Dr. Joe Thomas was the 2009, 2014, and 2017 Chairman of the Florida Board Dentistry having been appointed by two separate Governors.

A practicing dentist for over 29 years, Dr. Joe Thomas brings his "Patients First" philosophy to the surrounding areas of Vero Beach, FL and Fort Lauderdale, FL.

It's all about "YOU." Utilizing out-of-this-world services including diagnostic 3D CBCT Scans, Digital Radiography, Intra-Oral Photography, Oral-Cancer Screening, Same Day Non-Metal Crowns, Aesthetic Fillings,Root Canals, Removable Dentures and Partials, Periodontal Therapies, Orthodontics, Veneers, Implant Surgical Placement and Reconstruction. YOU will be pampered in a fun and memorable environment.

It's our goal to provide you with oral therapy, aesthetic dental options, healthy choices, lifelong relationships and smiles, while respecting your autonomy.

Dr. Mariel Petruk Speaks Fluent Spanish

Our Spanish speaking patients love the fact that Dr. Joe Thomas Dentistry has a bilingual Dentist. For many non-English speakers, seeing a doctor that speaks the language they speak can really make one feel at ease in the dental chair!

“It Is All About You”

As your resource for comprehensive dentistry in Vero Beach, Florida and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, we proudly provide our patients with compassionate and gentle oral care.

The team at Dr. Joe Thomas Dentistry strives to offer you state-of-the-art services to help you achieve the smile you’ve always wanted. Whether you’ve had dental phobias or poor treatment experiences in the past, our team will go out of our way to ensure you find comfort within our office. Your time, comfort, desires, dental needs and overall health are paramount at our office, a.k.a. your home away from home.

Meet Our Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • Joseph J. Thomas

    Dr. Thomas is a general dentist and has a passion for excellence in dental health and aesthetic reconstruction.

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  • Maria Eugenia Thomas

    Maria Eugenia Thomas, DMD has joined Dr. Joe Thomas’ practice in the Ft. Lauderdale area early in 2018.

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  • Mariel Petruk

    As a graduate from the New York University College of Dentistry DDS program, Dr. Mariel Petruk has clinical experience in arguably one of the busiest dental clinics in the country, serving a large percentage of the area’s most medically compromised patients.

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What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "As a dentist myself who has had my own private dental practice a mile from Dr. Joe for a decade and a half, let me tell you… I would have Dr. Joe as my dentist. That should tell you a lot."
  • "I had an apt today and left with sparkling teeth and a big smile. Dr. and staff are top notch and I’m actually not intimidated about my upcoming wisdom tooth extraction – I feel I’m in great hands here! I recommend highly."
  • "I live out of town now, but specifically visit Valerie & Dr Thomas’ office when I’m in Fort Lauderdale because of the wonderful care I receive there. So grateful for their knowledgeable staff and gentle care! Thx you guys! See you in 6 months."

Our Location

Hours of Operation


8:30 AM-4:00 PM


8:30 AM-4:00 PM


8:30 AM-4:00 PM


8:30 AM-4:00 PM


8:30 AM-4:00 PM