Deborah K. Johnson, DDS

Clinical Professor, Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences

Deborah K. Johnson

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-624-5612

Naval Postgraduate Dental School (Periodontology)

DDS, University of North Carolina, 1981

North Carolina State University (Zoology), 1975


Completed a 25 year tour of duty in the United States Naval Dental Corps, served as mentor for Periodontics and Exodontia at Great Lakes Naval Training Center and at the National Naval Dental Center in Bethesda, MD. Adjunct Clinical Professor, Naval Postgraduate Dental School, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD from November 2003 - June 2006. Joined University of Minnesota School of Dentistry faculty as Clinical Associate Professor on retirement from the military on June 1, 2006.

Awards & Recognition

  • Fellow, Academy of General Dentistry- July 1988
  • Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal - 1992, 1997
  • Navy Meritorious Service Medal-2006


Board Certifications

Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology