316 West Helen Avenue Punta Gorda, Florida 33950, Phone: 941-575-1446, Fax: 941-637-1963

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Care Credit

Dentist in Punta Gorda, FL

All our professionals at Cayo Costa Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.


 

Dr. Frederick Fox

Dr. Fox was born in Denver, Colorado. He relocated at a young age to Naples, Florida where he graduated from Naples High School.  He subsequently attended Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont. He double majored in biology and history and graduated with honors in ’88.  His professional training included a dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA.  He also graduated from a hospital based general practice residency program from the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY.  Dr fox is a graduate of the prestigious University of Florida Implant Educators post graduate training program.

In addition to his formal education, Dr. Fox has attended many hours of continuing education in areas including cosmetic dentistry, advanced root canal treatment, minor oral surgery, pediatric dental treatment, oral medicine, implant dentistry and oral radiography.   Dr. Fox is currently a member of the Florida Dental Association. He is also a member of the Academy of General Dentistry and former President of the Kennebec Valley Dental Society (Maine) and Charlotte County Dental Society (Florida). He is currently a member of the Florida Dental Association House of Delegates.

Dr. Fox’s community service involvement has included membership in the Punta Gorda Historical Society, Punta Gorda Kiwanis Club, Quail Forever Conservation Organization and the City of Punta Gorda Charter Review Committee.  He has also been actively involved with the Charlotte County school system working to improve oral hygiene education in the local elementary schools. Dr Fox resides in the Punta Gorda’s historic district with his wife and twin sons. His personal interests include biking, hunting, fishing, boating, kayaking and coaching soccer.  He speaks fluent Swedish and is a member of the Swedish Club of Sarasota.

The goal of his practice is to provide state of the art treatment in a relaxed environment.  He is also strongly committed to working for the betterment of the community.

Kerstin Fox - Business Manager
Kerstin was born in Stockholm, Sweden. She graduated from University of Uppsala, Sweden with a bachelor’s degree in physical therapy in 1990.In 1991; she decided to pursue a career in the US and practiced as a physical therapist for a number of years in Pennsylvania, New York and Maine.  In addition to her physical therapy degree, Kerstin also attended Edison College, Drexel University, and University of St. Augustine, for classes in business, marketing, computer and professional communication.In addition to working as the office business manager, Kerstin is a Florida and Maine licenced physical therapist as well as a Certified Health Coach.

Kerstins many  responsibilities include book keeping, human resource and marketing. In her spare time,Kerstin enjoys jogging, swimming and  weight lifting , as well as good dinners with family and friends. She also truly enjoys reading, going to the beach, and travelling . Kerstin is a member of the Swedish Club of Sarasota.

 

Eve-Annn Davis - Registered Dental Hygienist
Eve-Ann is a graduate of Edison College Dental Hygiene program in Ft. Myers, Florida. She successfully completed her national and Florida state clinical exams with scores above the national average. She brings to the practice a 20 year medical experience in an array of settings working with adults and children.

Along with her Dental Hygiene license, she also holds a current Florida radiology technology license. Eve-Ann is CPR certified, holds certificates in expanded functions and nitrous oxide administration. She has experience in Dental Assisting and as an alternate delegate for the American Dental Hygiene Association West Coast District, supported hygienists in the State of Florida.

Most recently Eve-Ann has joined the volunteer staff at the Senior Friendship Center in Venice, Florida where she volunteers as a dental hygienist. She resides in Punta Gorda, Florida.

On a personal basis, Eve-Ann enjoys going to the gym, riding her bike, and playing tennis. She also enjoys gardening and spending time with her son.

Eve-Ann enjoys all areas of hygiene including advance periodontal therapy, advanced digital radiography, pediatric treatment, and geriatric treatment. She looks forward to serving our patients’ dental hygiene needs.

 

Christina - Dental Assistant
Christina was born in Dearborn, Michigan and graduated from Miller High School in 1989.  She has traveled and lived around the world in the past 16 years. Christina moved to Florida in 2007 from Wilmington NC. She also attended college at Wake technical community college and University of North Carolina where she majored in Dental Assisting and studies in English and Science. Christina graduated from college in 2003 top of her class with a 3.84 GPA. She enjoys sporting events, volleyball and she loves to travel to exotic places with beautiful beaches. In her spare time you will find her on the beach or by the pool hanging out with her daughter and friends. She has two beautiful daughters and four wonderful grand children.

Christina is a CDA (Board Certified Dental Assistant) and has worked in dentistry for the past 12 years, she passed her National Boards in 2003. She thoroughly enjoys working with people by helping them to understand the importance of the care of their teeth and the oral cavity. She gets great satisfaction from knowing that she helped to improve a patient’s smile and helped to achieve overall good oral health. Christina looks forward to working with you on all aspects of your dental care from the simple to the most complex treatment.

Kristen
Kristen has lived in Florida for most of her life. She moved from Tampa to the Charlotte county area about five years ago with her husband and their three children. While it took some getting used to she now finds the relaxed atmosphere of this area to be an enjoyable change from the faster pace of Tampa.

Kristen’s favorite pastimes include spending time outdoors with her family and playing board games and card games with her daughters. She also enjoys traveling and taking road trips to visit National Parks.

Kristen is a recent college graduate. She earned her BA in Interdisciplinary Social Science from USF Sarasota in May of 2013. She was fortunate to be able to be a full time mom for the last several years but is excited to be working outside of the home again. She has 15+ years of medical office and customer service experience. She promises to treat each patient with courtesy and respect as she assists them with their scheduling and billing needs. 

Joanka
Joanka has lived in Florida her entire life, having moved from Miami to Cape Coral at a young age.  After high school, she proceeded to attend Florida International University and Florida SouthWestern State College.  She graduated with an Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene from Florida SouthWestern State College as the valedictorian of her class.

She has a passion for teeth and enjoys being able to help others to care for and appreciate their teeth, too.  Joanka has experience treating patients with a variety of periodontal conditions and is enthusiastic about promoting oral health and treating patients with respect and consideration.  Furthermore, she is CPR certified, holds credentials in local anesthesia and nitrous oxide, and she is fluent in English and Spanish.

In her free time, she enjoys exercising, going to the beach, watching movies, painting, and cooking.

Joanka looks forward to helping you achieve and maintain excellent oral hygiene!