435-743-6521 ~ 140 South Main, Fillmore, Utah 84631

Meet Dr. Scott W. Petersen & His Professional Team

Scott W. Petersen, DMD

Dr. Scott W. Petersen has provided the highest standard of dental care to patients for over a decade. 

 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. Dr. Petersen additionally received extensive training and certification in Orthodontics, providing comprehensive treatment for youth and adults for the past several years.

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© Technology. Revolutionary, research-based orthodontic technology that beautifully straightens teeth with superior results & at about half the cost of traditional braces.  Dr. Scott W. Petersen, a FASTBRACES® Master Provider, (general dentist with a comparable training level to an orthodontist), is the only Certified Expert in this revolutionary technology for

Central & Southern Utah.

~ CEREC© CADCAM Restorations enable patients to receive durable, natural-looking crowns and other dental restorations in just one, convenient office visit.  Dr. Petersen introduced this dental advancement to Utah when 10% of dentists nation-wide were utilizing this groundbreaking technology.

~ Lumineers© by Cerinate. Dr. Scott was honored to be featured in Bridal Guide magazine and Martha Stewart magazine as a Premier Lumineer© Doctor in 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, appreciating music and outdoor activities; including sports, hunting, fishing and travel.

Meet the Exceptional Fillmore Family Dental Team

Kelly Christensen

Dental Hygienist

Kelly received her Registered Dental Hygiene degree from Utah Valley University and has been practicing for 13 years.  Kelly has extensive knowledge in clinical periodontal and general dental hygiene, providing high-quality preventative and educational services and treatment with exceptional skill.  She enjoys developing relationships with patients and helping them feel good about their smile as well as her association with co-workers at Fillmore Family Dental.

Kelly loves to crochet and spend time with her husband, Jeff, and their seven wonderful children.  

McKenzie Christensen

Dental Assistant

McKenzie graduated with an Associates of Science Degree from Dixie State University.  She enjoys feeling closer to the community through meeting and serving patients and is an invaluable asset to our team.  McKenzie holds her knowledge and skills to an exceptional standard and efficiently works to provide high-quality care and a comfortable dental experience for our patients.

In her spare time, McKenzie loves spending time with her husband, Bryant, and family.  She enjoys camping, hunting, fishing and making crafts. 

Penny Gillins

Dental Assistant

Penny graduated with Honors from the Career College of Northern Nevada in the Medical Office Specialist Program.  She also holds certification as an EMT and Phlebotomist.  Penny has worked as a dental assistant for over two years, providing high-quality dental care with an outstanding focus on patient comfort.  She enjoys the "wonderful people" she works with and making patients smile.

Penny is married to Kelly Gillins and together they have five children.  She loves reading, walking and target shooting.

Marie Taylor

Dental Hygienist

Marie has been providing excellent dental hygiene care to patients for over 10 years.  After attending dental assisting school, she graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Dental Hygiene from Montana State University-Great Falls.  Marie enjoys working with Dr. Scott and his "awesome" team and finds satisfaction in making a difference in patients' lives through educating on the importance of good oral health and it's effect on overall health.

Marie, with her husband Loren, have three children.  She is an outdoor enthusiast, enjoying fishing, hunting, camping and hiking.

Ginnie Teeples

Office Manager/Dental Assistant

Ginnie is an integral part of Fillmore Family Dental, overseeing all aspects of our front office.  She is the first friendly face you will meet and finds great satisfaction in helping patients receive the best dental care possible.  Ginnie graduated from Provo College as a Dental Assistant in 2003.  She has coordinated treatment for patients for over three years, utilizing her knowledge and experience of dental insurance.

After work hours, Ginnie and her husband, Justin, enjoy watching their five children play sports, as well as, fishing, hunting and camping.


435-743-6521 ~ 140 South Main, Fillmore, Utah 84631