About Dr. Pessoa



Dr. Fernando Pessoa DDS
            Dr. Fernando Pessoa
Dr. Pessoa is known for his caring, conservative and preventive approach to dentistry. He is an artist in the field of Cosmetic and Implant dentistry and has been the recipient of many honors and achievements throughout his dental career, including:
  • American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry - Award of Merit
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry- Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry
  • The American Academy of Implant Dentistry - For Outstanding Achievement in Implant Dentistry
  • The International Congress of Oral Implantologists- achievement award
  • Herbert K. Yee - Scholarship Award
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society member; National Academic Honors (top 5% of class)
  • OKU Honor Society member; National Dental Honorary (top 12% of class)
  • Dean’s Award- for 3rd Highest Scholarship in class
Dr. Pessoa is a graduate of the University of the Pacific in San Francisco, California.

He also graduated with his Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University, where he was a member of the two-time National Championship Volleyball team in 2001 and 2004. In 2004, He was named 1st Team All-America in Volleyball in 2004. Click here to see Dr. Pessoa's BYU profile




2001 NCAA men's volleyball champions
2004 NCAA men's volleyball champions



Dr. Pessoa currently resides in nearby Draper with his wife, former Megan Shupe, and his three daughters, Kate, Jane, and Lucy
Serving all of Draper, Sandy, Riverton, South Jordan, West Jordan, Salt Lake, and Utah County