David Clark

  • Bsc., DDS, MSc(Oral Pathology), FAAOP, FRCDC

Dr. David Clark is the former (retired) Clinic Director of Dental Services at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences in Whitby, Ontario. He is also an Instructor in Dentistry, Department of Oral Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto.

He obtained his DDS at the University of Toronto in 1976 and his MSc. in Oral Pathology (Western) in 1986. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, the Pierre Fauchard Academy and Academy of Dentistry International. He received the Award of Distinction from the Academy of Dentistry International in 2015 for his dedication and contributions to the field of Continuing Dental Education. He received the Award of Merit from the Ontario Dental Association in 2016.

His hospital-based practice was devoted to the general dental care of individuals undergoing primary care for various forms of psychiatric illness often co-existing with other medically compromising conditions.

He currently participates in the teaching of the undergraduate dental curriculum relating to the topics of Oral Medicine and Oral Diagnosis at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto. He is also a part-time clinical instructor (Dental Hygiene, Year 2) at Durham College, Oshawa, Ontario and (Denturism Program Year 3) at George Brown College, Toronto, Ontario.