Dr. Katrine Andreasen is a compassionate Board-Certified Periodontist accredited by the American Academy of Periodontology. With a deep-rooted passion for dentistry, she has dedicated herself to providing exceptional patient care and staying at the forefront of her field. Her extensive educational background and professional experience make her a trusted expert in periodontics.
Dr. Andreasen's journey in dentistry began with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Clemson University, where she graduated with distinction. During her time in San Francisco, California, she worked alongside a general dentist, igniting her interest in the dental field. Inspired by this experience, she made the decision to return to her hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, to pursue her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.
Throughout her dental school years, Dr. Andreasen demonstrated outstanding academic achievements and was inducted into the prestigious Nu Chapter of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon honor society. Eager to further refine her skills and knowledge, she pursued advanced training in Graduate Periodontics at the University of Louisville, earning a Masters of Science in Dentistry. Her research during this period focused on implant site development and implant placement, reflecting her commitment to staying at the cutting edge of her field.
As a testament to her dedication to patient comfort and safety, Dr. Andreasen is certified in conscious sedation and ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support). These certifications enable her to incorporate sedation and pain control techniques into her practice, ensuring that her patients experience a comfortable and anxiety-free treatment.
With a passion for the variety of procedures performed in the field of periodontics, Dr. Andreasen's expertise encompasses extractions and bone grafts, implants, gum grafting, and LANAP surgery for the treatment of periodontal disease. She approaches each patient with a personalized and compassionate mindset, understanding that dental surgery can be a source of stress and fear for many individuals. Dr. Andreasen's goal is to provide individualized care using evidence-based practices while creating a safe and comfortable environment. Her commitment to patient education allows individuals to make informed decisions about their dental care, ensuring they are comfortable with the chosen treatment plan.
To stay at the forefront of advancements in dentistry, Dr. Andreasen actively engages in professional development. She avidly reads dental journals, participates in study clubs, and attends Continuing Education (CE) courses, including the annual American Academy of Periodontology meeting. By embracing the newest available technologies and procedures, she upholds her commitment to providing the highest standard of care to her patients.
Dr. Andreasen's dedication to serving her community extends beyond her practice. She volunteers her time and expertise at the Mission of Mercy, offering free dental care to those in need. Additionally, she has participated in mission trips abroad, providing dental care to underserved areas. Dr. Andreasen is also a mentor for pre-dental and dental students, sharing her knowledge and guiding them in their professional journeys.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Andreasen enjoys spending quality time with her husband, Bryan, their son George, and their two beloved dogs, Henry and Maya. She finds joy in various outdoor activities, including running, hiking, and skiing. Her love for cooking and traveling allows her to explore new cuisines and cultures.
Dr. Andreasen maintains active membership in esteemed professional organizations, including the American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, American Board of Periodontology, Illinois State Dental Society, Winnebago County Dental Society, Wisconsin Dental Association, Spear Study Club, Rock County Dental Society, and the Midwest Society of Periodontics. These affiliations serve as a testament to her commitment to professional growth and collaboration.
With her exceptional skills, patient-centered approach, and dedication to advancing the field of dentistry, Dr. Katrine Andreasen is a trusted professional who strives to provide the highest quality of care to her patients while fostering lasting relationships built on trust and compassion.