Welcome to Lake Oswego Orthodontics & Periodontics!
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At Lake Oswego Orthodontics & Periodontics, we want to make receiving the orthodontic and periodontal care you need more convenient than ever. Our office opens earlier, stays open later, and strives to always run on schedule. We are happy to treat patients age 5 to 105 with personalized, high-quality treatment. Our team is ready to help you live life behind a beautiful, healthy smile!
Dr. Vanessa Peterson, DDS, MS (Orthodontist)
Dr. Vanessa Peterson DDS, MS is a board certified orthodontist who specializes in braces and and Invisalign for children and adults. After growing up in Rancho Cucamonga, California, she earned her undergraduate degree from Baylor University and her dental degree from Loma Linda School of Dentistry. Dr. Vanessa Peterson completed her residency in Orthodontics at Oregon Health & Science University. Since graduation, she has been practicing in the greater Portland area. Before transitioning into private practice, Dr. Vanessa Peterson was the chief orthodontic specialist for a large healthcare organization. She enjoys leadership and is on several committees in the Oregon Dental Association and the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontics.
Dr. Vanessa Peterson feels that orthodontics is the greatest profession! Everyday she has the opportunity to meet new people, build wonderful friendships, and make a positive impact on her patients. She knows how having a healthy, beautiful smile can change the world for a patient and lead to a fuller, happier life. She is excited to be part of your journey!
Dr. Andrew Peterson, DMD, MS (Periodontist)
Dr. Andrew Peterson DMD, MS, a periodontist, specializes in implants, gum grafts, frenectomies, wisdom teeth removal, extractions, and IV sedations. After growing up in big sky country Billings, Montana, he earned his undergraduate degree from Carrol College and his dental degree from Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Andrew Peterson practiced as a general dentist for four years before completing his periodontal residency at Oregon Health & Science University. Because of his general dentistry background, he is experienced in working with general dentists and performing surgeries with a restorative perspective.
Drs. Vanessa and Andrew Peterson have a 3-month-old son, Luke Everett, and two Boston terrier dogs, Fenway (the angel) and Rickie (the trouble maker). When they aren’t attending dental conferences or seeing patients in the office, they love to trail run, bike, and hike. They have both competed in Ironman Triathlons, run marathons (including the Boston Marathon), and ridden their bikes all over the West Coast! Drs. Vanessa and Andrew Peterson are passionate about community involvement and encouraging their patients to improve their health and wellness.
Drs. Vanessa & Andrew Peterson are passionate about community involvement and encouraging their patients to improve their health and wellness! Did you know from now until December 20, 2017, a portion of any comprehensive orthodontic treatment fee and any surgical implant fee is donated to the awesome organization Girls on the Run?