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Get to Know Dr. Brad Heim

For Dr. Heim, practicing dentistry is just as fulfilling today as when he first started over 35 years ago. He loves that his job gives him the chance to use his skills to provide excellent care to his patients. He’s eager to welcome you and your loved ones into our practice so he can show you just how easy and comfortable dental care can be. But first, you can start getting to know Dr. Heim by reading on below.

Why Did You Want to Become a Dentist?

Dr. Brad Heim had an unusual orthodontic problem during his childhood, so his parents took him to see Dr. Risinger, an orthodontist in Glastonbury. Dr. Risinger always took the time to explain what he was doing and answered all of Dr. Heim’s questions. Dr. Risinger became his role model, and he motivated Dr. Heim to pursue dentistry, as a career that would allow him to help people, work with his hands, and challenge his intellect at the same time.

Glastonbury Connecticut dentist Doctor Brad Heim

Where Did You Study Dentistry?

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Dr. Heim graduated from The University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine in 1985 and completed a general practice residency at The University of Rochester. He joined the dental practice of Dr.William Liebman in Glastonbury in 1986.

Dr. Heim’s lifelong pursuit of continuing education has resulted in many awards. He achieved Mastership in The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) in 2011. The Mastership Award is the highest honor available in the AGD and one of the most respected designations in general dentistry. Less than 2% of general dentists in the United States are Masters with the AGD.

Dr. Heim is a Fellow of The Pierre Fauchard Academy (PFA). The PFA is an International Dental Honor Society whose members are distinguished for their contributions to the dental profession and public service to the general community. He earned the Fellowship award from The Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD) in 2016. The ALD strives to push the boundaries of dentistry and improve patient care through the use of lasers.

Dr. Heim achieved Diplomate status in the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) in 2020. The AADSM is the leading national organization representing dentists who treat sleep-disordered breathing.

Along with the above organizations, Dr. Heim is a member of the American Dental Association, Connecticut Dental Association and the Hartford Dental Society.

Dr. Heim has been named a TopDentist in the Hartford Area every year since 2008.

Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?

Doctor Heim on a mission trip

Dr. Heim’s interest in dentistry goes beyond the dental office. He serves the Connecticut community as clinical co-chair of Connecticut Mission of Mercy (CT MOM). He also serves internationally as a Board member of DDS International Incorporated, a non-profit organization providing free dental care to the underserved in Guatemala where he has provided dental care for the past 15 years.

Dr. Heim is married with four children and several grandchildren, he considers it a blessing and a privilege to spend time with them as they grow. He also enjoys kayaking, cycling, and camping.

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