Glenn Canares, DDS, MSD

Glenn Canares, DDS, MSD, is a pediatric dentist, an educator, and an aspiring professional speaker. His personal mission as UMB faculty is to inspire students, patients, and colleagues to become the best versions of themselves. He is intentional about creating a supportive environment of trust and leads with kindness.

Dr. Canares is an American-born child of Filipino immigrants and was raised in a blue-collar community. Through his upbringing, he learned that no dream is too big to go after, but also that no work is ever beneath him. He values authenticity and empowerment, viewing the world through a lens of realistic optimism. 
 
Dr. Canares’ educational philosophy is summed up by Maya Angelou: “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.”