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Byron W. (Pete) Benson, DDS / MS

Byron W. (Pete) Benson, DDS / MS

Regents Professor
Vice Chair, Department of Diagnostic Sciences, Director and Regents Professor of Radiology

3302 Gaston Ave.
Dallas, Texas 75246
Phone: (214) 828-8393
Fax: (214) 828-4551
Email: Bbenson@bcd.tamhsc.edu

Education and Post-Graduate Training

University of Texas Health Science Center; Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; San Antonio, Texas; MS; 1984-1986; Dental Diagnostic Science

University of Texas Health Science Center; Dental School, San Antonio, Texas; Certificate; 1984-1986; Dental Diagnostic Science

University of Iowa, College of Dentistry; Iowa City, Iowa; DDS; 1971-1975; Dentistry

Weber State College; Ogden, Utah; 1968-1971; Chemistry

Research Interests

Scanco VivaCT 40 High Speed Micro Computed Tomography System.  Shared Instrumentation Grant (1S10RR23634-01A1), National Center for Research Resources, National Institutes of Health (Washington, D.C.).  $345,000 (2008).  P Dechow, BW Benson, et al.  Role:  co-investigator.

Planmeca Promax - digital panoramic, cephalometric, and tomographic imaging unit. Planmeca USA, Inc. (Roselee, IL).   $60,000 (equipment consignment; 2006, renewed 2007).  BW Benson, H Liang, DJ Flint.  Role:  principal investigator.

Digora PCT extraoral storage phosphor imaging system.  PaloDex / Instrumentarium / Soredex (Milwaukee, WI).  $28,000 (equipment consignment; 2006).  BW Benson, E. Schneiderman, H Liang.  Role:  principal investigator.

Cone-beam computed tomography in clinical practice.  Baylor Oral Health Foundation (Dallas, TX).  $210,000 (equipment grant; 2005-6).  BW Benson, WB Binnie.  Role: principal investigator.

Clinical trials of Optime – a digital intraoral imaging system.  GE Medical Systems/Soredex, USA. (Milwaukee, WI).  $12,000 (equipment donation; 2004).  BW Benson, E Schneiderman, H Liang. Role:  co-principal investigator.
       
Clinical trials of Kodak 8000C Digital Panoramic/Cephalometric Radiography System.  Kodak Dental Systems/PracticeWorks (Atlanta, GA).  $44,000 (equipment consignment; 2004 – 2006).  BW Benson, H Liang.  Role:  principal investigator.

Clinical trials of PCT – a digital extraoral imaging system.  GE Medical Systems/Soredex, USA. (Milwaukee, WI).  $20,000 (equipment consignment; 2002 – 2006).  NL Frederiksen, BW Benson, H Liang. Role:  co-principal investigator

Randomized, parallel evaluation of RhBMP-2/absorbable collagen sponge and
standard bone grafting materials for maxillary sinus floor augmentation.
Genetics Institute, Inc. (Cambridge, MA).  $90,000 (1997-2001).  Triplett RG, Schow SR, Benson BW.  Role: co-investigator.

Randomized, dose escalation study evaluating thBMP-2/ACS for alveolar ridge. Augmentation of buccal wall defects. Genetics Institute, Inc.  (Cambridge,MA). $70,000 (1996-1997).  Triplett RG, Schow SR, Benson BW.
 Role:  co-investigator.

A Feasibility study evaluating thBMP-2/absorbable collagen sponge device for
Maxillary sinus floor augmentation. Genetics Institute, Inc.  (Cambridge, MA).
$50,000 (1995-1996).  Triplett RG, Schow SR, Benson BW. Role:  co-investigator.

Clinical trials of Implatome linear tomography unit.  Soredex-Finndent (Conroe, TX). $17,000 (equipment consignment; 1995-1996).  Frederiksen NL, Benson BW; Role:  principal investigator.

