Dr. Bengtson has been actively practicing general dentistry and implant dentistry for over 35 years. The scope of his practice includes all facets of dental implant treatment including tooth extraction, bone grafting for site preparation, implant placement, implant restorations, and long term follow up. Additionally, he provides you with general dentistry and advanced restorative dentistry all under one roof.
Dr. Bengtson, a native of Lewiston, Idaho, graduated from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco and completed a post-doctoral General Practice Residency at Highland General Hospital in Oakland, California. He has maintained extensive continuing education throughout his career through many venues, including the Advanced Restorative Study Club and the Inland Empire Periodontic and Implant Study Club.
Dr. Bengtson is a graduate of the prestigious Misch International Implant Institute and his accomplishments in general and implant dentistry have been recognized by numerous national and international organizations. Additionally, he is a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, an international dental honor society, of which he serves as the Idaho Chairman.
Dr. Bengtson has served as the President of the Idaho State Dental Association, as well as Idaho Delegate to the American Dental Association, and a Member of the ADA Council on Dental Practice.
Dr. Bengtson is one of only a very few dentists who have received both the President's Award as well as the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Idaho State Dental Association.