Dr. Mongillo spent his pre-teen years in Florida but later moved to Geneva, Switzerland, with his family. He served a two-year sabbatical in Seoul, Korea. While in college, Dr. Mongillo met and married Elise, a native of Twin Falls, Idaho. They have been married for nearly 8 years and have two energetic boys who love to go camping and fishing with their dad. His whole family is very excited to be in Boise where they are so close to family and the outdoors.
Dr. Mongillo received his Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University and earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He elected to specialize in orthodontics, completing a 30 month residency at Saint Louis University in Missouri where he earned his specialty certificate and Master of Science degree. Dr. Mongillo takes pride in the two years of experience gained while practicing as a general dentist during his residency before practicing as a specialist in orthodontics.
He has several awards and accomplishments, including: Eugene L. Gottlieb JCO Student of the Year Finalist, Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society member, Uchiyama-Truetzel Award for Excellence in the Tweed Edgewise Technique, The Miller Service Award, Orthodontic Honors Student, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society member, and is an Eagle Scout. Dr. Mongillo has co-authored two published scientific articles. He speaks French and Korean, and is working on Spanish.