Dr. Parkhurst’s passion for dentistry began in high school over 25 years ago when she trained to be a dental assistant. The experience drove her to pursue and education and a career in Dental Hygiene, which she practiced for 10 years while working toward her ultimate goal of becoming a dentist. Dr. Parkhurst has a passion for the art and science of dentistry, with an ultimate goal of building professional long lasting relationships with patients based on trust and honesty. Her goal is to provide you with the best comprehensive care possible.
During Dr. Parkhurst’s Studies at New Jersey Dental School in Newark and her residency program at Staten Island University Hospital in NY; she was awarded with many prestigious awards for excellence in dentistry. She also graduated Omicron Kappa Upsilom Alumini (a dental Honor society). Although interested in all facets of dentistry Dr. Parkhurst took particular interest in surgical procedures. She took advanced oral surgery courses in dental school and spent many hours on continuing her education related to advanced surgical procedures and implant placement. She has particular interest in full mouth rehabilitation both with and without dental implants.
Dr. Parkhurst believes education is an ongoing commitment and regularly attends continuing education related to advancements in technology, techniques and materials to implement into her daily practice.
Dr. Parkhurst Has been selected as “Top Dentist” In South Jersey Magazine each year since 2014.
When not practicing her passion; Dr. Parkhurst lives in New Jersey with her spouse, daughter, and their dogs Ginger and Cinnamon. Her hobbies include spending time with her family, sightseeing, hiking, and various arts and craft projects.