We offer compassionate dental care to patients of all ages, and specialize in families, children, retired military personnel, PSNS Bremerton Shipyard employees and Kitsap County families.
If you have a dental emergency, we will make an appointment for you immediately, so you can get the dental care you need, right away, at any time. Our 24 hour hotline number is 360-479-8822, and you can call the Doctor to discuss your urgent dental care issue.
At Advantage Dental Center, prevention is foremost, and we focus on preventing cavities rather than filling them. The dental services we provide in our Bremerton dental clinic includes crowns, bridges, dental veneers, wisdom tooth extractions, cosmetic dentistry, and dentures.
Dr. Heggerness graduated from the Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dentistry, with a DDS degree. He also graduated from the University of Puget Sound with a Bachelor of Science degree, and a minor in Speech and Drama.
He was Captain in the United States Air Force Dental Corp during the Vietnam war.
He is currently a member of the American Dental Association, and was the Dental Director for National Dental Health, the second largest capitation program in the country, with operations in California, Washington, Oregon, New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Virginia and Illinois.
He has operated up to five dental practices in the past, with the most recent being Advantage Dental Center in Bremerton, WA, where he has been serving patients for over 30 years.
He has served as a Boy Scout Leader for over 25 years, as a mountain climbing instructor, a mountain climbing guide on Mt. Rainier, and is Past President of the Tacoma Mountaineers. He is the only Dentist to climb Mt. Rainier in a gorilla suit, earning him a place in the Guinness Book of World Records.
He is a founding member of the Tacoma Mountain Rescue Unit, having participated in many rescues in Alaska and Washington state.
He received an Emmy Award for his work in making a documentary film while leading a traverse of Mt. McKinley in Alaska.