Dr. Frank Pettinato II received his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Dental Medicine degrees from the University of Florida College of Dentistry. He then attended the renowned Medical College of Virginia where he was the first dentist ever to simultaneously earn both his Certificate of Specialty Training in Pediatric Dentistry and Master of Science Degrees. Dr. Pettinato has achieved the highest honor in the field of pediatric dentistry and is now recognized as Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Frank Pettinato II has memberships in the following organizations:
- America Dental Association
- Florida Dental Association
- West Coast Dental Association
- West-Pasco Dental Society
- Hillsborough Dental Society
- American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
- American Society of Dentistry for Children
- American Orthodontic Society
- Tampa Bay Pediatric Dental Study Club
Dr. Pettinato has been elected to serve as the Pasco County Dental Resource Officer for the Florida Dental Association. Dr. Pettinato has been published nationally in the prestigious American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Journal. Dr. Pettinato lectures to hospitals, school nurses, and dental and hygiene meetings on topics including the care of traumatic injuries to children, the use of fluoride in preventing cavities in children and child abuse. Dr. Pettinato has also appeared on News Channel 10 for his charity work in the community. (Click here to watch the News Channel 10 interview with Dr. Pettinato)
Back row from left to right: Dr. Pettinato, Amy, Yasmine, Rina and Suzanne. Second Row: Bernadette. Front Row from left to right: Christina, Christa, Doris and Summer.
From left to right: Jerry (Senior Insurance Coordinator), Christina (Assistant Office Manager), Kandi (Receptionist), Dr. Pettinato, Kathy (Office Manager), Valerie (Receptionist) and Elkin (Junior Insurance Coordinator).