Dr. Etessam grew up in Washington D.C., showing strengths in Math and Science throughout his earlier education, completing multiple college credits while holding a position in the Math Club and Chess Club as well as the president of the French Club during his career at Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda, Maryland. He also enjoyed and participated in Martial Arts, tennis, horseback riding and fast paced activities such as skydiving and auto racing. Dr. Etessam earned his undergraduate at the University of District of Columbia in Biology with a minor in Chemistry; he then attended Howard University where he received his D.D.S., there after he was accepted as an Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon Resident, which he attended for 2 years before deciding to practice General Dentistry in the state of Florida. He also received his certification in Advanced Orthodontics and TMJ from Mid America Orthodontic Society. Dr. Etessam holds state licenses in Florida and Maryland. In 1999 he opened his practice, Naples Dental Art Center, Inc., and is proud to be providing oral health care to his patients here in the Naples community.
Dr. Etessam's thirst for knowledge keeps him updated and thoroughly educated in the many aspects of oral health care, earning over 300 certificates in continuing dental education in such areas as: Implant Surgery and Prosthodontics, Smile Restoration and Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics; including Invisalign and Inline Certified.
He keeps active membership with A.G.D. and IAO and is affiliated with Nova Southeastern University, NEOSS, A.D.A.A. and Nobel Biocare USA. Dr. Etessam is also a Preferred Provider with Invisalign ©
Dr. Etessam's passion for knowledge in all aspects of dentistry allows him the ability to comprehensively treat each patient and work with them to create a treatment plan that best benefits the oral health care needs of each individual. Dr. Etessam believes his patients deserve not to be told what is needed, but rather educated on their oral standing and what is needed improve and maintain oral health and appearance. Each exam room at Naples Dental Art Center is equipped with interactive educational videos and computer imaging offering every patient the knowledge needed to make the best possible decisions regarding their health.