Dr. Benson grew up in Erie and graduated from Strong Vincent High School. He attended Grove City College and graduated with a B.S.Degree. Dr. Benson received his dental degree from The University of Pittsburg School of Dental Medicine and did a two year specialty earning a Masters' Degree in science. Dr. Benson began practicing orthodontics in 1983. He and his wife Karen are the proud parents of 2 sons, Jonathan and David and daughter, Kimberly. Dr. Benson enjoys reading, sailing, skiing and riding his motorcycle.