Mark A. Peterson DMD, PA
Dentist in Sebastian, FLSebastian River Dentistry
Dr. Mark Peterson is a general and cosmetic dentist focused on restorative dentistry with a passion for facial aesthetics. He has extensive experience in procedures such as crowns, bridges, veneers, root canal treatments, dental implants (placement and restorative), aesthetic fillings, extractions, surgeries, teeth whitening, Botox, and Juvéderm. Dr. Peterson believes a wonderful smile is a great asset. He enjoys giving patients something to smile about.
Dr. Peterson set his career path after being 3 years in civil engineering. He decided dentistry was his passion after shadowing his uncle, who was a dentist. Dr. Peterson graduated in 1976 from Jesuit High School and 1987 from Portland State University. He came to Florida soon after graduation to pursue his private dental practice in the "Sunshine State."
Dr. Peterson believes the same skills that define an excellent dentist--attention to detail, knowledge of anatomy and function, and a gentle hand along with an aesthetic eye--are paramount for a good injector of Botox and Juvéderm. His office is warm, clean, and has the latest technology.
Dr. Peterson is known for his honesty, sensible treatment plans, and genuine devotion. His passion is helping patients achieve "their best" smile--one that is attractive, confident, and healthy. Dr. Peterson believes strongly that facial aesthetic procedures should look as natural as possible.
Dr. Peterson is a member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, and the American Academy of Facial Esthetics. Through his unique blend of artistic and technical skills, he has frequent participation in continued educational courses.
Dr. Peterson ensures that his patients always recieve the latest, most effective treatments possible.
During his free time, he enjoys kiteboarding, deep sea fishing, scuba diving, snowboarding, traveling, and spending time with his wife and 3 daughters.
Meet the Team
Mary Lou - Office Manager
Mary Lou is the wife of Dr. Peterson. She graduated in 1987 at University of Florida with a degree in Dental Assisting. She thoroughly enjoys working in the dental field and loves the Sebastian area. Her goal is to make sure every visit is effective and comfortable. She enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 daughters. She also enjoys boating, fishing, 4 wheeling, swimming, yoga, beach, gardening, and family dinners.
Pam - Receptionist
Pam grew up in Rochester New York. She graduated from Monroe Community college School of Dental Hygiene in 1971. Pam retired from practicing Dental Hygiene in 2007 and continues her career in dentistry as a receptionist. Pam joined Dr. Petersons practice in January 2018.
Lynn - Assistant
Lynn grew up in Somerset Ma. and graduated in 1996 from the hygiene program. She practiced 18 years up until she moved to Florida in 2014 .In order for her husband to pursue his dream of becoming a Florida State Trooper. Lynn continued her love of dentistry as a Dental Assistant receiving her certification in Florida. Lynn joined Dr. Peterson’s practice in March 2018. Lynn enjoys spending time with husband and her son. In her spare time she enjoys cycling, running, dancing ,baking, and planning fun events for her son and his friends.
Jan - Hygienist
Moved to Vero Beach with my family from Buffalo, NY when I was 6 mons old and have lived in Vero for my entire life. I am a member of the Chapter Dental Hygiene Class from IRSC. Have been an active member of the dental community since 1985 and have been a practicing dental hygienist since 1988. My hobbies include metal detecting all over Florida with my husband, Clyde and reading books by my favorite Florida author, Tim Dorsey.
I am the proud mom if two kids...The one with two legs is 18 yrs old and attends University of Central Florida and is seeking a degree in Speech Pathology. The little furry black haired one with pointy ears and four legs (a 12 year old Scottish Terrier) specializes at home as the family's Fuzz Therapist and Laughter Specialist!
Karen - Hygienist
Karen grew up in the Binghamton, NY area and graduated from Broome Tech Community College as a dental hygienist. She worked in Rochester NY for 3 years then moved to Fort Lauderdale for 14 years. She then moved to Melbourne Beach in 1988 as a hygienist. Overall, she has 46 years of experience, and since 2012 she's been working with Dr. Peterson and his team. She has a daughter, grandson, and granddaughter. In her spare time, she enjoys knitting, reading, and genealogy.
Theresa - Hygienist
Theresa was born in Mount Kisco, NY. She later moved to Vero Beach in 1981. She earned her dental hygiene degree from IRSC in 1992 and is currently working on her Bachelor of Science in healthcare management. She joined Dr. Mark Peterson, DMD practice in October of 2012. She enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children: Nicholas, Rachel and Kyle as well as her two grandchildren: Hunter and Everleigh. In her spare time she enjoys antiquing, painting furniture, and DIY projects.