40 UNDER 40 HONOREES

HOLLY McKNIGHT

  • Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona
  • AZPerio

Age:

34

Name of Practice:

AZPerio

Specialty:

Periodontics

Education:

DDS, Creighton University School of Dentistry


WHY SHE WAS NOMINATED:

Dr. McKnight is a board-certified periodontist dividing her time between two practices. She’s also director of her local Seattle Study Club.

FAVORITE ASPECT OF DENTISTRY:

“The most rewarding aspect is knowing that I change lives every day by helping people have lasting, healthy smiles on a strong periodontal foundation.”

SAGE ADVICE:

“Find your niche or passion and pursue it to the greatest level — and keep your student-loan debt low.”

SOMETHING PEOPLE DON’T KNOW:

“I grew up a farm girl in Nebraska. That background has taught me numerous life lessons, but most of all to be grateful. I’m grateful for a happy family, wonderful referral relationships, trusting patients, talented staff and to be practicing dentistry today.”