Carrollwood Village Dental
At Carrollwood Village Dental, we are committed to providing our neighbors with exceptional customer service and excellence in dentistry. We want to help keep your teeth healthy and beautiful, so you can feel proud when you smile.
Dr. Richard Mancuso and his entire staff are committed to serving as your first line of defense against oral health problems by treating dental issues before they hurt.
One of the goals of our practice is to make dental care accessible for everyone. And we want to do it as comfortably and painlessly as possible for our patients.
To that end, we all work together to make sure our patients enjoy the best in dental care. We work hard to make sure we earn the trust and respect of patients, as well as colleagues in this profession and in the rest of the community.
Our team of professionals takes pride in providing our patients with the very best in modern dentistry. In addition to the warm, friendly staff who will greet you when you walk through our doors, you will see that we have stayed current with the latest in dental technology. We also offer flat-screen TVs in our reception and treatment rooms to make your time in the dental chair as comfortable and relaxing as possible.
Our goal is to provide preventive programs that enable our patients to enjoy healthy beautiful teeth and gums for life. We look forward to serving you and your family!
Meet Our Team
Dr. Richard Mancuso
Dr. Richard Mancuso completed his training at Nova Southeastern University, where he graduated from the Premiere Dual Admission Program. This program reserved a seat for him in the College of Dental Medicine, while he completed a Bachelor of Science in Biology at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. Following this, he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree.
During his training at Nova, Dr. Mancuso provided dental care in community health clinics throughout Broward and Miami-Dade counties in Florida. Prior to relocating to Tampa, Dr. Mancuso practiced general and cosmetic dentistry in private practice in both Miami and Boca Raton.
In addition to Dr. Mancuso’s warm and friendly personality, every patient at our practice enjoys high-quality care. Dr. Mancuso has received advanced training through the Spear Education Center. He is also a member of numerous professional associations, including the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry.
When he is not saving smiles, Dr. Mancuso enjoys reading at the beach, scouting new restaurants with his fiancé, and spending time with family.
Paula - Office Manager
Manchester, New Hampshire, native Paula has been with Carrollwood Village Dental for over 5 years. Educated at New Hampshire Technical Institute and New Hampshire College, she is also a Certified Orthodontic Assistant. She cites building relationships with patients and seeing their happiness after treatment is completed, as well as working with Dr. Mancuso and the rest of the team, as what she enjoys most about her work. When she’s not in the office, she can probably be found spending time with her husband and daughter, kayaking, paddle boarding, or going to the beach. Paula is also a volunteer with the Humane Society.
Michelle - Patient Care Coordinator/Expanded Function Dental Assistant
Michelle is originally from Cleveland, Ohio. She is a graduate of Hillsborough Community College, where she completed the Expanded Functions Dental Assisting Program. She also holds an Associates Degree in Science. Meeting new people everyday is one of her favorite things about her job. In her free time she enjoys shopping and spending time with her family.
Sandy - Dental Hygienist/Expanded Function Dental Assistant
With Carrollwood Village Dental for more than 3 years, Royal Oak, Michigan native Sandy received her training at P.H.C.C. in New Port Richey, Florida, and the Rochester Dental Assisting School in Rochester, New York. Her boss, coworkers, and patients top her list of favorite things about her job. In her free time, Sandy enjoys bicycling, working out, shopping, and bowling.
Linda - Dental Hygienist
A cum laude graduate of St. Petersburg College, Linda has a Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene. With the practice for over 5 years, she calls Tampa, Florida, her home town. One of the things she enjoys most about her job is the trusted relationships she establishes with patients by using her formal training and extensive knowledge and experience. Time outside the office is often spent with family and friends, making memories with her grandchildren, and walking her dog. Linda also enjoys listening to live music, going to the movies, and attending sporting events.
Christina - Expanded Function Dental Assistant
Christina, who is a native of Tampa, received her training at Concorde Career Institute in Florida. She started her career as a dental assistant in a group practice in Tampa, and has been with the team at Carrollwood Village Dental for over a year. When she is not looking after patients she enjoys spending time with her dogs Ace, a Jack Russell Terrier, and Davi, a Boxer mix.