He has retired from active practice, but is still involved in overseeing the operation of the practice he built over the past 30+ years. He obtained his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree at the University of Manitoba in 1980. Dr. Dave has been living in Calgary since 1981 with his wife Susan. He has grown kids: Don, Kevin, and Chelsea. When outside of the dental office, Dr. Dave likes to play hockey, golf and ski. He has also travelled to underdeveloped countries on missions – Mexico, Thailand, Laos, Mozambique so far.