Meet The Doctors
Dr. John B. Benton, Jr., D.D.S.
Dr. Benton has been residing and practicing orthodontics in Calhoun County since 1985. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from Louisiana State University, and continued at LSU’s School of Dentistry, where he received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree and Certificate in Orthodontics. Dr. Benton was the first orthodontist in our area to achieve Board Certification status by the American Board of Orthodontics.
Dr. Benton maintains memberships with such professional organizations as the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, Southern Association of Orthodontists and is one of the Founding members of the Deep South Damon Study Club. Dr. Benton was the first orthodontist to introduce the Damon brace system to our area and he has successfully treated well over 2000 patients utilizing the Damon system!
"Giving people a great smile is extremely satisfying and is much more enjoyable than general dentistry. I absolutely love the diagnosis and treatment planning aspects of orthodontics."
During his leisure time, Dr. Benton enjoys fishing around the world in such places as Alaska, Russia, the Amazon River, Mexico, the Bahamas, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Argentina, and in lakes throughout Alabama. He and his family attend Ruhama Baptist Church in Anniston.