About Your Dentist
Dr. Mayer was born in Bismarck, North Dakota and was the oldest of four children. At age ten, his family moved to Edina, Minnesota where he graduated from Edina High School in 1967. Having wanted to be a dentist since age 9, he attended undergraduate college at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa before matriculating at Northwestern Dental School in Chicago. Dr. Mayer graduated from Northwestern University in 1975, with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and high honors.
After graduating from Northwestern Dental School, he moved back to Minneapolis where he practiced in the Medical Arts Building for eleven years. Dr. Mayer, along with his wife Patti and their two children, Michelle and Natalie, moved to Fort Myers in December of 1986. He started practicing in Lehigh Acres in 1987.
Dr. Mayer attends many continuing education courses including L.D. Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, West Coast Dental Association, Lee County Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, Lehigh Acres Chamber of Commerce, and Labelle Chamber of Commerce. He is currently involved with a local dental study club that meets monthly and reviews advanced periodontal, implant, and restorative cases.
Dr. Mayer and his family have attended McGregor Baptist Church since 1988 where he served as an adult Sunday School teacher, as well as on many committees in leadership. He plays the trombone, euphonium, and tuba in the church orchestra. His other interests include playing in the Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra, McGregor Baptist Orchestra, Bonita Springs Concert Band, and the Sousa National Community Band. Other hobbies include sports of all kinds and flying airplanes. He has flown since 1975 and has owned 4 airplanes over the years: Cessna 182, Cessna 210, Cessna 414, and Cessna 421. His favorite sports teams are the Minnesota Vikings and Minnesota Wild.
Dr. Mayer is also a proud corporate sponsor of local high school sports teams as well as many other community organizations.
Dr. Mayer's oldest daughter, Michelle, graduated from Nova Southeastern Dental School in 2008. She spent 10 years in the Navy and retired as a Commander. She did a 2-year residency at Cincinnati Children's Hospital in Pedodontics and now operates and owns a pedodontics dental practice in Huntsville Alabama (Hampton Cove Pediatric Dentistry). She is married to Ben White, who is a Lt. Colonel in the Air Force and works for NASA in Huntsville. They have a new baby daughter born in May of 2023.
Dr. Mayer's second daughter, Natalie, also lives in Huntsville, Alabama, with her husband, Nate, and their 4 children and soon to be a fifth in September of 2023. Both Nate and Natalie went to Liberty University and received their master's degrees. Natalie works at her church as the head of women's ministry and is a full-time mom who home-schools her kids and has them going to classical Christian School as well. Nate is a principal owner at Brindlee Mountain Fire Service, which rehabs fire trucks and ambulances throughout North America.
Dr. Mayer has been married to Patti since 1978 and both are active in the local church. They have held weekly Friday night home Bible studies at their home for years. Patti also has a home business of the Optavia weight loss program.
Dr. Mayer is also a certified NRA pistol and home defense instructor, presenting classes on gun safety and concealed weapons carry permits. He enjoys trap, skeet, and sporting clay shot activities and occasionally has been known to fish in the Back Bay area.
“A smile takes just a moment, but the memory of it lasts forever.”
“I strive to provide quality care to improve the oral health and overall well-being of those in need. I believe everyone deserves access to care and am committed to creating a welcoming and safe space for patients. I prioritize my relationships with patients and provide individualized treatment plans to meet their unique needs. By promoting preventive care and encouraging healthy habits, I work with my patients to achieve their dental goals.”
Education & Continuing Education
Doctor of Dental Medicine
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine – Boston, Massachusetts
Bachelor of Science
Boston University – Boston, Massachusetts
Dr. Call is an active member of the American Dental Association and the Florida Dental Association.
Life & Hobbies
Previously a competitive gymnast and cheerleader for 15 years, Dr. Call continues to enjoy both sports. Deep-sea fishing is a relatively new hobby for her, which she began doing during the COVID-19 pandemic.