Dr. Benjamin Sun
Ben graduated from Creighton University School of Dentistry in 2004 with recognition and awards in Restorative Dentistry and Public Health. He also served as student director for the One World Clinic where dental treatment was provided to less fortunate patients in the Omaha area. He continued his post-graduate education at UCLA’s Advanced General Dentistry clinic where he served as Chief Resident from 2005-2006, and worked as clinic instructor for UCLA dental students for 2 years. While at UCLA, Ben trained under several Periodontists and Prosthdontists, which allowed him to further develop surgical skill techniques for dental implants, laser therapy, and complex cases.
Ben has been working locally in Agoura Hills since 2006 and now Westlake Village. He prides himself in his commitment toward providing the best quality dental care and experience for his patients. Besides providing all aspects of general dentistry, he has also been certified to provide laser gum surgery (LANAP) for patients with gum disease. He is Invisalign-certified and continues to further his knowledge and skill by taking multiple continuing education courses. He is currently on track towards receiving his Fellowship award with the Academy of General Dentistry.
He is a member of several dental organizations including, the Institute of Advanced Laser Dentistry, the Academy of General Dentistry, California Dental Association, and American Dental Association.
Ben is married to his wife, Nichole, who works as an orthodontist in the Los Angeles area. They have two daughters, Jessica & Christina as well as a yellow lab named Bacon. Ben enjoys watching all sports, participates in a fantasy football league with friends and plays in an adult basketball league in Westlake during the week.
Dr. Kathleen Bennett
Kathleen graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a degree in microbiology with an emphasis in genetic engineering. Once she was exposed to dentistry, she knew that she had found her niche. In 1993, she graduated with honors from the UCLA School of Dentistry. She was the recipient of multiple awards during her educational experience at UCLA. She received the Academy of General Dentistry award given to the senior student who showed the most promise of being an outstanding general dentist, the Mobile Clinic award for her four year commitment to providing volunteer dental services to those in need, and she was accepted to the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. Dr. Bennett continued her dental education by attending a 1-year general practice residency at the Long beach VA Hospital to gain additional training.
At the beginning of her career, Kathleen taught in the fixed prosthodontics department at UCLA. She taught both pre-clinical and clinical dental students for over five years. She has been working in private practice since 1994 and has worked locally in Agoura Hills and now Westlake Village the past eighteen years. Kathleen truly loves everything about family practice, as she enjoys seeing both children and adults.
Outside of her work, Kathleen’s passion is her family. She met her husband when she was eighteen years old at UCSB. Kathleen, her husband Dan, and their daughters, Sydney and Kailey, love being in the great outdoors. They enjoy camping, hiking, paddle boarding, doing marathons and all sports in general. They share their home with 4 pets, a French Bulldog , two cats, and a dwarf hamster named Bugaboo.
Kathleen’s motto is “Life is to be enjoyed and appreciated everyday.”