Keith E. Kinderknecht DMD, FACP
Professor: Department of Restorative Sciences and
Director: Advanced Education in Prosthodontics, University of Alabama School of Dentistry
Fellow: American College of Prosthodontists
Diplomate: American Board of Prosthodontics
Dr. Kinderknecht received his D.M.D. with distinction from the University of Kentucky in 1971 and a certificate in prosthodontics with distinction in 1990 from the National Naval Dental Center, Bethesda, MD. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists. He has been working in the area of dental occlusion and articulation, mandibular movement, and TMD for more than 47 years. He is past Chair of the American Alliance of TMD Organizations, consultant to the Graduate Prosthodontic Program at the National Naval Dental Center, and currenly the Secretary of the American Equilibration Society. His academic accomplishments include receiving the outstanding faculty member award from the Oral Roberts University School of Dentistry in 1979. In 1991, he placed first in the John J, Sharry Prosthodontic Research Competition of the American College of Prosthodontists. He has published numerous articles and presented CE courses and lectures related to Dental Occlusion, TMD and Prosthodontics and Dental Implants.