United States clinical trials of the Digora direct digital intraoral x-ray generator. Soredex Medical Systems (Conroe, Texas) and Orion/Soredex (Helsinki, Finland). $23,000 (equipment consignment); 1994 [1+ yrs].  Frederiksen NL,Benson BW.  Role:  co-principal investigator.

Healthpak Inc. (Shorewood, IL).  The X-ray Sox Barrier: effects on absorption
And scattering of x-ray photons.  $2000; (1993).  Frederiksen NL, Benson BW.
Role: co-principal investigator.
       
United States clinical trials of the Cranex 3 pan/ceph x-ray generator with Automatic exposure.  Soredex Medical Systems (Conroe, Texas) and Orion/Soredex (Helsinki, Finland). $20,000 (equipment consignment); 1990
[1+ yrs].  Frederiksen NL, Benson BW.  Role: co-principal investigator.

United States clinical trials of Scanora integrated imaging system.  Soredex
Medical Systems (Conroe, Texas) and Orion/ Soredex (Helsinki, Finland).
$203,000 (equipment consignment) 1990 [1 year].  Frederiksen NL, Benson
BW.  Role: co-principal investigator.

A comparison of radiation doses among four rotational panoramic radiography units. Soredex Medical Systems (Conroe, TX). $1736 [1 year].  Frederiksen
NL, Benson BW.  Role: co-principal investigator.

   An evaluation of Ti and Ti alloy for RPD frameworks.  Baylor College of
   Dentistry (Dallas, TX).  $1440; 1995-1996.  Bridgeman J*, Hummel S, Marker
   V**, Benson BW. Role:  consultant.

Scanography versus intraoral radiography: an estimate of radiation detriment.
Baylor College of Dentistry (Dallas, Texas).  $2005, 1993 (1 year).
*Avendanio B,**Frederiksen NL, Benson BW.  Role: co-principal investigator.

A  comparison of radiation doses among four rotational panoramic radiography
units.  Baylor College of Dentistry (Dallas, Texas).   $2000; 1991 (1 year).
*Hutson BB, **Benson BW, Frederiksen NL,  Goaz PW.  Role: co-principal investigator.

   The suitability of some commercially available building materials as
radioprotective barriers. Baylor College of Dentistry (Dallas, Texas).  $1723;
1989  (2 yrs.).  *Fields RT, **Frederiksen NL, Benson BW, Goaz PW. 
Role: co-principal investigator. 

Radiomorphometric analysis of panoramic radiographs from osteoporotic and
osteopenic subjects. Baylor College of Dentistry (Dallas, Texas).  $414; 1989
(1 year). Benson BW, Goaz PW.  Role: principal investigator.

Age-related changes in a panoramic mandibular index.  University of Texas
Health Science Center at San Antonio.   $500; 1985 (2 yrs.).  Benson BW, Glass  BJ.  Role: principal investigator.

