Dr. Brian Gear, DMD

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Caloosa Dental, 12580 University Dr #101, Fort Myers, FL 33907

Caloosa Dental has been proudly serving our local communities for over 50 years as both Caloosa Dental and Lehigh Dentistry. Both practices have the same high-quality treatment, and now they share the Caloosa Dental name.

Our use of digital X-ray technology and 3D imaging technologies reduces your radiation exposure and eliminates the use of chemicals. We can see and treat problems long before they become visible on traditional X-rays. The increased precision means saving you time and money and avoiding complications with your treatments.

So, whether you're looking for the latest in dental implants, cosmetic dentistry, advanced treatments with prosthodontics, or simply a dentist who can help maintain your family's smiles, please join us. It's the best of both worlds - old-fashioned relationships and today's advanced dentistry. It really is something to smile about.

Dr. Brian Gear grew up in Southwest Florida and graduated from Fort Myers High School in 1987. He then went and wrestled for the Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, where he was captain of the team for two years.

Dr. Gear was accepted to the University of Florida for dental school and graduated in 1998. Before he graduated from dental school, Dr. Gear realized that he wanted a stronger implant, denture, and restorative background and accepted a position in the Graduate Prosthodontic Residency to specialize in prosthodontics.

He graduated from the graduate prosthodontic program in 2001. Upon graduating, Dr. Gear moved back to southwest Florida to practice dentistry and raise his family. He was excited to work in a dental practice in Lehigh Acres.

Since 2001, he has proudly served the dental needs of patients from our southwest Florida community, as well as patients from Key West to Ocala. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, West Coast Dental Association, Lee County Dental Association, American Prosthodontic Society, American College of Prosthodontists, Florida Prosthodontic Society, and the Academy of Osseointegration.

Dr. Denise Oakes-Lottridge graduated cum laude from Florida State University in 1993 with a BS degree in biology and received her DMD degree from the University of Florida College of Dentistry in 1997.

Dr. Oakes-Lottridge and her family have been an active part of the southwest Florida community since 2004. She prides herself on taking many continuing education classes to provide her patients with the best possible care. Along with her team, she offers quality dental care in a sincere and personal environment.

Outside of the office, Dr. Oakes-Lottridge is actively involved in the Lee County Dental Society and served as president in 2012-2013, as well as being a delegate to the Florida Dental Association. Her involvement has allowed her to provide dental services through the Mission of Mercy, as well as Project Dental Care, helping those in need.

Dr. Oakes-Lottridge looks forward to meeting and getting to know you. She hopes to help you with your personal dental goals, whether it's straightening, whitening, restoring, or maintaining your healthy, beautiful smile.

Dr. Miguel Scheel received his doctorate at the University of Guayaquil in Ecuador. He then attended the Internationally-Educated Program at the University of Florida College of Dentistry, earning his U.S. dental degree.

His graduation was followed by a residency and specialty program at the same institution where he received a Certificate in Prosthodontics and Master of Science degree, giving him the opportunity to diagnose and treat advanced restorative cases.

Dr. Scheel is a fellow of the International Colleague of Oral Implantologists and a master of the Implant Prosthetic Section of the ICOI. He also is a member of the American College of Prosthodontics, Academy of Osseointegration, South East Prosthodontic Society, American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, West Coast District Dental Society, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and Lee County Dental Association.

Dr. Trevor Hamm, DMD, was raised in northern Illinois. He received an Associate of Science degree from Kankakee Community College and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Olivet Nazarene University. Dr. Hamm played tennis while attending ONU.

After college, he attended and graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine and received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree with high honors. He then moved to southwestern Florida with his wife to escape the Midwest winters.

Sherry has been in the dental field for more than 20 years. She graduated from Riverdale High School and attended Charlotte Vocational Technical School, where she earned her Certification in Dental Assisting and Radiology.


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