Fargo dentist, Dr. Jim Lichtsinn is a lifetime resident of Moorhead, MN and graduated from Concordia College. Jim is married to his high school sweetheart, Mary Ann. They have two grown children. Their son and his wife are both physicians and their daughter has a master’s degree in social work. Jim and Mary are enjoying their new role as grandparents to a beautiful granddaughter and grandson.
Jim and Mary are active members of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Moorhead. Jim enjoys fishing and leisure activities “at the lake”. In his spare time, he also enjoys reading and travel.
Dr. Lichtsinn received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. He completed a post-doctoral general practice residency at the V.A. in Minneapolis and was an instructor at the U of M. He returned to Moorhead and purchased the practice of Dr. Louis Remark. In January 2008, Dr. Lichtsinn relocated his practice to Fargo and established his state-of-the-art clinic at Southpointe Dental.
Jim’s passion for dentistry has led him to study at the Dawson Center and the Pankey Institute for advanced dental education. His studies at these prestigious institutes include: dental implants, dentures, reconstructive dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, dental appliances for sleep apnea/snoring and treatment of TMJ dysfunction. He loves using what he has learned to better help his patients.
A vested member of the dental community, Dr. Lichtsinn is an active member of the American Dental Association, N.D. Dental Association, and the Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. He participates with the Pankey Advanced Learning Group, a study club of dentists who pursue excellence in treating complex dental cases. He is past president of the Red River Dental Access Project, a local philanthropic group dedicated to finding dental care for disadvantaged patients. He regularly volunteers at the Dental Urgent Care Clinic, Mission of Mercy and the Donated Dental Services program.