Jimmy Lapnawan Jr, DMD
Dr. Jimmy Lapnawan Jr was born in the Philippines and moved to the United States in 1993. He grew up in Florida and graduated Suma Cum Laude at the University of Florida earning a bachelor's degree in Neurobiological Sciences and Chemistry minor. He continued his education at the University of Florida, where he earned his dental degree in 2014, was awarded the AAPD Certificate of Merit Predoctoral Student Award, and completed a two year residency program in pediatric dentistry.
During his dental education, he served as a liaison and volunteered for the We Care Dental Clinic (a local free dental clinic), Special Olympics Healthy Athletes, and participated in dental mission trips to Ecuador.
In late June 2016, Dr Lapnawan married his long-time sweetheart. He is an avid Gator fan and in his spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife, watching movies and live sports, and reading. He and his wife are excited to see what new adventures the Pacific Northwest brings.
Joining our practice on June 1st, 2017:
Dr. Jordan Lentfer, DMD
Dr. Lentfer was raised in Ashland, Oregon and obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Oregon. She completed her dental school training at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. After completing dental school, Dr. Lentfer returned to Oregon where she practiced as a general dentist for four years before returning to specialize in pediatric dentistry at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dr. Lentfer takes pride in presenting options to her patients and recognizes that no child is the same. She encourages open communication with her patients and parents to establish a treatment plan that is right for them.
Andy Bennion, DMD, MS
Dr. Andy Bennion is our fantastic orthodondist at Eugene Family Orthodontics. He started his Friday clinic, that partners with Eugene Kids’ Dentist, back in January of 2014 and enjoys tracking the progress of all his patients. Dr. Bennion also manages two other clinics in the Eugene area.
Dr. Bennion completed his undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University in 1990, and later went on to receive his D.M.D. from Oregon Health Sciences University in 1994. He received a Master’s of Science in Orthodontics from Loma Linda University just three years later, and was honored to work with his father, Dr. Fred Bennion, prior to his retirement in 2002.
Dr. Bennion is a member of the American Association of Orthodontics, the Oregon State Society of Orthodontics, President of Lane County Dental Society, and is an active member of Rotary International.
In 1988, Dr. Bennion married his high school sweetheart. Together they have a daughter and three sons, two of which are currently Ducks at the University of Oregon. Dr. Bennion is an avid Duck fan and away from his office he enjoys golfing, coaching, and staying involved with Kidsports as President of the program.