Dr. Rebecca Benedict is a native Floridian, and attended the University of Florida where she obtained her BS in Microbiology and Cell Science with an additional concentration in Chemistry. While at the University of Florida, she was named a University Scholar for her work in cancer research at Shands Hospital. After obtaining her undergraduate degree, Dr. Benedict elected to attend Nova Southeastern University in Ft Lauderdale to obtain her Doctorate in Dental Medicine. She has since furthered her education through her alma mater, the University of Florida, with additional training in implant surgery. Dr. Benedict has also earned a fellowship with the International College of Oral Implantologists.
She remains involved in continuing education, staying at the forefront of dental research and technology. Dr. Benedict also has additional training in Relaxation Dentistry with DOCS Education, and has been published by both the American Association for Dental Research and the International Association for Dental Research.
Active memberships include: American Dental Association (ADA), Florida Dental Association (FDA), West Coast District Dental Association (WCDDA), Hillsborough County Dental Association (HCDA), International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI), Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), and the Seattle Study Club.
When not at the office, Dr. Benedict believes in giving back to the community. She is an active volunteer through the Junior League of Palm Harbor, and wants to eventually establish a nonprofit foundation benefitting the Palm Harbor Bay area. She also can be found renovating her 1920’s home, which has proven to be an ongoing project and source of enjoyment.
Contact Palm Harbor Premier Dental at (813) 289 – 0560 for further questions about dental implants or to schedule your next dental visit. Our friendly staff is ready to assist you.