Meet Our Team

The dental team of Forest Hills Dental in Tampa, Florida, prides itself in bringing the best dentistry in a friendly and thoughtful manner. We are genuine when we say every patient is treated like family.



Shannon started practicing dental hygiene in 2013. She went on to start a family and added two, very adorable, future dental hygienists, Mila and Sophia! Our hygienist, Shannon, enjoys spending time with her kids and being by the pool! She was born and raised in Florida and enjoys the sun and weather! and enjoys planting in her spare time.

Amanda Bell

Dental Assistant

Amanda was born and raised in Tampa and graduated from Chamberlain High School in 2005. She then graduated from Sanford Brown Institute in 2010 as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. Amanda has been in the field for 11 years and has worked with Dr. Morganti for the last 10 years. Amanda is passionate about making patients feel comfortable, helping give their smiles and confidence back. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her three amazing children, Deyshia, Aniija and Camryn, hanging with friends, and being the head coach of her daughter’s little league softball team.



Mary has over 25 years of experience working as a dental hygienist in both periodontal and general dentistry practices. She has a passion for dental health and many patients say she gives the most thorough and gentle cleaning they have ever received. Mary is active in her local parish and also serves on the board of the Forest Hills Homeowners Association. Mary enjoys out door activities such as boating, fishing and hunting.


Shelby Castillo

dental assistant

Shelby was born and raised in Tampa and graduated from Gaither High School. She attended and graduated from Central Florida institute as a Dental Assistant. Shelby has been in the field for 10 years And also worked with Dr. Morganti at a previous office.She enjoys spending all of her time with her handsome son Giancarlo, traveling and checking off all the places on her bucket list.


Jessica Pereria


Jessica has been practicing dental hygiene since 2013. She strives to develop trusting relationships with her patients, while achieving the highest level of oral health. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring the beautiful Tampa area, with her husband and two small children.

Tina Merrbach

Office Manager

Tina has worked in the dental field for over 20 years. She was born and raised in Ohio, until her husband Steve and puppy Ollie relocated to Florida in 2022. As Dr. Morganti’s office Manager, Tina will assist you with all your appointment and insurance questions. But more than any part of her job, she loves developing relationships with our patients and their families. In her spare time, Tina loves exploring Florida with Steve and Ollie, as well as working on their new home in Brandon!