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The Urgent Care Clinic is open 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday and noon to 4:30 p.m. Friday (by appointment only).

Cleverick (C.D.) Johnson, DDS, MS

Dr. Cleverick (C.D.) Johnson, DDS, MS
  • Title: Professor and Director, Urgent Care Clinic
  • Office: SOD-5416
  • Phone: 713-486-4428
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  • Administrative Area(s): General Practice and Dental Public Health
  • Education:

    DDS | University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston, 1986
    MS, Biology | Texas Southern University, 1981
    BS, Biology | Texas Southern University, 1979

Dr. Cleverick (C.D.) Johnson is a tenured professor in the Department of General Practice and Dental Public Health. He holds The Doan-Huynh-Le Endowed Professorship in General Dentistry. 

A 1986 graduate of UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston, he joined the UTSD faculty in 1990 but maintained a continuous private practice until retiring from that practice in fall 2013. He currently directs the school's Urgent Care Clinic. 

Dr. Johnson's previous service at UTSD includes 12 years as director of recruitment for the Office of Student and Alumni Affairs. He was active on local, state and national committees and boards and has held many positions in organized dentistry. Dr. Johnson's research interests include oral diagnosis, oral identification of substance-abusing patients, and identifying improved methods for educating dental students. 

Clinical Interests

Urgent Care

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