Dr. Heldridge is from St. Paul, Minnesota and graduated from the University of Minnesota and the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. He completed his surgery training at the University of Minnesota Hospitals. Dr. Heldridge was drafted for military duty during Vietnam and completed four years of active duty with the rank of Major in the U.S. Air Force. During these four years he honed his skills doing mostly trauma, reconstructive, and orthognathic surgery.
Dr. Heldridge is past president of both the Washington State Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the Snohomish County Dental Society. He enjoys all areas of oral and maxillofacial surgery practice, and is actively involved with study clubs and continuing education programs. He has a special interest in dental implants since incorporating them into our practice in 1984.
Dr. Heldridge enjoys keeping fit, hiking, bicycling, photography, and he loves to cook. He also travels extensively; with Australia and Antarctica as the only continents he hasn’t visited.