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Education:
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine (2002), University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Doctor of Medicine (2006), Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota
  • Certificate Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (2008), Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
  • Certificate in Orthodontics (2012), University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • M.S. Dentistry (2012), University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Professional Activities
  • American Board of Orthodontics
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society
Publications

Allen BE, Van Ess J, Gladwell M, Rieck KL, Carr A: The Success Rate of the Nobel Biocare Mark III TiUnite Dental Implant System. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontics 106:e19, 2008.

Allen BE, Greenwell H, Drisko CH, Scheetz JP: The Prevalence of Hypertension in Periodontitis Patients Over Age 60. Journal of Dental Research 80S:381, 2001.

Verified Patient Reviews

4.7 out of 5 (239 Reviews) (17 Comments)

Overall patient ratings are based on the average score given by The Dental Specialists patients who voluntarily complete a satisfaction survey from Press Ganey, a nationally recognized firm dedicated to improving patient experience. Click to learn more about our patient ratings.

5 out of 5
August 1, 2019
I'm very comfortable with the Orthodontist and the treatment plan designed to correct the problems identified with my teeth alignment.
5 out of 5
July 18, 2019
Dr. Allen was great anticipating the questions that we might have and answered very patiently.
5 out of 5
May 8, 2019
He's great.
5 out of 5
April 16, 2019
Dr. Allen has been extraordinary kind and interested in my treatment. He answers all my questions and has changed my treatment according to what I was hoping to achieve. He always takes time through his exams and makes sure everything is going right. He then explains if he is going to change something or what he is trying to achieve.
5 out of 5
April 13, 2019
very approachable, knowledgeable
5 out of 5
April 8, 2019
Excellent! I would recommend to anyone seeking orthodontic services!
5 out of 5
February 26, 2019
Dr. Allen was great. Seemed genuinely to care and actively listened to any concerns/questions I had.
5 out of 5
February 20, 2019
Allen is a very good doctor. He made me feel reinsured and talked in depth about my problem. He explained very well and in detail. I felt very confident and comfortable with his work and the plan he has for me. He's very professional but keeps it real with you at the same time. I felt very satisfied after my consultation appointment, especially after coming from a clinic I didn't feel confident or comfortable with. That's why I'm switching to the Dental Specialists clinic.
5 out of 5
January 23, 2019
he is fantastic! he and the assistants made me feel very comfortable and involved in the process. all of my questions were answered above and beyond what I expected. I'm so glad I was referred to Dr. Allen
5 out of 5
January 21, 2019
appreciated the way Dr. and staff interacted with my daughter caring and sensitive with her feelings
2 out of 5
January 7, 2019
always seems rushed, doesn't ask if I have any questions or concerns and is gone by the time my chair is raised back upright. Fast food type service.
3 out of 5
January 1, 2019
I myself am in the dental induuand work on cases daily. I feel my needs and his understanding of what those are do not align. We have been working on correcting the angle of number 8 for about six months and it seems to be going in the opposite direction. Even when we talked about the long axis of tooth being rotated, I feel we did not understand each other.
5 out of 5
October 25, 2018
very friendly, very informative
2.5 out of 5
October 23, 2018
Hardly spent time with me. All I needed was a glue spot on back of 1 tooth to repair existing permanent retainer.
5 out of 5
August 30, 2018
Our contact with Dr. Allen has been uniformly positive.
3.4 out of 5
June 24, 2018
Always seems rushed and visits are very brief
5 out of 5
March 23, 2018
Awesome interaction
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