Dr. Elias Kersten - Minneapolis, MN Periodontist

Our team understands that knowledge of the vast periodontal ailments and appropriate treatment options is what truly matters to our patients.  With this in mind, we want you to know that Dr. Kersten brings a very high level of dental training, especially in regards to gum disease diagnosis and treatment. On this page, we have included information that illustrates why Elias Kersten, DDS is different from the rest.

Dr. Kersten graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College in 2006 with a BA in Physics and a passion for learning how things work. After working as a software engineer both in India and back home in Minneapolis, he switched paths to pursue a career in dentistry.

In 2014, he graduated with distinction from the UMN School of Dentistry. Dr. Kersten obtained his certificate in periodontology from the UMN in 2017 and is experienced in conscious sedation, implantology, and the field of periodontics, including LANAP.

Dr. Kersten is a deliberate practitioner and believes in providing the best care for his patients. He is a strong believer in study clubs and the value they can provide interdisciplinary dentistry and comprehensive care for his patients. Dr. Kersten is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, Midwest Society of Periodontology, American Dental Association, Minnesota Dental Association and the Minneapolis District Dental Society.

A native Minnesotan but born in England, Dr. Kersten has also lived in Germany and India. He is an avid traveler and has spent time visiting South Korea, Brazil, Russia, and countries throughout Europe. Dr. Kersten is health-oriented, active, and enjoys spending time with his wife. When he and his wife aren’t working on their fixer-upper cabin, he can be found in the gym, experimenting in the kitchen, or exploring the Twin Cities' vibrant food scene.

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We encourage you to contact Metropolitan Periodontists, P.A. with any questions or comments you may have. Please call our Minneapolis Periodontal office or fill out our contact form.

Patient comfort is our primary concern and we are dedicated to offering the highest level of implant dentistry and periodontal treatment.

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