Meet Our Providers

  • Tierney Pettinato, DMD
    Children's Dentistry located in Wesley Chapel, FL

    About Dr. Tierney Pettinato
    Tierney Pettinato, DDS, loves to make her patient smile. She is one of the skilled providers at Pettinato Children's Dentistry in Wesley Chapel, Florida. Dr. Tierney prides herself on providing top-quality dentistry in a relaxed and professional atmosphere and enjoys developing friendly relationships with her patients while consistently providing the highest level of care. She’s consistently amazed by the transformations in her patient’s smiles and is grateful to have the opportunity to give each person a smile they can be proud of for a lifetime.

     Dr. Tierney is the youngest daughter of our practice founder, Dr. Frank Pettinato, and is a graduate of St. Stephen's Episcopal high school in Bradenton. While in middle school, she started helping her father in the lab and at the front desk of his practice. She received her dental degree from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale in 2006 and joined Pettinato Children's Dentistry upon graduation.

    Her emphasis on gentle dentistry brings an additional touch of compassion while providing the best possible care. She is an active member of the ADA, FDA, and the West Coast Dental Association. She lives nearby and enjoys life on her farm, caring for her cows, chickens, horses, and dogs.

  • Frank Pettinato, DDS, PA
    Children's Dentistry located in Wesley Chapel, FL

    About Dr. Frank Pettinato
    Dr. Frank Pettinato graduated from Erie Academy, Colgate University, and the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dentistry. He completed his Pediatric Dental training at Buffalo Children’s Hospital as an intern and chief resident. He has taught at both Buffalo Dental and the University of Florida Dental Schools. He has lectured and been published on the subject of pediatric dentistry both nationally and internationally. 

    Dr. Frank Pettinato has been in practice for more than 50 years, and he and his wife have eight children, three of whom have become dentists and practiced with him. When not in the office, he can usually be found fishing, kayaking, or working on his garden.

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