Benjamin Ricketts

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Benjamin P. Ricketts, son of David and Pam Ricketts of Mount Vernon, recently graduated from Indiana University School of Dentistry, receiving a certificate in  Endodontics and a Master of Science in Dentistry degree in July 2010. Ben is a 1999 graduate of Mount Vernon High School and a 2003 graduate of Indiana University, Bloomington.
He was accepted into Indiana University School of Dentistry and graduated with a degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2007. Ben then completed a one year hospital residency in San Antonio, Texas in 2008 and received a Certificate in General Practice Residency.
Then he applied and was accepted as an Endodontic Resident of Indiana University School of Dentistry and the Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
He was accepted into the program and was awarded the VA position.
This meant he had the responsibility of not only attending classes, but also of caring for patients at the VA Clinic.
The Endodontic Resident of Indiana program was established in 1959 and as of 2010 has had only 140 graduates to complete this specialized dentistry program. Ben is currently practicing in Colorado Springs, Colo.