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Michael MacEntee

LDS(I), Dip. Pros. (MUSC), PhD, FCAHS
Professor Emeritus
Prosthodontics and Dental Geriatrics
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Rm: JBM 116
Tel: 604-822-3564
Fax: 604 822-3562

Research Areas:

Prosthodontics; Geriatrics; Health Services; Public health; Prosthesis on oral implants

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Professor MacEntee is past-president of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, the Geriatric Oral Research Group of the International Association of Dental Research, the International College of Prosthodontists, and the Association of Prosthodontists of Canada. He also received the Distinguished Scientist Award for his research in dental geriatrics, and is an elected Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. Currently, he is the editor-in-chief of Gerodontology and President of the Vancouver Institute. 
He has been involved for most of his academic career with the oral health needs of older people - as a teacher, a researcher, and a prosthodontist. He established the ELDERS (Elders' Link with Dental Education, Research and Service) Group with colleagues at UBC to provide a multidisciplinary focus on the needs of ageing population along with the educational needs of dentists and dental students within an overall context of research. His research addresses oral health and quality of life in old age with particular interest in frailty and the psychosocial impact of oral prostheses. He has published several textbooks, over 20 book chapters and more than 150 peer-reviewed papers on the measurement, distribution, impact and management of oral disorders of older adults. His received research grants from numerous sources, including the Canadian Institutes of Health Research; the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (USA); and Health Canada.