Dr. Cam Kesteven
Dr. Kesteven was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. Upon graduating from high school in 1979, he spent one year at the Canadian Bible College in Regina, Saskatchewan before returning to Calgary to complete his pre-dental studies at the University of Calgary. Due to his excellent academic standing he received early entrance to the University of Alberta Faculty of Dentistry. Four years later, Dr. Kesteven graduated "first" in his dental class achieving class Valedictorian status.
Dr. Kesteven came to Mission after graduating to establish a general dental practice. He has focused on aesthetic and restorative dentistry as well as general dentistry. In addition to designing and enhancing smiles and placing mercury/metal free restorations, Dr. Kesteven also provides Conscious Sedation, allowing patients to "relax" through dental treatment, TMD (temporomandibular dysfunction) treatment and neuromuscular dental care.
Dr. Kesteven is an active member in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, International Association for Orthodontics, Canadian Dental Association, Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation, Association of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia and Christian Medical Dental Society.
In order to stay on the "cutting edge" of dental treatment and technology, Dr. Kesteven takes many hours of continuing education courses per year. He is a graduate of Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (an internationally renowned facility for postgraduate dental education), where he has completed their curriculum including "Full Mouth Restoration". Dr. Kesteven also has advanced training in neuromuscular orthodontics, conscious sedation and dental occlusion (bite problems). Dr. Kesteven was awarded the Gold Medal by the Alberta Dental Association for excellence in Clinical and Academic Studies.
Dr. Kesteven's most recent accomplishment was receiving a Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) in July of 2011. The Mastership award is the highest honor available at the AGD and one of the most respected designations in the profession. To accomplish this goal, Dr. Kesteven completed an additional 1,100 hours of continuing dental education.