Let Us Introduce Ourselves


The dental practice team is proud to provide you with expert consultation and treatment.


We are a small caring practice. We build relationships with our patients and in most cases, develop lifelong friendships.



Dr. Nial S. Peterson


A 1975 graduate of Cedarburg High School, Dr. Peterson earned a B.S. degree in Biology from Carroll College in Waukesha, Wisconsin. In 1984 he earned a D.D.S. (Doctor of Dental Surgery) degree from Marquette University School Of Dentistry. He began practicing with his father in 1984. Since his father's retirement in 1987, Dr.Nial has maintained a solo practice in our current office as a general dentist.


Karen Peterson, Dr. Nial's wife, is a Registered Dental Hygienist who provides dental care in our office. Their lives have been blessed with three daughters, Bree, Baily and Bryka.


In his leisure time, Dr. Nial enjoys family time as well as fishing, hunting, and all outdoor activities. Dr.Nial is a life-long resident of Cedarburg.


Karen Peterson


A 1984 graduate of Marquette University, Karen earned a Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene, and has provided professional dental care in Dr. Nial's office since their marriage in 1986. She offers a wealth of knowledge in hygiene and dental business practices, and has a huge heart for her patients. 


Karen enjoys spending time with her three daughters and family, baking, traveling, reading, and spending  time in the outdoors.  

Dana Moran


Dana Moran works with the Dr. Nial Peterson Staff as the office and dental building manager.  She has been working with Dr. Nial Peterson for over 20 years. 


Dana and her husband Mike enjoy family, friends, and gardening and home improvement projects.  Dana also loves to sew, read, and take in good movies.  Her most favorite time is spent being Grandma to her 7 beautiful grandchildren!  If you need an expert on Disney, talk to Dana!!  She has been to see the "Mouse" 36 times, in Orlando, and was recently crowned "Grand Marshal" for the famous Magic Kingdom Parade!!


SueEllen Caughlin


SueEllen is a registered dental hygienist practicing with Dr. Nial Peterson for more than 15 years.  She is dedicated to each of her patient's overall oral health and caring for their dental needs. 


When she is not working, SueEllen enjoys being outdoors biking, running, hiking, traveling, and almost any adventure she can get her hands on! She is an amazing athlete, having done many competitions, but mostly doing them to raise money and awareness for the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society, or to help others in need!  SueEllen also enjoys her family, golf, and time out with friends and her husband Tom.