JESSICA B. PETERKIN, DMD, FICD
Known for her contagious smile, warmth, enthusiasm, and passion for creating transformative smiles, Dr. Jessica B. Peterkin loves to serve others and is dedicated to her mission to make a lasting difference in people's lives.
"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
with a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Chemistry
at the historically black Bethune-Cookman University
and with a Masters in Biomedical Sciences from Midwestern University.
She went on to earn her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree at 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.
She has been awarded the prestigious Fellowship in the International College of Dentists (FICD)
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 teacher for dental assisting externship programs across the valley,
while simultaneously paying it forward as a 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.
As a beloved and highly regarded clinician, Dr. Peterkin has received extensive news coverage and numerous awards over the course of her career.
The Daily Floss: How award-winning young dentist and author Dr. Jessica Brereton Peterkin is increasing diversity in dental medicine. #IE40Under40
One step closer: Mesa man gets new 'million-dollar' smile ahead of needed kidney transplant
INCISAL EDGE 40 UNDER 40 HONOREE
Phoenix Entrepreneurs: Top 25 Arizona Mompreneurs 2021
TCDM Hosts Dr. Jessica Brereton Peterkin on Overcoming Adversity and Empowering Underrepresented Dental Students
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