Meet Dr. Doug
Douglas A. Petersen, DMD
Dr. Douglas A. Petersen has been providing the highest standard of dental care in Nephi for over 18 years. After serving an LDS mission in Scotland, he completed his undergraduate work at Southern Utah University and Utah State University. He received his DMD degree at Temple University. Highly esteemed by his professors and fellow doctors, he was named “The Best General Dentist” in his graduating class.
Dr. Doug’s passion is giving others a reason to smile. He has extensive experience in cosmetic dentistry and has been featured in Bridal Guide Magazine, as well as Martha Stewart Wedding Magazine, for being one of the leading Lumineer doctors in Utah. He loves to witness the look on his patients’ faces as they see their new smile for the first time. He believes everyone should be able to smile with confidence.
He loves serving the community and always treats his patients like trusted friends and neighbors. He is dedicated to providing the most up-to-date and cutting-edge materials, techniques, and technology available and is excited about the advancements the new office being built summer of 2020 will provide for his patients. Dr. Doug is a member of the American Dental Association, Utah Dental Association, The Provo District Dental Society, The Academy of General Dentistry, and The International Association for Orthodontics.
Dr. Doug and his wife, Fran, are high school sweethearts and the parents of four amazing kids. Whether they are in the outdoors camping and hunting, having adventures together traveling, or just laughing and relaxing at home, Dr. Doug’s greatest joy is his family. He feels blessed to call them his best friends.
Meet Dr. Doug’s Amazing Team
Tina Coombs – Receptionist
Tina is our capable and friendly front office receptionist. Her warm smile has been welcoming our patients since 2008. She loves meeting new patients and seeing their smiles transform. She is married to Torry Coombs and has three kids. She loves spending time with family and friends, traveling, camping, and watching her kids play sports. Tina enjoys baking and makes a mean pumpkin chocolate chip cookie. At the top of her bucket list is the goal to travel to as many foreign countries as she can.
Sue Ann Whitlock – Dental Hygienist
Sue Ann attended Snow College and then received her dental hygiene training at Weber State University. She has been working in the dental field for thirty years, and has been helping our patients have beautiful and healthy smiles since 2005. She likes the people she gets to work with and the relationships that she builds with patients. Sue Ann grew up on a dairy farm south of Manti, Utah. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Dale Whitlock, and they are the parents of four sons. She enjoys spending time with her family in the mountains, morning runs, piecing and sewing quilts, and traveling.
Marie Taylor – Dental Hygienist
Marie is an exceptional dental hygienist who has worked for Dr. Doug since graduating from Montana State University College of Technology in 2008. She is passionate about helping people improve their oral and dental health and is beloved by many patients who appreciate her gentle touch. She is married and has 3 children. In her free time she enjoys being outdoors with her family hiking, fishing, and camping. She also stays busy following her children as they participate in a variety of athletics.
Jenessa Proctor – Dental Hygienist
Jenessa is the newest member of our team. She has been a dental hygienist since 2014 and loves the career she has chosen. She enjoys conversations with her patients and focuses on creating a comfortable atmosphere during their appointments. Jenessa’s pride and joy are her three young children and her husband, Dallen, who she loves spending time with. Together, they live their lives outside as much as possible, camping in the mountains and exploring the country around them. They currently live in Leamington and plan on staying there to raise their family.
Hailey Allred – Dental Assistant
Hailey has been keeping things running smoothly for Dr. Doug’s patients since 2007. She is a highly skilled assistant who makes patients feel welcome, and helps to make their visit comfortable and efficient. She and her husband, Dusty, live in Fountain Green. They are the parents of three great kids. She enjoys watching her kids play sports, riding horses, hunting, and spending time on the farm with her family working with the sheep.
Terese Revoir– Office Manager
Terese has been a vital part of Dr. Doug’s team since 2004. She has been working in the dental field ever since she was a sophomore in high school in 1975, and has enjoyed every minute of it. She loves working with Dr. Petersen and all of her coworkers. She especially loves getting to know the patients they see each day. She is married to Randy Revoir and is the mother of two daughters and one son. She has nine grandchildren who are the light of her life. She enjoys working on the family farm with her husband and spending time with her husband, children, and grandchildren.
Jennifer Worwood – Dental Assistant
Jennifer has been a Dental Assistant since 1999 and has been working with Dr. Doug since 2010. Jennifer has a way with kids and is great at helping pediatric patients have a fun and positive experience. Jennifer has been a life-long Juab county resident, and loves living in a small town. She and her husband Travis have two great boys, Justice and Jory. She loves spending time with family and friends, and is highly sought after for her custom crochet creations.
Fran Petersen – Dental Assistant/Office Administration
Fran is the wife of Dr. Doug and assists him with office administration and with patients who have after hour emergencies. She and Dr. Doug have three daughters and one son. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, one on one conversation, traveling, reading, and baking and creating in her kitchen. Dr. Doug has been her best friend since they were 15 years old and they believe that anything they team up on is sure to be a success.
Jaida Stephenson – Receptionist/Dental Assistant
Jaida works as our front office receptionist and also as a dental assistant. She loves working with our youngest patients and is always willing to go the extra mile to keep the office running smoothly. Jaida has been a patient of Dr. Petersen’s since she was 3 years old and is thrilled to now be part of his team. She enjoys snowboarding, traveling and spending time with her family. Jaida will be marrying her high school sweetheart, Teagen, in June.