Born in Montreal, Dr. Karen Davis graduated from the University of Guelph with an Honours Bachelor’s degree with specialization in Human Kinetics and a Master of Science degree in Human Biology with an emphasis in Cardiovascular and Exercise Physiology. While attending university, Karen was an accomplished athlete, lettering in basketball for five years, participating in two Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) National Women’s Basketball Championships, and was a member of Canada’s National Basketball Program.
Dr. Davis received her dental degree in 2006 from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, University of Southern California, earning acceptance into the Alpha Omega Epsilon National Dental Fraternity, an honour reserved for the top 10 percent of the graduating class. Upon graduation, she also received the Bernard Levin Award as the top student in Removable Prosthodontics, as well as the overall Top Senior Dental Student Award.
In addition to her formal training, Dr. Davis has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education over the past years, maintaining herself on the cutting-edge of dental techniques, technology, and materials. In 2007, she completed an executive MBA and became a certified premier Invisalign® provider. Most notable was her contribution as a chief beta tester in the technological aspects of CEREC® (crown in one visit) computer aided-computer-designed dental software and as a clinical CEREC® mentor at the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry in Scottsdale, Arizona. During her time in Los Angeles, Dr. Davis was awarded the Best in LA Esthetic Dentistry Award in 2008, 2009, and 2010, as well as being honoured on “Best in LA” TV on KCAL9.
Dr. Davis’s particular areas of emphasis are in esthetic, restorative, and implant dentistry, from thin, natural-looking porcelain veneers to full-mouth rehabilitation. From a “tooth in an hour” to all-on four “teeth in a day,” Dr. Davis provides her patients with the most advanced, comprehensive dental care available today.
Dr. Karen Davis Receives ICOI Fellowship Program Award
A member of the Ontario Dental Association, Academy of Osteointegration, International Congress of Oral Implantology, Canadian Dental Association, American Dental Association (1996-2011), San Fernando Valley Dental Association (1996-2011), Academy of General Dentistry (1996- Present).
Dr. Karen Davis is proud to be the recipient of a prestigious Fellowship award presented by the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI). Standards of the ICOI Fellow designation program require award recipients of the highest caliber, involving proof of extensive experience in completing implant procedures, restoration of implants and/or fabricating implant prostheses.
About the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI)
Established in 1971 as a non-profit dental implant education organization, the ICOI assists dentists in continuously advancing their knowledge of implant dentistry by supporting numerous international and U.S. symposiums annually. In addition, the ICOI also sponsors a U.S. and World Congress meeting each year to present recent prosthodontic and surgical implant issues demanding the most attention. Dr. Parker and other members of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists also receive publications intended to improve their professional practices while keeping them updated on cutting-edge clinical and research discoveries in the field of dental implantology.
Advanced ICOI Recognition Programs
Credentialing programs recognized by the ICOI include the ICOI Diplomate status, the IPS Mastership status and the ICOI Fellowship status. Members participating in one or more of these programs must satisfy certain requirements before receiving their awards, including completing oral interviews, taking written examinations, providing documentation of successfully finishing implant instruction and reviewing their dental implantation cases.
Fellowship requirements satisfied by Dr. Davis include the following:
As an award recipient, Dr. Karen Davis must attend one or more IPS/ICOI co-sponsored or sponsored meeting every three years. She must also accumulate at least 100 hours of dental implant education in five years after receiving his ICOI Fellowship award.
What ICOI Certification Means for Dr. Karen Davis’s Patients!
ICOI Fellows are committed to raising the bar not only for their own practice and services but for the implant dentistry industry worldwide. As an award recipient, Dr. Davis is now recognized as a highly qualified implant dentistry practitioner.
Because of her determination to provide excellent implant dentistry services to patients and commitment to establishing herself as an expert in the field, Dr. Davis’s skills make our office among the top dental practices in the region.
If you are looking for a highly qualified and well-recognized implant dentist’s office in Sarnia or surrounding areas, Dr. Karen Davis Dentistry could be just the place for you. With a friendly staff that cares about making patients’ care and comfort a priority, we provide a range of services that you can trust to meet your dental needs.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Davis, please call today at 519-542-8876.
Outside of the office, Dr. Davis enjoys spending time with her two sons, Julien and Rhys. They both keep her busy travelling with hockey and soccer year round!