Dr. Benting is a Spear Visiting Faculty member who has developed content for Spear Review, as well as for several Spear Study Club modules. He developed and continues to present the Restoration of the Edentulous Arch workshop with fellow Resident Faculty member Dr. Darin Dichter.

Dr. Benting maintains a prosthodontic referral practice in Phoenix. He is a past-president of the Arizona section of the American College of Prosthodontists and currently serves on the ACP Board of Directors. He served as an adjunct faculty member in the prosthodontic clinic at the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health and at University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.

Dr. Benting earned a B.S. from University of South Dakota in 1994, D.D.S. from University of Minnesota in 1999 and a certificate in prosthodontics with a Master of Science in 2002, also from Minnesota. He is also a diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and a fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists.