Dr. Petersen is a native of Gaston County, having grown up in Mount Holly, NC. She is a 1999 graduate of East Gaston High School and a 2003 graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She graduated from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 2007. Dr. Petersen earned a scholarship to dental school from the US Army, and was stationed in Newport News, VA from 2007-2010. She worked in private practice until 2016. She met her husband, John, during that time. They are very excited to have returned to Gaston County to raise their family. Dr. Petersen is extremely grateful to be able to return to her hometown and have the opportunity to serve patients in her home state of North Carolina! Kasey and her husband, John, have 2 daughters; Zoe, 2, and Lizzie, 4 months. As a family, they love to play outdoors and watch sports together.