Dr. J.B. Peterman’s philosophy is, “Every person deserves specialized smile care. That is why myself and my staff will make every effort to ensure you are comfortable, informed and that your results are second to none. Your time is of the utmost importance. We are grateful to be a part of your family and we hope you celebrate smiling with us.”
Dr. Peterman graduated from Bucknell University with separate degrees in Biology and Economics. He was a Division 1 swimmer and competed in the Patriot League. Go Bison!
During the summer breaks of his undergraduate years, he worked at the world-renowned Lancaster Cleft Palate Clinic where he obtained interdisciplinary experience caring for people with craniofacial deformities. There, he confirmed his goal of becoming an orthodontist.
For his doctoral degree, he attended the University of Pennsylvania – one of a few Ivy League dental schools. He was the president of the school’s largest professional fraternity and he also regularly volunteered for a handful of charitable organizations. Additionally, he was awarded a full academic scholarship by the United States Navy. Following graduation, he was commissioned as a lieutenant and stationed with the Marine Corps. He served four years as a general dentist providing treatment to active-duty Marines.
Dr. Peterman attended Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, New Jersey’s only orthodontic post-graduate program. He was awarded his orthodontic certificate and his Master of Dental Science degree. Dr. Peterman is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, an elective achievement dedicated to the highest committment to excellence . In addition to his three-year residency, he has completed a multi-month fellowship in Invisalign that is only offered to orthodontists. He is constantly studying advanced techniques to provide his patients with all treatment options. No matter the complexity of your condition or the degree of aesthetic change you desire, Dr. Peterman is ready to help.
He is married to his sweetheart, Sarah, and they both welcomed their first child, Elle Rose this past summer. Sarah happens to be a former patient of Dr Rosen’s! Outside of the office, Dr. Peterman enjoys swimming laps, grilling, finding farm animals for Sarah, spending time with friends and family and frequenting Chatham restaurants. He and Sarah have an English Bulldog who is named Chai Latte. Chai would benefit from braces to correct her underbite, but she has yet to begin treatment.
Dr. Peterman can’t wait to meet you and your family and he is excited to be an integral part of Chatham and the surrounding communities.
His active professional memberships include the American Board of Orthodontics, American Association of Orthodontics, Middle Atlantic Association of Orthodontics, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association and the New Jersey Dental Association.