Dr. James R. Yacyshyn

Born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Dr. James Yacyshyn obtained his Bachelor of Science degree, with honours, from the University of Alberta. He then obtained his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree, with Distinction, from the University of Alberta. Upon graduation, he went on to pursue and complete a Masters in Applied Science Engineering, from the University of Toronto. With a background in health technology and Informatics, Dr. Yacyshyn joined the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, as an Assistant Clinical Professor. He was appointed Director of Continuing Dental Education, and had cross appointments to the Alberta Research Council and Faculty of Medicine.

As Director of Continuing Dental Education, Dr. Yacyshyn has developed numerous educational programs for licensed Dentists, Dental Hygienists, and Dental Assistants across Alberta, nationally, and internationally. With his involvement in a number of lecture, clinical, and combined programs, unique educational opportunities have been supported on a variety of topics in Dentistry. Dr. Yacyshyn’s involvement in Clinical programs has also provided care for numerous patients over the years. 

Clinically, 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.

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