Richard Swanson, D.M.D.
Dr. Richard Swanson graduated from the University of Florida College of Dentistry in 1985. Licensed to practice in Florida, Dr. Swanson opened his office in Citrus County in 1992. Dr. Swanson is a member of the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Academy of Mini Implant Dentistry, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the American Academy of Facial Esthetics, and has achieved a Mastership in the International College of Oral Implantology. Dr. Swanson is committed to continuing education classes, including extensive training in cosmetic and restorative dentistry and dental implants. In his spare time, he enjoys boating, fishing, scuba diving, bluegrass music, playing the banjo, spending time with family and watching college football games.
Lynn Swanson, M.S., A.R.N.P.
Lynn Swanson is a licensed Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (A.R.N.P.). She attained a Master’s degree with honors in 1992 from the University of South Florida. and later received her facial esthetics training at the American Academy of Facial Esthetics. Lynn Swanson, A.R.N.P., is also a member of the Advanced Practice Nurses Association and the International Spa Association (ISPA). Lynn and her husband, Dr. Richard Swanson, have made their home and raised their three sons in Citrus County since 1992. Her interests include yoga, swimming, meditation, nutrition. kayaking. reading, going to bluegrass festivals, and spending time with her family. She is also an accomplished pianist and guitarist. Lynn’s hobbies include playing the guitar, bluegrass music, songwriting, reading, and spending time with her family.
Eve – Certified Dental Assistant
Eve, with her many years of experience and her friendly personality, ensures that each patient has a great dental experience. She has been in the dental field since 1996, and has been serving patients at our practice with expert care and dedication since 2002. Her many certifications include Expand-ed Duties from the University of Florida, Crown and Bridge Fabrication Specialist, and X-ray Certified. Eve has a strong affinity for cosmetic dentistry and enjoys helping patients attain a beautiful smile. She is known for her gentleness and sincerity, and makes sure all of our patients feel comfortable and relaxed. In her spare time, Eve enjoys spending time with her family, fishing, camping, and riding four-wheelers!
Nancy Jones, R.D.H., M.P.H., Doctorate of Ministry
Nancy has over twenty years of experience in dental hygiene, education and public health. She was one of the original curriculum developers and faculty for Pasco-Hernando State College Dental Hygiene Program. She is an alumni member of Columbia University. Nancy continues to serve the community as a volunteer professor at a private college, as a member of the Hernando County rescue team, CERT, and participates in public health speaking engagements.
Kim – Dental Hygienist
Kim is a 1998 graduate of Santa Fe Community College of Gainesville, Florida, where she received her Associates of Science Degree specializing in dental hygiene. Kim is an extremely skilled hygienist, and a believer that preventative care and education are keys to optimal dental care. In fact, our entire hygiene department is gentle, caring, and knows how to put patients at ease.
Erin – Office Manager
Born in Connecticut, Erin has been with the practice since 2014. She has extensive training in practice management, team building and customer service. She has a warm and friendly personality, and enjoys learning, working with people, and taking on new challenges. Her hobbies include spending time with her family, taking photos, exploring our beautiful Florida beaches and cheering on her three children in their many sports.
Bonnie – Dental Hygienist
Payton – Certified Dental Assistant
Payton is certified in expanded functions dental assisting and dental radiography since 2014. With her friendly and outgoing personality, making patients feel comfortable and keeping them informed every step of the treatment process is her number one priority. Born and raised in Citrus County, in her spare time she enjoys fishing, hunting, four-wheeling and spending time with friends and family.
Kelly, Business Team
Kelly brings over 14 years of dental business skills and customer relations to the practice. She is committed to providing personalized attention to each patient and is always glad to help with questions. A native Floridian, born and raised in Bayport, she is married to a wonderful husband and has four dogs. In her spare time, she enjoys boating and diving.