Information about Mark Benavides....
Dr. Mark Benavides' Education:
Carleton College, Northfield Minnesota 1977
Marquette University Dental School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 1986
He belongs to the following organizations while practicing in Ottawa, Illinois:
• American Dental Association
• Academy of General Dentistry (more than 3,700 hours of Continuing Education!)
• Illinois State Dental Society
• American Academy of Restorative Dentistry (AARD)
• International Congress of Oral Implantology (ICOI)
2006 - Achieved "Clinical Instructor" status at the Kois Center (having been a student since 1996, and considered one of the “Originals”)
2016-2018: Kois Center Advisory Board
2019 - Current: Scientific Advisor – Computer Technology
Graduate from the Misch Implant Institute, AND passed the Fellowship exam for the ICOI
2008: Active member of the AARD (Restorative Academy)
2012 - current: Web Chair (design, maintain the website, etc) for the AARD
Seattle Study Club (another international group of dentists known for continuing their Dental Education)
Contempory Dental Forum (CDF): the local Seattle Study Club component which meets monthly in the Joliet/Aurora area – for more than 20 years!
Illinois State Dental Society
“Illinois State Dental Society” TRUSTEE 2016-2019
*Illinois Valley Dental Society (the local dental component)
Program Chairperson (1993-1994)
Program Chairperson (2005 - 2006)
Dent-IL-PAC Director (1990-1999)
President of the "Illinois Valley Dental Society" 1990-1992, and again from 2008-2015.
American Dental Association
2016-current - “SnoDENT” committee, ADA
Member of iXorg (only Dentist to be a member)
iXorg member companies consult, design, and support a wide variety of complex environments with the latest in hardware and software solutions, including Networking and Cloud Backup and Services. The expertise is centered around Xinuos Unix (SCO OpenServer & UnixWare), BSD Unix, Linux, OmniOS, VMWare and other Operating Systems.
Dr. Benavides has been married to his wife Angela more than thirty-five years.
Mark Benavides, DDS, PC
1703 Polaris Circle, Suite 3
Ottawa, IL 61350