Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Daniel Givan, D.M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.P. is a Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry and serves as the Interim Chair for the Department of Restorative Sciences. He also serves as the Division Director of Prosthodontics and the Director of Digital Dentistry and Clinical Laboratory Services.

    Dr. Givan received his dental degree from the University of Mississippi in 1992 and afterwards completed a hospital dentistry residency followed by a specialty residency in Prosthodontics at UAB. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and has earned a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering with emphasis in dental materials from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He joined the faculty of the School in 1998 and is actively involved in both clinical research and applications of technology to dentistry in both the graduate and undergraduate curricula. He has lectured nationally and internationally with emphasis in occlusion, implantology, and digital dentistry.

    Dr. Givan has served as the elected chair of his school faculty multiple times and remains active in policy and shared governance. He currently serves as chair of the university-wide Faculty Policies and Procedures Committee as well as a member of the Executive Council of the University Faculty Senate. Dr. Givan is a member of numerous professional organizations including the International Association for Dental Research, the American Dental Education Association, the Academy of Osseointegration, and the American Dental Association. He is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists, and the American College of Prosthodontists, where he has held numerous leadership positions and currently serves as the Secretary of the Board of Directors. He also serves as the Chair of the Council for the American Board of Prosthodontics.

    Since 1998, Dr. Givan has maintained an active faculty practice limited to prosthodontics. His focus has primarily regarded restorative and cosmetic procedures including crowns, bridges, veneers, implant restorations, and partial and complete dentures. As a specialist, he especially enjoys the challenge of complex rehabilitations including full-mouth reconstruction. He provides patient care on Wednesdays in the UAB Dental Group (Dental Faculty Practice), which is located on the fifth floor of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry in Birmingham, AL. For appointment information please call 205-934-2340.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Effect of Surface Treatment and Cement on Fracture Load of Traditional Zirconia (3Y), Translucent Zirconia (5Y), and Lithium Disilicate Crowns 2019
    2018 Retentive force of zirconia implant crowns on titanium bases following different surface treatmentsInternational Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants.  33:530-535. 2018
    2017 Light-transmitting fiber optic posts: An in┬ávitro evaluationJournal of Prosthetic Dentistry.  117:116-123. 2017
    2016 Factors influencing the progression of noncarious cervical lesions: A 5-year prospective clinical evaluationJournal of Prosthetic Dentistry.  115:571-577. 2016
    2015 Two-year randomized, controlled clinical trial of a flowable and conventional composite in Class i restorationsOperative Dentistry.  40:594-602. 2015
    2015 Influence of Implant Angulation on the Fracture Resistance of Zirconia Abutments 2015
    2014 Influence of surface treatment of yttrium-stabilized tetragonal zirconium oxides and cement type on crown retention after artificial agingJournal of Prosthetic Dentistry.  111:395-403. 2014
    2012 Fracture resistance and marginal discrepancy of porcelain laminate veneers influenced by preparation design and restorative material in vitroJournal of Dentistry.  40:202-209. 2012
    2010 Sectional impressions and simplified folding complete denture for severe microstomia 2010
    2009 Comparison of the passivity between cast alloy and laser-welded titanium overdenture bars 2009
    2009 A method of removing a splint material from a cast with minimal damageJournal of Prosthetic Dentistry.  102:54. 2009
    2008 The effect of etching technique on the retention of adhesively cemented prefabricated dowels 2008
    2007 Precious Metals in DentistryDental Clinics of North America.  51:591-601. 2007
    2002 Thermocycling effects on bond-strength of flowable composite as repair material.Journal of Dental Research.  81:A416-A416. 2002
    2000 Bond strength of prosthodontic luting materials to titanium after localized cyclic loadingAmerican Journal of Dentistry.  13:251-254. 2000
    2000 Degree of conversion of indirect resin composite by varying methods of cure.Journal of Dental Research.  79:449-449. 2000
    2000 Eight-year clinical performance of heat and pressure cured indirect composite.Journal of Dental Research.  79:334-334. 2000
    2000 In vitro wear or resin cements with titanium retainer.Journal of Dental Research.  79:350-350. 2000
    2000 Time-dependence of bond strength and fracture analysis of single component dental adhesives.Journal of Dental Research.  79:453-453. 2000
    1995 Tensile fatigue of 4-META cement bonding three base metal alloys to enamel and comparison to other resin cementsJournal of Prosthetic Dentistry.  73:377-385. 1995
    1994 Shear bond strengths of composite to chlorhexidine-treated enamel.American Journal of Dentistry.  7:85-88. 1994
    1993 Removable partial denture design with a splint bar and precision attachments.Compendium (Newtown, Pa.).  14. 1993
    1993 Tensile fatigue of two composite cements bonding three base metal alloys to bovine enamelDental Materials.  9:28-32. 1993
    1991 Torsional properties of implant grade titanium 1991

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2014 Precious metal alloys for dental applications.  109-129. 2014

    Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by DENTSPLY IMPLANTS 2016 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by DENTAL MATERIAL GESELLSCHAFT MBH (DMG) 2015 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by TRENDSIGHT ORAL CARE 2016 - 2017
  • Private Grant  awarded by DENTSPLY IMPLANTS 2015 - 2017
  • Private Grant  awarded by DENTSPLY IMPLANTS 2015 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by 3M ESPE 2011 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by IVOCLAR-VIVADENT 2015 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by 3M COMPANY 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by DENTAL MATERIAL GESELLSCHAFT MBH (DMG) 2014 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by GC AMERICA, INC 2013 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by 3M ESPE 2010 - 2013
  • Private Grant  awarded by BIODLOGICS, LLC. 2013
  • Influence of Implant Angulation on the Fracture Resistance Zirconia Abutments  awarded by American College of Prosthodontists 2012 - 2013
  • Teaching Activities

