Dr Reijo Peltoniemi is a Certified Specialist in Orthodontics. After a year of studying General Science at the University of Toronto he was accepted into Dentistry. He graduated with a degree in General Dentistry in 1976 from the University of Toronto and then worked as a full time dental resident at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto serving the dental needs of patients with medical complications. Dr Peltoniemi completed his two years of specialty training in Orthodontics at the University of Toronto graduating as an Orthodontist in 1979. He has extensive experience in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics as well as in the treatment of patients with craniofacial anomalies and facial differences. In addition he works closely with Oral Surgeons and Plastic Surgeons for patients requiring combined surgical orthodontic treatment.
Dr Peltoniemi is a member of a number of professional organizations including the Thunder Bay Dental Association, Ontario Dental Association, Canadian Dental Association, Ontario Association of Orthodontists, the Canadian Association of Orthodontists, the Toronto Orthodontic Study Club, the American Association of Orthodontists and the Great Lakes Association of Orthodontists.
In his leisure time Dr Peltoniemi plays several musical instruments and sings with several groups and choirs. He enjoys canoeing biking, hiking and cross country skiing with family and friends He is involved with his church and volunteers with several organizations in Thunder Bay.