Dr. Raymond “Buzz” Hellickson, DDS, grew up in Cannon Falls, MN and is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Dental School. He proudly served with the U.S. Marine Corp, stationed at Paris Island, SC, before returning to Minnesota to begin his private practice. In the early 1980s, Dr. Hellickson was among the first dentists in Minnesota to actively place dental implants, and subsequently dedicated his practice to restoring patients to full oral health, function and aesthetics. Dr. Hellickson was an instructor at the University of Minnesota Dental School, and has served in leadership roles in multiple professional dental societies throughout his multi-decade career; currently serving as an active member of the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry. For decades, Dr. Hellickson has passionately pursued the latest scientific and technological advances in dentistry and medicine to provide his patients with the highest level of comprehensive care. He is well-respected by his dental colleagues throughout the country, and revered by his patients who appreciate his kind-heartedness, vast dental knowledge and gentle technique.