Paul M. Feit, D.D.S., FAGD
Dr. Feit believes that a healthy mouth is essential to a person’s overall health and wellbeing. A beautiful, healthy smile gives you confidence and allows you to eat the foods you enjoy. This is why we strive to offer complete dental care for our patients at Gulf Cove Dental. From simple dental cleanings to the most complex full mouth restorations, Dr. Feit and his team will provide excellent, gentle care to our patients. Our team is trained to listen to your concerns and create a treatment plan that meets your needs. We look forward to being your new dental home.
Dr. Feit was born and raised near Wausau, Wisconsin. In 1998, he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Molecular Biology from the University of Wyoming. Dr. Feit received his Dental Degree from Creighton University Medical Center’s School of Dentistry in 2004. While at Creighton, he was President of the Dental Student Union, awarded membership in the Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society, awarded Membership in the Pierre Fauchard Academy for outstanding academic achievements in dentistry, and awarded membership in the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society.
Dr. Feit started practicing dentistry in 2004 in Green Bay Wisconsin before he relocated to Door County Wisconsin in March of 2008. Dr. Feit and his family moved to Florida permanently in 2017. In 2019, he acquired Amber Dental in Port Charlotte and has renamed it Gulf Cove Dental.
Since the beginning of his practice, Dr. Feit has emphasized comprehensive and advanced dental care. To be able to provide this level of care, Dr. Feit has taken hundreds of hours of continuing education since graduating from dental school. He has studied TMJ/bite problems at the Pankey Institute and the American Academy of Facial Esthetics, dental implants at the Misch International Implant Institute the Pikos Institute and with Implant Educators, dental sleep medicine with the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, oral conscious sedation with the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation, as well as countless other topics.
In June of 2013, he received Fellowship status with the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD). The AGD Fellowship Award is presented to dentists who seek to provide the highest quality of dental care by remaining current in their profession.
Dr. Feit is a firm believer in giving back through dentistry. While living in Green Bay, Dr. Feit participated as a member of the Board of Directors, as well as being a practitioner, for the Brown County Oral Health Partnership. The Oral Health Partnership delivers free dental care to underserved children using mobile dental equipment in school settings. Dr. Feit was also a member of the NEWAHEC Board of Directors. This board was responsible for distributing grant money to fund programs encouraging minorities to choose careers in healthcare. Dr. Feit has been active in advocating for patient care at the state level and was the recipient of the Wisconsin Dental Association’s Pyramid of Pride Award for Political Action following his run for the State Assembly in 2012. While in Sturgeon Bay, Dr. Feit provided dental care at Ministry Door County Medical Center’s ER and OR Departments on an as-needed basis. Internationally, Dr. Feit has led several dental mission trips to both Haiti and Honduras. Currently, Dr. Feit volunteers at Agape Flight Ministry in the cargo area and as a First Officer flying cargo to missionaries in the Bahamas, Dominican Republic and Haiti. Dr. Feit is a member of the American Dental Association, Wisconsin Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Feit has been married to his wife Jillian for over 24 years. They enjoy traveling with their two children Henry and Claire. Dr. Feit is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys fishing (although he is admittedly not very good at it), hunting, hiking, and flying airplanes. A favorite family activity is transporting dogs from shelters to foster homes for Pilots and Paws. They even had one dog give birth four times as they cruised down the highway with three other rescued dogs in a rented minivan.
Fun Facts About Dr. Feit
What is your favorite food?
Anything made with fresh, flavorful ingredients, or a really fresh chocolate frosted cake donut, with black coffee, depends on the day.
What do you like to do with your spare time?
I love to travel and enjoy the adventure of seeing new places. I have been to 48 states and plan to get to the other two very soon.
What is your favorite TV show?
If you could go anywhere in the world where would you go and why? Or, of the places, you’ve traveled what was your favorite and why?
My favorite place to travel is Kodiak Island in Alaska. Because who doesn’t like flying in float planes, sleeping on a boat in 80-mile-an-hour winds, and dodging Brown Bears while hiking up and down impossibly steep mountains?
If you could meet anyone from the past or present who would it be and why?
Albert Einstein. I want to ask him who his hair stylist was.
What is it about dentistry that you love?
I love to help people and I love the challenges that dentistry presents. It is a tough environment to work in and highly technical, but the patients are what make it all worthwhile.