Carmel Doran D.D.S.

Carmel was born on Bainbridge Island, Washington and grew up in Portland.  She traveled east to New York City for dental school and stayed to work for a few years in Boston, MA.  In 2012 she returned to Portland to reunite with family and team up with Craig BenBen in NW Portland.  When not working in the office on Pettygrove, she often volunteers her time on the Medical Teams International Dental Vans helping underserved populations in the area secure much needed dental care.  In addition to spending time with her husband and two young children, Carmel enjoys exercise, cooking and being fashionable.

Education:
Whitman College, B.A.
Columbia University, D.D.S.
University of Michigan, A.E.G.D.

Craig BenBen D.M.D

Craig was born in Chicago, raised in southern California, and then moved to Sun Valley before coming to Portland to attend OHSU Dental School. He and his wife ultimately fell in love with Portland where they have resided since 1975.  Craig started his career working at the Maternal and Infant Care Project as well as in the Public Health Service in Woodburn working with the migrant community. In 1981, he began building a private practice based on providing excellent care that puts the health, comfort and needs of his patient's first - and many patients today have been with Dr. BenBen since he first opened his doors. When not in the office, Craig loves playing golf, cooking, traveling and spending time with his wife, two children and five grandchildren.

Education:
University of Southern California, B.A.
Oregon Health and Sciences University, D.M.D.