James Hegedus, DDS


Dr. James HegedusDr. James Hegedus was born & raised in Muskegon & he & his wife Julie Hegedus have five children: Michelle, Mary Beth, Theresa, Andrea & Jim. Both Jim & Julie passed on their love of the dental profession to their family members as all five kids work in the dental office.

Jim graduated from Loyola University School of Dentistry & did his dental residency at Evanston Hospital. He opened Great Lakes Dental Excellence in 1965, & after many years of dedicated service, he is happily retired.

Jim is enjoying retirement by golfing, fishing, hunting & raising Black Angus cattle on their farm in Whitehall. Dr. Jim misses his patients & he still loves engaging in the latest updates in the dental world & sharing his love for dentistry with his family.

Professional Associations

  • American Dental Association
  • Michigan Dental Association
  • Muskegon & Chicago Dental Society
  • Francis Vedder Crown & Bridge Study club
  • American Academy of Orthodontics
  • Dental Organization of Sedation Dentists
  • Past President Muskegon Dental Society
  • Hackley Hospital – Associate Surgical Staff Member

Continuing Education

  • Straightwire Orthodontic Seminars
  • Asp Orthodontic Seminars
  • Francis Vedder Crown & Bridge Seminars
  • London Institute – Dental Implant Surgery
  • Surgical Endodontic Techniques – John Schoefel, DDS

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