Meet Dr. Gregory Pette

Your Cape Coral Periodontist

Gregory A. Pette, DMD, MS - Periodontist in Cape Coral, FL - Modern Dental Cape Coral

Dr. Pette is a Florida native, born and raised in Clearwater, FL.  Dr. Pette completed his undergraduate degrees in Chemistry and Business Administration from the University of South Florida in 2004. He then received his dental degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2008.  Dr. Pette furthered his education by completing a 3-year post-graduate residency in Periodontics at Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine and he additionally received a Master’s degree emphasized in bone regeneration in 2011.  Dr. Pette also completed advanced training in Anesthesia at the Montefiore Medical Center.  Dr. Pette is certified in conscious IV sedation to provide safe and comfortable treatment for patients who have dental anxiety.

Since 2010, Dr. Pette has given several invited presentations for the Academy of Osseointegration, the International Team for Implantology and the American Academy of Periodontology. Dr. Pette has also authored and co-authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals on the topics of periodontics and dental implants. Dr. Pette is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and Dental Implant Surgery and has safely and successfully placed over 10,000 dental implants and completed over 500 full arch immediate placement/load arch cases.

After working as an associate Periodontist in SW Florida, Dr. Pette founded and built Modern Dental Cape Coral in 2019, which he co-owns with Dr. Luke Eliopoulos where they focus on serving their local community with high quality and affordable comprehensive dental care.

Dr. Pette is also competent in Spanish to accommodate Spanish speaking patients. In his spare time, he enjoys golf, fishing, flight school, spending time with his 2 kittens, his family and is also an avid Tampa Bay Lightning fan and season ticket holder.

Dr. Pette is a Board-Certified Periodontist and licensed to practice in both Florida and Michigan, and is an Adjunct Clinical Professor at Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine-Tampa Bay Regional Campus.


Pette GA, Siegel MA, Parker WB.  Gingival enlargement.  J Am Dent Assoc. 2011 Nov;142(11):1265-8.

Pette GA, Norkin FJ, Ganeles J, Hardigan P, Lask E, Zfaz S, Parker W. Incidental findings from a retrospective study of 318 cone beam computed tomography consultation reports. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 2012 May-Jun;27(3):595-603.

Ganeles J, Pette GA. Regenerative Treatment for Recession Defects Using Purified Human Platelet-Derived Growth Factor-BB, Particulate Grafts, and Coronally Repositioned Flaps.  Clin Adv Periodontics. 2012 May;2(2):57-64.

Hernandez M, Pette GA, Grenier A, Villanueva C, Lask E, Parker W. A clinical and histological comparison of two different bone augmentation materials in the atrophic pre-maxilla.  Compend Contin Educ Dent. 2012 Feb;33(2):e26-32.

Pette GA, Ganeles J, Norkin FJ. Radiographic appearance of commonly used cements in implant dentistry.  Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent. 2013 Jan-Feb;33(1):61-8.

Ross SB, Pette GA. Immediate implant placement and provisionalization using a customized anatomic temporary abutment (CATA) to achieve gingival margin stability.  Compend Contin Educ Dent. 2013 May;34(5):344-50.

Ross SB, Pette GA, Parker WB, Hardigan P. Gingival margin changes in maxillary anterior sites after single immediate implant placement and provisionalization: a 5-year retrospective study of 47 patients. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 2014 Jan-Feb;29(1):127-34

Schwimer C, Pette GA, Gluckman H, Salama M, Du Toit J. Human Histologic Evidence of New Bone Formation and Osseointegration Between Root Dentin (Unplanned Socket-Shield) and Dental Implant: Case Report.  Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 2018 Jan/Feb;33(1):e19-e23.

Invited Podium Presentations

2010, Incidental Findings from 318 Consecutive CBCT Scans. Academy of Osseointegration Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida.

2011, Radiographic Appearance of Commonly Used Cements in Implant Dentistry. Academy of Osseointegration Annual Meeting, Washington DC.

2011, Incidental Findings from 318 Consecutive CBCT Scans. International Team for Implantology Congress USA, Boca Raton, Florida.

2011, Cement Induced Peri-Implantitis, Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment. Florida Academy of Periodontists Semi-annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida.

2011, Tissue Regeneration in Conjunction with Apical Surgery, The Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.

2016, Periodontal Root Coverage Procedures: A Comparison of Treatment Alternatives and the Gold Standard for Soft Tissue Grafting, American Academy of Periodontology Annual Meeting, San Diego, California.

Poster Presentations

2010, Incidental Findings from 318 Consecutive CBCT Scans. International Team for Implantology World Symposium, Geneva, Switzerland.

2011, Effect of patient satisfaction, implant integration, and masticatory function of two types of implant overdenture systems. Academy of Osseointegration Annual Meeting, Washington DC.

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