Dr. Beth Damas DDS, Author at Southwest Endodontics
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Author: Dr. Beth Damas DDS

Dr. Beth Damas DDS

Dr. Beth Damas DDS

Dr. Beth Ann Damas is a native of Lemont, Illinois. She graduated in 2005 as one of five students to receive a Dual DDS and M.S. degree from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry. After graduation, Dr. Damas began a private general dentistry practice in the Southwest Suburbs Chicago between 2005 and 2008. She then entered the residency program in Michigan at the University of Detroit Mercy. She completed her residency in 2010.

Dr. Damas has been a member of American Dental Association, American Association of Endodontists and Chicago Dental Society for many years. She has presented her research on regenerative endodontics for adolescents to several study groups across the country. Dr. Dr.

Dr. Damas lives in the Southwest suburbs of Chicago with her husband, their two children and dog. She enjoys reading, spending time with family and creating art in her spare time.


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