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Julie A. Chavez, DDS

Oral Surgeon

(952) 465-0105

Specialties: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery | Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial | Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Professional History

Board Certification

  • American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Medical Education

  • DDS - University of Washington School of Dentistry


  • Residency - Denver Health
  • Residency - University of Minnesota Medical Center

Contact Information

Primary Location:

Northern Star Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
5100 Gamble DR
Suite 125
St Louis Park, MN 55416
(952) 465-0105

Secondary Location(s):

Childrens Minnesota Craniofacial Center
2530 Chicago AVE S STE 450
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 813-6888

Personal Biography

Before starting her own practice, Dr. Chavez worked in a group practice from 2000 to 2008. She enjoys all aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery and treating all age groups. She has special interests in orthognathic (reconstructive jaw) surgery, cleft palate rehabilitation, and dental implant surgery. She participates on the Cleft Palate Team at both Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota and at the University of Minnesota. Pursuing her interests in academics and teaching, Dr. Chavez maintains part-time responsibilities at the University of Minnesota and Hennepin County Medical Center, working with the residents in the oral and maxillofacial surgery training program. Dr. Chavez grew up in Golden, Colorado and attended the University of Colorado Boulder where she received a Bachelor of Arts. She then obtained a D.D.S. degree from the University of Washington in Seattle in 1993, and began her oral surgery training with an internship at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. She is a 2000 graduate of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training program at the University of Minnesota. She is board certified and a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Chavez also maintains membership in the Minnesota Dental Association, Minnesota Society or Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Dental Association and the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association.