About Our Staff

Meet Dr. Sara S. Bergsma, DDS, MS, PC

Dr. Sara BergsmaDr. Sara Bergsma is a native of Traverse City and graduate of Traverse City Senior High School. Her undergraduate work began at Hillsdale College and was completed at Michigan State University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree. She graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry with a Doctor of Dental Surgery as well as a Masters of Science degree in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.

Approaching 30 years of practice in Traverse City, Dr. Bergsma has been blessed to be part of an awesome community. 

Dr. Sara and her husband Eric enjoy tennis, golf, hiking, and boating in Northern Michigan. Their greatest joy comes from their two grown children.

Dr. Sara is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Michigan Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, and the Resort District Dental Society.

Meet the Staff

Maureen and Sue answer your phone calls, schedule your appointments, and help with billing and insurance questions. They are extremely knowledgeable and strive to make your experience, from first phone call to final visit, a pleasure.

EricaJoanne, and Brenda are dental assistants who are right there with you during your scheduled appointments. They take x-rays, change wires, and help you learn how to take care of your appliances. Their years of experience allow them to be very involved in helping you finish your orthodontic treatment with the best possible results.



Dr. Sara Bergsma is an orthodontist providing orthodontic treatment for Children and Adults in Traverse City.

Dr. Sara Bergsma is a fully licensed dentist and Board Certified Orthodontic Specialist in the State of Michigan.

American Association of Orthodontics

American Dental Association