Brandon K. Peterson

DDS, Diplomate american board of periodontology
certificate in periodontics

Meet Dr. Brandon Peterson

Dr. Peterson is from Williamsburg, IA. He received his undergraduate degree from Buena Vista University in Storm Lake.  Dr. Peterson was selected as one of nine nationwide recipients of a four-year Navy Health Professions Scholarship with which he attended the University of Iowa, College of Dentistry. After graduating in 2004, Dr. Peterson then completed a hospital based General Practice Residency at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. There he received advanced training in trauma, surgical procedures and in treating medically compromised patients. After his initial residency Dr. Peterson went on to serve as the only dental officer on the USS Cleveland LPD-7. During this time on the USS Cleveland, Dr. Peterson completed an eight-month deployment to the Persian Gulf Region.

Dr. Peterson received his periodontal training at the Medical University of South Carolina where he served as the chief resident and received his Masters of Science in Dentistry. After 11 years serving as a Dentist in the US Navy in various locations around the country and the world, Dr. Peterson decided to head home to Iowa and join Parkway Periodontal Group. He continues to serve his country and state part-time as a dental officer in the Iowa National Guard.

Dr. Peterson has presented research at meetings for the International Association for Dental Research, the American Association of Endodontists and the American Academy of Periodontology.

Dr. Peterson is a Diplomate to the American Board of Periodontology and is a member of the Des Moines Dental Society, Iowa Dental Association, American Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontics and the Academy of Osseointegration.