About Downtown Dental Centre Team, London ONOur goal is to exceed your expectations with every aspect of dental care – friendly faces, helpful assistance, a relaxing atmosphere, efficient treatment that respects your schedule, and a highly-trained, experienced team. It all adds up to quality dentistry and pleasant dental experiences.
We expect the best of ourselves because we want the best for our patients. Part of our commitment to excellence is the ongoing advancement of knowledge and skills through dental courses and seminars. As we stay abreast of technological innovations and treatment techniques in this dynamic field, we can meet a self-imposed high standard of care.
Dr. David FavellDr. David Favell is London, ON native. After high school, he studied at University of Western Ontario for eight years to earn a Hons.BSc degree in chemistry, and a DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery). He joined Dr. Elgin Thompson’s well-established practice in 1988, then purchased Dr. Barry Markham’s 35-year-old practice in 2010.
He attended many training courses in Canada and the USA to develop skills in specialized areas including orthodontics, and reconstructive, rehabilitative, and implant dentistry. Dr. Favell consistently exceeds mandated continuing education requirements. He served as a professor/clinical instructor of restorative dentistry, and as an associate clinical professor of oral medicine and radiology.
To stay current in this fast-evolving field, he maintains these professional memberships:
- London and District Dental Society
- Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario
- Ontario Dental Association
Dr. Favell and his wife, Sylvie, live in London with their sons, Owen and Graham. In addition to family activities, he enjoys curling, hockey, golfing, and fishing. Dr. Favell coaches and sponsors children’s athletic teams. As big London Knights fans, the Favell family has billeted numerous Knights players.
Dr. Shawn BruntIn 1999, Dr. Shawn Brunt earned Doctor of Dental Surgery credentials from University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry. Following residency, he served as a staff dentist at Vancouver General Hospital, and as assistant professor of dentistry at University of British Columbia. Dr. Brunt entered private practice in London, ON in 2004, and joined Dr. Barry Markham’s practice in 2006 as an associate. He currently serves as a clinical instructor and as assistant professor at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at University of Western Ontario. He is also a clinical instructor at Medix School’s Dental Assisting Program in London.
When he is not caring for the oral health of patients, Dr. Brunt enjoys hiking, kayaking, fishing, football, and spending time with family.
Dr. Alexis ClarkDr. Alexis Clark knows the people and place of London, ON – she grew up here! She received a BSc. in Biology from the University of Western Ontario, and graduated in 2008 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry. Dr. Alexis Clark returned to London to enter practice Dr. Barry Markham, her father. She serves as a part-time instructor in the Fanshawe College Dental Hygiene, and maintains membership in the Ontario Dental Association, and the Dental Exchange study club.
Dr. Alexis Clark is passionate about all aspects of dentistry, with a particular interest in restorative treatments, including dental crowns and bridges.
A graduate from the University of Western Ontario Dr. David Favell holds a Hons.BSc degree in chemistry, and a DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery). With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Favell is an established and reputed professional who aims to provide his patients with the best possible care.
A member of the London and District Dental Society, the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and the Ontario Dental Association, Dr. Favell continues to polish his expertise by continuing to keep up with the latest research and findings in the field, to ensure the quality of his service.