Meet Dr. Heinrichs
Dean Heinrichs, DMD, MS, FRCD(C)
Dr. Heinrichs received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from University of Saskatchewan, where he graduated in 2006. After dental school, Dr. Heinrichs furthered his education by attending West Virginia University’s orthodontics residency program, and received his Master of Science in 2010.
Throughout his orthodontic career, Dr. Heinrichs has been active in many professional orthodontic and dental organizations. He is a member of the Canadian Association of Orthodontists, the Canadian Dental Association, the Saskatchewan Society of Orthodontists, the American Association of Orthodontists, the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, the Saskatchewan College of Dental Surgeons, the Swift Current Dental Society, and the Saskatoon Dental Society. Dr. Heinrichs has previously been a part-time faculty member at the College of Dentistry at the University of Saskatchewan and formerly been an elected council member of the Saskatchewan College of Dental Surgeons.
Dr. Heinrichs is a hardworking and dedicated individual who is motivated by challenges and feels great satisfaction in finding creative solutions. “I want to help people who are self-conscious about their teeth to be confident and proud of their smiles,” he says. He enjoys learning about and implementing the newest techniques and innovations in orthodontics, and has a special interest in complex treatment planning utilizing the Invisalign® appliance system and use of the AcceleDent® appliance to try to shorten treatment times.
He and his wife Thea have a son, Alexander, and a daughter, Athena. Together, they enjoy hiking, travelling, and photography. They enjoy going to Saskatchewan Roughrider and West Virginia Mountaineer football games, as well as watching CFL, NCAA, and NFL football, NCAA basketball, hockey, and curling.
Orthodontic Research Papers authored by Dr. Heinrichs:
- Treatment Effects of the Forsus Fatigue Resistant Device: A Cephalometric Investigation
- Early Management of Congenitally Missing Mandibular Second Premolars: A Review
- Treatment Effects of a Fixed Intermaxillary Device to correct Class II malocclusions in a growing patient - Progress in Orthodontics
Dr. Heinrichs’s Professional Affiliations
- Canadian Association of Orthodontists
- Canadian Dental Association
- Saskatchewan Society of Orthodontists
- American Association of Orthodontists
- Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
- Saskatchewan College of Dental Surgeons
- Saskatoon Dental Society
- Swift Current Dental Society