Luis F. Delima

Luis Delima

Luis F. Delima, D.D.S.

Academic Title

Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Prosthodontics
Department of Restorative Sciences


Prosthodontics, American College of Prosthodontists, 2012
Other Education
Prosthodontics, University of Minnesota, 2012 - Oral Health Services for Older Adults Program, University of Minnesota, 2009
Odontologist, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Facultad de Odontolgia, 1998-2003

Contact Info




Office Address

9-450a Moos Tower
515 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Bio Statement

Dr. Delima was born in Denver, Colorado and raised in Caracas, Venezuela where he followed he obtained his his dental degree at the Universidad Central de Venezuela Facultad de Odontologia (DDS Equivalent). Since the beginning of his dental career, he has been involved in multiple voluntary dental & medical missions in Venezuela and in the United States of America. He obtained a certificate from the Oral Heath Services for Older Adults Program(2006-2009) and Prosthodontics (2009-2012) at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. He began his career in academics joining the Division of Prosthodontics as an Adjunct Faculty in 2012 and later became Assistant Professor in January 2013. His contributions to charity include volunteering in Operation Smile, Grupo Kumi, Special Olympics, Give Kids a Smile and Minnesota Mission of Mercy. He is the director of the Occlusion course for the D2 students.

Dr. Delima serves the public as an Associate in Prosthodontics Associates in Roseville, MN (651) 633-4914.


  • American College of Prosthodontics – Fellow member
  • American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics - Member
  • American Dental Association - Member
  • Minnesota Dental Association - Member
  • Minneapolis District Dental Society - Member
  • Hispanic Dental Association - Member

Leadership Roles

  • Div. of Prosthodontics - Adjunct Faculty - 2012-2013 - Teaching, University of Minnesota
  • Div. of Prosthodontics – Assistant Professor. - 2013-present - Teaching, University of Minnesota
  • Prosthodontic Faculty – General Practice Residency in Fairview - 2012-2014 – University of Minnesota
  • Graduate Prosthodontics – Chief Resident - 20011-2012 - Univ. of Minnesota
  • Department of Public Health - Teacher Assistant - 2001-2002 - Teaching Universidad Central De Venezuela
  • President of Student Government – Universidad Central de Venezuela, Facultad de Odontologia – 2002-2003
  • Class President - Universidad Central de Venezuela, Facultad de Odontologia – 1998-2003


  • DDS 6479 Clinical Occlusion Lecture/Laboratory, course director - 2014 - present


  • Outstanding Faculty Member Fairview GPR Class of 2013
  • Faculty of the Year Achievement Award class of 2014


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  • Last modified on July 21, 2014