Erika Pettinato, DMD, MS, is an experienced pediatric dentist dedicated to improving the oral health of every young patient she treats. At Pettinato Children’s Dentistry, her family’s long-established and highly rated practice in Wesley Chapel, Florida, she offers a full scope of general, preventive, and specialty pediatric dental services to children of all ages in the greater Tampa Bay area.
Dr. Pettinato’s dedication to quality and comfort, along with her expertise and patient-centered approach, are the core foundations of Pettinato Children’s Dentistry. She takes pride in offering the kind of gentle, thoughtful care that puts kids on the path to optimal oral health for life.
With nearly two decades of experience, Dr. Pettinato can handle any pediatric dental problem with ease. On top of providing routine cleanings and exams, sealants, and fluoride treatments, she offers painless cavity repair with silver diamine fluoride (SDF), an innovative dental decay treatment for very young children and special needs pediatric patients.
After graduating from the College of Dentistry at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Dr. Pettinato moved to Dallas to complete her residency in pediatric dentistry at Baylor College of Dentistry in association with Children’s Medical Center of Dallas and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital.
In 1999, she furthered her education by earning a master’s degree from Baylor/Texas A&M College of Dentistry in Dallas. She began working with her father, Dr. Frank Pettinato, at their family practice in 2000.
When she’s not helping children improve their oral health, Dr. Pettinato enjoys being active outdoors—kayaking, camping, and gardening are some of her favorite ways to pass the time.
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