Tucson, AZ — Valarie A. Pinkerton, DDS, is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Pinnacle Healthcare Professional for her outstanding achievements in Family Practice Dentistry and in acknowledgment of work with her private practice.
With more than 28 years of experience in her field, Dr. Pinkerton is a third-generation Family Practice Dentist who followed in the footsteps of her father and grandfather into the dental profession.
Dr. Pinkerton takes pride in providing each of her patients with the highest quality of dental care possible within a comfortable, family-friendly environment designed to put patients of all ages. Her dental practice, located at 6373 E. Tanque Verde Road, Suite 250, in Tucson, AZ, offers a full range of dental services for the entire family, including state-of-the-art technologies for dental x-rays, crowns, bridges, and implant restoration. Dr. Pinkerton also holds specialized training in restoring gold crowns and bridges.
In pursuit of her dental career, Dr. Pinkerton first obtained a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from Northern Arizona University. She then completed an Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene from the Temple University School of Dentistry, then earned her Doctor of Dental Science degree from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry. She extended her post-doctoral education by completing specialized training in dental gold restoration with Tucker Gold Study.
Among her professional affiliations, Dr. Pinkerton is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Dental Hygiene Association, and the Arizona State Dental Association.
In addition to working with her dental practice, Dr. Pinkerton is also an active participant with a group of dental professionals based in the Tucson, AZ region, who donate their time, services, and materials to veterans at the Tucson Veterans Administration Hospital. Additionally, Dr. Pinkerton serves as a volunteer educator in area elementary schools, teaching students how to care for their teeth properly. She also volunteers with Gospel Rescue, assisting less-fortunate individuals with their dental needs.
In her spare time, she loves spending time with her husband, Michael, and their son, Nikolaous, and following the University of Arizona Wildcats athletics teams.
She dedicates this honor in loving memory of her grandfather, the late Willis Randall Pinkerton, Sr., DDS, and her father, Willis Randall Pinkerton, Jr., DDS, who specialized in orthodontic dental care.