Dr. Mark H.E. Lin graduated from the University Of Toronto in the Biochemistry Specialists honours program. He received his dental degree from the University of Detroit Mercy in which he was on the Dean’s list for 4 consecutive years and finished within the top 5% of the class. As a senior dental student, he was selected to participate in the world-renowned Oral Maxillofacial Surgical Externship program at the Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas. He then completed a 1-year General Practice Residency program at the Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, where he received his training in hospital dentistry, intravenous sedation, and advanced surgical procedures.
He practiced general dentistry for 13 years, then returned to complete his postgraduate training in the specialty of Prosthodontics at the University Of Toronto. He served as an associate in dentistry as a surgical demonstrator in the postgraduate Periodontics discipline, staff at the Implant Prosthodontic Unit (IPU) and Surgical/Prosthodontic demonstrator in the graduate Prosthodontics discipline. He was a former “Assistant Professor” at the faculty of dentistry, former co-director of the postgraduate Prosthodontics program and former co-director of the implant Prosthodontics unit (IPU), the discipline of Prosthodontics at the University of Toronto. Currently he is serving as a part-time instructor at the post-graduate prosthodontic clinic. He continues to provide surgical instruction to the prosthodontic residents.
He conducted clinical research on the topic of “Advanced Anterior Implant Aesthetics” for his Master of Science thesis. He is also a co-investigator for three additional scientific studies at the Faculty of Dentistry Prosthodontics discipline. He has authored and published articles in highly acclaimed peer review scientific journals. He is currently a contributing editorial board member in Prosthodontics for the Oral Health Journal.
He maintains a full-time specialty practice as a Prosthodontist at the multidisciplinary dental specialist center (M.D.D.S.) with a focus on full mouth reconstructions, dental implant surgery, various grafting procedures, implant prosthetics and management of implant complications. Within his specialty private practice, Dr. Lin provides mentorship to dentists for live-patient procedures performed under his direct supervision.
He is a Fellow and Diplomate with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI). He is an Associate Fellow and Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID). He is also a graduate and Fellow with the Misch Implant Institute. He is a Diplomate with the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry (ABOI). He is a faculty member of the International Team for Implantology (ITI) in Canada and co-director of the University of Toronto’s Aesthetics residency program. He is a Fellow and serves as an Examiner with the Royal College of Dentists of Canada in the specialty of Prosthodontics.
Dr. Lin has given numerous lectures, presentations and courses on the topics of Implant Dentistry (Surgical/Prosthetics), live surgical and prosthetic demonstrations with patient treatment, human cadaver surgical and implant courses, anterior implant aesthetics, implant complications and practice management. Over the past 20 years, he has given more than 300 lectures at various professional and scientific meetings in Canada, U.S.A, Taiwan, Germany, India, Iran, United Arab Emirates, Sri Lanka, Korea, Japan and over 10 different cities in China.