Dr. Ricardo Peralta comes from a family of dentists (mother and brother). He started his dental career at the age of 16, where he was an assistant at his mother’s dental practice. As a result, Dr. Peralta followed in her footsteps and graduated from dental school in 2010.
In 2021, he earned an honorary Fellowship award in the Academy of General Dentistry, which is the leading association for general dentists emphasizing highest standards and acknowledgement of continuing education within the discipline. He is now a part of the top 6% of dentists who have reached this honor nationwide.
After being recommended by a peer, Dr. Peralta had the amazing opportunity to move to Silicon Valley and be the managing dentist in the Facebook, LinkedIn, Amazon, Intel and Genentech on-site dental office. While there, he had the opportunity to treat people from all over the world and grow not only as a dentist but as a person.
Dr. Peralta takes a minimally invasive approach to dentistry and has taken extensive training in CAMBRA (Caries Management by Risk Assessment), which focuses on preventive dentistry.
Dr. Peralta attended a one-year dental implant program while in Silicon Valley. Consequently, he was invited to perform international implant training in 2017.
Dr. Peralta also completed a dental sleep medicine residency at the University of Utah and is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM), the only non-profit professional association dedicated exclusively to the practice of dental sleep medicine. Dr. Peralta helps treat snoring and obstructive sleep apnea with oral appliance therapy, an effective treatment that is covered by most medical insurance plans.
In 2021, he graduated from a two-year advanced training program in orthodontics and offers braces and transparent aligners to patients.
Dr. Peralta is a member of the American Dental Association®, the California Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and the Hispanic Dental Association.
Dr. Peralta is fluent in English and Spanish and is competent in French.
During his time off, he enjoys spending time with his friends and family and traveling with his wife.