Dr. Kurt Erickson grew up in Fairmont, Minnesota, just an hour west of Albert Lea. After graduating from Fairmont High School he attended Bethel University in St Paul, Minnesota where he graduated with a degree in biology. He then moved just a few miles down I-35 to attend dental school at the University of Minnesota.
After graduating dental school, Dr. Erickson completed an AEGD (Advanced Education in General Dentistry) residency program in Sitka, Alaska. He received advanced training at the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium where he was able to train under dental specialists in the areas of endodontics, oral surgery, prosthodontics and pediatric dentistry. He also had the opportunity to provide dentistry in rural Alaska, traveling there in a bush plane.
Dr. Erickson has been in private practice in Fairmont, Minnesota since 2015 and joined the team at Fountain Lake Family Dental in 2020. Dr. Erickson is a member of the American Dental Association, the Minnesota Dental Association, the Southern District Dental Society as well as the Academy of General Dentistry. He is pleased to be working with the Fountain Lake Family Dental team and is currently accepting new patients.
Dr. Erickson and his wife, Sarah, have three wonderful children under five years old and a goldendoodle, who is also a member of the family. While they mostly remain busy with their kids, Kurt and Sarah enjoy traveling, fine dining and spending time with friends and family. Kurt is a diehard Minnesota sports fan and especially loves cheering on his beloved Vikings.