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Dr Kim R Bennet

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr Kim R Bennet

Born in Western Australia, Dr Bennet completed his Bachelor of Dental Science at the University of Western Australia in 1975.  Following graduation, he worked as a general dental practitioner in both Perth and London.

He undertook and completed his training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in Melbourne, with rotations at the Royal Dental Hospital, Western Hospital, Royal Melbourne Hospital and others.

During training, he completed his Thesis leading to completion of his Masters in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and specialist recognition as an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon in 1980.

Dr Bennet then proceeded to further specialist training in the United Kingdom at Cheltenham General and Gloucestershire Royal Hospitals for a further year.

Dr Bennet finally returned to Western Australia and established his private practice at its current location in West Perth in 1992.

He has worked in public positions at Princess Margaret Hospital, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and Fremantle Hospital for over 20 years which included training of the next generation of surgeons prior to committing to full time private practice.

Dr Bennet has published several articles in prominent Oral & Maxillofacial Journals.

Associations

Australian Dental Association

Dental Study Group Western Australia

ANZAOMS

Publications

  • Bennet KR , Reade PC Abstract of paper preented to meeting IADR Adelaide 1980 Australia Journal of Dental Research 60B 1981
  • Bennet KR, Reade PC “Salivary IgA levels in normal subjects, tobacco smokers and patients with recurrent aphthous ulceration” Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology 53:461-465 1982
  • Wiesenfeld D, Cook RM, Bennet KR, Radden BG “The correction of mandibular deforomity due to Pagets Disease of bone, with a traumatic bone cyst” Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 43 125-129 1985
  • Hay KD, Rivett LJ, Bennet KR, Reade PC “Photogrammetry used to assess post operative facial swelling in a drug trial” British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 23 103-111 1985