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Specialist Orthodontist – Meet Dr. Peters

We would proudly like to welcome and introduce Dr. David Peters to our practice. We are fortunate to have a highly experienced Dr. joining our team, to assist and offer our patients an additional day a week to progress their treatment.

From June 22nd, Smiles and Faces Orthodontics will be extending our days to include Tuesdays for patients. Dr. David Peters will be the primary Orthodontist on this day, offering all regular adjustments and emergency appointments, fitting of braces, fitting and appliance checks, aligner appointments and initial consultations. We will also have a Dental Assistant on this day to complete any retainer fittings or checks and any required treatment
scans.

Dr. David Peters brings extensive and impressive training and experience with him. He commenced his education at The University of Adelaide, School of Dentistry, graduating top of his final year class in a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 1988; he then went on to complete a Master of Science in Orthodontics and Certificate in Orthodontics in 2001, then went on to complete his Doctor of Dental Surgery, graduating on Dean’s list with Honours for academic achievement in 2004, both at the University of North Carolina, School of Dentistry.

During his years of University, he has been bestowed with many awards and honours:
-1988- ADA Prize for highest overall aggregate, final year BDS, Univ. of Adelaide
-1997- Honorary Fellow, University of Sydney- for clinical teaching
-2000- Dentofacial Deformity Clinic award for service, UNC Chapel Hill
-2001- The UNC Orthodontic Alumni Association Research Award
-2003- Baker Fellow, Orthodontic Department, UNC- for graduate teaching
-2003- Dean’s list, UNC School of Dentistry for academic and clinical performance
-2004- American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry merit aware- for clinical excellence in aesthetic restorative dentistry in DDS programme.

Dr Peters has been actively working in Practices for Orthodontic Care throughout his career and we can not wait see the energy and attentiveness he brings to our patients and the Smiles and Faces Team.