Dr. Rasmussen was born in Rochester, NY and raised in Cape Coral, FL. After graduating from Mariner High School, she attended The University of Central Florida where she earned a Bachelor of Micro-Molecular Biology degree. Following this, she received her Doctorate in Dental Medicine from the University of Florida. In addition to her degrees, the doctor has completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency through New York University. After practicing dentistry in the Central Florida area, Dr. Rasmussen returned home to SW Florida to open her own practice.
Community Service is very important to Dr. Rasmussen as she enjoys giving back to the children in our area. Since 2008, Dr. Rasmussen has provided tooth brushes, tooth paste, floss and oral health instruction to over 2,000 Title 1 students across Lee County. She has gone into many classrooms, auditoriums, lunchrooms, and gymnasiums to teach our school children proper oral health.
Dr. Frey attended the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. Upon completion, she furthered her education at Southern Illinois University, where she obtained an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (A.E.G.D.) certificate.
Dr. Frey loves meeting new people and helping them obtain beautiful, healthy smiles. She has extensive training and background in cosmetic dentistry. She grew up with a fear of the dentist and knows the importance of painless, stress-free treatment.
When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Frey loves spending time with her twin children and husband Steve. You can also find her working out, riding her bike, and walking her dog Olaf.
Denise grew up in Massachusetts and moved to Florida over 20 years ago. She has a son and a grandson that she is very fond of, and enjoys spending most of her time with her immediate family. Denise has been in the dental field for over 19 years and really loves interacting with patients. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, going to the beach, and camping out.
Cale taught business education for the last 10 years at the secondary and post-secondary levels. He holds a Bachelor of Hospitality and Business Management degree as well as a Masters of Business Management degree with a concentration in Human Resource Management. Cale is a devoted husband and father of five-year-old son, Easton.
Chelsey graduated from St. Bonaventure University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology. After raising her two young daughters and traveling across the country for 4 years, Chelsey went back to school to become a dental assistant. She joined the Rasmussen Family Dental family in 2016. She also enjoys crafting, cats and going to Disney.
Originally from Northern Michigan, Brandy has been IN SWFL for the last 10 Years. During this time, Brandy attended Lorenzo Walker Institute for Technology in Naples to earn her EFDA certification. She worked in private practice for 5 years and has spent the last 3 years teaching Dental Assisting for a proprietary school before joining our practice. She loves dentistry and is passionate about educating patients about their dental health and the importance of prevention. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband, watching their son play ice hockey, traveling and spending time at the beach.
Leah is a valued dental hygienist at Rasmussen Family Dental. She received her hygienist degree from Farmingdale State University in 1993 at an evening program while continuing her career as a dental assistant. Leah has such a passion for dentistry that she educates her patients every step of the way with new techniques and new dental products. Her patients feel like family when they sit in her chair. Leah's desire for warmer weather brought her and her family to sunny Florida in 1997. Here she practices closely with Dr. Rasmussen, gaining invaluable experience and knowledge. Leah enjoys spending time outdoors in our beautiful sunny state with her husband and two children. They also enjoy swimming and evening strolls, of course, when she is not making smiles brighter!
Krystal Barber started her dental career as a Dental Assistant. She worked for 6 years in the industry. After applying, and being accepted into the Hygiene program at Florida SouthWestern. She graduated receiving the Golden Scaler Award, and made the Dean’s list. She is currently working towards getting her Bachelor’s degree in Business.
Krystal is an enthusiastic Miami Heat and Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan. In her free time she enjoys exploring new restaurants and lying out by the pool. During the week when she is not cleaning teeth, you will find her at home watching programs like, “This is Us”, “Empire,” “Prison Break,” or “The Voice” with her boyfriend.
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