Scott W. Petersen, DMD ~ (435) 623-1916
Scott W. Petersen, DMD has provided the highest standard of dental care to patients for over 15 years. After completion of a two-year LDS mission to Rome, Italy, he graduated from Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, PA, with certified honors in endodontics, oral surgery and prosthodontics in 2005. He additionally received extensive training and certification in orthodontics, providing comprehensive treatment for youth and adults for over thirteen years. Dr. Petersen received FASTBRACES® Master Provider status (general dentist with a comparable training level to an orthodontist), and was honored to be additionally recognized as a FASTBRACES Senior Master Provider by Dr. Anthony Viazis, inventor and founder of FASTBRACES, for his extensive expertise.
Dr. Scott is known for his conscientious patient focus and integrity in diagnosis and delivery of excellent quality dentistry. He highly values the patient/doctor relationship and enjoys building friendships of trust while taking time to understand the needs and concerns of each patient. He is dedicated to utilizing only the highest quality materials and techniques and proactively invests in cutting-edge technology to achieve superior results and optimal oral health for his patients. A few highlights of the advanced dental technologies Dr. Scott W. Petersen is pleased to provide are:
- FASTBRACES are a revolutionary, research-based orthodontic technology that beautifully straightens teeth with superior results at about half the cost of old, traditional-style braces. Dr. Scott W. Petersen, is recognized as Utah’s leading expert in this groundbreaking orthodontics technology and has practice orthodontics for over thirteen years.
- CEREC CADCAM Restorations enable patients to receive durable, natural-looking crowns and other dental restorations in just one, convenient office visit. Dr. Scott Petersen invested in this ground-breaking CEREC technology to provide its benefits to his patients when less than 10% of dentists nationwide were utilizing it.
- Lumineers© by Cerinate are superior to regular porcelain veneers by retaining tooth-structure and actually strengthen teeth. It is a virtually painless procedure, requiring no shots and very little, if any, drilling. Dr. Scott was honored to be featured in Bridal Guide magazine and Martha Stewart magazine as a Premier Lumineer© Doctor in the state of Utah.
- VELscope© Oral Cancer Screenings allow Dr. Petersen to see cancerous lesions not visible to the naked eye, increasing early intervention and oral cancer survival rates.
- Ivoclar© Laser Dentistry enables a more comfortable dental surgery experience and improved cosmetic procedural outcome.
Dr. Scott W. Petersen is a member of the American Dental Association®, the Utah Dental Association and the Provo District Dental Society.
On a personal level, Dr. Scott loves spending quality time with his wife, Eve, and their four beautiful children. He enjoys serving in his church and community, cooking Italian food and enjoying good music and outdoor activities, including sports, hunting, fishing and travel.
Meet “the most talented team of dental professionals ever in existence! We have a lot of fun!”
~ Dr. Scott W. Petersen
Janae Crowther, Scheduling Coordinator
Friendly, intelligent, efficient and professional are a few characteristics that describe Janae at our front desk. Janae possesses over 18 years of extensive dental knowledge and experience and has worked in multiple practices, each with a differing array of services. She is eager to assist patients in answering any dental-related question they have or scheduling convenient appointments and services. Janae loves getting to know each patient and their family and helping to ease their concerns. She also appreciates the fun-loving, family environment of Dr. Scott’s team.
Janae values a healthy and active lifestyle and works out regularly. She and her husband, Kasey, have a beautiful blended family of six children.
Leesa Davidson, RDH
Leesa received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Utah Valley University in 2000 and was awarded the Golden Scaler Award for her graduating class. Additionally, Leesa currently holds a Clinical Instructor position at Utah Valley University Department of Dental Hygiene. She has been a registered dental hygienist in our office for 16 years and consistently receives positive patient feedback regarding her skill at putting patients at ease and her gentle hand. Leesa enjoys the “fun atmosphere” and cohesiveness that Dr. Scott W. Petersen and their team share at the Nephi Dental Clinic.
Leesa also enjoys quality family time at the lake with her husband, Anthony, and their three wonderful children.
Heidi Fish, Scheduling Coordinator
Heidi graduated from Bridgerland Technical College in Logan, Utah, with her dental assisting certification. She has over four years of dental assisting and front office experience and is a phenomenal asset to our team. Heidi possesses a kind, caring and professional disposition and excels in welcoming and assisting patients with any questions or concerns they have. She enjoys working with the great people at Dr. Scott’s practice and helping all team members be successful with both their professional and home life.
Heidi loves reading, sleeping, binge-watching Netflix with her husband, Brian, and creatively entertaining her two active and adorable boys.
Charlotte Kay, RDA
Charlotte has been part of our practice as a highly trained cosmetic and restorative dental assistant for 29 years. She graduated with her Registered Dental Assistant degree at the American Institute of Medical and Dental Technology. Charlotte holds her knowledge and skills to an exceptional standard with continuous education and training and is an invaluable asset to our team. Charlotte “absolutely loves” the patients and appreciates the friendship of her co-workers ”in and outside the office”.
Charlotte and Drew Kay enjoy camping with their two married children and “playing with their four grandbabies”. She also enjoys playing volleyball in her spare time.
Kimberly Mellor, RDH
Kim attended Snow College and Weber State University consecutively, earning her Registered Dental Hygiene degree in 2004. Kim has extensive knowledge in clinical periodontal and general dental hygiene, providing high-quality preventative and educational services and treatment with exceptional efficiency and professionalism. Kim considers the best part of her employment the “great people” she works with and the “great atmosphere” at the Nephi Dental Clinic.
Outside the office, Kim enjoys reading, cooking, gardening and spending quality time with her “incredible husband”, Joe, and their five “wonderful kiddos”.
Annette Sevy, Office Manager
Annette has been an integral part of the Nephi Dental Clinic for 25 years, overseeing all aspects of our front office. She is the first friendly face you will meet and shares the office ideal of “caring about not just [patient’s] dental needs, but their lives in general. We have fun and love to come to work.” She is extremely knowledgeable and experienced in dental insurance and coordinating treatment for our patients. Annette graduated from the Institute of Medical & Dental Technology and received her Associates Degree from Southern Utah University.
Annette loves to travel, but asserts that her grandchildren are her “best and greatest hobby”. Annette with her husband, Ken, have 3 children and 7 grandchildren.
Lori Veater, RDA
Lori has been a Registered Dental Assistant in our practice for 28 years, upon graduating from the American Institute of Medical and Dental Technology. She is highly knowledgeable and experienced in dental techniques and practices used to promote and maintain excellent, oral health. She continually enhances her skill-set with CE courses and trainings. With her infectious personality, Lori also facilitates scheduling appointments and coordinating treatment for patients. She enjoys having “fun” with the dental team at the NDC as well as “visiting with patients and meeting new people”.
Lori loves spending time with her family camping, four-wheeling and playing games.
Sue Ann Whitlock, RDH
Sue Ann attended Snow College and then Weber State University, obtaining her Registered Dental Hygiene degree and has been a valuable member of our dental team for the past 7 years. Sue Ann consistently provides exceptional dental hygiene services to youth and adults. To help patients achieve optimal oral health and the best smile possible, Sue Ann attends continuing education trainings and courses, staying current with the latest research, information, and products. She “loves working with” Scott W. Petersen, co-workers and the patients.
After work hours, Sue Ann enjoys quilting and spending time with her husband, Dale, and four sons.