Dr. Michael Peterson is a licensed general dentist with over 21 years of experience. He received a B.S. degree in Zoology at Brigham Young University. He then attended the University Of Iowa College Of Dentistry for his dental training. Following dental school, Dr. Peterson completed a General Practice Residency as a member of the U.S. Air Force. Two additional years of military dentistry prepared him well for private practice. He has now practiced for 18 years in Boise.
Dr. Peterson has a keen interest in providing the most up to date, state of the art dental care available and regularly attends continuing education courses to stay on the cutting edge. He also teaches a course for dental assistants on Cerec Cad/Cam dentistry and is a mentor at the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry where advanced Cerec Cad/Cam dental techniques are taught to dentists from across the United States.
Additionally, Dr. Peterson also has advanced training in I.V. Sedation and surgical procedures such as implant placement and oral surgery.
Dr. Peterson is married with 2 daughters, a son, 2 sons-in-law and a new first grandson. He enjoys many outdoor activities including hunting, golf and playing hockey.
Member of Idaho State Dental Association and American Dental Association.
Dr. Eric Ballou is a highly skilled and experienced general dentist providing patients with comprehensive general and cosmetic care at Lake Harbor Dentistry in Boise. With advanced training, Dr. Ballou focuses on CAD/CAM Digital Dentistry with Cerec 3D and Galileos 3D imaging for implant planning.
Dr. Ballou graduated with his undergraduate degree in Medical Biology from the University of Utah, before completing his dental degree at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry, where he was the Vice President of his class. Throughout his training, Dr. Ballou worked under the mentorship of Gerald Berg, D.M.D. as a student dentist, before beginning his own practice. He received certification for Invisalign in dental school and has since continued with orthodontic courses and certification. After completing many sucessful cases, Dr. Ballou was selected as a Preferred Provider for Invisalign.
Actively involved in the dental and local communities, Dr. Ballou is a member of several professional organizations, including:
He has also volunteered his time and dental services to those in need through the Wise MOM Project, as well as providing dental awareness during his training.
Dr. Ballou is married with two children, and enjoys taking road trips on his motorcycle, hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.