Why Choose Us?
Providing Dental Care for Children Since 2001
If you are searching for Pediatric Dentistry from a doctor who strives to be the area’s best, then you’re in the right place. Choosing a new pediatric dentist for your child can be challenging, especially when you’re specifically looking for one with extensive experience who provides top-notch care and cutting-edge technology. At Cool Kid Dental, our team knows what it takes to provide all this and more. We offer personalized care with lasting results and quality you won’t find anywhere else. Below are just some of the reasons why people choose Cool Kid Dental in North Port, FL.
Since 2001, Dr. Frank C. Pettinato II, DMD, MS, has helped tens of thousands of children. His goal is to help children in the North Port, FL, area achieve happy and healthy smiles. Dr. Frank C. Pettinato II, DMD, MS, is committed to professional improvement and constantly seeks new technology and continuing education in his field. No matter what your child’s condition may be, he has likely helped a similar patient in his years of experience. We are happy to show you before-and-after pictures to provide examples of his exceptional results. Read more about Dr. Frank C. Pettinato II, DMD, MS' experience here.
Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist
Dr. Frank C Pettinato II, DMD, MS is board-certified, meaning he has been thoroughly tested by a highly respected panel of examiners to demonstrate his pediatric dental knowledge, clinical skills, and judgment. Those who achieve board certification have taken a significant step beyond the two to three years of advanced education required for a dentist to become a specialist in Pediatric Dentistry. He can accurately diagnose and treat complex dental and orthodontic problems to give your child their ideal smile.
His training, desire to help children, and over 20 years of experience allow Dr. Frank C. Pettinato II, DMD, MS, to properly diagnose your child’s case and expertly recommend the best-suited course of treatment.
We Love Kids!
Children’s early dental experiences can affect the way they approach dental care for the rest of their lives. This is why we do everything we can to make your child’s visit to Cool Kid Dental as fun and relaxing as possible. From our office decor to our staff’s training to the treatments themselves, our pediatric dental facility is geared to ensure your child’s comfort.
Pediatric dental care is about more than comfort. Dr. Frank C. Pettinato II, DMD, MS, underwent the same rigorous education and training that all dentists do – and then he continued his studies for an additional two years at the renowned Medical College of Virginia, during which time he focused directly on the unique needs of a child’s developing mouth.
At Cool Kid Dental, you can feel confident that every aspect of your child’s care is our top priority.
At Cool Kid Dental, we're so confident that your child will love their experience with us, we stand behind our treatments and offer the following guarantees:
- 5-Year, No-Cavity Guarantee on sealants, as long as your child comes in for regular appointments
- Satisfaction Guarantee over the course of treatment
- Affordability Guarantee
Ask our friendly team for more information about our multiple guarantees at your child’s initial appointment.
Parents Welcome in Back With Child for Appointments
Whether you have just recently moved to the area, or are seeking to replace your child’s current pediatric dentist in North Port, you are in the right place. Our team at Cool Kid Dental strives to provide an extraordinary dental experience to all our patients. You may even notice a striking difference the moment you walk through the doors of our dental office. You can expect our friendly dental team to greet you warmly.
Dr. Frank C. Pettinato II, DMD, MS, relies on a consultative approach, so you will always feel like your questions and concerns are heard. We’re happy to offer a pre-commitment office tour to you and your child, so you can feel comfortable with our team and office before beginning your child’s treatment. Your and your child’s comfort and happiness are our main priorities!
Modern dentistry offers more effective, faster, and more comfortable treatment options than ever before. At Cool Kid Dental, we are committed to providing your child with the highest level of care available using the most advanced technology. We are proud to offer modern treatments for a pleasant dental experience that meets all their dental needs. Some of the advanced technology you’ll see in our office include:
- Digital X-Rays
- Panorex Imaging
- Laser Cavity Detector
- Intraoral Camera
Our team stays on top of advancements in the dental field and keeps current on potential new technologies that may benefit our patients. This allows us to fulfill our goal of providing your child with the best dental care available today!
Free InvisalignⓇ & Braces Consultation
At Cool Kid Dental, we believe you and your child should be able to get to know Dr. Frank C. Pettinato II, DMD, MS, and understand his processes before committing to treatment with Invisalign or braces. This is why we proudly offer a Free Invisalign & Braces Consultation. This assessment covers:
- Discuss Your Options
- Complete Exam & Digital X-Rays
- Custom Treatment Plan
- Get Started!
Dr. Frank C. Pettinato II, DMD, MS, will take the time to explore your child’s unique needs and answer your questions before recommending a treatment plan. We always provide a truthful treatment plan with a consultative approach to help you and your child feel comfortable and ready to proceed with treatment.
