.
  • 2001-2004 Commander USAF Area Dental Laboratory (ADL)
    • Responsible for production, training, and operation of 86 technician dental laboratory serving all branches of
      the US military worldwide. Liaison Officer between lab and providers. Coordinated and lectured for annual
      ADL Workshop – 3 day CE course for dentists and technicians.
  • 2004 – Present: Private Practice – Comprehensive General Dentistry
  • 2011 – Present: Part time Faculty – University of Louisville School of Dentistry

Academic Awards:
John J. Sharry Prosthodontic Research Award 1993


  • Passive Fit of Implant-Retained Prosthetic Superstructures Improved by Electric Discharge Machining; Journal of
  • Prosthodontics, Vol 3, No 2 (June), 1994: pp 88-95.


  • East End Dental Study Club, Louisville, KY
  • Woodland Dental Study Club, Louisville, KY (Secretary / Treasurer 2009-present)
  • American Dental Association
  • Kentucky Dental Association
  • Louisville Dental Society

Support Staff: Linda Klump 502-852-6928

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