Meet Dr. Reese
Meet Dr. Reese
Dr. Reese is originally from Centerville, a suburb of Salt Lake City, Utah. After graduating high school in 1995, he attended the University of Utah for a semester before taking time off to serve a mission for his church in the Philippines. While there he was able to work with Project Smile in helping children receive necessary dental care. This opportunity sparked his interest in and love of dentistry.
When he returned, he resumed his collegiate studies and graduated in 2002 with the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Biology. He spent several semesters at the University of Utah on the Academic Dean’s List. During his undergraduate studies, he was a member of the University of Utah’s Pre-Dental Society and enjoyed his pre-dental coursework as well as working as a teacher’s assistant for one of the courses. Upon his graduation, he began his graduate studies in dentistry at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. While at Tufts, he benefited from the rigorous coursework in all subspecialties of dentistry, particularly in the care of medically-compromised patients and Prosthodontics. He graduated from Tufts in 2007 and relocated to Jacksonville, NC in order to enter private practice.
While in Boston, Dr. Reese met his wife, Brynn, a school teacher originally from Raleigh. They have three children, Nathan, Emily and Joshua. Dr. Reese and his family love to spend time together playing outdoors and enjoying eastern North Carolina beaches. As a native of Utah, Dr. Reese is an avid skier and loves hitting the slopes whenever he can. In Jacksonville, he enjoys riding his bike and playing soccer. He is also very involved with his church community and loves getting to know people in the Jacksonville area.
Dr. Reese is devoted to the profession of dentistry and looks forward to developing relationships with his patients. He also looks forward to helping his patients with their dental needs and goals.