Jeffery D. Bennett DMD

Jeffery D. Bennett DMD
Jeffery D. Bennett DMD

Professor and Chair
Department of Oral Surgery and Hospital Dentistry


Contact Info

Phone  (317) 278-3699

Office Address

Indiana University School of Dentistry
Department of Oral Surgery and Hospital Dentistry
1050 Wishard Boulevard, RG-4201
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Background


Dr. Jeffrey Bennett completed a 2 year residency in anesthesia from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1986 and a residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery from the Long Island Jewish Medical Center in 1990. He became professor and chair of the Department of Oral Surgery and Hospital Dentistry in January 2004 after spending 12 years on the faculty of the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine.  He is a Diplomate of both the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (ABOMS) and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology and a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (ADSA), the International College of Dentists, and the American College of Dentists. Dr. Bennett is Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry at Wishard Memorial Hospital and Co-Chief of Oral Surgery and Dentistry at University, Riley Children's and Methodist Hospitals. He is active in organized dentistry and has served in many leadership positions and is a regularly invited speaker at national and international meetings. He has numerous publications and has edited both texts and clinics. Current positions include anesthesia section editor for the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, anesthesia section editor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Update, member of AAOMS Resident Review Committee Committee (RRC) on Dental Accreditation (CODA),  Councilor of the Oral Surgery/Anesthesia/Hospital Dentistry section of the American Dental Association of Education (ADEA), and Co - editor of computer based testing and member of the examination committee of ABOMS.  A representative list of past positions includes: President of the Connecticut Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, President of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (ADSA), President of the OMFS section of the American Association of Dental Research (AADR), and Chair of the Executive Committee of the AAOMS Faculty Section.