Dr. Kamelchuk is an orthodontist that teaches worldwide on orthodontics. He is also professionally engaged in current orthodontic knowledge and technology trends in dentistry. He is passionately involved in orthodontics, and his life goal is to make the experience in dentistry worthwhile and fun to patients and medical practitioners.
He has been in Calgary from 1998 to present. Dr. Lorne Kamelchuk primary objective is to improve oral care habits while restoring a smile and a bite in a very friendly environment. Dr. Kamelchuk has never stopped learning. He is actively engaged in healthcare communities where he either takes courses or lectures.
His Education and Career
Dr. Lorne Kamelchuk has earned degrees ii orthodontics and dentistry from the University of Toronto and the University of Alberta. Apart being an orthodontist in Calgary, he has lectured on clinical and specialty orthodontics in the United States, Europe and throughout Canada.
Dr. Kamelchuck is also a clinical professor at his former university. He is the professor of orthodontics at theUniversity of Alberta. He has lectured at numerous other universities inNorth America and presented to various orthodontists societies.He is also an orthodontist examiner for the RoyalCollege of Dentists of Canada.
Evidently, Dr. Kamelchuck has been heavily involved in dentistry and orthodontics throughout his career. He exhibits an exceptional passion for his work. He has a passion for sharing knowledge of orthodontics to both his patients and other dentists. He makes sure his patients learn something about oral care during treatment while at the same time he makes their experience enjoyable.
To ensure that other dentists learn he has a study group at Calgary group orthodontists where he shares knowledge. He has also had several publications. Some of his publications include
- Degenerative disease of the temporomandibular joint published in the Journal of facial pain in 1995.
- Condyle displacement associated with premolar extraction and extraction orthodontic treatment of Class I malocclusion published in American journal of orthodontics and dent facial orthopedics Oct 1997.
- Development of a laboratory model to test kinetic orthodontic friction published in Seminars in orthodontics in Dec 2003.
- A fundamental review of variables associated with low-velocity frictional dynamics published in Seminars in orthodontics in Dec 2003
The above publications have been peer reviewed. He co-authored most of his publications with other orthodontists. His writings reveal the amount of commitment he had for teaching and expanding his knowledge in orthodontics.
Dr. Kamelchuck is married to Judy Kamelchuck, who is a board certified physiotherapist. They are blessed with a son and three daughters.