Dr. John Monacell Your Snoring and Sleep Apnea Dentist in Mechanicsville, VA

Dr. John Monacell

9448 Chamberlayne Road
Mechanicsville, VA 23116



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About Dr. John Monacell

Dr. Monacell is the owner of Richmond Dental Sleep Medicine and Monacell Orthodontics in Richmond, VA. He was born in Washington, D.C. He grew up in Arlington, VA, and graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Biology. He received his DDS degree from the Medical College of Virginia in 1973 and then completed a two year Orthodontic Residency. He was the recipient of a variety of academic awards from MCV School of Dentistry including the A. D. Williams Award as first in his class. Dr. Monacell served in the United States Air Force before establishing his private practice in the Sandston community in 1978 and in Mechanicsville a year later. He has continued his professional education to include additional expertise in treating TMJ discrepancies (TMD), Snoring, and Obstructive Sleep Apnea in children and adults. He has also completed advanced training in the treatment of snoring, sleep apnea and TMJ therapy.

Dr. Monacell has taught at the MCV/VCU School of Dentistry and has also lectured to numerous professional organizations. He is a member of various professional and civic organizations and has served as president of the MCV Orthodontic Education and Research Foundation, two local Rotary Clubs, and founding board member and Chairman of the Chickahominy YMCA.

Dr. Monacell has been married to and his wife, Jane, for over 42 years and they have two grown daughters, Amy and Emily. His hobbies include boating, fishing, and photography.

About the Practice

Richmond Dental Sleep Medicine was founded by Dr. John F. Monacell, D.D.S., a dental specialist in orthodontics, to provide healthy treatments for patients suffering from Snoring, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, and Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMD).

Dr. Monacell has been treating patients with Oral Appliances for over 35 years. He completed his orthodontic residency program at MCV/VCU in 1975. Dr. Monacell has continued to be a lifetime student and has completed advanced training in the treatment of Snoring, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, and TMJ Therapy.

Dr. Monacell is a member of many Professional Organizations including: American Academy of Sleep Medicine, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, Virginia Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Dental Association, and the American Association of Orthodontists.

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Richmond Dental Sleep Medicine


Richmond Dental Sleep Medicine
9448 Chamberlayne Road
Mechanicsville, VA 23116

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00-5:00