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701 State Road 60 East Lake Wales, Florida 33853 (863) 676-6021

Our Lake Wales Dental Team

Meet the Dentists

Dr. Max Forni

Max Forni, DMD

Dr. Forni is a graduate of University of Florida College of Dentistry. He is a Board Certified Dentist in the state of Florida. He has been practicing in Lake Wales since 2001. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Central Florida with a Bachelors in Biology. Dr. Forni graduated dental school at the top of his class, receiving high honors and dean's list recognition. He is the President of the Polk County Dental Association, an active member of the Florida Dental Association, American Dental Association, West Coast Dental Association, Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the American Dental Implant Association. Dr. Forni supersedes requirements for continuing education to offer patients the latest procedures and techniques. He has completed postdoctoral training in esthetic, cosmetic, and implant dentistry, and focuses on gentle care with function and beauty.

Dr. Sam Pero

Sam Pero, DMD

Dr. Pero was born an raised in Florida and identified his interest in dentistry early on. While completing his undergraduate studies at the University of Central Florida, his interest became a passion. He focused his studies in the sciences and became an active member of the Pre-Dental Student Association. Dr. Pero attended the University of Florida College of Dentistry, graduated as a top student, and his research has been published in literature. He is now the Vice President of the Polk County Dental Association and a member of both the Florida and American Dental Associations. He has completed postdoctoral training in implant dentistry. Dr. Pero’s compassionate demeanor and excellent skills have allowed him to participate in dental mission trips, and externships to help those in need. Locally, he enjoys rehabilitating abused and neglected boxers as a part of a foster family for Florida Boxer Rescue.

Marcel Fundora, DMD

Dr. Fundora was born in Cuba, where he studied and taught Fine Art Painting. At age 20 he moved to Florida, where he discovered his passion for Dentistry while working as a dental ceramist for 14 years.  He operated a Crown & Bridge dental laboratory in Miami, became a registered dental hygienist, earned a Master degree in Biochemistry from Saint Joseph University, then pursued his DMD degree from University of Florida College of Dentistry. Dr. Fundora graduated Cum Laude with awards for Clinical and Professional Excellence, Excellence in Prosthodontics, and Senior Student Award by the Florida Academy of General Dentistry. He is a member of the Florida and American Dental Associations, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Fundora’s compassion and care for others have led him to volunteer extensively at public dental clinics throughout Central Florida, and international dental mission trips to Guatemala.

Meet Our Dental Team

Our staff prides themselves on providing the highest quality of care and service. Our highly qualified dental office manager, coordinators, dental hygienists, dental assistants, and receptionists will provide you with personalized care in a welcoming environment.

DeeDee, Office Manager

Jessica, Hygienist

Team member Jennifer

Jennifer, Hygienist

Team member Kelly Ann

Kelly Ann, Hygienist

Team member Penny

Penny, Hygienist

Tiffany, Assistant

Destaney, Assistant

Team member Anya

Anya, Assistant

Team member Ashley

Ashley, Assistant

Team member Kelli

Kelli, Assistant

Team member Mary

Mary, Assistant

Team member Shannon

Shannon, Assistant

Brittany, Administration

Crystal, Receptionist

Brandy, Receptionist

Desiree, Receptionist

Kerone, Receptionist

Amanda, Receptionist

Comprehensive Dentistry Services – Lake Wales

  • Minimal Sedation Dentistry
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Tooth Extractions
  • Teeth Cleanings
  • Dental Implants
  • Partial & Full Dentures
  • Fixed Bridges
  • Root Canals
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Dental Crowns
  • Dental Emergencies
  • Take-Home Teeth Whitening
  • Dental Implant Supported Dentures
  • Mouthguards
  • Tooth-Colored Dental Restorations


701 State Road 60 East
Lake Wales, Florida 33853

Dental Office Hours

Mon-Fri: 8am – 5pm


Contact Us


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