Meet Dr. Petrillo
Dr. Michael A. Petrillo has received special hands-on training in cosmetic dentistry from prestigious post-graduate program, Pacific Aesthetic Continuum, and The Dawson Seminars in St. Petersburg, Florida. He has accumulated over 250 continuing education hours while adding smile design cosmetic services and Full Mouth Aesthetic Reconstruction to his practice. He has the ability to offer Smile Makeovers as a result of training in California with the actual dental experts seen on ABC’s Extreme Makeover. He and his dental team have also done advanced training in Aesthetic Full Mouth Reconstruction at the world renowned Las Vegas Institute for Exceptional Dentistry in Las Vegas. Dr. Petrillo is one of only 650 dentists in the world certified by the Las Vegas Institute.
He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and served in the US Air Force where he was chosen for a six month rotation post-grad program receiving advanced training for surgery and periodontics. He is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, Pennsylvania Dental Society, and The Lehigh Valley Dental Society.
Some may wonder how does all this training benefit the patient who wants a Smile Design and Makeover? It enables the Dentist:
- To know how to shape, lengthen, lighten, and straighten teeth to achieve the perfect natural looking smile
- To know what materials to use that will be cosmetically superior as well as very durable
- To have access to some of the finest aesthetics labs in the country
- To develop an eye for beauty and have the ability to make the artificial look natural
- To increase his experience in customizing a smile for each individual
Dr. Petrillo believes that improving his patient’s smiles through conservative, cosmetic dental techniques has a positive impact on the overall appearance and self-confidence of his patients. A healthy smile impacts all aspects of one’s life — social, professional and romantic.
In addition, Dr. Petrillo and his team are committed to continuous training several times a year to maintain the high standard of treating and maintaining your teeth and oral tissue…beautiful new smiles for anyone.