Margaret Hill

Name: Margaret Hill, D.M.D.

Title: Associate Professor

Current Position: Interim Dean



Educated at the University of Eastern Kentucky University (undergraduate) with a B.S. in Biology with a minor in Chemistry.  Dr. Hill subsequently attended the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, earning DMD in 1987.  She then earned a certificate in General Practice Residency at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 1988.  At the University of Kentucky, Dr. Hill completed her residency program in Periodontics in 1990.

Faculty Practice Location
UofL Dental Associates
501 S. Preston St.
Louisville, KY 40202

Research Interests
Clinical Periodontal Research

Teaching Activities

  • Course Directorships
    • DMD Advanced Periodontics
    • Dental Hygiene Advanced Periodontics
  • Course Participation
    • Ethics in Dentistry
    • Preview to Dentistry
    • Dental Anatomy/Operative
    • Esthetic Dentistry
    • Advanced Concepts
    • Occlusion - Graduate Periodontics


Commission on Change and Innovation Liaison (ADEA); Women’s Liaison to ADEA; Assessment and Effectiveness Committee, Chair; DMD Curriculum Committee, Student Progress and Promotion Committee, Dental Hygiene Program Advisory Board, Dental Hygiene Curriculum Committee, Dental Hygiene Academic Achievement Committee, Postgraduate Academic Affairs Committee, Graduate Research Progam Oversight Committee

Support Staff
Jennifer Malone


  • Eskan MA, Greenwell H, Hill M, Morton D, Vidal R, Shumway B, Girouard ME.Platelet-rich Plasma Assisted Guided Bone Regeneration for Ridge Augmentation: A Clinical and Histologic Study In Humans  J Periodontol 2014;85:661-668.
  • Poulias E, Greenwell H, Hill M, Morton D, Vidal R, Shumway B, Peterson TL. Ridge preservation comparing a socket allograft alone to a socket allograft plus a facial overlay xenograft: A clinical and histologic study in humans. J Periodontol 2013; 84(11):1567-1575.


Journal Articles

  • Shah B, Dukka H, Alhachache S, Hill M, Cheng G-L, Sekula M.  Analysis of risk factors for early crestal bone loss in osseointegrated, submerged implants prior to restoration. J Periodontol. 2023.
  • Vidal R, Greenwell H, Hill M, Papageorgakopoulos G, Scheetz JP: Success Rate of Immediate Implants Placed and Restored by Novice Operators.  Implant Dentistry: Accepted for publication - 2009.
  • 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, Vol. 80, No. 3: 397-404.
  • Johnson GK, Hill M.  Smoking and the Periodontal Patient.  A state of the art review. J Periodontol 2004;75:196-209 
  • Woodyard JG, Greenwell, H, Hill M, Drisko C, Iasella JM, Sheetz JP. The clinical effect of acellular dermal matrix on gingival thickness and root coverage compared to coronally positioned flap alone. J Periodontol. 2004 Jan;75(1):44-56.
  • Iasella JM, Greenwell H, Miller RL, Hill M, Drisko CL, Bohra AA, Scheetz JP.  Ridge preservation with freeze-dried bone allograft and a collagen membrane compared to extraction alone for implant site development: a clinical and histologic study in humans. J Periodontol. 2003 Jul;74(7):990-9.