Dr. Marc Bienstock was born in Albuquerque, NM and raised in Waterford, Connecticut. He moved to Santa Barbara with his wife and 2 children in 2003 after completing his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in NYC.
Dr. Bienstock received his undergraduate BS from Union College, graduating with honors in biology in 1993. He then received a Doctorate in Dental Surgery from Columbia University in 1997, followed by a Doctorate in Medicine from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 2000.
Dr. Bienstock is a diplomate of the board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and belongs to a number of organizations including AAOMS, CALAOMS, and the ADA.
He has devoted his professional career to include all aspects of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, with specializations in office-based oral surgery, anesthesia, facial trauma, maxillofacial reconstruction, dental implants, bone grafting, and BMP (bone morphogenic protein).
Due to the complex nature of dental rehabilitation utilizing dental implants, Dr. Bienstock remains on the cutting edge of technology. He is involved in multiple implant study groups, where he lectures and is the surgical consultant in the treatment planning process. Interdisciplinary communication is paramount for exceptional functional and esthetic results and Dr. Bienstock values the input and expertise of everyone involved in the implant team. In addition, Dr. Bienstock continues to keep abreast of the latest developments in his specialty by continuously exceeding the continuing education requirements of California.
His hobbies include skiing, snowboarding, cycling, and hiking.