Selected Publications

  • Jung, YH, Liang H, Benson BW, Flint DJ, Cho BH.  The assessment of impacted maxillary canine position with panoramic radiography and cone beam computed tomography.  Dentomaxillofacial Radiology  41:356-360, 2012.
  • Benson BW, Liang H, Flint DJ. Panoramic technology: digital technology fosters efficiency. Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry 32 (special issue 6):96-98, 2011.
  • Liang H, Flint D, Benson BW. Why should we insist all patients remove their jewelry?  Dentomaxillofacial Radiology 40:328-330, 2011.
  • Sherrard JF, Rossouw PE, Benson BW, Carrillo R, Buschang P. Accuracy and reliability of CBCT tooth and root lengths measured on cone-beam computed tomographs.  American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 137(4):S100-108, 2010
  • Elsalanty ME, Zakhary I, Akeel S, Benson BW, Mulone T, Triplett RG, Opperman LA. Reconstruction of Canine Mandibular Bone Defects Using a Bone Transport Reconstruction Plate. Annals of Plastic Surgery 68(4):441-448, 2009.
  • Almog DM, Benson BW, Wolfgang L, Frederiksen NL, Brooks SL.  CT image-based imaging and surgical guidance in oral implantology.  Journal of Oral Implantology 32(1):14-18, 2006.
  • Benson BW, Shulman JD. Inclusion of tobacco exposure as a predictive factor for decreased bone mineral content.  Nicotine and Tobacco Research 7(5):719-724, 2005.
  • Liang H, Frederiksen NL, Benson BW.  Lingual vascular canals of the interforaminal region of mandibular: evaluation with conventional tomography. Dentomaxillofacial Radiology 33:340-341, 2004.
  • Cederberg RA, Benson BW, Nunn M, English JD. Calcifications of the sella turcica: a radiographic study of prevalence. Clinical Orthodontics and Research 6(4):227-232, 2003.
  • Sahiwal IG, Woody RD, Benson BW, Guillen GE. Radiographic identification of threaded endosseous dental implants.  Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 87(5):563-577, 2002.
  • Sahiwal IG, Woody RD, Benson BW, Guillen GE. Radiographic identification of nonthreaded endosseous dental implants. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 87(5):552-562, 2002
  • Sahiwal IG, Woody RD, Benson BW, Guillen GE.   Macro design morphology of endosseous dental implants.  Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 87(5):543-551, 2002.
  • Benson BW. Presurgical radiographic planning for dental patients. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America (13)4:751-761, 2001.
  • Cederberg RA, Benson BW, Nunn M, English JD. Arcuate foramen: prevalence by age, gender, and degree of calcification.  Clinical Orthodontics and Research 3:162-167, 2000
  • Laghios CD, Benson BW, Gutmann JL. Comparative radiopacity of tetracalcium phosphate and other root-end filling materials. International Endodontic Journal 33:311-315, 2000
  • Benson BW. Teleradiology. Dental Clinics of North America 44(2):359-370, 2000.
  • Cederberg RA, Frederiksen NL, Benson BW, Shulman JD. Influence of the display monitor on observer performance. Dentomaxillofacial Radiology 28(4):203-207, 1999.
  • Cederberg RA, Frederiksen NL, Benson BW, Shulman JD. Effect of different background conditions on diagnostic performance of digital and film images.Dentomaxillofacial Radiology 27:293-297, 1998.
  • Benson BW, Frederiksen NL. A reliability comparison of submentovertex and zonographic methods of horizontal condylar angle estimation. Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology and Endodontics 86(3):370-375,1998.
  • Cederberg RA, Tidwell, Frederiksen NL, Benson BW. Endodontic working length assessment: comparison of storage phosphor digital imaging andradiographic film. Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology and Endodontics 85:325-328, 1998.
  • Cederberg RA, Frederiksen NL, Benson BW, Sokolowski TW.  Effect of the geometry of the intraoral position-indicating device on effective dose.  Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology and Endodontics 84(4):101-109, 1997.
  • Bridgeman JT (dental student), Marker VA, Hummel SK, Benson BW. Comparison of titanium and cobalt-chromium removable partial denture clasps. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 78(2):187-193, 1997.
  • Benson BW. Discussion: the accuracy of measurements of three-dimensional computed tomography reconstructions. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 54(8):990-991, 1996.
  • Avendanio B (dental student), Frederiksen NL, Benson BW, Sokolowski TW. Effective dose and risk assessment from detailed narrow beam radiography.Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology and Endodontics 82(6):713-719, 1996.
  • Benson BW, Frederiksen NL. A sensitometric comparison of Fuji Super HR-G and Kodak T-mat G panoramic films. Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology and Endodontics 79(5):646-648, 1995.
  • Benson BW. Diagnostic imaging for dental implant assessment.  Texas Dental Journal 112(2):37-41, 1995.
  • Frederiksen NL, Benson BW, Sokolowski TW. Effective dose and risk assessment from computed tomography of the maxillofacial complex. Dentomaxillofacial Radiology 24:55-58, 1995.
  • Frederiksen NL, Benson BW, Sokolowski TW.  Risk assessment from film tomography used for dental implant diagnostics. Dentomaxillofacial Radiology 23:123-127, 1994.
  • Benson BW, Frederiksen NL, Goaz PW.  Grid versus air gap - a comparison of cephalometric techniques. Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology 77(1):86-89, 1994.
  • Benson BW, Otis LL.  Disorders of the temporomandibular joint. Dental Clinics of North America 38(1):167-185, 1994.
  • Frederiksen NL, Benson BW, Goaz PW.  Object localization by stereoscopy and pluridirectional tomography. Dentomaxillofacial Radiology 21:99-101, 1992.
  • Brand J, Benson B, Ciola B, Glass B, Katz J, Otis L, Parks E, Pettigrew J. American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology infection control guidelines for dental radiographic procedures. Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology 73:248-249, 1992.
  • Benson BW, Prihoda T, Glass BJ.  Variations in adult cortical bone mass as measured by a panoramic mandibular index. Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology 71(3):349-356, 1991.
  • Langlais RP, Benson BW, Barnett DA.  Salivary gland dysfunction: infections, sialoliths, and tumors. Ear, Nose and Throat Journal 68(10):758-770, 1989.
  • Benson BW, Langlais RP, Abramovitch K. Temporomandibular joint arthrography: a comparison of a fluoroscopic and a nonfluoroscopic technique. Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology 67(5):600-605, 1989.
  • Benson BW, Cottone JA, Bomberg TJ, Sperber N.  Bite mark impressions: a review of techniques and materials.  Journal of Forensic Sciences 33(5):1238-1243, 1988.
  • Shapiro S, Bomberg TJ, Benson BW, Hamby CL. Postmenopausal osteoporosis: dental patients at risk.  Gerodontics 1:220-225, 1985.
  • Bomberg TJ, Shapiro S, Benson BW.  Developing the health history of the elderly dental patient.  Gerodontics 1:165-169, 1985. Abstracted in:  Dental Abstracts 31(1):23, 1986.
  • Benson BW, Bomberg TJ, Hatch RA, Hoffman, W. Tissue displacement techniques in fixed prosthodontics: a review.  Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 55(2):179-181, 1986. Abstracted in:  Yearbook of Dentistry.  Chicago: Year Book MedicalPublishers, 1987, p 173-175.
  • Hoffman W., Bomberg TJ, Hatch RA, Benson BW. Complete Dentures: review. Quintessence International/Dental Digest 16(5):349-355, 1985. Reprinted in:  Die totale prothese - eine übersicht.  Die Quintessenz 2(1): 229-240, 1986.

