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Welcome to the Office of Peterson, Krische, & Van Horn, DDS

You want your family to have healthy, beautiful smiles — smiles that show each person’s inner beauty and confidence. At Peterson, Krische, Van Horn DDS, we understand the importance of oral health and the critical role smiles play in our lives. We’d love to help you and your family members achieve a lifetime of beautifully healthy smiles you love to share!

Dr. Kent Peterson, Dr. Matthew Krische, and Dr. Keith Van Horn offer advanced, conservative dentistry that’s always tailored to your needs and goals. Because we provide comprehensive care, we’re able to customize treatment. This ensures efficient, painless visits and results that will have you smiling!

Along with our team members, we’ve created a dental office where the focus is always on you. We want you to feel relaxed, appreciated, and heard. We want to understand your concerns and answer your questions, and to build a long-term relationship based on mutual trust and respect.

In addition to dental exams, cleanings, and fillings, we offer:

We’ve served Lawrence, KS, along with Topeka, Baldwin City, and the surrounding communities, since 1991 and look forward to serving you and your family, too.

Please call and schedule an appointment with our doctors today. The sooner you call, the sooner you’ll be on the path to improved oral health and a lifetime of confident and beautiful smiles!


Regular cleanings and checkups are the biggest part of preventing oral problems. Cleanings can prevent gum disease and cavities, while regular exams and X-rays can catch problems before they progress.
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Invisalign treatment uses a series of aligners that gradually align teeth and improve the way they fit together. Best of all, Invisalign aligners are clear and removable, so treatment fits seamlessly into your lifestyle!
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iTero® Digital Impression System

iTero uses an intraoral scanner to record images of the hard and soft tissue in your mouth and renders a highly detailed image of your teeth and gums in our computer system.
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Cosmetic Dentistry

With a wide variety of cosmetic dental treatments, including Invisalign clear aligners, teeth whitening, porcelain crowns, and veneers, everyone can achieve a beautiful, pearly-white smile.
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530 Folks Rd
Lawrence, KS 66049
(785) 842-0705
8:30 am - 6 pm
8:00 am - 6 pm
8:00 am - 4 pm
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