Dr. Bakeman is a Michigan state native, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude from Alma College in Alma, Michigan with a BS in Biology. He also graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry then completed a General Practice Residency at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, OH. He practiced dentistry for 11 years in Midland, Michigan prior his training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA. Following the completion of his residency he became a full time clinical instructor at the MCG Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department.
Dr. Bakeman is board certified and a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. He’s also a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, Georgia Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, South Carolina Dental Association, Augusta Dental Society and the Aiken County Dental Society.
Dr. Bakeman and his wife have three children and attend Warren Baptist Church.