Non-refereed Papers

  • Parel SM, Triplett GR, Verma SN, Benson BW, Al-Hashimi I, Tees TD. BCD centers set the college apart.  Texas Dental Journal 122(5):446-451, 2005.
  • Frederiksen NL, Benson BW. The oral and maxillofacial imaging center at Baylor College of Dentistry.  Doctor of Dentistry Dallas/Fort Worth  p. 15, June 2001
  • White SC, Benson BW. Oral and maxillofacial radiology parameters of care, in reply. Letter to the editor.  Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology and Endodontics 92(5):480-481, 2001.
  • Liang H, Benson BW, Frederiksen NL. Pneumatization of the pterygoid process of the sphenoid bone.  Letter to the editor. Dentomaxillofacial Radiology 30(1):63, 2001.
  • Benson BW. Letter to the editor.  Texas Dental Journal 115(10):7, 1998.
  • Benson BW, Frederiksen NL, Goaz PW.  Criticism of article on clinical parameters of evaluation during implant maintenance (Letter to the Editor) International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants 8(4):374-375, 1993.
  • Benson BW. (Contributor)  In:  Color atlas of common oral diseases.  Langlais RP, Miller CS. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1992.
  • Benson BW. (Workshop participant)   In: Perspectives on Diagnosis and therapeutics of oral soft tissue infections. Cottone JA, Guest GF, Littlefield JH, eds. San Antonio: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 1991. 76 p.
  • Benson BW. Discussion of "bite mark impressions: a review of techniques and materials" (author's response; letter to the editor). Journal of Forensic Sciences 34(4):806-807, 1989.
  • Benson BW  (Intramural Manual) Evaluation of the medically compromised dental patient.  In: Third-Year Oral Diagnosis Course Syllabus. 179-194. Dallas: Baylor College of Dentistry,1991.

