Dr. Jacqueline S. Allen is a native of Ames, Iowa. After graduating in 1982 from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in Dental Hygiene, she moved to Big Spring, Texas to teach Dental Hygiene. She practiced Dental Hygiene for ten years before returning to the University of Missouri-Kansas City to receive her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.
While in dental school, Dr. Allen was enrolled in the Honors Endodontics program, and sat on the Dental Admissions Committee as a voting student member.
Immediately following graduation from dental school, Dr. Allen entered the Endodontic Program at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and upon completion received her Endodontic Certificate and Masters Degree.
In 2005, Dr. Allen was recognized as a finalist in the dental category by the Phoenix Business Journal as a “Health Care Hero” for the work she does with the John C. Lincoln Children’s Clinic. Dr. Allen believes strongly in giving back to the community and she makes her services available to various charitable organizations.
Dr. Allen is currently a member of the Arizona Dental Association, American Dental Association and the American Association of Endodontics. Dr. Allen believes education is a satisfying and never ending process.
Dr. Allen is a Fellow in the International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. In October 2011 Dr. Jacqueline Allen will be inducted as a Fellow in both the American College of Dentists and The Academy of Dentistry International. These honorary organizations are a testament to Dr. Allen’s service and dedication to her profession as recognized by her professional colleagues.
Dr. Allen has been especially active with the Arizona Dental Association, serving in the following manner: founding member of the Mission of Mercy committee, 2010 Political Action Committee, the 2011 & 2012 Western Regional Planning Committee, the Board of Directors of the Central Arizona Dental Society, the AzDA Board of Trustees and the Arizona Dental Association House of Delegates.
Scottsdale had become the home of her parents and three of her four brothers during her trek through school. She moved to the Phoenix area to be close to her family after she finished her formal education. Dr. Allen and her husband have four children.