Dr. Matthew Peluso, a Board-Certified orthodontist, grew up in Brooklyn, NY and began his pursuit of becoming an orthodontist by earning a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. He earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from UMDNJ – New Jersey Dental School and was elected into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Honor Society. Upon graduation from dental school, Dr. Peluso was awarded the prestigious Stanley S. Bergen, Jr. Medal of Excellence. Dr. Peluso then completed an orthodontic residency program at the University of Maryland, earning both a specialty certificate in orthodontics, as well as a Master of Science degree. He currently maintains clinical privileges at St. Barnabas Hospital in Livingston, NJ where he is a member of the multi-disciplinary craniofacial team that treats patients with craniofacial abnormalities. Dr. Peluso has been named a “Top Dentist” in the field of orthodontics by NJ Monthly Magazine from 2010 and 2016.