About Dr. Davis
Being from a small town in Newfoundland, Dr. Davis loves being part of a close-knit, friendly team, and when patients come to the practice, he wants them to feel like they are in a comfortable, safe environment. Everything he does is focused on the patient as an individual, and he emphasizes communication and education to make sure the team fully understands patients’ conditions before starting the treatment process.
His interest in dentistry began at a young age when he had a hockey injury repaired by his dentist. Dentistry seemed like a good fit for a career because he enjoys working with people. Early in his training, he found a passion for oral and maxillofacial surgery and decided to pursue it. He wanted to care for many types of patients, including those needing more complex surgical solutions to their problems. Cases where he can help restore someone’s smile are especially rewarding because he can really make a difference in people’s lives. They also provide the opportunity to collaborate with other dental professionals to identify the best treatment.
Education and Residency
After receiving his undergraduate and dental degrees from Dalhousie University in Halifax, NS, Dr. Davis attended a multi-disciplinary residency program at the University of Western Ontario in London. It was there that he gained a solid foundation in oral surgery and cemented his passion for the field. Following two years of surgical experience in Ontario, he was accepted into the oral and maxillofacial surgery program at McGill University in Montreal, QC. This intensive residency program provided a wealth of experience performing full scope of oral and facial surgeries.
He holds certifications with the following:
- Fellowship in Royal College of Dentists of Canada (Board Certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery)
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support
- Advanced Traumatic Life Support
- Basic Life Support
Dr. Davis is also involved in professional organizations and is a member of The Canadian Dental Society of Anesthesiology.
Hobbies and Interests
Outside of work, Dr. Davis enjoys a variety of hobbies. He is an avid reader, and loves sitting down with a good book. He also has a passion for music and plays both the piano and the guitar. When he has time off, he likes to travel and explore new places, especially those with good wine for tasting.