Dr Bennete Fernandes graduated in 1999 and completed his Masters in Periodontics from the prestigious JSS Dental College, Mysuru, Karnataka, India in 2004. He was also awarded an honorary Ph.D (h.c) in Medical & Health Professions from International Internship University (IIU) in Nov. 2021. He has 17 plus years of teaching experience following his masters. He has won 40 plus different dental awards and has published more than 35 papers in various indexed and peer reviewed journals. He has been a Guest speaker at numerous international conferences and webinars. He is a Full Member of the British Society of Periodontology & Implantology (BSP) and many other Periodontal and Interdiscplinary Societies worldwide.