Somerset Orthodontic Specialists

199 W. High St., Somerville, NJ, 8876



  • Dentistry-Orthodontics

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At Somerset Orthodontic Specialists, Dr. Robert Peterman is committed to making patients feel comfortable and confident from their first consultation to the moment their braces come off and a gorgeous new smile is revealed. “I take the time to ensure that both patients and their parents understand their treatment every step of the way.”

State-of-the-Art Technology

A board-certified orthodontist, Dr. Peterman offers cutting-edge techniques and technology in his all-digital practice, including elimination of impressions with Itero digital scanning, digital X-rays, lingual braces and Invisalign.

“We use technology to deliver the best treatment possible based on each patient’s individual smile and facial aesthetics, so we can deliver beautiful smiles with fewer tooth extractions,” says Dr. Peterman.

Kid-Friendly Office

In his fun, friendly orthodontic office, patients can play video games or watch television—and kids love participating in the practice’s rewards program. Patients earn wooden nickels for proper dental hygiene and earning good grades, and then cash them in for prizes like gift cards.

“Not only do we get exceptional results and create beautiful smiles for our patients, but we also have a lot of fun,” Dr. Peterman says, who welcomed his first child, Robbie, earlier this year.

A diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, Dr. Peterman earned his DMD from the University of Pennsylvania. He continued his dental training at Rutgers University where he earned a specialty degree in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics and a master’s degree for his research in the field of orthodontics.

“There’s nothing more fun or exciting than being an orthodontist…I get to transform smiles and boost a patient’s confidence, and all while getting to know these unique, talented kids,” he says.


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"We're voting for Dr. Peterman as our favorite orthodontist because he and his staff are very nice and the office is very well kept. The orthodonist assistant (Alyssa) that my son had was very thorough explaining in detail what my son needed to do for his first time wearing braces. I'm very picky about who I want as our doctor for my kids, and I recommend Dr. Peterman and his staff to everyone I know. " ~Derrick, Whitehouse Station

"Robert Peterman is a very warm and caring orthodontist. He was devoted to making my kids' smiles the best they could be. Today, my kids are so proud of their beautiful smiles, and I'm so grateful for Dr. Peterman's commitment to providing the best care for his patients. " ~Svetlana, Bridgewater

"I really like Dr. Peterman because he's great with kids and gives helpful information on keeping good hygiene. He and his staff treat the kids gently, which makes the visits enjoyable and fun for the kids. " ~Gaurav, Bridgewater

"I love his honesty and professionalism. Dr. Peterman informed us of what our oldest son needed and didn't need. He also informed us that our youngest didn't need treatment. In 18 months of treatment to date, Dr. Peterman has delivered quality service with incredible kindness. " ~Terri, Bridgewater

"Highly recommend Dr. Peterman! My daughter is congenitally missing both lateral incisors. Special care had to be taken to provide precise spacing to allow for future implants while creating perfectly straight, aligned teeth throughout. She just had her braces removed today and her teeth are perfect...he's a perfectionist! " ~Kellie, Branchburg