Dr. Peter Smidt graduated from Olivet Nazarene University with a degree in biology and chemistry before earning his doctorate of dental surgery from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. He completed rotations at the Peoria County Health Department, the Lawndale Christian Center in Chicago, as well as a dental mission trip to Jamaica.
Dr. Smidt is a member of the:
- American Dental Association
- Illinois State Dental Society
- Chicago Dental Society
- Peoria District Dental Society
- Illinois Academy of General Dentistry
- International Affiliation of Tongue-Tie Professionals
Dr. Smidt is committed to furthering his education in dental surgery, dental implants, and root canal therapy through regular continuing education courses, including:
- E4D Technologies
- Engle Institute
- The Pankey Institute
- Spear Education
Dr. Smidt and his wife, Jen, have a daughter, Cambria, and a son, Lofton. In his free time, Dr. Smidt enjoys dental mission trips, playing and coaching athletics, hunting, playing the piano, and passionately following the St. Louis Cardinals.