  • CD731 - Graduate Implantology I (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • PG527 - Graduate Implantology II (Spring Term 2020) 2019 - 2020
  • PG732 - Principles of Fix Prosth (Spring Term 2020) 2019 - 2020
  • PG733 - Principles of Comp Oral Rehab (Spring Term 2020) 2019 - 2020
  • DENT2130R - Occlusion (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • DENT3520B - Comprehensive Care Clinic D3b (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • DENT5255 - IDP: Occlusion (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • DENT4520B - Comprehensive Care Clinic D4b (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • CD626 - Graduate Implantology II (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • PG606 - Graduate Implantology I (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • PG731 - Intro to Adv Prosthodontics (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • CD731 - Graduate Implantology I (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • DENT3125 - Implantology D3 (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • DENT4135 - Implantology D4 (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • DENT2130 - Occlusion (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • PG527 - Graduate Implantology II (Spring Term 2019) 2018 - 2019
  • PG579 - Occlusion (Spring Term 2019) 2018 - 2019
  • PG732 - Principles of Fix Prosth (Spring Term 2019) 2018 - 2019
  • PG733 - Principles of Comp Oral Rehab (Spring Term 2019) 2018 - 2019
  • DENT2260 - PCD: RPD (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • DENT5255 - IDP: Occlusion (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • CD626 - Graduate Implantology II (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • PG606 - Surgical Implantology (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • DENT3125 - Implantology D3 (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • DENT4135 - Implantology D4 (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • DENT2130 - Occlusion (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • PG527 - Surgical Implants in Dentistry (Spring Term 2018) 2017 - 2018
  • PG732 - Principles of Fix Prosth (Spring Term 2018) 2017 - 2018
  • PG733 - Principles of Comp Oral Rehab (Spring Term 2018) 2017 - 2018
  • DENT5255 - IDP: Occlusion (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • CD626 - Surgical Implants in Dentistry (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • DENT3125 - Implantology D3 (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • DENT4135 - Implantology D4 (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • DENT2130 - Occlusion (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • PG527 - Surgical Implants in Dentistry (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • PG732 - Principles of Fix Prosth (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • PG733 - Principles of Comp Oral Rehab (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • DENT3125R - Remediation of Implantology D3 (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • DENT5255 - IDP: Occlusion (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • CD626 - Surgical Implants in Dentistry (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • DENT3125 - Implantology D3 (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • DENT4135 - Implantology D4 (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • DENT2130 - Occlusion (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • PG527 - Surgical Implants in Dentistry (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • PG732 - Principles of Fix Prosth (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • PG733 - Principles of Comp Oral Rehab (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • DENT5255 - IDP: Occlusion (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • CD626 - Surgical Implants in Dentistry (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • DENT4135 - Implantology D4 (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • DENT3125 - Implantology D3 (Fall Term 2015) 2014 - 2015
  • DENT2130 - Occlusion (Fall Term 2015) 2014 - 2015
  • PG527 - Surgical Implants in Dentistry (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • PG732 - Principles of Fix Prosth (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • PG733 - Principles of Comp Oral Rehab (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • DENT3125R - Remediation of Implantology D3 (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • CD626 - Surgical Implants in Dentistry (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • DENT3125 - Implantology D3 (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • DENT4135 - Implantology D4 (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • DENT2130 - Occlusion (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • PG527 - Surgical Implants in Dentistry (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • PG732 - Principles of Fix Prosth (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • PG733 - Principles of Comp Oral Rehab (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • CD626 - Surgical Implants in Dentistry (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • OB627 - Surgical Implants in Dentistry (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • DENT3125 - Implantology D3 (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • DENT4135 - Implantology D4 (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • DENT2130 - Occlusion (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • PG527 - Surgical Implants in Dentistry (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • PG732 - Principles of Fix Prosth (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • PG733 - Principles of Comp Oral Rehab (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • CD626 - Surgical Implants in Dentistry (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • OB627 - Surgical Implants in Dentistry (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • DENT4135 - Implantology D4 (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • DENT2130 - Occlusion (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • PG527 - Surgical Implants in Dentistry (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • PG732 - Principles of Fix Prosth (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • PG733 - Principles of Comp Oral Rehab (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • CD626 - Surgical Implants in Dentistry (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • DENT4125 - Implantology D4 (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • DENT2130 - Occlusion (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • PG705 - Implant Dentistry Case Conf (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • PG706 - Implant Evidenced-Based Dentis (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • PG732 - Principles of Fix Prosth (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • PG733 - Principles of Comp Oral Rehab (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • PG736 - Implant Surgical Placement (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • PG705 - Implant Dentistry Case Conf (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • PG706 - Implant Evidenced-Based Dentis (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • PG736 - Surg Placement Implant (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • DENT2111 - Occlusion I (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • PG732 - Principles of Fix Prosthodonti (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • PG733 - Prin of Full Mouth Rehabilitat (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • DENT2111 - Occlusion (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • PG756 - Prosthodontic Lit Review (Spring Term 2009) 2008 - 2009
  • DENT2335 - Occlusion I (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • CD649 - Prosthodontics Lit Review (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • PG756 - Prosthodontic Lit Review (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • PG756 - Prosthodontic Lit Review (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • PG756 - Prosthodontic Lit Review (Winter Term 2008) 2008
  • PG734 - Physio of Occlu & Articulation (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • PG756 - Prosthodontic Lit Review (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical / Medical Engineering, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2001
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine in Dentistry, University of Mississippi 1992
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Chemistry, Mississippi State University 1988
  • Full Name

  • Daniel Givan