To experience our 5-star-rated pediatric dentistry, schedule your child's Free Braces & Invisalign Consultation today by calling (941) 841-1010. You may also use our convenient online form. We look forward to helping your child with their best smile!
Leader Among Peers
At Cool Kid Dental, we understand the importance of ongoing learning and teaching. Dr. Frank C. Pettinato II, DMD, MS, has been endorsed by other doctors, he teaches other dentists how to perform treatments, and has lectured dentists and hygienists on a variety of topics. Dr. Frank C. Pettinato II, DMD, MS, puts in many hours of continuing education each year to stay up-to-date in the dental industry. Some of his industry involvements include:
- Part-Time Volunteer Faculty at the dental school
- Made the first instructional DVD teaching dentists how to fix children’s teeth with all white (zirconia) crowns.
- Internationally published in the Journal of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry - Read the article now.
- Lectured nationally on the treatment of dental injuries to children.
- Florida Dental Association's Dental Resource Officer.
- Lectured at the Florida Hygienist Association.
- Lectured at the West Coast Dental Society.
Dr. Frank C. Pettinato II, DMD, MS, goes above and beyond to remain an expert in the dental field, meaning that he always has the most current information to provide comprehensive treatment to fit your child’s needs.
Sedation Dentistry Options
If your child feels nervous about the thought of a dental exam, preventive cleaning, or necessary dental treatment, we offer ways to help them relax during treatment. Sedation dentistry at our North Port dental office will allow your child to relax or even sleep during their exam, cleaning, or other procedure. It will truly make their visit completely stress-free! Dr. Frank C. Pettinato II, DMD, MS, will help your child enter a relaxed state that will keep their mind off of their appointment, or even let them enter a state of dreaming while he works on their mouth. Ask for more details on our sedation dentistry options at your child’s initial appointment.
A true dental emergency may occur in the case of tooth pain or trauma to the mouth. If your child is in pain, then you should call us immediately to inform us of the situation. Your emergency call will go directly to Dr. Frank C. Pettinato II, DMD, MS, even if it is after hours.
We understand the anxiety or discomfort that can come from trauma or a damaged tooth, and our team is here to help. Please call us right away for any emergency care your child may need.
Spanish & Russian Speaking
Discussing health concerns can be stressful if you don’t speak English as your first language. In some cases, it can lead to poor treatment due to misunderstandings or miscommunications about your dental concerns. At Cool Kid Dental, we understand that it is essential to be able to communicate effectively with our patients. For this reason, we offer services in Spanish and Russian. This is just another reason why parents choose Cool Kid Dental in North Port, FL, for their children’s dental treatment.
Get Started at First Appointment
Our team at Cool Kid Dental understands that you may be eager to get your child on the road to their perfect smile. However, between work, school, and extracurricular activities, we know that finding time in your busy schedule for dental appointments can sometimes be difficult. That’s why we provide convenient appointment times and even offer to start your child’s treatment on the same day as their first appointment.
Our goal is to work with you to provide the most time-efficient appointment and dental treatment options that fit your schedule. Not only does this save you time but it also saves you money!
Your Time Is Respected
We want you and your child to enjoy your visit to Cool Kid Dental, but that doesn't mean we expect you to spend your day in our North Port, FL, dental office. Our efficient and friendly team keeps our schedule well organized and with plenty of time allotted for every patient. That means you'll have virtually no wait time when you arrive for your child’s appointment with Dr. Frank C. Pettinato II, DMD, MS.
Military & First Responder Discounts
Striving to be the best area pediatric dentist doesn’t mean that Cool Kid Dental needs to be the most expensive! On the contrary, we offer discounts to help you offset the cost of your child’s treatment, including discounts for the following:
- Members of the Military
- First Responders
Ensuring all children receive the dental care they need is one of the things that makes us exceptional. Ask for additional information when you schedule your child’s initial appointment. This is just another reason why parents choose Cool Kid Dental for their children’s dental care.
We Make Insurance Easy
At Cool Kid Dental, we accept most dental insurances and will gladly file all insurance paperwork on your behalf. We will also work closely with your insurance company to ensure that you get the maximum benefits for your child’s dental care. We understand how frustrating insurance can be. Our goal is to simplify the process so that you can focus on what matters – your child’s healthy smile!
Flexible Payment Options
Cost should never prevent your child from getting the treatment they need and deserve. Our team believes that everyone is deserving of great dental health! For this reason, we offer CareCredit and Fitbit to help finance your payments. We also offer discounts to members of the military and First Responders.
Our team will work with you to determine your best financial options and help with the insurance process so you can be reimbursed.