Dr. Pete earned his bachelor and dental degrees at the University of Southern California. He completed his residency in Pediatric Dentistry at Oregon Health Sciences University. He is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist and Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Pete and his wife, Celia, are the parents of six children – two girls and four boys. They have 16 grandchildren, 8 girls and 8 boys. He attended USC on a football scholarship, and was a starter for 3 years. He was on their National Championship and Rose Bowl team.
Dr. Pete enjoys music, playing the piano, sports, poetry and literature, restoring old cars, scuba diving, his grandchildren, and the outdoors. Dr. Pete has coached baseball for many years from T-ball through high school. He enjoys reciting poetry to the children, especially "Casey at the Bat" and "The Night Before Christmas." He is active in the community and has held leadership positions in the local and state dental associations. He currently serves as the chairman of the Peer Review Committee of Clark County Dental Society and is the editor of the Clark County Dental Society Newsletter.