Books Authored

  • Koenig L, Tamimi D, Harnsberger HR,  Benson BW, Hatcher D, Petrokowski CG, Ruprecht A, Van Dis ML, Perschbacher SE.  Diagnostic Imaging: Oral and Maxillofacial.  Amirsys Inc: Salt Lake City, 2011.
  • Benson BW. Age related changes in a panoramic mandibular index of cortical bone mass as observed in three different populations. (M.S. Thesis), San Antonio: University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at San Antonio, 1986. 110 p.
Book Chapters
  • Benson BW.  Salivary gland radiology.  In: White SC, Pharoah MJ.  Oral Radiology - principles and interpretation.  7th ed.  Saint Louis: Mosby, 2014, p 542-561.
  • Benson BW, Shetty, V. Dental implants. In: White SC, Pharoah MJ.  Oral Radiology - principles and interpretation.  7th ed.  Saint Louis: Mosby, 2014, p 630-645.
  • Benson BW.  Salivary gland radiology.  In: White SC, Pharoah MJ.  Oral Radiology - principles and interpretation.  6th ed.  Saint Louis: Mosby , 2009, p.578-596
  • Benson BW, Shetty V.  Dental implants. In: White SC, Pharoah MJ.  Oral Radiology - principles and interpretation.  6th ed.  Saint Louis: Mosby , 2009, p 597-612.
  • Benson BW. Salivary gland radiology. In: White SC, Pharoah MJ. Oral Radiology - principles and interpretation.  5th ed.  Saint Louis: Mosby, 2004, p 658-676.
  • Shetty V, Benson BW. Dental implants. In: White SC, Pharoah MJ. Oral Radiology - principles and interpretation.  5th ed.  Saint Louis: Mosby, 2004, p 677-692.
  • Benson BW. Salivary gland radiology. In: White SC, Pharoah MJ.  Oral Radiology - principles and interpretation. 4th ed.  Saint Louis: Mosby, 2000, p. 605-621.
  • Shetty V, Benson BW. Orofacial implants. In: White SC, Pharoah MJ. Oral Radiology - principles and interpretation.  4th ed.  Saint Louis: Mosby 2000, p. 622-635.
  • Benson BW. Salivary glands. In: Goaz PW, White SC.  Oral Radiology – principles and interpretation.   3rd ed.  Saint Louis: Mosby-Year Book, 1994, p. 681-701.
  • Benson BW. Modification of dental treatment for patients with compromised health. In: Coleman GC, Nelson JF. Principles of Oral Diagnosis. Saint Louis:Mosby-Year Book,1992, p . 249 - 265.

