Dr. Ludford and his team would like to welcome you to his office, located conveniently in downtown Peru.  His staff is made up of highly trained professionals. who work together to provide a comfortable and caring environment.


We are proud to provide a state-of-the-art facility for the highest quality dental care available.  It is one of our top priorities to protect the well-being of our valued patients.  For this reason, our office meets and surpasses all OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and CDC (Center for Disease Control) Standards.  We are confident that you will feel right at home in our office as we welcome all patients as if they were family.


Meet the Doctor

Dr. Steven Ludford is a 1983 graduate from Creighton University Dental School, Omaha Nebraska.  Dr. Ludford was born and raised in the Illinois Valley and he attended St. Bede Academy.  He built a state of the art office building in 1993 and is currently practicing at this location.


He is a member of the American Dental Association, The Chicago Dental Society, and the local Illinois Valley Dental Society.  He is also a graduate from the Pankey Institute in Florida, where they teach advanced classes in the dental field.  Dr. Ludford attends dental conventions yearly to stay informed of new techniques, the latest products, and the newest equipment available to provide the most current care.


His practice is devoted to restoring and enhancing the natural beauty of your smile, using conservative, state of the art procedures that will give you a long lasting smile.

Meet the Staff

Dr. Ludford’s staff consists of an office manager, 2 dental assistants, and 2 dental hygienists.  His staff has worked for him for over 14 years and is dedicated to make your experience at the office one you will smile about.


LuAnn Ludford

Business Manager


Julie Bulak

Office Manager


Jen Zavsza

Dental Assistant


Liz Zemann

Dental Assistant


Brandy Zuchora



Jeana Olsen