Dr. Benjamin Vela began practice with his father in 2006, helping to build 3 additional practices and eventually taking over the Corpus Christi and Kingsville offices. A native of Corpus Christi, Dr. Ben graduated from King High School in 1999. He graduated in three years from St. Mary’s University with a BA in Biology. Afterwards, he went on to obtain his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from UT Health Science Center Dental School in San Antonio. He is married to Dr. Carla Gamez, a professor at Del Mar College. Dr. Ben focuses his professional attention to the practice of implant and cosmetic dentistry.