Alena M. Fear, DDS, MD
Born and raised in Ann Arbor, Dr. Alena Fear is delighted to return home to join her father in their new oral surgery practice. She feels honored to be welcomed back to the community and intends to make it her priority to ensure every patient feels welcome and comfortable in her care.
Education and Residency
Dr. Fear grew up in Ann Arbor, and is a proud River Rat alum. She then went on to receive her Bachelor of Science, graduating Magna Cum Laude from Central Michigan University. Following her undergraduate studies, Dr. Fear completed her dental degree (DDS) at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. She was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society for excellence in academics. She then took her training down to Texas where she completed her medical degree (MD) as well as her oral maxillofacial residency at University of Texas Health, San Antonio. Dr. Fear has extensive training in dentoalveolar surgery, dental implants, orthognathic/jaw surgery and facial trauma.
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About Dr. Alena Fear
Dr. Fear comes from a long line of dental professionals. She is excited to now be able to call her father and mentor, “Partner.” Her mother, now retired, is a general dentist who practiced in the Milan area for over 20 years. Her great-grandfather began the “legacy” as a general dentist and her uncle is a retired orthodontist as well. Dr. Fear is proud to follow in their footsteps.
- American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
- Washtenaw District Dental Society
- Michigan Dental Association
- Texas Dental Association
- American Dental Association
Outside of the Office
When Dr. Fear is not in the office she enjoys spending time with her family, especially her rescue dog, Gunnar. She loves going to athletic events and is an avid fan of all Wolverine and Detroit sports teams. Not only a spectator, she is also on a mission to complete a half-marathon in all 50 states. Though she will miss her time in Texas, Dr. Fear loves being back in Michigan where she is once again able to enjoy the beauty of the seasons; from the Great Lakes beaches in the summer, to Michigan Football Saturdays in the fall, and reacclimating to the cold snowy winters.