Dr. Allen was born and raised in Moncton, New Brunswick. He received his Bachelor of Science from Queen’s University in 1994 and then attended McGill University where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1998. After practicing in his hometown for a year, he decided to specialize in orthodontics. Dr. Allen continued his dental education at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL where he completed his orthodontic specialty education in 2001. He is fluent in English, French and Spanish. He and his wife, Yelitza, have four children, Everett, Erika, Bruce and Peter.