Dr. Smith began his pediatric dental Practice in 1972.
He was the first formally trained pediatric dentist in Calgary and has maintained Dental Care for Children since that time. His passion for children is evident when you see him interacting with his patients and their families. He has dedicated over half his life focusing on the care and promoting health for all children.
He has held numerous positions in various organizations during his career:
Head of the Dental Department at Alberta Children’s Hospital; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine University of Calgary; President the Society for Dentistry For the Handicapped; Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada; Life Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry; Member of Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Life Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry; Founder and President of the Society for A Healthy Mouth – Healthy Child (Alberta); Founder and President of the Foundation for A Healthy Mouth -Healthy Child (USA).
He has been married to his wife Hilda for 47 years and has two grown daughters and two grandsons.
Mandy has worked in the dental field since 1997 both clinically and within the community. She specialized in pediatrics, specifically hygiene and oral health preventative education. She created and provided dental educational programming for early childhood aged children in the city of Calgary. Mandy has always been passionate about advocating for children’s health and wellness.
Mandy has extensive volunteer experience, and has sat on the board of Las Palomas, a grass roots non-profit initiative in Arizona that focused on awareness campaigns and fundraising for local, underfunded women’s and children’s charities. She also has volunteered with CUPS and the mustard seed, as she believes that giving back is vital in one’s life.
She is currently perusing her Master’s degree in counseling psychology and looks forward to helping others achieve their goals and advocate for themselves.
Mandy has two children with whom she resides with in Calgary.