Doctor Haugen has been providing dental care since 1989. He first earned a degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Iowa with a mechanical and biomaterial emphasis. He then earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. He then successfully completed an elective General Practice Residency in the United States Navy Dental Corps program at the Portsmouth Virginia Naval Hospital. He was one of 16 graduating dentists in the country selected for this residency covering all disciplines of dentistry with an emphasis on trauma and hospital-based patient care by a general dentist.
Dr. Haugen is committed to staying on the cutting-edge of the latest advancements in dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Minnesota Dental Association, Zumbro Valley Dental Society and the Chicago Dental Society.
To give back to the community, he mentors Rochester Community and Technical College’s Dental Assisting Students within their practicum program. He also has volunteered his dental services at a remote dental mission outpost in the Copan region of Honduras.
He and his wife, Teresa, have been married for many years and are the proud parents of four children.