Dr. Bender received her degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1998 and continued on to complete a General Practice Residency in Dentistry at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach. Dr. Bender received her training in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Florida, Shands Hospital Gainesville. This two-year training program included one-year clinical rotation at Miami Children’s Hospital. Dr. Bender remains a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Florida, College of Dentistry.
Dr Bender is trained and certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) demonstrating her commitment to treating children in the safest manner possible. She is board certified by American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD) since 2009. She is an active member of the Palm Beach County Pediatric Society,American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, The Florida Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, The Florida Dental Association , the American Association of Women Dentists (AAWD) and The American Dental Association