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.

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!

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

Bonnie has 21 years of experience as a Dental Hygienist and has loved every minute of her career. She is married to a wonderful man who together they enjoy the great outdoors, the beach, boating, camping, and traveling. Bonnie especially enjoys the adventure of visiting places for the first time.

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.

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.


Born and raised in Florida,. Graduated from Dunnellon High School before attending college to then pursue a career in the dental field. She will be one of the first smiling faces you see upon arriving at our office. Her goal is to make every patient feel comfortable and welcomed. Meeting wonderful people and making a difference in their life is what makes Elizabeth feels makes her job worthwhile. The best part of her day is seeing patients leave our office feeling confident and happy with their smile. Outside the office, she enjoys spending time traveling, camping, doing all things outdoorsy with her husband and daughter.


Worked many years with Dr. Swanson, Best in Citrus County! Lived in Citrus county 18 years. Favorite place on earth so far. Love boating, fishing, and swimming in Springs. Loves visiting Indiana to see her son, corn fields, and fireflies. Spends free time with friends and trying out new restaurants.

Kaitlyn, Dental Assistant

Kaitlyn is certified in expanded functions dental assisting. You can’t help but notice Kaitlyn’s enthusiasm for dentistry and outgoing personality. Born and raised in Citrus County, in her spare time she enjoys boating, traveling, and spending time with friends, family, and her dog.