Implant Dentist in Chicago, IL 60655

I graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale Summa Cum Laude where I studied Biology and Chemistry. I held a two-year research assistantship with the department head of Chemistry and Biochemistry investigating materials to advance chemotherapy and nerve growth/re attachment.  I continued my education at the University of Illinois, College of Dentistry, graduating in the top of my class.

Benjamin A Baptist, DDS - Implant Dentist in Chicago, IL 60655

Benjamin A Baptist, DDS – Implant Dentist in Chicago, IL 60655

At University of llinois my clinical training integrated all forms of dentistry including pediatrics, advanced restorative procedures and dental implant therapy. I was a teaching assistant for both the Pediatric Dentistry Course and the Implant Dentistry Course.  I continue to be involved with Dental Education, having taught at the University of Illinois as a clinical instructor before moving over to Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine as a clinical instructor.

I combined my love of traveling and cultures with expanded clinical experiences.  Selected for an externship with the Indian Health Service, I traveled to the North Slope of Alaska and provided dental care to native Alaskans.  One of the most memorable experiences was becoming a certified member of the Polar Bear Club

My wife Diana, daughter Alexandra, son David and I enjoy traveling, dancing, and playing with our two dogs.  My hobbies also include carpentry, photography, and auto mechanics.  Working with my father David and brother Brian has been a long-time goal.  I look forward to helping the people who trust their care to Baptist Family Dental achieve their goals of optimal dental health and aesthetics.

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