James Benz
801 S. Paulina St.
  • James
  • Benz
  • DDS
  • Clinical Assistant Professor

Education & Career

  • University of Illinois, College of Dentistry, DDS, 1979
  • Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, IL (General Practice Resident, 1979-1980 & Chief Resident, 1980-1981)
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center (Attending, General Dentistry, 1981-present; Director, Special Patient Care, 1987-2005; GPR Program Director, 2011-present & Chair, Department of Dentistry, Jan 1, 2016-present)
  • Private Practice, General Dentistry, Skokie, IL 1981-2014

Professional Affiliations & Certifications

  • Chicago Dental Society (Past-President, North Suburban Branch & General Arrangements Committee, Midwinter Meeting)
  • Illinois State Dental Society, Board of Trustees, 2014-present
  • American Dental Association, 8th District Delegation, 2015, 2016
  • Special Care Dental Association
  • American Dental Education Association

Clinical Activities and Specialties

Dr. Benz has extensive clinical experience in restorative, prosthetic and special needs dentistry both as a private practice and hospital based general dentist. He has been on attending faculty in the General Practice Residency training program at AIMMC, Chicago, IL, for 35 years and now more recently beginning in April, 2014, a Clinical Assistant Professor at the College of Dentistry.