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Dr. Fear is an oral surgeon in Ann Arbor, Adrian, Plymouth, and Dexter, MI

Meet Dr. Fear

Board-certified oral surgeon Dr. Dalbert Fear began practicing at Michigan Oral Surgeons in 1986. He feels honored to be a part of the community he serves and makes it a priority to ensure every patient feels welcome in his care.

About Dr. Fear

Dr. Fear is no stranger to the dental field: his wife is a general dentist, his brother is an orthodontist, and he is extremely proud that his daughter is following in his footsteps and completing her training in oral and maxillofacial surgery. In addition to his family ties to the Michigan medical community, Dr. Fear believes that it is extremely important to work collaboratively with other medical professionals and train future dentists and oral surgeons in order to help improve the overall quality of dental care.

Education and Residency

Dr. Fear received a Bachelor of General Studies from the University of Michigan. Following his undergraduate studies, Dr. Fear completed his dental degree at his alma mater’s school of dentistry. He chose to stay at the University of Michigan to complete a Master of Science (MS) in dentistry and an oral maxillofacial residency at the campus hospital. He also completed training in plastic and maxillofacial surgery and trauma care at Canniesburn Hospital in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Education and Residency

Dr. Fear received a Bachelor of General Studies from the University of Michigan. Following his undergraduate studies, Dr. Fear completed his dental degree at his alma mater’s school of dentistry. He chose to stay at the University of Michigan to complete a Master of Science (MS) in dentistry and an oral maxillofacial residency at the campus hospital. He also completed training in plastic and maxillofacial surgery and trauma care at Canniesburn Hospital in Glasgow, Scotland.

Oral surgeons looking at an X-ray

Outside the Office

Dr. Fear is an active member of the Department of Surgery at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor. He has been the hospital Section Head of Dentistry and Oral Surgery since 1997. Dr. Fear serves as a clinical instructor in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He has been the president of the Michigan Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Michigan Council of Dental Specialists, and the Washtenaw District Dental Society.

Dr. Fear talking with a young patient

Outside the Office

Dr. Fear is an active member of the Department of Surgery at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor. He has been the hospital Section Head of Dentistry and Oral Surgery since 1997. Dr. Fear serves as a clinical instructor in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He has been the president of the Michigan Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Michigan Council of Dental Specialists, and the Washtenaw District Dental Society.

Dr. Fear talking with a young patient

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