Samuel D. Petersen

Dr. Sam Petersen was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He attended Brigham Young University in Idaho where he received a degree in Business Management. He worked in finance for a number of years before shifting his focus to dentistry. He moved to Louisville to attend UofL School of Dentistry. There he earned a dual Masters Degree in Oral Biology along with his D.M.D. Dr. Petersen enjoys the day-to-day challenge of solving problems and helping people. He is a lifelong learner and is always trying to master additional skills. He went on his first international dental mission trip in 2016 to Jamaica and hopes to do more mission dental work. Dr. Petersen credits his wife of 10 years for influencing him to become a dentist. Together they have four children. In his spare time he enjoys barbecuing, running and fishing.


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