Benjamin T. Overstreet, D.D.S., M.S. was born and raised in Richmond, VA. Dr. Overstreet has a strong family background in dentistry, as he is one of eleven family members to pursue this career. He initially received his B.S. degree in Biology at Virginia Tech. He then went on to graduate Magna Cum Laude from the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry in 2000. While in dental school he was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon Society, as well as he was awarded the Quintessance award for Periodontics. During dental school he was also very active in the Dental Admissions and Clinic Affairs Committees.
Dr. Overstreet elected to continue his studies at the Medical College of Virginia, where he received his master’s degree in periodontics in 2003. Since graduating Dr. Overstreet continues his relationship with the periodontal program as a part-time teacher.
Dr. Overstreet surgical interests include implant dentistry, soft tissue esthetics: grafting and recontouring, and treatment of periodontal disease. Dr. Overstreet has been recognized as one of Richmond’s top periodontist as voted on by dentist in the Richmond community since 2012.
Dr. Overstreet is a diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontology and he has served as past president of the Virginia Society of Periodontology. He continues to maintain an active membership with the American Academy, Virginia Society, and Southern Academy of Periodontology, and the Virginia Dental Society. Dr. Overstreet is co- developer of the Titanium study club that strives to teach general dentist the art of implant dentistry.
One of the most important things in Dr. Overstreet’s life is his family. He enjoys spending time with his wife and his 3 boys. Dr. Overstreet is very active in their lives and enjoys coaching their sports. Outside of his family and dentistry, Dr. Overstreet passions include fishing, golfing, and wood working.