Dr. Peer and team

About the Practice


Welcome to Michael C. Peer, DDS, your trusted dental home in South Boston, Virginia. Here you’ll find a team of committed dental professionals who always strive to provide you with the best possible care. We’ve worked hard to create a welcoming, friendly environment where you can receive your dental treatment stress-free. We prioritize keeping you comfortable and creating positive dental experiences for you and your family.

Dr. Peer offers a wide range of services, including preventive, general, cosmetic, and restorative dental care. We look forward to welcoming you to our dental office soon.


Always a pleasure to have my dental work done by Dr. Michael Peer and his staff. They always provide exceptional service and are very polite and friendly.

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Michael C. Peer, DDS

Dr. Peer has owned the practice since 1995 and has been providing high-quality dental care to the South Boston community for many decades. Originally from Halifax County, Dr. Peer graduated from Halifax County High School and then went on to complete his undergraduate studies in Ashland, Virginia. Dr. Peer graduated from dental school in 1987 and began his career working for the Augusta-Staunton Health Department shortly afterward. There he provided much-needed dental care to local schoolchildren.

Dr. Peer has a keen interest in continuing education and has completed many postgraduate advanced training programs, including on the following topics:

  • Lasers
  • Digital impression scanning
  • Invisalign
  • Sleep apnea
  • Lumineers
  • Advanced cardiac life support
  • TMJ (temporomandibular joint)
  • Cosmetic dentistry
  • Dental implants

Dr. Peer and his wife, Aleacia, have one grown daughter, Ashley, and a rambunctious Boston terrier. In his spare time, he volunteers as a leader at his church and regularly referees high school soccer games both in Virginia and North Carolina. When not working, Dr. Peer enjoys photography, cycling, traveling, drone flying, and geocaching, as well as spending time with his family. Many people don’t realize that Dr. Peer has a talent for balloon animal artistry. He’s also very handy when it comes to landscaping.


  • 1979-1983 Randolph Macon College
  • 1983-1987 Medical College of Virginia (now Virginia Commonwealth University)


  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation
  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • The Dawson Academy
  • The Pankey Institute

Meet the Team


Dental Hygienist
Donna has been here since the beginning as she joined the practice back in 1995. She has been working as a dental hygienist for over 40 years. Outside of work, Donna enjoys spending time with her parents, grown children, and their families.


Dental Hygienist
Tara joined the practice in 2004. She originally trained as a dental assistant but moved into a dental hygienist role. Tara enjoys working with patients and getting to know the families who choose our practice as their dental home. Tara is married and enjoys traveling with their three kids and watching them play ball.


Dental Assistant
Teresa joined Dr. Peer back in 1995 when the practice started. She enjoys helping others in our community through her work. Teresa has been blessed with 14 grandchildren, who all live nearby. She enjoys spending time with her large family and her horses, as well as visiting the lake and the beach.


Dental Assistant
Kenzie works with us as a dental assistant. She is mom to her treasured 2-year-old “mini me.” When not working, she loves nothing more than watching Disney movies with her daughter, reading, and doing crafts. Kenzie is also a pretty good cook and loves trying out new recipes.


Business Assistant
Vicki has been with the practice for over 20 years and is one of our business assistants. Married to her high school sweetheart, Ricky, she is a mom of two boys and a grandmother of four. On weekends, Vicki enjoys spending time with her family as much as possible. She also loves to travel, cook, and decorate.


Business Assistant
April has been with the practice for around four years. She was born and raised in Halifax County and works as one of our business assistants. She is married and has two daughters. When not working, April loves spending time with her family and friends. She also likes to visit Oak Island in North Carolina whenever she gets the chance.

Our philosophy of care is built on being:


We strive to create positive dental experiences for all of our valued patients. We offer a friendly, welcoming environment where you can receive the dental treatment you need.


Our patients are our priority. Everything we do revolves around promoting your and your family’s oral health and well-being.


Our team uses the latest dental technology and treatment techniques to ensure you are comfortable throughout your treatment and get the best possible results.

Are you looking for a trusted dentist in the South Boston, Virginia, area?

Call our friendly team or submit an online request to book your appointment today.