Dr. Erickson was raised on a farm in Iowa. His interest in dentistry began in junior high when his Boy Scout Explorer group visited an orthodontic office. He attended the University of Iowa, where he received his B.S. in Chemistry. Dr. Erickson continued his studies at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, graduating in 1987 in the top 10 percent of his class.
While attending dental school, Dr. Erickson worked at the Dowes Institute for Dental Research and presented a research project at the International Dental Research meeting in the Netherlands. During those years, he vacationed in the Beaver Lake area and grew to love the Northwest Arkansas area. He moved to Rogers after graduation and opened his dental practice in July of 1987.
Dr. Erickson is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is also a graduate of the Las Vegas Dental Institute for Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry and has trained with the nation's top cosmetic dentists. He is a past president of the Beaver Lake Dental Study Club. Dr. Erickson continues his education, focusing on dental implants and cosmetic dentistry.
Dr. Erickson's community involvement includes the Rogers Early Risers Rotary Club. As a member of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Dr. Erickson has served on the church board and other ministries.
In his spare time, Dr. Erickson is an award-winning National Water Ski Competitor and Adventure Racing participant. He has worked on restoring several antique automobiles and currently enjoys his 1930 Model A.
He and his wife, Susan, have three adult children, a daughter-in-law, three grandsons, and one granddaughter.
Metro Park Dental Arts
508 South 52nd St
Rogers, AR 72758
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