All professionals at Dr. Nelson V. Berardinelli, DMD maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the dental field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
Dr. Berardinelli was born and raised in Central Pennsylvania. He graduated from Penn Cambria High School in 1972. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree and graduated with honors from St. Francis College in Loretto, PA in 1976. In 1976 he entered the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine and graduated in 1980.
He has been in a private dental practice since 1980. In 1996, he received the prestigious Fellowship Award from the Academy of General Dentistry, which is given to dentists who have completed 500 hours of continuing dental education, as well as passing a rigorous written test. Dr. Berardinelli has also fulfilled all requirements for the Mastership award from the Academy of General Dentistry, which includes an additional 600 hours of dental classes. This is the highest award for continuing dental education the Academy of General Dentistry can give to a dentist. Less than 3% of dentists have achieved Mastership status. He has also completed certification with the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine in 2016 for treatment of sleep apnea.
Additionally, on March 25th, 2004, Dr. Berardinelli received a citation from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives for his dedication to the profession and extensive continuing education in dentistry.