Dr. Benhuri started his career with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, working on codes and standards for nuclear power plants. Later, while enrolled at the University of Pittsburgh in the dentistry program, he created new designs for dental implants, and the success rate went from 50 percent to 90 percent. He went on to start his own practice and founded the Department of Dental Implants at Columbia University. He previously served as a clinical professor of prosthodontics at the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Dental Medicine. His specialties include esthetic, restorative, implant, laser and biological dentistry as well as prosthodontics.
Dr. Marc Benhuri, D.M.D, is owner of the Benhuri Center for Laser and Implant Dentistry in New York City, which is billed as “New York’s most sought after dental facility visited by celebrities, CEOs and foreign dignitaries from around the world."
Dr. Benhuri is a fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID). He is a former president of the northeast district of the AAID, and he was a member of the executive committee for 14 years. He is a former editor of the Journal of Implant Dentistry, and he is a fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantology.
Dr. Benhuri earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of New Haven in 1969. In 1970, he enrolled in the dentistry program at the University of Pittsburgh, becoming the first engineer to be accepted into that program. He earned dual degrees in surgery and prosthodontics. He was a recipient of the University of New Haven’s Distinguished Alumni Award in 2014.