Christine Petrilla

Dentist


Personal Biography

Dr. Petrilla is a born and raised East Coast girl living the SoCal life. Originally from Pennsylvania, with a stint in Gainesville, FL, she enjoys what the West Coast has to offer. She appreciates the beautiful weather when walking her dog, Otie, or hiking around the desert. Her favorite indoor activity is shopping.

DDS

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of the University of Southern California; Los Angeles, CA

MPH

Environmental Health, University of Florida; Gainesville, FL

BS

Biology, minor in Neuroscience, King’s College; Wilkes-Barre, PA

Quotes

“As your dentist, my goal is to provide you with high quality dental care in a friendly and professional environment. We will work together to improve your oral health and make your smile the first thing someone notices about you.”

Personal Favorites

Dr. Petrilla’s favorite movie is National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, her favorite TV show is Friends, and her favorite book is The Catcher in the Rye. Her favorite college team is the Gators, and her favorite place on earth is Disney World.

Professional Association

American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Psi Omega dental fraternity

Volunteer Experience

Give Kids A Smile, AYUDA International Scholar (Mexico, Guatemala), John Wesley Community Health Institute volunteer, White Memorial Medical Center student leader

Awards

Dr. Neil Graham Endowed Scholarship for senior student who exemplifies talent and leadership in the dental field, Academy of General Dentistry award for a student in the top third of the graduating class who has shown the most promise of being an outstanding general dentist

Achievements

Dean’s list, Pediatric Dentistry Selective President, teaching assistant, Advanced Standing Program for International Dentists selection committee, student ambassador