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of Neighborhood Dental Brandon (formally known as Wehrkamp Dentistry)




Brandon, South Dakota 

Dr. Scott Wehrkamp is an O’Gorman High School graduate from Sioux Falls. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1975 from South Dakota State University, and then his Doctorate of Dental Science from Loyola University Chicago School of Dentistry, Chicago, Illinois.  He has maintained the Wehrkamp dental practice with his brother, Jeff since 1981 in Brandon, South Dakota.

In 2008, Dr. Wehrkamp achieved Accredited status in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) – joining 286 dental professionals worldwide who earned this prestigious designation and remain heavily involved with various dental organizations. 

Dr. Scott is the father of a son, Bryan and three daughters, Whitney, Kelley, and Lyndsey (deceased).  His interests include fitness, bow hunting, hunting, fishing, snow skiing, and tennis with family and friends.



Brandon, South Dakota 

Originally from Mitchell, SD, Dr. Heesch comes from a long line of dentists in her family, and she is proud to be a fourth-generation dentist. After earning her undergraduate degree from Augustana University, she attended the Creighton University School of Dentistry and ended up graduating on the 100th anniversary of her great-grandfather doing the same!

Following dental school, Dr. Heesch joined the US Army and served at Ft. Riley in Kansas as a dentist for four years. She then worked at a private family practice in Nebraska. Over the course of her career, Dr. Heesch has taken several hours of continuing education focused on subjects such as cosmetic dentistry, comprehensive dentistry, and sleep medicine. She has even completed the Mastery Program through the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, and today, she is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Heesch and her husband (a professor of Exercise Science at Augustana University) have a young son and daughter, and they are eager to be closer to family now that they are based in South Dakota again.

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