Dr. J "The Fighter of Tooth Decay!"
“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”
About Dr. J
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.
Terri - Office Manager
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.
Jackie - Insurance Specialist
Jackie was born in California and moved to the great state of Arizona in 2017. Jackie has 20+ years in the dental industry. She has assisted the doctor in the back office and managed administrative tasks at the front office. She is the Squaw Peak Dental insurance expert. As we like to say, Jackie is cross trained. Jackie was blessed with 3 beautiful children, one grandson and one granddaughter. Her interests and/or hobbies include hiking, crafts, gardening and spending time at the beach (when she is near a beach). But most of all Jackie enjoys spending as much time as she can with her wonderful family.
Elena - 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
Sam - Hygienist
Sam has been practicing dental hygiene since 2015. She enjoys working out, hiking and spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys traveling and taking pictures of new adventurous places. As Sam’s patient, you can expect a thorough and gentle cleaning. She is committed to ensuring you are comfortable during your treatment and that you achieve improved oral health and a smile you deserve.
Beverly - Dental Assistant
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.