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Dr. Jill Stetzel Torkeo

Dr. Jill Torkeo joined her family’s practice after graduation from the IU School of Dentistry in 2019. Since joining the profession, Dr. Jill has found her passions in restorative dentistry, crown and bridgework, same-day smile makeovers, and aesthetic work. Her favorite part of coming to work is getting to interact with the patients that her grandfather Dr. Robert Stetzel cared for while creating happy and healthy smiles. She also loves having the chance to work alongside her dad and now business partner Dr. Mark!

After graduation from Bishop Dwenger High School in 2011, Dr. Torkeo followed closely in the footsteps of her heroes, her father and grandfather. Dr. Jill attended Indiana University in Bloomington where she earned her degree in Biology and minor in Psychology in 2015. She then attended the IU School of dentistry, where she graduated with her DDS degree. During dental school, Dr. Jill was involved in many student organizations, including the Graduate and Professional Student Government, the University Hearing Commission, the IUSD Professional Conduct Committee, the Student Professionalism and Ethics Association, and many more, where she honed her leadership skills in preparation of her career in dentistry.

After graduation, Dr. Jill continued the Stetzel tradition of involvement in organized dentistry. She serves on the Isaac Knapp District Dental Society’s Board of Directors, as well as the IKDDS Young Dentist Committee Board. She is the Chair of the IKDDS Government Affairs Committee, and Vice-Chair of the IDA’s Government Affairs Committee. She is involved with IDA’s New Dentist Subcommittee and the Isaac Knapp Membership Committee. Dr. Jill also serves the profession of dentistry at a national level, as a member of the ADA’s Committee on Annual Meetings. She volunteers her services as a participant in the Donated Dental Services program, and has participated in the Indiana Mission of Mercy Free Dental Services Day. She also is a regular donor to both the Indiana Dental and the American Dental Political Action Committees. Dr. Jill has trained at the LD Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, FL, and is a Member of the Indiana Dental Association’s AIR Program. She is also a proud Fellow of two honorary dental societies, the Pierre Fauchard Academy and the American College of Dentists, an organization that only 3% of dentists are invited to join. Dr. Jill finds great fulfillment in volunteering her time giving back to the profession that has been so great to her family for generations.

In her free time, Dr. Jill enjoys cooking, watercolor painting, playing tennis, and spending time with her husband and high school sweetheart Jake and their puppy Luciana. She also loves to spend time with her family, and enjoys learning with and from her younger sister Leah, who is in a post-doctorate program in Orthodontics at the Ohio State University.

Dr. Torkeo looks forward to continuing to serve the patients of Stetzel Dental Group, and to fostering the special relationships cultivated by her amazing team.

Awards & Recognitions:

IUSD Dean’s List – 2018

American College of Dentists Outstanding Student Leadership Award – 2019

IUPUI Elite 50 – 2018

Indiana Dental Political Action Committee Dr. Raymond Maddox Legacy Award – 2021

Memberships:

American Dental Association

Student Member – 2015-2019
Member – 2019-Present
Member – Committee on Annual Meetings – 2022-2027
ADPAC – Member and Donor – 2022-Present

Indiana Dental Association

Student Member – 2015-2019
Member – 2019-Present
Government Affairs Committee Consultant Member – 2020-2021
Government Affairs Committee Member – 2021-Present
Government Affairs Committee Vice-Chair – 2022-Present
IDPAC – Board Member – 2022-Present
IDPAC – Donor – 2019-Present
New Dentist Subcommittee Member – 2021-Present
Delegation Member to the American Dental Association – 2022, 2023

Isaac Knapp District Dental Society

Member – 2019-Present
Delegation Member to the Indiana Dental Association – 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
Board of Directors – Member – 2022-Present
Government Affairs Committee: Chair – 2020-Present
Young Dentist Committee: Board Member, Membership Liaison – 2021-Present
Membership Committee – 2021-Present

Academy of General Dentistry

Member – 2020-Present

LD Pankey Institute

Continuum I – March 2020
Continuum II – March 2022
Continuum III – January 2023

Indiana Mission of Mercy

Student Team Lead – 2019

Donated Dental Services

Participant – 2020-Present 

Pierre Fauchard Academy

Fellow – 2022-Present

American College of Dentists

Fellow – 2022-Present
ACD/SPEA Graduate Taskforce – Member – 2022-Present