“Everyone deserves a great smile and good dental health. I’m a dentist because I know I make a positive difference. But mostly, I do it because it’s fun. I think my patients understand this and that’s why they keep coming back”
Born and raised in Phoenix, Dr. J earned a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University, and is a 1984 graduate of the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry. He is a member of the Spear Education Continuum that is a prestigious alliance of leading edge dentists throughout the United States and Canada who are strongly committed to promoting oral health. Dr. J retired from the Richard V. Tucker cast gold study group that is an organization designed to foster excellence in restorative dentistry through a relatively uncompromising format in postgraduate education.
Dr. Jorgensen served as the Central Arizona Dental Society President in 2004 – 2005 after 6 years as a board member. He is a past chairperson for the CADS’s Peer Review Committee. Dr. J was elected as a Fellow of the American College of Dentists in 2004 and as a Fellow of the International College of Dentists in 2005.
Dr. J has a been a previous dentist volunteer for the St. Vincent de Paul Dental Clinic and every February, he participates in the ‘Give Kids a Smile’ campaign sponsored by the American Dental Association.
Our dental team helps to create happy patients that will enjoy oral health for a lifetime and get the treatment they deserve!! We accomplish this with thorough evaluations, complete comprehensive treatment and care in an honest, relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere.
Terri, born in Michigan, raised in Phoenix has been married to Dr J since 1992. They have one son, Stephen who is currently living in Gilbert. Terri enjoys taking care of their granddaughter, Briella (2012), hiking and working out, some golf when time permits, and especially enjoys traveling throughout the world. Terri helps out in the office in many different ways, her first love is Zoom, loves those white teeth, very rewarding. She also helps the front office accounting, payroll and where ever else she is needed. Back office Terri enjoys records and pouring up models.
Lisa is our insurance specialist. If there is anything to do with insurance, she can tackle it. Please contact her with your insurance questions. Really Lisa has an answer or can find an answer to just about any questions in our dental practice, she has been with Squaw Peak Dental since 1992 (this is her second time working with us). Lisa was born here in the valley. She has been married to Kevin since 1987 and has two beautiful daughters, Kara ( Dental Hygienist ), and Amanda (Dental Hygienist)
Elena, one of our wonderful hygienists, moved to Phoenix from Russia in 1997. She is happily married to Patrick and enjoys biking, hiking, watching movies and reading her time away from the dental office. Elena is very dedicated to the oral health of her patients. Elena strives to learn new and exciting procedures to give her patients’ the best treatment possible
Beverly became a dental assistant in 2010. She loves all aspects of dentistry. “It’s a rewarding feeling helping patients with their dental needs.” Beverly is happily married to her husband Trevor and has a beautiful baby boy named Damien (11/2002). When not in the office she loves just being a Mom.
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1747 E Morten Ave #301, Phoenix, AZ 85020
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