Dr. Wayne Young graduated from the University of Alberta in 1992, earning a Bachelor of Science (BSC) and a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree, both with distinction. Based on his exceptional academic achievement and clinical performance, he was awarded the prestigious James McCutcheon Award and Silver Medal. After the successful completion of his degrees, Dr. Young immediately began practicing in rural Alberta. A short time later he opened the first of what would become many successful dental practices in Calgary.
Throughout his accomplished career, Dr. Young has continued to pursue educational opportunities to further refine the development of his skills and knowledge, and also widen his portfolio of treatments. He has completed various advanced courses which has made him a highly sought-after dentist in Alberta. Although Dr. Young’s expertise lies in the areas of dental implants, oral surgery, extractions, root canals and orthodontics (including Invisalign), he routinely performs all facets of general dentistry.
Dr. Young believes strongly in supporting and advocating for the advancement of the dental community at home and abroad. To that end, he has worked with a humanitarian organization performing restorative dental work on underprivileged children in Thailand. Dr. Young is part of the faculty of The Institute for Dental Excellence (T.I.D.E.) based in Toronto, serving as an advisor and supervisor to new dentists during the practical components of their course work. Closer to home, Dr. Young regularly mentors dental students in his clinics. Additionally, Dr. Young belongs to many professional associations including the Canadian Dental Association, the Alberta Dental Association, the Calgary District Dental Association and the California Implant Institute.