Gerard A. Mercier has been providing implant denture solutions, in addition to conventional removable complete and partial dentures, since 1985 and has lectured on the subject across Canada since 1989. He continues his ongoing pursuit of excellence with extensive continuing education.
2015 – Recipient of the Alberta Denturist Order of Merit
2008 - 2014 – Elected as a member to the College of Alberta Denturists (CAD) Council
2011 - Banff – Lectured for the CAD conference
2007 - Jasper – Lectured for the CAD conference
2006 - 2008 – Lectured across Canada on implant denture prosthetic treatment for Nobel BioCare
2006 – Became the first Denturist asked to speak at Nobel BioCare World Conference in Montreal, Quebec
2004 - 2005 – Conference Planning Committee for the College of Alberta Denturists
1994 – Vice President of the Alberta Denturist Society; recognized for contribution in the provision of Partial Denture Legislation in Alberta
1991 – Bestowed a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Denturism (F.C.A.D.)
1987 – Elected to the Alberta Denturist Society executive – served 7 years
1987 – Elected to the Alberta Denturist Society Board of Directors – 7 years, Convention Chair – 3 years, Mediation Services Committee – 2 years
1986 – Denturist Licence
Chairman of the Denturist Society Annual Convention – 5 years
Mediation Committee member – 4 years
Province of Alberta Board of Examiners for the Dental Mechanics Act – 8 years
Elected Vice President of Council of College of Alberta Denturists – 3 years
Guest lecturer at NAIT on implant denture prosthetic treatment – 12 years
Co-developed updated charting and record-keeping documents for the Alberta Denturist Society
Through Kindness in Action he travelled to Central America (Honduras and Guatemala) on seven occasions as a volunteer making dentures for rural and indigent people
Mentored 8 student denturists during the various training programs for licensure
Hosted the first BPS® certification course
Gerard Mercier has made High River, Alberta his home since 1985. Along with wife Heather, he has raised two children and has been an active member of the community. He has housed five exchange students from other countries for the Rotary Exchange Student program and volunteered with Kindness in Action providing dental solutions to folks in Honduras and Guatemala. His hobbies include cars, photography, travel and exploring, golf, as well as coaching hockey and baseball. He also enjoys entrepreneurship and helping people with dental rehabilitation whenever possible.
“There is a great deal of joy that I realize when I am able to truly help someone with their dental problem”.
- Gerard Mercier
If you’d like Gerard to help you get back your bite,
call High River Denture & Implant Clinic today to book an appointment.