Dr. Konstantin Pliev
Dr. Konstantin Pliev was born in the southern part of the former Soviet Union, then Georgian SSR, very close to the 2014 Olympic Games.
After completing high school in 1987, Dr. Pliev pursued the medical field with the goal of becoming an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, similar to his mother.
In 1993, he completed his 5-year studies at the Crimean State Medical University in Ukraine and was awarded a DDS degree.
Oral surgery has always been an area of high interest for Dr. Pliev, and after graduation and 1-year internship program at local public health clinics, he was offered a residency position at the Moscow State Medical University, Faculty of Dentistry.
He successfully completed a 2-year-program at the Department of Oral Surgery and Implantology and continued as a fellow there for another three years, conducting clinical research and teaching undergraduate students. This resulted in Dr. Pliev to be certified as a Specialist in Oral Surgery and Implantology in Russia.
Dr. Pliev is proud to have worked with the most notable clinicians and educators in Russia who stood at the foundations of Implant dentistry and is still considered his best mentors. After five years of intensive schooling, Dr. Pliev was ready to start his dental career with the focus on oral surgery, gum disease treatment, implants and complex mouth rehabilitations.
In 1998, Dr. Pliev married Dr. Karine Plieva, who was a resident at the Department of Prosthodontics of Moscow State Medical University.
After having worked successfully in the private practice, they decided to immigrate to Canada. With their two children, Georgy and Milena, they landed in Montreal in the fall of 2005.
Dr. Pliev decided to go back to school, and attended the University of Colorado Denver, obtaining his second DDS degree.
He passed the NDEB of Canada examinations in 2012 and is Canadian Board Certified and fully licensed by the Royal College of Dental Surgeons to practice general dentistry in the Province of Ontario.
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Dr. Pliev sees great value in a person’s desire to broaden one’s knowledge and education. He appreciates dentistry is a constantly evolving field and continues augmenting his skills in all areas of dentistry with particular focuses in implantology, oral surgery, and periodontics. He has been fortunate to be trained under renowned clinicians and educators, Professor Fauad Khoury (Germany), Dennis Tarnow (Columbia University), Sacha Jovanovic (UCLA), Marco Degidi (Bologna, Italy), John Kois (Seattle, USA), John Chao (USA) among many others.
Outside the office, Dr. Pliev enjoys company of his three kids, Georgy, Milena, who are university students and their 8-year-old son, Alan Alexander.
He is a fan of good music, occasionally plays instruments with his children, loves being active, playing sport with family, and reading.