Dr. Nekky Jamal was raised in Calgary, Alberta where he attended the University of Calgary and received a B.Sc. in Biological Sciences and Economics. Nekky then moved to Saskatoon where he received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan. Nekky is currently a member of the the Alberta Dental Association and the Canadian Dental Association. Nekky is extensively involved in volunteering with, Change for Children, where he provides dental care to children in developing countries. To date, Nekky has volunteered on 15 dental brigades across Central and South America . He has also volunteered in Guatemala, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Peru and India providing dental treatment and educating the locals on oral health. Nekky also founded the Quench initiative, a project in coordination with Change for Children's Nicaragua Water Project. Thus far, Quench and its proud supporters have drilled 12 water wells in the drought-stricken, Chinandega region of Nicaragua. For more information , or to donate, please visit https://changeforchildren.org/ Nekky also gives back to his profession through teaching at the prestigious, Bites Institute, in Vancouver, British Colombia. Nekky teaches workshops to other dentists across Canada on Wisdom Tooth Extractions and how to obtain growth factors from blood to encourage faster healing. He has taught at the 2018, 2019 and 2020 Pacific Dental Conference, the largest dental conference in Canada, as well as the 2018 Saskatchewan Oral Health Conference. Nekky is proud to have been awarded the 2018 Lions Club Citizen of the Year as well as the 2019 Lloydminster Best Dentist Award from Best of the Border. When Nekky isn't at the office or volunteering his time with Change for Children, he enjoys running, playing and coaching basketball, visiting elementary and pre-schools to educate children about oral health, traveling and learning other languages.