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 - Certified 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 and has been working side by side with Dr. Fox for 11 years. She  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  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 family. 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 16 years, she passed her National Boards in 2003. She attends continuing educatio and has been certified in adult and child sedation, airway management, phlebotomy, and implant surgery. Christina 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 patients smile and helped achieve overall good health. Christina looks forward to working with you on all aspects of your dental care from the simple to the most complex treatment.



Kristen- Front Desk Coordinator


Kristen has lived in Florida for most of her life. She grew up on the east coast, in the Fort lauderdale area, and graduated from Plantation High School. Kristen moved to the west coast of Florida in 1995 and lived in Tampa for 14 years. She and her huband made the decision to move to Charlotte county in 2009. it was then when she decided to go back to college and finish her degree. She graduated in 2013 from USF/Sarasota Manatee with a BA in interdisciplinary Social Science.

Kristen is  dedicated to excellent customer service. She has over 15 years of medical/dental front office and customer service experience. She has been with Cayo Costa Dental as the scheduling coordinator for the past 4 years. She promises to treat each patient with courtesy and respect as she assist them with their scheduling and billing needs.

When Kristen is not working at Cayo Costa Dental, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children. They love spending time outdoors, especially visiting amusement parks and touring National parks.

 

Ashley- Registered Dental Hygienist

Ashley was born in Fort Myers, Fl and was raised in Arcadia, Fl. After graduating fro DeSoto Highschool in 2009, she proceeded to attend South Florida State College where she earned her Associates in Arts Degree and Associate in Science Dental Hygiene Degree

Ashley has a passion for dental hygiene and helping others care for their periodontal health. She has experience in treating patients with a variety of periodontal conditions and is enthusiastic in promoting oral health to all ages!Furthermore, she is CPR certified and holds a cetification in administerinig local anesthesia.

On a personal level, Ashley enjoy horseback riding, the outdoors, fishing, watching movies and spending time with her family

Ashley is looking forward to seeing you at Cayo Costa Dental soon! 

 

Lyndsey- Certified Dental Assistant

Lyndsey was born and raised in Arcadia, Florida. She graduated from high school in 2014 and attended Charlotte Technical Center to become a Certified Dental Assistant. When she is not busy assisting Dr. Fox, she is a student at Azusa Pacific University where her studies include a BA in Healthcare Management. Her ultimate goal is to go to dental school to expand her knowledge in the field of dentistry.

Lyndsey enjoys every aspect of dental assisiting and strived to learn more every day. What she loves most about dentistry is the ability to help people achieve optimal self confidence, as well as educate her patients regarding the importance of regular dental care in order to maintain a happy , healthy smile. She is looking forward to meeting you!

When Lyndsey is not busy working or studying, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She and her husband also play softball and love to take their Jack Russell named Nos on outings wherever they go.