Jeremy Karras, DDS, MS
Dr. Karras is a Utah native and graduated from the University of Utah, where he was awarded the Presidential Scholarship. He continued his studies at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, graduating with a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree. As one of the top students in his class, Dr. Karras was inducted into the prestigious honorary dental fraternity Omicron Kappa Upsilon.
Following dental school, Dr. Karras attended the University of Minnesota, where he received outstanding specialty training in orthodontics and also earned a specialty certificate and master’s degree. During the course of his dental education, Dr. Karras received a number of scholarships and awards for academics, leadership and scientific research. He also coauthored scientific articles in the fields of neuroscience, genetics and clinical orthodontics. In addition to the knowledge and experience he has gained over many years in clinical practice, Dr. Karras loves to learn and is continually working to stay on the cutting edge of information and techniques used in the practice of orthodontics. Dr. Karras has also completed the process to become board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics.
Dr. Karras enjoys all aspects of the orthodontic profession, but he especially enjoys getting to know patients and their families. When he is not in the office, his favorite activity is to spend time with his wife, Risa, and their four children. He enjoys serving in his church as well as in the community in a variety of ways. He also enjoys playing sports of all kinds, traveling and spending time outdoors.
Meet the Team
Hey there! My name is Skyler and I’m so excited to meet you! I loved going to the dentist when I was little and dreamed of someday working for a dentist! I’ve worked in the dental field since 2004 and have a deep love and passion for teeth and meeting new people. When I’m not at work, I am spending every second with my best friend and husband, Nick, our trio, Addie, Kash, and Lucy, and our little Owen. We enjoy watching sports (Go Utes!), hiking and going to Disneyland!
Scheduling Coordinator: Ali
Oh, hi there! My name is Ali, and I cannot wait to meet you! I have been working in the dental field since 1999 with a 11-year hiatus to raise my beautiful babies. I have four children, Valerie, Graham, Amelia, and Caleb. Between the four of them, there is never a dull moment. I have always had a passion for teeth and love to see people smiling. The beach is my happy place and where I love to escape to when I’m not in the office. When you see me at your appointment make sure to ask me for the inspirational quote of the day!
Scheduling Coordinator: Maddy
Hi, my name is Maddy! I’m new to the dental field and I am loving it! I have always wanted to get into orthodontics, and I am so happy to be at Peak Orthodontics! When not at work, I love playing pickleball, going camping and spending time with my loved ones and all of our pups!
Orthodontic Assistant: Jennifer
Hola amigas and amigos! My name is Jennifer, but all my friends call me JFIZZ! I’ve been working with Peak since 2018 and LOVE it here; I even have braces myself!! If I’m not working, you can always catch me in the mountains hiking around trying to find Bigfoot. Anyways — that’s all for now. I love being an orthodontic assistant to Dr. Karras, and I am excited to meet you!
Orthodontic Assistant: Isabel
Hi! My name is Isabel, I started interning at Peak and got hired! I love my job, and it is always fun. When I am not working, I will usually be dancing or golfing with some of my favorite people. Another thing is that I love vacationing, and there are so many fun places to go!
Orthodontic Assistant: Chantel
Hey! My name is Chantel, but you can call me Channy! I am an orthodontic assistant here at Peak Orthodontics, and I love it! I love working in the dental field so much! I have wanted to work as a dental assistant since I was little and am so happy that I went for it! I am a wife to my husband, Ken, and a mother to four awesome little boys: Brody, Cooper, and the twins, Taysom and Gage. I love spending time with them!When I’m not working, you can find us camping, boating or trying new fun things together. I also love a good movie night with friends and snacks in my downtime. I enjoy being outside and soaking up the sun as much as possible. Working for Dr. Karras has been so great! I even have braces myself! I love getting to know patients and look forward to meeting you!
Orthodontic Assistant: Shae
Hi! My name is Shae! I am an orthodontic assistant here at Peak Orthodontics! I have been working here since August 2021 and love it! I am currently a full time student at UVU majoring in elementary education! Some of my favorite hobbies include boating, paddle boarding, watching movies, and playing pickleball!
Orthodontic Assistant: Olivia
Hi, my name is Olivia but I love to be called Liv! I am an orthodontic assistant here at Peak Orthodontics and it’s the absolute best. When I’m not at work I love trying new foods, spending time with the people I love, being active, and traveling all over the place. Be sure to say hey if you see me in the office!
Orthodontic Assistant: Sami
Hey lovelies! My name is Sami and working for Dr. Karras is the best! I knew I wanted to work in the dental field since I was 12 and I’m ecstatic to finally be doing that! I am currently a full time student at UVU, majoring in Dental Hygiene. When I’m not working I’m on the golf course, at the gym, or trying to paint something beautiful. I can’t wait to meet you all!
Orthodontic Assistant: Krista
Hey y’all! My name is Krista! I have been in the dental field about three and half years and here at Peak since August 2022! I am from Las Vegas but am loving Utah! Fun fact, I am a New Years baby and was the first baby born in the Clovis hospital in the year of 1999! When I am not at work, I am most likely in line at a soda shop, with family and friends or probably at Target!