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Meet Our Dentists

Dr. James R. Yacyshyn

Dr. James Yacyshyn has been a part of Empire Dental Associates since 2001. As a general dentist, Dr. Yacyshyn has taken care of patients of a variety of ages, backgrounds, and needs. Dr. Yacyshyn enjoys discussing patients' dental needs, and discovering the solutions that work best, given their particular circumstance. He is currently accepting new patients.

Dr. Dave Maclure

Dr. Dave Maclure has been a dental practitioner since 1972, when he graduated from the University of Alberta's Faculty of Dentistry with a B.Sc. and D.D.S. degrees. Dr. Maclure has extensive experience in the practice of dentistry in Canada and in Australia, in all aspects of dentistry, including bonded white fillings, cosmetic dentistry, functional orthodontics for adults and children, and dentures, fixed bridgework and implants.

Dr. Cheryl Cable

We are extremely fortunate to have Dr. Cable as part of our team. Edmonton born and raised, Dr. Cable received a Bachelor of Science Degree, with honours from the University of Alberta in 1992. She went directly from graduating with a DDS with distinction from the University of Alberta in 1997 to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota for Prosthodontic and Maxillofacial Prosthodontic specialty training completed in 2001. She is the second Canadian to have completed training in this program.

Dr. Hank Tan

Dr. Tan received his Master's degree and specialty training in Prosthodontics from the University of Washington in 1987. He joined the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Alberta in 1989. He is a full-time Associate Professor in the Division of Restorative Dentistry in charge of Removable Prosthodontics.

Dr. Mel Taskey

Dr. W. Mel Taskey has been a dental practitioner in the City of Edmonton since the mid-1950's, and has specialized in fixed and removable prosthodontics since 1968.