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Kevin W. Luan, BDS, MS

Clinical Assistant Professor, Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology and Dental Implant Surgery



Building & Room:

446 C


801 S. Paulina St., IL 60612


Dr. Luan is clinical assistant professor in the Department of Periodontics. He completed his dental degree from King’s College London, England, receiving the prestigious Frank Ashley Prize from the British Society of Periodontology. Following graduation, he was selected as a Thouron Scholar to attend the University of Pennsylvania where he completed his specialist training in Periodontics and Dental Implantology and received his Masters degree in Oral Biology.

Dr. Luan is a classically trained musician in both the piano and violin, receiving his music diplomas from the Royal Schools of Music, London. He is a Health Professions Education fellow at Johns Hopkins University and an American Academy of Periodontology Fellow of the Institute for Teaching and Learning. He is actively involved with American Dental Education Association as Emerging Academic Leaders Scholar and the American Dental Association’s Institute for Diversity in Leadership.


  • King's College London, Bachelor of Dental Surgery, 2014
  • University of Pennsylvania, Certificate in Periodontics, 2017
  • University of Pennsylvania, MS in Oral Biology, 2017
  • Johns Hopkins University, M.Ed in Health Professions Education Leadership, 2019
  • Johns Hopkins University, Certificate, Evidence Based Teaching, 2019

Professional Memberships

American College of Dentists, Fellow
International College of Dentists, Fellow
Illinois Society of Periodontology, Executive Board
American Academy of Periodontology
Illinois State Dental Society - New Dentist Committee
American Dental Association
Academy of Osseointegration - Young Clinician’s Committee
American Dental Education Association - Council of Faculties, Commission for Change and Innovation Faculty Liaison
Commission on Dental Competency Assessment – CDCA Board Examiner

Research Currently in Progress

Dr. Luan’s research interests include dental education research, bioengineering, implant dentistry, and treatments for periodontitis and peri-implantitis.