• Portrait of Dr. Igor Pesun
  • Associate professor

    Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry
    Department of Restorative Dentistry
    D235B-780 Bannatyne Avenue
    University of Manitoba
    Winnipeg, MB R3E 0W2 Canada

    Phone: 204-789-3516
    Fax: 204-480-1324
    igor.pesun@umanitoba.ca

Research affiliations

  • Director, Graduate Prosthodontic Program
  • Founding member, Manitoba Dental Digital Asset Research Group
  • Member, Manitoba Dental Association
  • Member, Canadian Dental Association
  • Member, Academy of Osseointegration
  • Member, American College of Prosthodontists
  • Member, American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics
  • Member, International College of Dentists
  • Member, Pierre Fauchard Academy and
  • Member, American Dental Education Association

Research summary

Dr. Pesun is active in clinical dental research and has published both scientific and clinical articles. He is currently evaluating treatment options for patients by mining the University of Manitoba’s AxiUm Dental Management System. His research focuses on clinical evaluation of the short- and long-term outcome of treatments including how implants improve patient outcomes.

Biography

Dr. Igor Pesun is an associate professor at the Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry. He has a cross appointment in the department of diagnostic and surgical sciences, the Health Sciences Centre and CancerCare Manitoba.

Over his extensive career he has taught in all areas of restorative dentistry, dental materials, and prosthodontics at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Throughout his academic career, Dr. Pesun has maintained a private prosthodontic practice providing restorative, implant and esthetic dentistry.

Dr. Pesun is a board-certified prosthodontist in the USA and a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada in prosthodontics. He is the chief examiner for prosthodontics for the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.

Dr. Pesun is active in clinical dental research and has published both scientific and clinical articles. He serves as a reviewer for a number of national and international dental journals. He has lectured to various groups locally, nationally and internationally on clinical practice and educational methodologies.

Awards

Judson C. Hickey Scientific Writing Award

Education

  • Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
  • General Practice Residency (GPR), The Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, SK
  • Certificate Prosthodontics, Medical College of Georgia's (Currently Augusta University) Augusta GA
  • Master’s of science oral biology (M.Sc.), Medical College of Georgia's (Currently Augusta University) Augusta, GA

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Contact us

Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry
D113, 780 Bannatyne Avenue
University of Manitoba, Bannatyne Campus
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0W2 Canada

204-789-3631
204-789-3912