Dr. John Keller

Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition, Academy of General Dentistry

Dr. John Keller Stays Ahead of Dentistry Advancements

Dr. John Keller was born and raised in Dickinson, ND. He did his undergraduate work at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, and earned his DDS at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 1986. He continues his dental education through coursework and study clubs, with an intensive concentration on restorative and implant dentistry. He has received Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition from the Academy of General Dentistry and has held many leadership roles in the AGD.

He holds several patents and in 2001 founded GnathTech Dental Systems with his partner, Yevsey Gutman, PhD. The company has developed computerized instrumentation to record and replicate lower jaw movements. These instruments will be used for the design of dental crowns. He has served as an instructor at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.

Dr. Keller has volunteered with Operation Grace, a mobile dental unit that travels throughout the Twin Cities area providing care to the underserved, and with Donated Dental Services, another dental group that serves the underprivileged.

Dr. Keller and his wife, Laurie, spend a lot of time with their children: Megan and family, Ben, Brian, Prentice and Orion, and David and Jenny. His hobbies include fitness, biking, and sailing.

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