Bradford R. Johnson, DDS, MHPE

Associate Professor

Department Head
Director of Postdoctoral Endodontics
UICollaboratory Profile

Education & Career

  • University of Colorado, BA
  • Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virgina, DDS
  • Michael Reese Hospital, general practice residency
  • University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, Endodontic specialty training
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Master of Health Professions Education
  • Diplomate, American Board of Endodontics

Scholarly Interests

Dr. Johnson's scholarly interests include epidemiology of endodontic disease, orofacial pain, local anesthesia, dental trauma, postgraduate education, and restoration of endodontically-treated teeth.

Clinical Activities

Dr. Johnson maintains a part-time clinical practice limited to endodontics in Vernon Hills, IL.


Qian Xie; Bradford R. Johnson; Christopher S. Wenckus; Mohamed I. Fayad; Christine D. Wu. Efficacy of berberine, an antimicrobial plant alkaloid, as an endodontic irrigant against a mixed-culture biofilm in an in vitro tooth model. Journal of Endodontics. 2012;38(8):1114-1117.

Mohamed I. Fayad; Paul J. Ashkenaz; Bradford R. Johnson. Different representations of vertical root fractures detected by cone-beam volumetric tomography: A case series report. Journal of Endodontics. 2012;38(10):1435-1442.

Rajaa Alsanea; Sriram Ravindran; Mohamed I. Fayad; Bradford R. Johnson; Christopher S. Wenckus; Jianjun Hao; Anne George. Biomimetic approach to. perforation repair using dental pulp stem cells and dentin matrix protein 1. Journal of Endodontics. 2011;37(8):1092-1097.

Robert S. Lee; Satish Alapati; Bradford R. Johnson. Separation anxiety: Gates-Glidden drills can Be Hazardous to your health. Journal of Endodontics. 2011;37(10):1470-1472.

Gary D Klasser; Annette M Kugelmann; Dana Villines; Bradford R Johnson. The prevalence of persistent pain after nonsurgical root canal treatment. Quintessence international (Berlin, Germany : 1985). 2011;42(3):259-269.