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Tamer Abdel-Azim

Abdel-AzimName: Tamer Abdel-Azim

Title: Assistant Professor  

Current Position: Prosthodontist

Phone: (502) 852-4129

Fax: (502) 852-1317



Dr. Abdel-Azim completed his dental training at Cairo University, and obtained his postgraduate training in Prosthodontics at the University of Rochester. He maintains a practice limited to Implants, Esthetic Dentistry and Prosthodontics at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry.

Faculty Practice Location:

U of L Healthcare Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street
Suite 550 Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 852-5401

Research Interests and Current Projects:

  • Outcome Evaluation for Narrow Body Dental Implant with Laser Grooved Collar on Peri-implant Hard, Soft Tissue Healing and Objective Esthetic Scores (Co-Investigator, Biohorizons, 2012-2015)
  • Effect of Implant Angulations and Impression Techniques on Dimensional Accuracy of Resulting CAD/CAM Titanium Frameworks (Co-Investigator, International Team for Implantology Research Foundation, 2011-2013) 
  • Rapid Prototyping technique as a novel approach to fabricate functionally-graded titanium dental implants – The preliminary fatigue property test (Co-Investigator, University of Louisville, 2011-2012)
  • Dimensional Accuracy of Conventional and Digital Implant Impressions (Principal Investigator, International Team for Implantology Research Foundation, 2010-2012)
  • In Vitro Comparison of the Use of Oscillating vs. Rotating Instruments for Teeth Preparation on Finish Line Surface Roughness (Principal Investigator, Academy of Prosthodontics Foundation, 2009-2010)
  • In Vitro Comparison of the Cutting Efficiency and Temperature Production of 3 Carbide Burs with Turbine and Electric Handpieces (Co-Investigator, Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics, 2008-2009)

Teaching Activities:

  • Course Director, Introduction to Implants
  • Course Faculty Member, Dental Implants
  • Course Faculty Member, Evidence Based Dentistry
  • Course Faculty Member, Advanced Concepts in Dentistry I
  • Course Faculty Member, Advanced Concepts in Dentistry II
  • Course Director, Clinical Complete Dentures
  • Course Director, Pre-Clinical Complete Dentures 


  • American College of Prosthodontists
  • American Prosthodontic Society
  • American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics
  • American Dental Education Association
  • International Team for Implantology

Honors & Awards:

  • William Wolfe Award, Outstanding Full-Time Faculty Instruction, 2011
  • Academy of Prosthodontics Foundation, 2009

Support Staff:

Office – Linda Klump (502) 852-6928
Faculty Practice – (502) 852-5401

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