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.
Dr. Masterson graduated from the University of Louisville in 2016 where he received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD). He was a recipient of the health professions scholarship from the US Army. Upon graduation he began serving our nation’s finest as a general dentist in the US Army. While in the military Dr. Masterson received advanced leadership training and led multiple dental clinics as the Officer in Charge (OIC). Dr. Masterson was also selected to serve within US Special Operations as a Senior Brigade Dentist where he taught and trained our nation’s elite Special Forces and Operations Soldiers. During his time in the military he received numerous awards including multiple Army Achievement and Army Commendation Medals. Dr. Masterson currently still serves in the Florida National Guard where he continues to provide dental care to our nation’s Soldiers.
Dr. Masterson is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and continues to strive to improve his skillset through continuing education. Dr. Masterson has taken advanced training in oral surgery, CAD/CAM, implants and numerous other disciplines.
Dr. Masterson enjoys the outdoors, the ocean, and all the great things Florida and Citrus County has to offer. He is honored and excited to serve the community of Crystal River.
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.
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.