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Biologic and Materials Sciences and Division of Prosthodontics

Faculty Profile - Yohn

Keith Yohn , DDS, MS
Biologic & Materials Sciences
Associate Professor
lky@umich.edu


Dr. Yohn received an Associate in Science Degree from Jackson Community College, a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Bowling Green State University, a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Michigan and a Master of Science Degree in Complete Denture Prosthesis from the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, University of Michigan.

Dr. Yohn is a life member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon honorary society for academic excellence. He is also a life member of the Delta Sigma Delta dental fraternity. For 39 years Dr. Yohn maintained a part-time private practice in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Since 1963, Dr. Yohn has taught clinical dentistry to sophomore, junior and senior dental students at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, a position he currently enjoys and loves.

Dr. Yohn’s research interest involves the incising, mastication and swallowing of food in the human masticatory system. He has studied the human masticatory system using cinefluorography at the University of Michigan Medical Research Center. With the advancement of information and digital technology over the past 40 years, Dr. Yohn was able to produce an education video showing some of the things that occur in the human masticatory system during functional movements. In January 2002, the film was placed on the intranet.