Dr. Johnson

Dr. Johnson

Glen Johnson, DDS, MS

University of Washington
1959 NE Pacific St.
Box 357456
Seattle, WA 98195-7456

Phone: 206.543.5948
FAX: 206.543.7783

CV Fall 2014 (PDF)

Director of the Division of Dental Materials Science
Department of Restorative Dentistry


Dr. Johnson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering (1968), a Master of Science degree in Bioengineering (1977), a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (1978), all from the University of Washington; and a Master of Science degree in Dental Materials from the University of Michigan (1983).

Current Courses

  • Restorative Dentistry 510 (Dental Materials Science). 3 credit hours, W, S.
  • Restorative Dentistry 511P. (Applied Dental Materials) 3 credit hours, S.
  • Restorative Dentistry 630P, 640P. 3 credit hours, F, W, S, Su. Clinical supervision of third- and fourth-year dental students
  • Restorative Dentistry 530P, 531P, (Restorative Dentistry Clinical Lectures) 2 credit hours for each course. Provide four hours of clinically oriented lectures to third year students, covering topics in the Restorative Dentistry Clinical Reference pocket-guide.
  • Restorative Dentistry 542, New Developments in Dental Materials, 1 credit hour, S.
  • Restorative Dentistry 585 (Graduate Dental Materials Science), 2 credits, W.

Research Interests

Dr. Johnson’s research focus remains on laboratory and clinical evaluation of new restorative dental materials and techniques. He has authored numerous scientific and clinical articles in peer-reviewed journals

Awards and Professional Service

Dr. Johnson is a Professor, and Director of the Division of Dental Materials Science in the Department of Restorative Dentistry, and served as Interim Chair of this Department in 2006-2008. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of Operative Dentistry, the International Association for Dental Research and the Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics. Dr. Johnson is a past member and Chair of the ADA Council on Dental Materials, Instruments, and Equipment and served as the Biomaterials Consultant for the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry for 10 years.

He presently serves on the Executive Council of the Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics, is a Consultant to the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs and is a member of the Editorial Council of the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. He is a frequent presenter at scientific meetings and has held continuing dental education courses in and outside North America.

Personal Interests

Dr. Johnson’s personal interests include travel, classical music, hiking, skiing, fishing, and time away from the city with his family at their farmhouse in his hometown in southwest Washington.

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