Dr. Alan Petersen attended Gilbert High School, Brigham Young University, Arizona State University, and the University of the Pacific, where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. He continued on to Saint Louis University where he received his Master of Science in Dentistry and completed his orthodontic residency. Dr. Petersen is board certified in orthodontics and is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontists. Dr. Petersen was raised in Gilbert, Arizona, and currently resides there with his wife, Amy, and their eight children. He is an avid runner and competed in this year’s Ragnar race. He also loves to cook and is a master at smoking meats. Dr. Petersen is fluent in Spanish and believes in providing the highest quality care he would expect for his own children.