Abstracts

  • Saad, AF. Nickell LT, Benson BW, Flint DJ, Liang H, Opatowsky MJ.  Cone Beam CT: Imaging Techniques and Evaluation of Oral Pathology.  American Society of Neuroradiology; San Diego, CA.  5/18/13.
  • Saad, AF. Nickell LT, Benson BW, Flint DJ, Liang H, Opatowsky MJ.  Cone Beam CT: what a head and  neck radiologist needs to know.  Educational exhibit.  American Society of Head and Neck Radiology;  Miami, FL.  10/4/12
  • Gibbs WN, Wakefield C, Kessler HP, Flint DJ, Benson BW, Opatowsky MJ. Panorex imaging in the emergency room setting.  Radiologic Society of  North America; Chicago, IL. 12/2/10.
  • Benson BW, Shulman JD.  Effect of antepartum natural background radiation on infant low birth weight: a pilot study.  American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology; Denver, CO.  11/6/04.
  • Liang H, Franco PF, Frederiksen N, Benson BW.  Osteoma of the glenoid fossa: a case report.American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology; Denver, CO. 11/6/04
  • Benson BW, Shulman JD.  Inclusion of tobacco exposure as a predictive factor for decreased bone mineral content.  American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology; Chicago, IL. 12/6/03.  Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology and Endodontics 97(2):266-267, 2004.
  • Liang H, Frederiksen NL, Benson BW. Measurements made in tomographic images: effect of tomographic motion.  International Association of Dental Research; Washington, DC. 4/7/00.  Journal of Dental Research 79 (special):250, 2000.
  • Cederberg RA, Benson BW, Nunn ME, English JD. Arcuate foramen: prevalence by age, gender, and degree of mineralization. American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology; Chicago, IL. 12/4/99.
  • Benson BW, Cederberg RA, Nunn ME, English JD. Correlative study of ligamentous mineralizations of the head and neck. American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology; Chicago, IL. 12/2/99.
  • Benson BW, Frederiksen NL, Costa C.  Análise das densidades dos seios maxilares em radiografias panorâmicas digitalizadas no sistema Digora. 7th Annual Research Symposium; University of São Paulo Faculty of Dentistry; São Paulo, Brazil. 9/27/99. Post-Graduate Review - University of São Paulo Faculty of Dentistry 6(3):286, 1999.
  • Costa C, Frederiksen NL, Benson BW. Processamento digital das imagens Radiográficas e fotográficas em odontologica. 7th Annual Research Symposium;University of São Paulo Faculty of Dentistry; São Paulo, Brazil. 9/27/99. Post-Graduate Review - University of São Paulo Faculty of Dentistry 6(3):286, 1999.
  • Frederiksen NL, Benson BW, Costa C. Estudo das ampliações e distorções das imagens radiográficas obtidas em diferentes sistemas panorâmicos. 7th Annual Research Symposium; University of São Paulo Faculty of Dentistry; São Paulo, Brazil. 9/27/99. Post-Graduate Review - University of São Paulo Faculty of Dentistry 6(3):287, 1999.
  • Costa C, Frederiksen NL, Benson BW. Estudo comparativo das esgfugufas anatôicas por meio do sistema digital Digora e dos fimes radiográficos convencionais. 6th Annual Research Symposium; University of São Paulo Faculty of Dentistry; São Paulo, Brazil. 10/26/98.
  • Cederberg RA, Frederiksen NL, Benson BW, Shulman JD. Comparison of digital and film images using different background lighting conditions. American Association of Dental Research; Minneapolis, MS. 3/6/98. Journal of Dental Research 77 (special):227, 1998.
  • Cederberg RA, Frederiksen NL, Benson BW, Shulman JD. ROC analysis of digital and film radiographic images for the detection of interproximal lesions. American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology; Arlington, VA. 10/18/98.
  • Benson BW, Frederiksen NL, Gonzales TS. Mutiplanar and 3-D reformatted images temporomandibular joint pathoses. International Association of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology; Louisville, KY. 6/24/97.
  • Frederiksen NL, Benson SW, Gonzales TS. Multiplanar and 3-D reformatted images of maxillofacial pathoses.  International Association of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology; Louisville, KY. 6/24/97.
  • Cederberg R, Tidwell E, Frederiksen N, Benson B. Endodontic working length assessment by comparison of storage phosphor digital imaging and radiographic film.  American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology; San Diego, CA.  11/9/96.
  • Frederiksen NL, Benson BW. Precision in condylar horizontal angle estimation from submentovertex and zonographic projections. American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology; San Diego, CA. 11/8/96.
  • Cederberg R, Frederiksen N, Benson B, Sokolowski T.  The effect of various position-indicating devices on effective dose. International Association of Dental Research; San Francisco, CA. 3/15/96.  Journal of Dental Research 75 (special):1052, 1996.
  • Bridgeman JT (dental student), Marker VA, Hummel SK, Benson B, Pace L. Comparison of Ti and Co-Cr Clasps. International Association of Dental Research; San Francisco, CA. 3/16/96. Journal of Dental Research 75 (special):1753, 1996.
  • Cederberg R, Frederiksen N, Benson B, Sokolowski T.  Comparative effects of the different position-indicating devices on effective dose.  American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology; Chicago, IL.  12/2/95.
