Meet Dr. Pechter, South Florida Periodontist

Dr. Joseph Pechter grew up in Vero Beach, Florida and earned his Bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. Dr. Pechter graduated magna cum laude at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. He completed a three year residency in Periodontogy at Tufts and chose to practice in Hollywood, Florida.  Dr. Pechter earned the distinction of Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, the designation awarded to a Board Certified Periodontist.

Dr. Pechter is well known throughout south Florida and is a distinguished member of many leading periodontal and dental associations.  These include:

American Academy of Periodontology (AAP)
American Board of Periodontology (ABP)
Florida Periodontal Association (FPA)

American Dental Association (ADA)
Florida Dental Association (FDA)
South Florida District Dental Association (SFDDA)
South Broward Dental Society (SBDS)
Academy of Osseointegration (AO)
Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society

Dr. Pechter also develops dental and medical mobile phone applications, including PerioVoice Pro (a perio charting app for dentists and hygienists). He published articles in Dimensions of Dental Hygiene about implant maintenance and gum disease. In his free time, he enjoys playing sports, including tennis, racquetball, and snowboarding, and spending time with his wife.