Sedation Dentistry

Gulfside Periodontics is now working with Gulf Anesthesia Services, LLC to provide a comfortable and safe surgical experience.  Dr. Carter is the only periodontist on the coast that has pursued the most skilled and professional anesthesia providers to care for his patients conscience sedation needs.  Our providers will be with you throughout the whole procedure from start to finish, assuring you a pleasant and safe experience.

Call Ocean Springs Office Phone Number 228-875-1881 with any questions or to schedule an appointment.

Meet our providers:

Sedation Dentists at Gulfside Perio

Blake Benefield (left) & Matt Chiniche (right)

Matt Chiniche, CRNA

Matt completed his education and anesthesia training at The University of Mississippi and Arkansas State University. There, he rotated through many Memphis, TN area hospitals providing anesthesia for a variety of patient populations, including the world renowned St. Jude Children’s Hospital and Baptist Health Systems. After his training, he moved back home to the Mississippi Gulf Coast and accepted a position at Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, MS. He has since become affiliated with multiple area hospitals and provides anesthesia for additional outpatient clinics, surgery centers, and offices as an independent anesthesia provider. He is also a United States Naval Reservist providing independent anesthesia at The Naval Hospital of Pensacola.

Blake Benefield, CRNA

Blake was born and raised here on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Blake graduated from Harrison Central High School, and then obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences from The University of Southern Mississippi and a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from the University of South Alabama. After working in Intensive care, Blake completed anesthesia training at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. While in training, he did clinical training at LSU University Hospital, V.A. hospital, Oschner Medical Center, and many other clinical sites. Following graduation, Blake returned to the Mississippi Gulf Coast where is credentialed and works at Gulfport’s Memorial Hospital and Garden Park Medical Center.

Call Ocean Springs Office Phone Number 228-875-1881 with any questions or to schedule an appointment.

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