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MEET  Dr.Peterkin



Known for her contagious smile, warmth, enthusiasm, and passion for providing transformative oral healthcare,
Dr. Jessica B. Peterkin loves to serve others and is dedicated to her mission to make a lasting difference in the lives of the community she serves. 

"Today, and forever, I am committed to lead as a public servant with integrity and compassion as I use my God-given gifts and abilities as worship to God through service for mankind."

Dr. Jessica B. Peterkin

Dr. Peterkin graduated cum laude from the honors college as a presidential scholar
with a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Chemistry/Pre-Dental Studies
from the historically black Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida. 
She later completed a Masters in Biomedical Sciences from Midwestern University and continued her studies to earn her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from the
College of Dental Medicine - Illinois as the first BIPOC graduate
of the inaugural program in 2015.   

Highly regarded as a comprehensive and compassionate clinician,
she has advanced training in cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery, pedodontics, prosthodontics,
and orthodontics with additional certifications in Invisalign and Laser Dentistry.
She has been awarded the prestigious Fellowship in the International College of Dentists (FICD), the American Laser Study Club, and has been recognized as USA top 40 under 40 dentists in 2021. 

Dr. Peterkin can also be found serving on various boards within organized dentistry such as the National Dental Association and American Dental Associations, 
volunteering as a site preceptor for dental assisting externship programs across the valley,
while simultaneously paying it forward as a pre-clinical adjunct professor and mentor for pre-dental & pre-doctoral dental students.

She is a devoted advocate for the under-served
and underrepresented populations in the Phoenix Metro area as an Arizona State Medicaid Advisory Committee member and for maternal & infant health through her non-profit organization initiative, 
Teeth & Tatas.


As a multi-faceted woman and entrepreneur,
Dr. Peterkin is a mentor, author, orator, wife and certified #boymom.  Beyond serving the community and her patients, she loves teaching dance, singing with the worship team at her church, and spending time with her husband & children.
Together they enjoy creating memories through travel, family movie night, and the performance arts. 

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