Dr. Mel Hawkins

Mel Hawkins, DDS, BScD(AN), FADSA, DADBA

Mel Hawkins graduated from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry with his DDS degree in 1973 and returned for his formal training in Dental Anesthesiology at the same University from 1975-1976. He is the Founding Director of the Intravenous Sedation Certification, Continuing Education Program in Canada at the University of Toronto and the University of Alberta. He has over 30 years of private practice experience in Toronto, Canada, with special emphasis on pain control and patient management and unique local anesthesia requirements for the dental patient. Mel has been lecturing throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia for over 40 years.

Dr. Hawkins is board certified as a Diplomate of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiologists and is a Fellow of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. Dr. Hawkins holds honorary fellowships with the International College of Dentists and with the Pierre Fouchard International Academy. Dr. Hawkins is an author, clinician and speaker on topics concerning sedation and pain free management of the dental patient and for ten consecutive years from 2005-present has been recognized as an Annual Leader in CE by “Dentistry Today”