is a practicing dentist in the Outer Banks, North Carolina area, where he was born and raised. Dr. Heyder is a proud graduate of North Carolina State University, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry.
Throughout his studies, Dr. Heyder took advantage of multiple opportunities to study and volunteer in Africa. His experiences in Ghana, Malawi, and Togo inspired him to establish ARTS to work towards improving the dental health of communities across the African continent.
Dr. Heyder is also very active in his home community, participating in local school career days and several recreational sports leagues.