Dr. Michael F. Bencak achieved his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Windsor with double minors in both Science & Technology in Society, as well as Psychology. During his undergraduate studies, he was recognized on the Dean’s Honour Role, in recognition of excellent academic standing as a full-time student. During this time, he was named an Academic All-Canadian in honour of achieving an excellent academic record, while playing with the Varsity Athletic soccer team. While at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, he enjoyed working part time, in a pediatric dental office in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. He was inducted into the “Jesuit Honour Society: Alpha Sigma Nu”, one of the highest honours awarded at Jesuit colleges and universities, acknowledging academic success and contributions of loyalty to Jesuit ideals and service to others. Upon graduation from Dental School, he was honoured with the Organization of Teachers of Oral Diagnosis Award, typifying excellence and promise in the field of oral diagnosis.
Since graduation he has committed himself to community involvement and excellence in dentistry. He has achieved fellowship status in the Academy of General Practitioners Orthodontic society, is a member of the American Orthodontic Society and has become a certified Invisalign treatment provider. Dr. Bencak has coached youth soccer in Essex County and has been involved in supporting the Children’s Aid Society of Essex County as well as causes to support Organ Donation Awareness. He has enjoyed much success in creating the “Halloween Candy Buy Back” program in Essex County, where he buys children’s Halloween candy back from them, for a dollar a pound, then sends this candy to our Canadian Troops serving in Afghanistan.
Dr. Mike has been described as a congenial and capable person, who is very professional and personable. He is a highly respected dentist having practiced in Essex County since graduation in 2005. During this time, he has simultaneously cared for his patients at the Tecumseh Dental Centre, at the Dental Optometric Centre in LaSalle and Fort Malden Health Services in Amherstburg, Ontario. Dr. Mike currently works at the Bencak Family Dental Centre in Windsor, Ontario (on the corner of Tecumseh and Lauzon Parkway, across the street from Staples and WalMart).