Dr. Ben Colmery is a Board Certified Veterinary Oral Surgeon and Dentist. His background includes twenty-two years in general practice and seventeen years as adjunct faculty at Michigan State University. In addition, he has five years of experience in emergency medicine and ten years of experience as a referral specialist, three of which were in the Animal Medical Center in Manhattan, New York. Dr. Colmery has co-authored two textbooks in veterinary dentistry and lectured throughout the United States, Europe, and Australia.
In 1976 Dr. Ben Colmery founded and incorporated the American Veterinary Dental Society (AVDS), the first veterinary dental organization. He is one of 8 founding members of the American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC), the clinical specialist organization for veterinary dentists which was established in 1988. Dr. Colmery has been instrumental in the development of veterinary dentistry and oral surgery in this country.