Arthur C. Helgerson, DDS

Arthur C. Helgerson, DDS

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

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Dr. Helgerson has 35 years of experience in his private practice and for the past 14 years he has been working for the tribes in Lac du Flambeau,WI and Watersmeet,MI performing oral and maxillofacial surgery. In his spare time, he greatly enjoys golfing and boating.


  • Undergraduate and Graduate School in Physiology Marquette University
  • D.D.S. degree Marquette University School of Dentistry
  • Internship -Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center Chicago, Il.
  • 3 year Residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery-Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center Chicago ,Il.

Certifications and Additional Experience:

  • Board certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Diplomate of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Implantology
  • Private practice Chicago, IL 2 years
  • Attending and teaching staff Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center.
  • Director of the Center for Craniomandibular Disorders at St Elizabeth Hospital 17 years. A multidisciplinary Oral Facial Pain Center.

Areas of Professional Interest:

  • Correction of dentofacial deformities, treatment of temporomandibular disorders and facial pain, reconstructive surgery of the jaws, facial infections, and routine oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Professional and Honorary Societies:

  • American Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Oral Implantologists
  • International Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • International College of Dentists
  • Pierre Fuchard Academy

Academic Teaching Appointments:

  • Marquette University School of Dentistry Graduate Department of Orthodontics
  • Gundersen Clinic Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

State Licenses:

  • Illinois
  • Michigan
  • Wisconsin