Crown and bridge virginia dentist

Meet Your Doctors


Marco Bongarzone, DMD

Marco Bongarzone, D.M.D.

Dr. Bongarzone was born and raised in Long Branch, New Jersey. He attended Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia as an undergraduate, concentrating on pre-medical studies. He received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 1994. After graduation, Dr. Bongarzone continued his dental education at Overlook Hospital in Summit, New Jersey, serving as a General Practice Resident.

Committed to learning, Dr. Bongarzone accrues many hours of continuing education in all phases of general dentistry. He is also certified for restoring implants as well as cosmetic dentistry.


Dr. Bongarzone and his wife, Julia, have four children together: Marco Jr., Lucas, and twins Ryan and Renee. While away from the office, he enjoys spending time with the family, cooking, fishing, and most of all, coaching soccer.


Marco Bongarzone, DMD

Brian D. Rista, D.M.D.

Dr. Rista received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from the University of Scranton before pursuing his dental education at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.


Since graduation, he has provided care to the community for the past 27 years. Dr. Rista practices a full scope of general dentistry with an emphasis on preventative, restorative, and cosmetic Dentistry. He regularly completes continuing education courses to expand his knowledge and is Invisalign® certified.


He was voted Ocean County's "Best Dentist" in 2003 and 2004 by the Asbury Park Press Readers' Choice Awards.


Dr. Rista and his wife, Meg, are parents to three sons: Brian, Matthew, and Patrick. Away from the practice, his interests are family, sports, music, and personal fitness.



Tinton Falls 4001 Asbury Ave, Suite 1 Tinton Falls, NJ 07753 P: 732.922.1060

Point Pleasant 2701 Bridge Avenue Point Pleasant, NJ 08742 P: 732.701.3540