Dr. Bennett has a long history of hard work in school and on his familys farm that prepared him well for this position. He was raised in Screven, a small town in Southeast Georgia. He is the youngest of five children, and now has 15 nieces and nephews. His professional education began at the University of Georgia, where he earned his pharmacy degree in 1999. He worked for a few years as a pharmacist for the Indian Health Service in the Western US and Alaska Ask him about this experience for plenty of great stories! He returned to Georgia to complete his education in both medicine (M.D.) and dentistry (D.M.D.) at the Medical College of Georgia. While finishing dental school he discovered his love for orthodontics, and continued to earn his certificate in orthodontics and M.S.D. at the University of Colorado.
When Dr. Bennett is not at the office, youll find him active in the Rome community and many local dental organizations. He volunteers time at the Rome free dental clinic and is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Southern Association of Orthodontics, the American Dental Association, the Georgia Dental Association, and the Northwest District Dental Association. Dr. Bennett and his wife, Mary, have two children: Ellie Grace (4) and Wills (2). In all honesty, the vast majority of their time outside the office is spent playing with toy trains and play-dough!
Dr. Jeffrey Crews is a certified orthodontic specialist, dedicated to the art and science of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. His practice is limited to orthodontics exclusively. A native Roman, he resides locally with his wife, Leigh, the youngest of their three boys, two house cats and an old English sheepdog named Sally. Before pursuing a degree in dental medicine, Dr. Crews was a Dana Scholar at Berry College. He received the Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 1978 from the Medical College of Georgia, finishing first in his class. He went on to complete an advanced orthodontic residency program in 1980 and returned to Rome soon after to establish his professional practice. He continues to devote considerable time each year to advanced education and training. He enjoys hiking, geocaching and yoga and is an amateur woodturner, specializing in polychromatic segmented hollow vessels. Dr. Crews is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Southern Association of Orthodontists, the Georgia Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, and the Georgia Dental Association. He is a past president of the Floyd County Dental Society.