Benjamin T. Heggestad, DDS, MD

Dr. Heggestad is a Duluth native. He graduated from Duluth East High School before pursuing his undergraduate degree and playing baseball for the hometown UMD Bulldogs. He then attended the University of Minnesota and earned his doctorate in dental surgery. His education continued at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, where he earned his medical degree and received his certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 

Dr. Heggestad joined Northern Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in July 2021. He is a board eligible Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Minnesota Dental Association, and American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. 

His interests include outpatient anesthesia, dental implants, facial trauma, and corrective jaw surgery. He is hopeful to quickly become involved in area study clubs and contribute to the Northeast Minnesota dental society. 

Outside of work, Dr. Heggestad enjoys hunting, fishing, golf, skiing, cooking, and traveling with his wife and young son. 

Dr. Heggestad is accepting new patients and eager to give back to the community where he grew up.