Dr. Richard A. Rasmussen III
Dr. Richard A. Rasmussen III is a Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology whose background and credentials reflect his commitment to the highest standards of patient care, treatment innovation, and leadership within his specialty. He has been an integral member of the Implant and Periodontal Therapy team for the past decade.
A native of Tampa, Florida, Dr. Rasmussen graduated from Jesuit High School and went on to study at the University of Florida where he graduated Cum Laude with research distinction. Dr. Rasmussen’s achievements were recognized by the country’s best training programs, including the country’s number one rated dental school, the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Preferring to stay in his home state, Dr. Rasmussen declined acceptance to Harvard and attended Nova Southeastern College of Dental Medicine where he obtained his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Dr. Rasmussen graduated at the top of his class and was honored with membership in the prestigious academic society of Omicron Kappa Upsilon.
Dr. Rasmussen completed residency training in Periodontology at the University of Florida, Shands Hospital where he developed a special interest in implant reconstruction, periodontal plastic surgery and wisdom teeth surgery. During his chief year, he also received a Master’s Degree in Dental Sciences as well as certification in Intravenous Conscious Sedation.
PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS & AFFILIATIONS
Dr. Rasmussen is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Periodontology and Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Committed to education and patient care, Dr. Rasmussen has been published in scientific journals and lectures nationally on implants, advanced bone and soft tissue augmentation as well as periodontal plastic surgery. He is currently a courtesy clinician associate professor at the University of Florida, Department of Periodontology.