Rachel Uppgaard

Oral Surgeon


Personal Biography

Dr. Uppgaard has had an interest in oral and maxillofacial surgery since teaching anatomy labs during her undergraduate studies. In her spare time, she can be found running with her husband, Brandon, catching up with friends over a good meal, playing with their Brittany Spaniel, Greta, and their cat, Alfred, and gardening.

DDS

University of Minnesota School of Dentistry; Minneapolis, MN

Residency

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Minnesota; Minneapolis, MN

BA

Physiology, University of Minnesota; Minneapolis, MN

Quotes

“As my patient, you can expect the same level of care that I would want for my own family members. Oral surgery can be stressful, but together we will find the best way for you to get through the procedure and healing period.”

Personal Favorites

Dr. Uppgaard’s favorite book is Pride and Prejudice, her favorite TV show is Bones, and her favorite vacation destination is her cabin up north.

Professional Association

American Dental Association, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Volunteer Experience

Union Gospel Mission

Awards

Pierre Fauchard Academy Senior Student Undergraduate Certificate of Merit, Union Gospel Mission outstanding volunteer award, community dentistry and dental public health award, Henry B. Clark Jr. Memorial award, Mellor Holland Student Achievement Award, American College of Dentists Outstanding Student Leader Award, School of Dentistry continuing dental student scholarship: academic skill award, School of Dentistry continuing dental school scholarship: leadership and service award, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry summer research fellowship, University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts president’s scholarship