  • Avendanio B (dental student), Frederiksen NL, Benson BW, Sokolowski TW.  Effective dose and risk assessment from detailed narrow beam radiography (AAOMR Charles R. Morris Award Recipient). American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology; Chicago, IL. 11/30/95.
  • Benson BW, Frederiksen NL. Pericoronal lesion of antrum: panoramic, conventional, and computed tomography.  American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology; New Orleans, LA. 1/12/94.
  • Avendanio B (dental student), Frederiksen NL, Benson BW. Vertical angulation of the x-ray beam: effect on thyroid dose. American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology; New Orleans, LA. 11/12/94.
  • Frederiksen NL, Benson BW. Sensitometric properties of Fuji Super HR-G panoramic film.  International Association of Dental Research; Seattle, WA.  3/13/94.  Journal of Dental Research 73 (special):2308 ,1994.
  • Avendanio B (dental student), Frederiksen NL, Benson BW, Sokolowski TW.  Estimate of radiation detriment: scanography and intraoral radiography. International Association of Dental Research; Seattle, WA. 3/12/94. Journal of Dental Research 73 (special): 2109, 1994.
  • Benson BW, Frederiksen NL, Sokolowski TW.  Risk assessment of collimator geometry from tomography for implant diagnostics. American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology; San Francisco, CA. 11/5/93.
  • Frederiksen NL, Benson BW, Sokolowski TW.  Risk Assessment from computed tomography. American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology; San Francisco, CA. 11/5/93.
  • Benson BW, Frederiksen NL. Effect of slit collimation on image contrast.  International Association of Dental Research; Chicago, IL 3/12.93.   Journal of Dental Research 72 (special): 1226, 1993.
  • Benson BW, Frederiksen NL. Angular reference markers for dental implant tomographic imaging. American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology; Orlando, FL. 10/15/92.
  • Frederiksen NL, Benson BW, Sokolowski TW.  Effective dose from implant diagnostics with the Scanora integrated imaging system.  American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology;  Orlando, FL. 10/15/92.
  • Hutson BB (dental student), Benson BW, Frederiksen NL, Goaz PW.  Comparative radiologic risk from Scanora and Panelipse panoramic imaging systems. American Association of Dental Research; Boston, MA. 3/12/92.  Journal of Dental Research 71:142, 1992.
  • Frederiksen NL, Benson BW, Goaz PW, Cederberg RA.  Magnification factors for imaging modes of the Soredex Scanora. American Association of Dental Research; Boston, MA. 3/12/92.  Journal of Dental Research 71:142, 1992.
  • Benson BW, Frederiksen NL, Goaz PW.  Corrected lateral TMJ tomograms without SMV projection calculations.  American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology; Seattle, WA. 10/4/91
  • Benson BW, Frederiksen NL, Goaz PW. Grid versus air gap - a comparison of cephalometric techniques.  American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology; Seattle, WA.  10/3/91.
  • Fields RT (dental student), Frederiksen NL, Benson BW, Goaz PW.  The suitability of some commercially available building materials as radioprotective barriers. Student Clinic Day.  Baylor College of Dentistry; Dallas, TX.  4/10/91 (1st Place Award).  Journal of Dental Research 70:520, 1991.
  • Benson BW, Frederiksen NL, Goaz PW. Multimodality TMJ imaging programs for the Scanora integrated imaging system.  American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology; Boston, MA.  10/12/90.
  • Benson BW, Goaz PW.  Variations in the adult mental foramen diameter by sex, age, and racial group.  American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology; Boston, MA. 10/11/90.
  • Benson BW. Transcranial xeroradiography.  American Academy of Dental Radiology. Silver Spring, MD.  10/7/88.  Newsletter of the American Academy of Dental Radiology 16(1):8, 1988.
  • Benson BW, Glass BJ, Prihoda TJ. The panoramic mandibular index - a normative study of mandibular cortical bone loss. American Academy of Dental Radiology.  Las Vegas, NV.  10/8/87.
  • Benson BW, Cottone JA, Bomberg TJ, Sperber N.  A critical review of  bite mark impression materials.  7th Annual Southwest Symposium on Forensic Dentistry. University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. San Antonio, TX. 9/28/87.
  • Benson BW, Langlais RP.  Sialographic manifestations of chronic inflammation. 4th Annual Clinical Science Symposium.  American Association of Dental Research (local chapter). University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.  San Antonio, TX. 5/1/86.
  • Benson BW, Cottone JA, Bomberg TJ, Sperber N.  Bite mark impressions - a review of techniques and materials. American Academy of Forensic Sciences.  New Orleans, LA.  2/14/86.
  • Benson BW, Langlais RP, Glass BJ.  Chronic inflammation of the parotid – sialographic manifestations.  American Academy of Dental Radiology. San Francisco, CA. 10/31/85.
  • Benson BW, Langlais RP, Jorgensen R. Dentinal opalescence in dentinogenesis and osteogenesis imperfecta.  American Academy of Oral Medicine. San Antonio, TX. 5/4/85.

