Dr. Petra Bachour is passionate about creating beautiful, healthy smiles. She is committed to providing the highest quality, compassionate care to her patients.
Dr. Bachour grew up in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of Minnesota, graduating summa cum laude with highest distinction, with a degree in genetics, cell biology and development. She went on to earn her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) at Harvard University, graduating with honors. She received special recognition from the Harvard Odontological Society for her achievements in research. Dr. Bachour returned to the University of Minnesota to complete her specialty training in orthodontics and receive her Master of Science.
Dr. Bachour is a member of the faculty at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, where she teaches orthodontic residents and dental students. She is committed to advancing the field of orthodontics through education and research, and she has published work on emerging orthodontic technologies. She is dedicated to lifelong learning, regularly participating in continuing education and serving as a member of various professional societies.
In her free time, Dr. Bachour enjoys spending time with family and friends, staying active outdoors, and being involved in the community. She also loves reading, checking out local restaurants, playing piano and traveling.