Vincent J Monticciolo, D.D.S., M.B.A., J.D.

Dr. Monticciolo earned his dental degree, with highest honors, from the University of Detroit School of Dentistry in 1990. He was selected to the Honors Clinical Program and was class president. After graduation, he also served as a part-time faculty member at the dental school.

Dr. Monticciolo has always been a constant student, earning his M.B.A. in 2000 from the University of South Florida and his Law degree (J.D.) in 2013, all while continuing to practice full-time. Also, he has recently co-authored two books: Uncommon with Brian Tracy, and The Soul of Success with Jack Canfield.

In 2001, Dr. Monticciolo founded Dentistry from the Heart, a non-profit dental charity which provides free dental care to those in need. Under his guidance, the charity has grown to all 50 states and 5 countries and is now sponsoring over 300 events a year.

Dr. Monticciolo is a member of the American Dental Society, Florida Dental Society, American Society of Dental Anesthesiology, Society for Special Care Dentistry, Academy of Dentistry for Persons with Disabilities, and the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry.

He lives locally with his wife, Dr. Natalie Monticciolo, a Dermatologist, and his daughters Isabella and Sophia. His interests include his family, sedation dentistry, and his dental charity work. He is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of his patients.

Click here for more information on Dr. Monticciolo’s charitable outreach, Dentistry from the Heart.
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Fadi Fares, DMD

Dr. Fares began pursuing his career at the Antonin University where he earned a degree in Dental Laboratory in 1988. He then moved to Tampa to attend the University of South Florida, and received his Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1991. He earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine from Boston University in 1995, and was the recipient of the Organization of Teachers of Oral Diagnosis Award. Dr. Fares has a special interest in the treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and works directly with the medical community to ensure that his patients receive the most positive outcome possible. Dr. Fares enjoys time with his family, traveling, and the great outdoors.

Member of: American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, West Coast Dental Association, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Sleep Apnea Association, Hillsborough County Dental Research Study Group


Maggie G. Bressler, D.M.D., M.S.

Dr. Maggie Bressler grew up locally in Belleair, FL. She attended the University of Florida where she received two joint degrees, a B.S. and a M.S., for her study in the field of Food Science and Human Nutrition. She then matriculated to the University of Florida College of Dentistry for her D.M.D. training. Dr. Bressler then pursued her General Practice Residency at Coler-Goldwater Hospital in NYC, NY prior to returning to her local area for dental practice. She has currently been practicing here for over 9 years, and loves to spend her free time on our beautiful beaches with her family.


Dr. Chuck Laun, D.D.S.

Dr. Chuck Laun is originally from California where he owned and operated his private practice for over 24 years before moving with his family to Florida. He received his degree in Biological Sciences from the University of the Pacific, in Stockton, California followed by his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco in 1983. Dr. Laun maintains active memberships with the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, and the local West Coast Dental Association. He has been married to his wife, Sue, for over 38 years and has two children. He enjoys sports of all kinds and holds a Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do. In addition, Dr. Laun enjoys traveling, and spending time with his family.

He looks forward to seeing you and serving your needs at Dr. Monticciolo’s office.


Monica Perez, D.M.D.

Dr. Perez is a Florida native, born and raised in Miami, FL. Coming from a family of dentists, her passion for the field of dentistry was nurtured from a young age. While working as a dental assistant, she obtained her Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida. She then continued to the University of Florida College of Dentistry where she earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree.

Dr. Perez moved to the Tampa Bay area soon after graduation to pursue her dental career. She has practiced as a general dentist in Hillsborough county serving the community for over eight years. Dr. Perez enjoys the practice of dentistry and working on patients of all ages. Dr. Perez is an active member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, West Coast Dental Association and the Hillsborough County Dental Association.

Dr. Perez enjoys spending quality time with her husband and two children. You can frequently find her heading to her “favorite place”, Disney World. In her spare time, she loves to read suspense novels, travel and enjoy the beautiful beaches of the Miami and Tampa Bay areas.


Dr. Brant W. Wade, DMD

Dr. Brant Wade earned his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree from the University of Florida College of Dentistry in 1988. His undergraduate study was in the field of Microbiology. Prior to joining Monticciolo Family and Sedation Dentistry, Dr. Wade practiced general dentistry for over 25 years in the Brandon/Bradenton areas. His extensive professional experience assures patients they are receiving the highest level of knowledgeable and compassionate dental care.

Dr. Wade is dedicated to his work and strives to remain on the cutting edge in the delivery of dental care. Throughout his career, he has studied and taken continuing education courses from some of the leading authorities in the dental community. Dr. Wade provides all aspects of general family care, with a special interest in creating beautiful smiles.

Dr. Wade enjoys a proud family heritage as a fifth generation Floridian. He grew up in Hillsborough County and currently resides there with his wife, Christine. He is the proud father of three adult children – Dayne, Christopher, and Emily.

Dr. Wade enjoys college sports and is a long-time Florida Gator supporter, attending their events as often as possible. Additionally, Dr. Wade appreciates the great outdoors and he enjoys traveling with his wife and children.

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*We accept many traditional dental insurance plans. Please contact our office to verify your benefits. Our office is happy to be preferred providers for the following dental insurances: BCBSAL, MetLife, Delta Dental Premier, Southland, United Concordia, Principal, and Cigna. We accept many other dental plans and are happy to file your insurance reimbursement as a courtesy. We accept checks, cash or credit cards. We also offer a flexible payment plan. Please see our Financial Coordinator for details.