Dentist – Sebastian, FL
Get to Know Dr. Patrick Pirkle
Dr. Pirkle’s career in the oral healthcare field spans over 15 years so far, and he loves working alongside our great staff every day to help patients with their various needs and goals. New patients are always welcome, so don’t hesitate to schedule a consultation with him today. If you’d like to learn more about his clinical background and interests, keep reading below.
Why Did You Decide to Become a Dentist?
Dr. Pirkle grew up with lots of family members who worked in dentistry – his grandfather and his father were both dentists, while his grandmother and mother worked as a dental receptionist and an assistant respectively. Even his fiancé is a dental hygienist! He was able to see firsthand how their talents helped others and realized the field was a great fit for his strengths, which included working with his hands and science. Today, he’s thrilled to have a job that is a natural extension of his lifelong passions.
Where Did You Study Dentistry?
After completing his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from the University of Florida, Dr. Pirkle pursued his doctorate at the Nova Southeastern University Dental School. He also completed a General Practice Residency at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut. Today, he is a member of the following organizations:
- American Dental Association
- Florida Dental Association
- American Society of Implant & Reconstructive Dentistry
Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?
When he isn’t busy at work, Dr. Pirkle’s top hobbies include spending quality time with his son Liam, word working, building furniture, going on camping/hiking trips, and fishing. He also loves exploring new places throughout the United States!