Dr. Peterson was appointed as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry where he taught TMJ/Orofacial Pain Disorders for 4 years.
Dr. Peterson evaluates and treats patients with sleep-disordered breathing, sleep apnea and snoring.
Dr. Jerome Peterson was one of two dentists in the State of California appointed as a Subject Matter Expert in the development of the Qualified Medical Evaluator test for the State of California Workers’ Compensation system. This test is required to become a Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) for the evaluation of dental and orofacial pain-related industrial injuries.
He has served as an Agreed Medical Evaluator, Qualified Medical Evaluator, Independent Medical Evaluator, and as an Expert Witness in the field of TMJ and temporomandibular disorders.
Dr. Peterson and his staff are committed to providing a thorough and confidential assessment of each patient and arrive at an accurate diagnosis, followed by an appropriate treatment plan. Every patient is treated as a unique and special person.
Dr. Peterson is married and has raised three children, all of whom have become successful members of the community. His daughter, Jacquelyn, was a USC Song Leader, as well as a San Diego Charger Cheerleader for 3 seasons.
Dr. Jerome Peterson is a proud grandparent, and in his spare time, he enjoys fishing, snow skiing, and being with his family and friends.