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Nurturing Healthy Smiles in Shorewood, WI
You want your family to have healthy, beautiful smiles, and so do we. At Shorewood Family Dentistry, we're committed to helping entire families support healthy teeth through personalized care. For over 50 years, we've offered exceptional dentistry to patients in and around Shorewood, Glendale, Whitefish Bay, Bayside, Fox Point, River Hills, Brown Deer and Milwaukee with a special focus on general, preventive, and restorative care. When you choose our dental office for your family, you and your little ones will enjoy good dental health and well-being for years to come.
Just as important as any service we offer is our dedication to compassion and gentleness. We're also committed to educating our patients so they can make informed choices about their own dental care. We never want anyone to leave our dental office feeling unsure of how they're doing or how our team can help. We will listen to your questions and concerns, and gladly help you find the treatment that is right for you.
Meet Our Team
Dr. Peter J. Colosimo
Originally from Mequon, WI, Peter J. Colosimo, DDS has a Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of Wisconsin. He then graduated cum laude from Marquette University School of Dentistry. As a second generation dentist, he enjoys helping patients overcome any pain through general or restorative care. He also enjoys improving patient confidence through cosmetic dentistry. To offer the best possible care, he is committed to staying up to date on new dental techniques with continuing education courses.
When Dr. Colosimo is not helping patients, he loves spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoys everything Milwaukee has to offer, from the great restaurants to local music and festivals.
Dr. Peter P. Colosimo
Since his retirement in January 2018, Dr. Peter P. Colosimo has discovered he loves it! He truly misses his patients and employees, they were like family, but he knows they are in the best hands with his son Dr. Peter J. This is something that fills him with both confidence and pride. Dr. Colosimo has kept himself busy with babysitting his grandchildren and working on his home and yard. He spends as much time as possible at the lake fishing and has taken quite a few trips including Door County, Florida, South Carolina, Texas, and Arizona. He looks forward to more fishing and traveling in the future! He would like to thank everyone for their 46 years of loyalty and patronage, and for helping him celebrate his retirement!
Dana, Registered Dental Hygienist
Dana has been a dental hygienist with our dental office for over 20 years, and during that time she’s had the opportunity to develop strong relationships with the patients she has treated. She received her hygiene degree from Milwaukee Area Technical College and she continues to stay current through continuing education. Dana has been married for 19 years and enjoys reading and traveling in her spare time.
Lexi has worked in the dental field for nearly twenty years, and joined our team in 2016. She loves helping patients any way she can including providing education about oral health, dental procedures, and making the most of dental benefits. A native of Milwaukee, Lexi studied at Alverno College and the Milwaukee Area Technical College. She maintains CPR certification to improve patient safety.
Happily married to Scott, they have six wonderful children, five girls and one boy. They also have a small family zoo that includes an American Eskimo puppy, two geckos, four anoles, a chinchilla, a hamster, and a guinea pig. Outside of work, Lexi enjoys spending time with family, serving her church, working with veterans’ affairs, and advocating in the fight against homelessness. Lexi and her husband home school their youngest daughter, and spend countless hours supporting their children’s various activities. Lexi also enjoys hiking, camping, baking, reading, jewelry making, and taking mini vacations with her family.
Barbara, Registered Dental Hygienist
Between directing her church’s choir, playing volleyball year-round, and making her own cards with rubber stamps, we’re very lucky that Barbara actually has time to be a part of our team! She has an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene from the Waukesha Area Technical College and over 14 years of experience in the dental field. She is also certified in CPR and administering local anesthesia. She truly enjoys getting to develop relationships with our patients while educating them on how to improve their oral health.
Carey, Office Assistant
Originally from Glendale, Carey completed her studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She joined our team in early 2021 and has since loved the staff and work environment! Away from the office, she and her husband, Tony, enjoy supporting their three children in their various sporting events, traveling, and visiting family. Here’s something you may not know about her: one of her favorite things to do is read books and have date nights with her husband.