D.D.S., Ph.D., F.R.C.D.(C)
Professor David Mock graduated from the University of Toronto in 1968 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery. After a one-year dental internship in the Toronto General/Toronto Western Hospitals and a year of general dental practice in Mississauga, he proceeded into graduate studies and a residency in Oral Pathology/Oral Medicine in the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto. In 1977, he obtained his Fellowship in Oral Pathology from the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and, in 1978, his Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Toronto. In 1999, he was also granted Fellowship in Oral Medicine from the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.
Professor Mock is Dean Emeritus of the Faculty of Dentistry (Dean from 2001 to 2012) and is a retired Professor of Oral Pathology/Oral Medicine, University of Toronto. as well as of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology in the Faculty of Medicine. He is on the dental staff of the Department of Dentistry, a staff pathologist in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Associate Director of the Wasser Pain Management Centre at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario. From 1992 to 2000, he was Dentist-in-Chief at Mount Sinai Hospital. As well, Dr. Mock was the Associate Dean Biological and Diagnostic Sciences of the Faculty of Dentistry from 1998 to 2001.
Professor Mock has published widely in the field of Oral Pathology/Oral Medicine and, most recently, is recognized for his expertise in the diagnosis and management of orofacial pain. His contributions to the profession have been recognized with a number of honours, including fellowship in the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. Amongst his awards, he is a recipient of an “Alumnus of Distinction” award from the Faculty of Dentistry, the “Barnabus Day Award” from the Ontario Dental Association, an “Award of Merit” from the Pierre Fauchard Academy and a “Presidential Citation” from Alpha Omega Dental Society.