In 1979, Dr. Young earned his DDS degree from the University of Detroit. He began his implant training in 1985 at the world-renowned Misch Implant Institute. Since then, Dr. Young has taken hundreds of coursework hours with some of the best implant clinicians in the world. Dr. Young has gone on to distinguish himself as a leading expert in implant dental care. At the American Academy of Implant Dentistry’s 2006 Annual Meeting, he was recognized an Associate Fellow of the Academy, one of only 407 dentists that hold this membership. He was also selected to be a mentor to other doctors seeking fellowship certification.
Additionally, Dr. Young obtained his board certification from the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry in May of 2007. Only 180 dentists world-wide have obtained this certification. The process involves extensive post-doctoral training and years of experience, as well as a comprehensive written exam and a series of oral exams conducted by an expert panel. Each year, Dr. Young attends the annual conference on Implant Dentistry. Under the guidance of Dr. Daniel Becker, he has also received certification in intravenous conscious sedation from Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. Dr. Young currently limits his practice to implant dentistry and all related surgical procedures.
For 35 years, Dr. Young has been married to wife, Sandy; they have two beautiful daughters. In his spare time, Dr. Young enjoys golfing, skiing, and weight lifting.