Dr. Jerek Petrous a Southeast Michigan native, completed his undergraduate work at the University of Detroit Mercy as a biology major in his three years of study. After which, he continued his studies at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry to receive his dental degree, finishing among the top of his class. He returned to the University for a full-time specialty residency in orthodontics obtaining his Orthodontic Specialty Certificate. During his orthodontic residency, he completed additional study and original research surrounding quality of life impact of orthodontic treatment to earn a Master’s of Science degree. Dr. Petrous’ research interests express the passion he has for bringing orthodontic treatment to those who are less fortunate.
Always eager to learn, Dr. Petrous attends numerous continuing education courses each year keeping him current of the latest trends and techniques in the field of orthodontics. He is also an active member of several national orthodontic study clubs that are attended by some of the top orthodontists in the country. Dr. Petrous is an active member of several well-known national organizations as well including the American Association of Orthodontists and the American Dental Association.
Dr. Petrous has a heart for serving others whether it be locally in the Detroit area, or as part of medical/dental teams throughout the world with various service organizations. In his free time Dr. Petrous enjoys traveling, hiking, biking, tennis, scuba diving, playing the guitar, improving his Spanish, serving his church family, and spending time with his awesome wife Lauren.