Table Clinics

  • Benson BW. An Academic Oral and Maxillofacial Imaging Center at Baylor College of Dentistry.  Fort Worth’s Emerging Biomedical Technology Opportunities Forum. Fort Worth, TX. 4/28/95.
  • Benson BW, Frederiksen NL, Goaz PW, Cederberg RA.  Services Available at the Baylor College of Dentistry Maxillofacial Imaging Center Using the Scanora Integrated Imaging System.  Dallas County Dental Society.  Dallas, TX .  12/15/90.

Specialty Training/Board Certifications

  • 1993 Texas license number 17319 (1993)
  • 1989 Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology  (1989)
  • 1987 - inactive; Pennsylvania license number DS-025517-R  (1987 - inactive)
  • 1987 Diplomate, American Board of Oral Medicine (1987)
  • 1980 Missouri license number 13405  (1980)
  • 1976 - inactive; Colorado license number H-d-l04003 (1976 - inactive)
  • 1975 - inactive; Iowa license number 6050 (1975 - inactive)
  • 1975 National Dental Board Examination  (1975)

National Service/Recognition

  • Regents Professor Award.  Texas A&M University System Board of Regents.  (2012-2013, awarded  2014)
  • Order of Good Fellow.  Texas Dental Association  (2011
  • Component nominee for Regents Professor Award.  Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry (2011,  2012)
  • Listed in “Guide to America’s Top Dentists”. Consumer Research Council of America; Washington, D.C. (2000 – 2008).
  • Special Contribution Award.  U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs, North Texas Healthcare System (2005)
  • Fellow, International College of Dentists.  (2004)
  • Triftshauser-Yeargin Naval Reserve Senior Dental Officer of the Year.  U. S. Naval Reserve Dental Corps (2002)
  • Fellowship, American College of Dentists.  (2001)
  • Recognition Award.  Oak Cliff Dental Study Club; Dallas, TX; 1992, 1997.
  • Appreciation Award.  Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental Society (Omicron Chapter). Baylor College of Dentistry; Dallas, TX; 1995.
  • 1st Place Poster Presentation, Student Clinic Day.  Field RT (student), Frederiksen NL, Benson BW, Goaz PW (mentors).  Baylor College of Dentistry ; Dallas, TX; 1991
  • Service Award.  Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry; Dallas, TX; 1992, 1997.
  • Certificate of Appreciation; Department of Orthodontics.  University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine; Pittsburgh, PA; 1987.