Dr. Peter Paulos completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Utah before attending Northwestern University, where he received his D.D.S. and graduated in the top 3 percent of his class. He later earned his M.S. in orthodontics at the University of Michigan and graduated as the valedictorian in 1973.

Dr. Paulos is a member of many regional and national organizations, including the American Dental Association, Utah Dental Association, Salt Lake District Dental Society, American Association of Orthodontists, Rocky Mountain Society of Orthodontists, Utah Orthodontic Society, College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics, Wasatch Orthodontic Study Group and the Alexander Discipline Study Club of America.

Dr. Paulos has three children, Andrew, Peter Jr., and Stephanie. In his spare time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing, cutting horses, photography and music.