Meet Our Elk Grove Children's Dentists - Elk Grove Kids Dentist & Orthodontics 

Jackie Fe Benito, DDS


Dr. Jackie Fe Benito was born in Hawaii, but truly raised in Elk Grove, CA. Her childhood dentist once told her to become a dentist and the rest is history...


She started her academic career at University of California, Irvine, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences. She pursued her Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences and later graduated from Nova Southeastern University, College of Dental Medicine in South Florida. To be closer to family, she made her way back home to complete a one-year AEGD residency at the University of the Pacific. She was able to expand her knowledge and improve her skills in all aspects of general dentistry.


Dr. Jackie is a member of the Sacramento District Dental Society, California Dental Association and American Dental Association. She hopes to become more active in the dental community, and appreciates all levels of mentoring from her colleagues.


Dr. Jackie lives a balanced life.  She enjoys being a dentist, but also daydreams of traveling the world every chance she gets.  She enjoys cooking new healthy recipes, and tries new restaurants often. The gym is also a must! Her workouts include cardio weight training, kickboxing, and running. She loves to meet new people and will rarely say no to an adventure, big or small.
Dr. Jackie is excited to meet you!


Michael Guess, DDS, MS, MA


Dr. Guess earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from UCSF. He was offered a post-doctoral orthodontic residency position at the Ohio State of University. During his tenure at the Ohio State of University he was awarded two Master's Degrees. He earned a Master of Science in Dentistry and Master of Arts in Educational Administration and also was awarded his certificate in Orthodontics.

Dr. Guess has done extensive research in the field of Dentistry and specialty of Orthodontics. His research findings have been published in several journals such as Dentistry Today, Journal of Dental Research, Orthodontics Review, Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, the Japanese Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, and Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry.

Dr. Guess is an active member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontics, Academy of General Dentists, Pacific Society of Orthodontists, California State Society of Orthodontists, California Dental Association, and Sacramento District Dental Society. He has taught continuing education courses at University of California, Los Angeles and San Francisco. He has lectured at Harvard University and to the California Dental Association. He has also lectured in Beijing and Shanghai, China and done volunteer dentistry in Israel for children.

When you meet Dr. Guess you will witness the passion and enthusiasm he has for his specialty of orthodontics. 



Shannon Chris Ram

DDS


Dr. Shannon Chris Ram was born in the Fiji Islands. She was raised there and immigrated to the States in 2007. She had once stated at age 5 that she wanted to be a “tooth doctor “when she grew up and she is today. Dr. Shannon first stepped into the field as a Register dental assistant and worked simultaneously in the position while attending college.

She studied at California State University, Sacramento and has received her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical sciences. She graduated from University of Southern California, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry where she received her Doctor of Dental surgery. She returned to Sacramento to be with her family. She is currently pursuing her masters of advance general dental practice at the University of Birmingham, UK. 

Dr. Shannon is a member of the Sacramento district Dental Society, California Dental Association and American Dental Association. Her goal is to be able to provide dental care in remote parts of the world.

Dr. Shannon is married and has 2 adopted daughters. She enjoys being a dentist, but also loves spending time with her husband and kids. Her weekends and evenings are spent mostly doing fun family activities with them. Dr. Shannon also loves reading, singing, dancing and arts and crafts especially wood crafts, beading, sewing and embroidery. 

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