Sturgis Dentist

Dr. TJ Loftus and his Sturgis Dental office staff focus in the areas of:

  • Orthodontics
  • Dental Implant restorations
  • Cosmetic dentistry
  • Anxiety-free dentistry
  • Laser Periodontal Therapy

Our Sturgis dental office registration form is available to download and save time on your next visit.

Meet Sturgis Dentist TJ Loftus, D.D.S.

TJ Loftus

TJ was the first son to follow in his father’s footsteps into dentistry. He received a B.S. in Biology from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, before earning his D.D.S. degree from the University of Iowa.

He continues to excel through his association with other dental professionals in the following organizations:

  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • South Dakota Dental Association
  • Black Hills District Dental Society
  • American Dental Association
  • International Association for Orthodontics

When not attending to the care of his Sturgis patients, TJ spends time with his wife, Kristen, and their children. They are active in the Sturgis community and take great pride in living in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota.

Meet Sturgis Dentist Jay Heeren, D.D.S.

Jay Heeren

Dr. Jay Heeren attended The University of Iowa College of Dentistry.  In addition to making the Dean’s List all four years of dental school, Jay also received several awards:  Dr. John M. and Hannah L .Roland Scholarship for demonstrating compassion towards patients;  R.E. Minger Award for outstanding prosthodontic work; and Academy of Operative Dentistry Award for excellence in operative dentistry.  The faculty elected Jay for acceptance to the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society for excellence in scholarship, exemplary traits of character and potential for leadership in the dental profession.  


Dr. Heeren was raised on a farm near Sioux Falls and attended college at Black Hills State University.   Jay married his wife, Kayla, in 2005.   They have three children:  Lydia, Grace and JD.  Jay enjoys spending time with his family, hunting and fishing.  He and Kayla are excited to live and raise their family in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota.

Meet the Sturgis Dental Office Staff

Dental Assistants:
Back Row: Jenny, Megan, Maureen.
Front Row: Jaime
Dental Assistants


Business Office:
Front Row, left to right: Debbie, Mary Anne. Back Row, left to right: Holly, Janelle, Judy
Registered Dental Hygienists


Hygiene Team:
Left to right: Natalie, Abby, Sue, Tonia
Business Office