Dalbert W. Fear, DDS, MS

Dr. Dalbert Fear

Board-certified oral surgeon Dr. Dalbert Fear began practicing in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1986. He feels honored to be a part of the community he serves and makes it a priority to ensure every patient feels welcome in his care.

Education and Residency

Dr. Fear received a Bachelor of General Studies from the University of Michigan. Following his undergraduate studies, Dr. Fear completed his dental degree at his alma mater’s school of dentistry. He chose to stay at the University of Michigan to complete a Master of Science (MS) in dentistry and an oral maxillofacial residency at the campus hospital. He also completed training in plastic and maxillofacial surgery and trauma care at Canniesburn Hospital in Glasgow, Scotland.

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About Dr. Dalbert Fear

Dr. Fear is no stranger to the dental field: his wife is a general dentist, his brother is an orthodontist, and he is extremely proud that his daughter is following in his footsteps and has completed her training in oral and maxillofacial surgery. In addition to his family ties to the Michigan medical community, Dr. Fear believes that it is extremely important to work collaboratively with other medical professionals and train future dentists and oral surgeons in order to help improve the overall quality of dental care.

Professional Affiliations

Outside the Office

Dr. Fear is an active member of the Department of Surgery at Chelsea Hospital in Chelsea, MI. He served as the hospital Section Head of Dentistry and Oral Surgery at St Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor for 20 years. Dr. Fear serves as a clinical instructor in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He has been the president of the Michigan Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Michigan Council of Dental Specialists,  the Washtenaw District Dental Society and the Chalmers J Lyons Academy.