Dr. Petrikowski , DDS, MSc, FRCD(C):
Dr. Petrikowski graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Alberta in 1985. After completing a one-year dental internship at the University of Alberta Hospital, she entered the Oral Radiology graduate program at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto. She completed her Diploma in Oral Radiology in 1988 and commenced a faculty teaching position at the University of Alberta. She completed a Master of Science degree in 1991 through the Department of Applied Sciences in Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Alberta. Dr. Petrikowski remained in Alberta until 1996, when she was offered a teaching position as an Associate Professor with tenure in the Discipline of Oral Radiology at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto. Dr. Petrikowski’s activities included teaching undergraduate and graduate students, as well as research and private practice. Dr. Petrikowski has published a number of peer-reviewed scientific articles in oral and maxillofacial radiology and has contributed chapters to several radiology textbooks. She has lectured locally, nationally and internationally on a variety of oral radiology topics. Dr. Petrikowski remained at the University of Toronto until 2006, at which time she entered full-time private practice.
Dr. Petrikowski is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (RCDC) and is an examiner in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology for the RCDC. She is also a member of the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology, American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Canadian Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, International Association of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology and the Ontario Dental Association. She was also elected as Honorary Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy for outstanding service to the dental profession.
Aside from her work in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Dr. Petrikowski is a harpist and an accomplished pianist. She keeps a harp in her private office and has been known to occasionally play for staff and patients.