Alvin G. Wee, D.D.S., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Dr. Wee has served in dental academics for the past 18 years, holding full-time academic positions for 16 years. His professional career started at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 1998, where he was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2004. His academic career continued at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery) and then at Creighton University (Department of Prosthodontics).
Dr. Wee was the recipient of several student teaching awards and was the first national recipient of the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontic’s Claude R. Baker Teaching Award for Excellence in Teaching Predoctoral Fixed Prosthodontics. In June of 2014, he accepted a position as Section Head of Maxillofacial Prosthodontics, Veterans Affairs Nebraska-Western, Iowa Health Care System in Omaha, Nebraska. He currently treats patients with complex oral rehabilitation needs, including those with head/neck cancer, facial trauma, and obstructive sleep apnea.
He continues to teach part time (dental students and general practice residents) and directs his clinical translational research laboratory as Special Associate Professor in Prosthodontics at Creighton University School of Dentistry.