Meet the Doctors
Dr. Thomas F. Plunkett, DMD
Dr. Thomas Plunkett graduated from the University of Florida College of Dentistry and received his degree of Doctor of Medical Dentistry (DMD) in 1990. He has been practicing dentistry for over 25 years in South Lakeland/Mulberry area.
He likes spending time with his family and going to sporting events. He cheers on Gator football!
STRONG EDUCATION AND TRAINING, FOR CARE YOU CAN COUNT ON
“Every year, there are new advances being made in dentistry - advances that can give you a healthier, more attractive smile and that can make your care even more gentle. As your dentist, I want to make sure you always get informed, up-to-date care. And so I’ve made sure I have the educational background and up-to-the-minute training you and your smile deserve.”
BA: Zoology, Southern Illinois University, 1986
DMD: University of Florida, 1990
Certificate in Advanced General Dentistry: University of Alabama Birmingham, 1991
Over 400 hours of continuing education courses to date, including implant restorations, root canal problem solving, infection control, dental emergencies & nonsurgical gum care.
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS LET DR. PLUNKETT GIVE YOU EVEN MORE KNOWLEDGEABLE CARE
“Every doctor has his or her own strengths. By meeting with other dentists in these professional societies, I can share my knowledge with them, and learn from them as well. This lets all of us give our patients more informed, comfortable care.”
Member: American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, West Coast Dental Association, Polk County Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Joshua Munch, DMD
Dr. Joshua Munch was born and raised in Tampa, Florida and attended Florida State University. He then moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and graduated with honors from Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry.
Following graduation, he was invited to become a full time faculty member at Temple’s Dental School. Dr. Munch then completed a one year internship in oral surgery at Temple University Hospital, where he received training in advanced oral surgery procedures and facial trauma. Just prior to joining the team at Plunkett Dental, Dr. Munch was working as a clinical instructor at Temple in both the departments of oral surgery and restorative dentistry.
Dr. Munch is excited to be back in the Sunshine State closer to his family. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time outdoors with his wife Rachel and their French bulldog Ruby.