MEET THE DOCTORS
William Marchese DMD, RPh
Dr. William Marchese graduated with high honors from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy in 1972 and as a Charter Class Member of the University's College of Dentistry in 1976. He has also served as an assistant clinical instructor in the Department of Operative Dentistry at UF for several years. Dr. Marchese has also served as an instructor of Dental Pharmacology in the University of Florida's graduate dentist program. Over the years, he has accumulated over 1200 hours of continuing education, desiring to be a perpetual student in his profession.
Dr. Marchese started his private practice in Starke in 1976, joining former dentist John Denmark, with whom he practiced for 20 years. After several associations, Dr. Marchese is extremely proud to have his son Adam become an integral part of Bradford Family Dentistry since 2005.
Dr. Marchese is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, the Northeast District Dental Association, the University of Florida Alumni Assoication, and the Alachua County Dental Association. He also serves on the Santa Fe Community College Dental Advisory Board. Dr. Marchese is also recognized as an "expert witness" in cases before the Florida Department of Health. Within the community, Dr. Marchese is a past President of the Bradford County Chamber of Commerce, past president of the Bradford County Education Foundation, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Capital City Bank.
Dr. Marchese is an active member of St Luke's Catholic Church in Middleburg, where he serves as a Eucharistic Minister and intercessor in healing prayer. He has trained and continues to work in numerous nationally recongnized non-denominational prayer ministries.
Adam Marchese DMD
Dr. Adam Marchese grew up right here in Starke and graduated Salutatorian from Bradford High School in 1998. He was the ranked the top Florida Academic Scholar in the district and received the highly competitve Robert C Byrd honors scholarship. He was accepted into the University of Florida College of Dentistry's early admissions program which allows high school students to apply for guranteed admission into dental school. Dr. Marchese received his Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition with Honors from UF's College of Agriculture. He also received minors in chemistry and business administration.
Dr. Marchese graduated from UF's College of Dentistry in 2005. He also received certification in Invisalign while attending. He has been in practice here since June, 2005. He is very proud to be working alongside his father. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, the Northeast District Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. In 2008, he was selected to address Bradford High School's senior class Golden B ceremony as a distinguished alumnus and past Golden B recipient. He is an avid Florida Gator fan.
Outside of dentistry and the Gators, Dr. Marchese also loves game shows. On April 30, 2007, Dr. Marchese was a contestant on "The Price is Right" just before longtime host Bob Barker retired from the show. He was the final contestant to play the game "Danger Price" with Bob Barker and proceeded to spin $1.00 in the Showcase Showdown and ultimately win the Showcase. On September 3, 2012, he was a contestant on Who Wants to be a Millionaire with hostess Meredith Vieira. On December 22, 2016, he was on Wheel of Fortune with Pat Sajak and Vanna White where he was the day's champion.
Dr. Marchese is an active member of St. Luke Catholic Church in Middleburg, FL.