Meet Our Doctors & Staff
Dr. James G.Fritsche
Dr. James G.Fritsche was born and raised in the De Pere area. He is a graduate of Resurrection Catholic Grade School and Abbot Pennings High School. Jim attended Marquette University for his undergraduate studies as well as Marquette University Dental School. Upon graduating from dental school, Jim enlisted in the United States Air Force and served our country for four years as a Dental Officer. Upon his honorable discharge from the Air Force, Jim was associated with Dental Park Clinic in Manitowoc for two years.
Looking to move closer to De Pere, Jim took over Dr. Stephen Zovnic’s dental practice on Main Street in De Pere. That same week, Jim married his wife, Colleen. Jim worked at this Main Street location for six years before moving to his current location at 277 North Ninth Street. Jim has received his fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry. As well as being a member of the academy, Jim is a member of the Wisconsin Dental Association, Brown – Door – Kewaunee Dental Association, and the American Dental Association. Jim is also a member of the De Pere Lions, The Experimental Aircraft Association, and The Green Bay EAA Chapter 651.
In his free time, Jim enjoys flying, golfing, and skiing. Jim and Colleen live in the country and take pleasure in raising three dogs and two Tennessee Walking Horses.
Dr. Chris Peterson
Dr. Peterson is originally from Marinette, Wisconsin and is a graduate of Marinette Catholic Central High School. He completed his undergraduate degree at St. Norbert College. While at St. Norbert, Chris played four years of men’s college basketball and was an Academic All-America nomination and team captain his senior season. Chris married his wife, Rachael, in July 2011 and shortly after they moved to Pennsylvania to pursue Chris’ dental education. Chris attended the University Of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine where he received numerous scholarships for his academic achievements. Following graduation in 2015, Chris received advanced training in general dentistry by completing a one year General Practice Residency at the Veterans Affairs Medical Centers in both Milwaukee and Green Bay.
Chris is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, Wisconsin Dental Association, Brown-Door-Kewaunee Dental Association, and the American Dental Association.
When he’s not at work, Chris enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family. He and his wife and are expecting their first child in July 2016.
De Pere Smiles S.C.
277 North 9th Street
De Pere, Wisconsin 54115
Phone: (920) 336-6594
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