Meet the Doctors

dr-versmanDr. Kenneth J. Versman
Dr. Versman grew up in Rock Island, Illinois and has wanted to be a dentist since he was in 5th Grade. While pursuing the dream in dental school Dr. Versman decided to specialize in Periodontics. Dr. Versman is a periodontist in the Denver Metro Area who is dedicated to treating gum disease, gingivitis, and replacing missing teeth with dental implants. He and his wife Linda have two daughters, Rebecca and Allison as well as 2 golden retrievers, Kirby and Teddy. Both Linda and he love to fly fish (catch and release) and have enjoyed numerous traveling experiences. His number one passion, after love for his family, is his interaction with his patients.

Education
-B.S. from University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 1968
-D.D.S. from University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 1970
-M.S. of Periodontology University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 1972
-Certificate of Periodontology from University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 1972

Leadership with the American Dental Association
-Vice president of the American dental association 2011-2013
-14th District Trustee to the American dental association representing Colorado, Arizona, Utah, Wyoming, New Mexico, Nevada & Hawaii

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dr-hellerDr. Douglas A. Heller
Dr. Heller is a native of Denver and has practiced periodontics in Colorado since 1991. He continually teaches periodontics at the University Of Colorado School Of Dentistry and lectures with his partner, Dr. Versman, on “Periodontics for the 21st Century.” Dr. Heller was the first recipient of the Denver Post Strength in Health Leadership Award for Dental Specialists.

Education
-Tufts University D.M.D.
-University of Pennsylvania Certificate in the specialty of Periodontology

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dr-eric-200x300Dr. Eric M. Beckman
Dr. Beckman is a native to St. Paul, Minnesota.  He was inspired to pursue a career in healthcare at an early age as his father is a pediatric dentist and mother is a neonatal physician. Dr. Beckman prides himself on being a conscientious and caring periodontist.  He became a periodontist to offer assistance for patients who have been affected by gum recession, losing bone support, or losing teeth. Dr. Beckman also became a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontics in May 2013.  Completing the rigorous examinations before a panel of internationally respected peers demonstrates Dr. Beckman’s competence in his specialty.  This accomplishment is held by only a fraction of the active periodontists worldwide.

Education
-University of Minnesota Dental School D.D.S.
-University of Minnesota Dental School M.S. with focus on biochemical engineering of titanium surfaces
-University of Minnesota Certificate of Advanced Education in Periodontology

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