Restorative and family dentist Dr. Albert St. Germain is a high achiever who keeps himself too busy to rest on his laurels! He attended the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. While there, he was elected to Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the national dental honor society. He also received an award in his senior year for outstanding performance in dental anesthesia and served as the vice president of his class. In addition, he was the editor of the combined dental and medical school yearbook, The Medentian.
During his 50-plus-year career, Dr. St. Germain has always participated in forward-looking studies in order to keep abreast of the many changes occurring in dentistry. In particular, he has pursued advanced training in dental implants. He has received training in the Teeth in a Day® protocol for delivering implant-retained fixed dentures. A member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, he completed advanced training in implant dentistry at the Engel Institute in Charlotte, NC.
Dr. St. Germain has served as a clinical instructor at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, which improves the overall experience and outcomes for our patients. With direct access to the latest and greatest treatment options and methods, our team is able to provide a level of care that is unique and highly beneficial.
He still enjoys learning the latest treatment techniques from others. He regularly attends Yankee Dental Congress given annually in Boston. His most recent courses include advanced shade taking, minor tooth movement, advanced endodontics, and portrait photography. He has reached the Masters level in the Dental Boot Camp program.
Other programs he has attended include:
- TMJ residency at the Gelb Center at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
- Advanced training in prosthodontics at the Pankey Institute
- Advanced endodontic training with Drs. Steven Buchanan and John West
- Esthetic training with Dr. Ross Nash and Dr. Larry Rosenthal
In keeping with his philosophy of providing his patients the highest level of care in the most technologically advanced environment, he founded and built Merrimack Valley Dental Care, one of the largest and most technologically advanced dental practices in New Hampshire. He enjoys treating all his patients but is especially passionate about complex cases requiring restoration of smiles to full form, function, and beauty.
His professional affiliations include:
- American Dental Association
- New Hampshire Dental Society
- Greater Manchester Dental Society
- Valley District Dental Society
- American Academy of Implant Dentistry
- Phi Eta Sigma, undergraduate honor society
- Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the national dental honor society
Outside of work, Dr. St. Germain is a licensed private pilot and an avid photographer. He also enjoys building computers for home, gaming, and office use.