Dr. Scott W. Petersen, DMD, MP, SMP

Meet Dr. Scott W. Petersen & His Professional Team

Scott W. Petersen, DMD, MP, SMP 

Dr. Scott W. Petersen 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. Dr. Petersen additionally received extensive training and certification in Orthodontics, providing comprehensive treatment to youth and adults for over thirteen 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

FASTBRACES© Technology is an advanced, research-based orthodontic system statistically proven to gently & safely straighten teeth with superior results and at about half the cost of old, traditional-style braces.  It is backed by over 20 years of research at multiple top universities including: Harvard, UCLA & Munich and is used by orthodontists and dentists worldwide.

Dr. Scott W. Petersen was honored to be recognized by Dr. Anthony Viazis, FASTBRACES® Inventor and Founder, for his extensive expertise.  Dr. Petersen has practiced orthodontics for over thirteen years as a general dentist and as FASTBRACES® SENIOR MASTER PROVIDER is Utah's Leading Expert in this groundbreaking orthodontic technology.  

CEREC© CADCAM Restorations

~ 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 advanced technology.

LUMINEERS© by Cerinate

~ Lumineers© by Cerinate. With over 16 years of experience, your cosmetic dentistry needs are in good hands with Dr. Scott W. Petersen.  He utilizes several non-invasive and cost-effective cosmetic techniques to have you smiling your healthiest, most beautiful smile.  Lumineers, the #1 patient-requested veneer, is contact lense thin and actually strengthens teeth while providing a virtually painless, beautiful smile makeover, requiring no shots and very little – if any – drilling.

VELSCOPE© Oral Cancer Screenings

~ 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

~ Ivoclar© Laser Dentistry enables a more comfortable dental surgery experience and improved cosmetic procedural outcome.

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.

Dr. Scott W. Petersen is a member of the American Dental Association, the Utah Dental Association 

and the Provo District Dental Society.

Eve T. Petersen, BS, CFLE, MBA HM

Eve Tanner Petersen, Dr. Scott’s wife, graduated in the top 15% of her class from Brigham Young University, obtaining her Bachelors of Science degree in Family Science, Family Life Educator Certification and induction into the Golden Key National Honor Society in 1999.  In 2018, Eve graduated with a Masters of Business Administration in Health Management from Western Governor’s University, receiving faculty-recognized Excellence Awards in Leadership & Management and Service Line Development as well as MBA Capstone special recognition.  

Eve enjoys working with her husband and FFD’s excellent dental team to achieve their practice standard of optimal dental healthcare for each patient in a friendly and caring environment.

Eve’s greatest passion is her family, and loves spending time with them enjoying music, literature, gardening, travel, serving in their church & community and BYU arts & sporting events.

Meet the Exceptional Fillmore Family Dental Team

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 several 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.

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 several 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.

Nora Wasden

Dental Hygienist

Nora received her Dental Hygiene degree from the Fresno City College of California in 2018.  Nora has extensive knowledge in clinical periodontal and general dental hygiene, providing high-quality preventive & educational services with exceptionally gentle proficiency and professionalism.  Nora is also fluent in the Spanish language.

Nora and her husband, Jedediah, enjoy quality time with their beautiful daughter, Ximena, taking road trips & walks, on bike rides & watching Disney movies.