Meet The Doctor

Dr. Yi

Peter Yi, DDS


Dr. Peter Yi has been serving Gainesville for over 18 years and is excited to continue doing so. He is passionate about bringing amazing smiles to his patients and feels so blessed to be able to do what he loves!

Dr. Yi is South-Korean and was raised in New York City. He received his Bachelor of Science in biology from the State University of New York at Albany. He then received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Stony Brook University in Long Island in 2003, where he earned multiple awards and honors, including being the top dental student of his class in his freshman, sophomore and junior years. He was awarded the Leon Einsenbud Award for excellence in oral pathology and oral medicine, the Long Island Academy of Odontology Award for excellence in clinical and academic studies, the Nancy Wender Award of High Achievement for superior performance in the National Board Examination, the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Award and the William S. Kramer Award of Excellence.

Dr. Yi was also inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon national dental honor society, awarded only to the top three students of his class. Dr. Yi continued his post-doctoral dental studies with an residency at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in 2005, where he received advanced training in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics.

Dr. Yi is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists®. This helps ensure that Dr. Yi stays up to date with the latest advances in orthodontics and dentistry so that his patients can receive the highest standard of service that they deserve.

Dr. Yi is married and has two children. Away from the office, he enjoys traveling, hiking, snorkeling, reading and playing volleyball and ultimate frisbee.

Your smile is a reflection of your inner beauty and confidence. Every step we take together on your orthodontic journey brings us closer to unlocking your true potential. Embrace the process, stay committed and remember that each adjustment brings you closer to a brighter, healthier smile. Your transformation is not just about straightening teeth; it’s about embracing your uniqueness and radiating joy. Together, let’s create a smile that lights up the world around you.Dr. Yi

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