Meet Dr. Benjamin S. Hanson



EDUCATION

Undergraduate
Virginia Polytechnic Institute
and State University,
Blacksburg, VA
1969 – 1973
B.S.

 

Professional
Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA
1973 – 1977 
D.D.S. 

 

Internship
Martin Army Hospital,
Fort Benning, GA 
1977 – 1978 
 

 

Residency
Fort Gordon, GA
Medical College of Georgia,
Augusta, GA
Certificate in Periodontology
1983 – 1985
 

 

 
Medical College of Georgia,
Augusta, GA
Masters in Oral Biology
1995
M.S. 

 

Military U.S.
Army Medical Department 
1977
 

 

 
Officer Basic Course,
U.S. Army Medical
1986 
 

 

 
U.S. Army Command and General Staff Course 
1991
 

TEACHING APPOINTMENTS

Assistant Director of the U.S. Army Periodontal Training Program
1990 – 1995

AWARDS AND HONORS

ROTC Scholarship
1971 – 1973 

 

Phi Sigma Honor Society VPI
1973 

 

Health Profession Scholarship
1973 – 1977 

 

Sigma Zeta Honor Society MCV
1977 

 

Annual Student Award from AAP
1977

 

Army Achievement Medal
1982 
 
1987
 
1989
 
1992
 
1993

 

 Army Commendation Medal
1981 
 
1983
 
1995

 

Meritorious Service Award
1988 
 
1991

 

Order of Military Merit
1993

 

“A” Proficiency Designator
1994

 

Legion of Merit
1995
 
1997

 

American Board of Periodontology – 25 Year Diplomat Certificate
2014

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Professional Practice Record:

Internship
Martin Army Hospital,
Fort Benning, GA 
1977 – 1978 

 

Clinic Chief
Stuttgart Dental Clinic,
Böblingen, Germany
1978 – 1981

 

Hospital Dentist
McDonald Army Hospital,
Fort Eustis, VA
1981 – 1983

 

Periodontal Residency
Tingay Dental Clinic,
Fort Gordon, GA 
1983 – 1985

 

Periodontist
Walson Army Hospital,
Fort Dix, NJ
1985 – 1988

 

Periodontist
SHAPE Healthcare Facility, 
S.H.A.P.E., Belgium
1988 – 1991

 

Assistant Director
Periodontal Residency Program,
Fort Gordon, GA 
1991 – 1995

 

Periodontist
Walter Reed DENTAC,
Washington, D.C.
1995 – 1998

 

Periodontist 
Private Practice,
Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Area 
1998 – 1999 

 

Periodontist 
Private Practice,
Winchester, VA 
2000 – Present 

HOSPITAL STAFF APPOINTMENTS

Martin Army Hospital, Fort Benning, GA
1977 – 1978

 

McDonald Army Hospital, Fort Eustis, VA
1981 – 1983

 

Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA
1983 – 1985 

 

Walson Army Hospital, Fort Dix, NJ 
1985 – 1988 

 

S.H.A.P.E. Healthcare Facility, S.H.A.P.E., Belgium
1988 – 1991

 

Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA 
1991 – 1995

 

Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
1995 – 1998 

 

Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, VA 
1996 – Present 

LICENSURE AND BOARD CERTIFICATION

State Board of Virginia
1977 – Present

 

American Academy of Periodontology
1989 – Present

 

NERB
1998 

 

State Board of Maryland
1998 – Present 

 

State Board of West Virginia 
1998 – Present 

 

Winchester Medical center Staff
1998 – Present 

 

Pulsed Fiberoptic FRNd:YAG Laser Proficiency Certificate
2013 

 

Pulsed Fiberoptic FRNd:YAG Laser Advanced Proficiency Certificate
2013

 

Winchester Hospital EPIC Certification 
2014 

 

State Board of South Carolina
2019 – Present 

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES

Publications:

Abstracts:

  1. Gerde, L. S., & Hanson, B. (1983). Anesthesia in Chalazion Surgery. Southern Medical Journal, 76(11), 1462.
  2. Bisch, F. C., Hanson, B. S., Best, N. H., & Craft, D. W. (2010). The effects of cold storage and endotoxin challenge on osteoblast viability and interleukin-6 production. Journal of Periodontal Research, 33(3), 150–155.
  3. Sweic, B., Hanson, B., Runyan, B., & Craft, B. (1995). An in-vitro assessment of the effect of tetracycline on the immune regulation of osseous regeneration. In Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. San Francisco, CA.
  4. Small, B., Hanson, B., Best, N. H., Czerwinski, & Craft, B. (1995) Cytokine and osteoblastic markers utilized in the study of bone morphogenesis. Georgia Academy of Science. 
  5. An in-vitro assessment of the production of IL-6 and osteocalcin by osteoblasts modulated by cold storage and endotoxin challenge.

Journals:

  1. Hanson, B., Sherman, R., & Ficara, A. (1985). Masseter muscle silent period in patients with internal derangement of the temporomandibular joint before and after splint therapy. The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 54(6), 846–850.
  2. Hanson, B., Ficara, A., & McQuade, M. (1985) Bilateral palatal myoclonus. Pathophysiology and report of a case. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, 59(5), 479-481.
  3. Raulin, L. A., Mcpherson, J. C., Mcquade, M. J., & Hanson, B. S. (1988). The Effect of Nicotine on the Attachment of Human Fibroblasts to Glass and Human Root Surfacesin Vitro. Journal of Periodontology, 59(5), 318–325.
  4. Kern, D. A., Mcquade, M. J., Scheidt, M. J., Hanson, B., & Dyke, T. E. V. (1989). Effectiveness of Sodium Fluoride on Tooth Hypersensitivity With and Without Iontophoresis. Journal of Periodontology, 60(7), 386–389.
  5. Bisch, F.C., Breault, L. G., Schuster, G. S., Billman, M. A., Hanson, B. S., Kudryk, V. L., Pashley, D. H., Runner, R.R., & McPherson, J. C. (1995). The effects of intracanal medicaments, fillers, and sealers on the attachment of human gingival fibroblasts to an exposed dentin surface free of a smear layer. Journal of Periodontology, 66(7), 545–551.
  6. Bisch, F. C., Bowen, K. J., Hanson, B., Kudryk, V. L., & Billman, M. A. (1996). Dental considerations for a Glanzmann’s thrombasthenia patient: case report. Journal of Periodontology, 67(5), 536–540.
  7. Czuszak, C.A., Toison IV, G.E., Kudryk, V.L., Hanson, B.S., & Billman, M.A. (1996) Development of an exostosis following a free gingival graft: case report. Journal of Periodontology, 67(3), 250-3.
  8. Cuenin, M. F., Billman, M. A., Kudryk, V. L., & Hanson, B. S. (1997). Estrogenic hormones and dental implant therapy: the effects of Estrogen and Progesterone levels on osseointegration of dental implants. Military Medicine, 162(9), 582–585.