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Dr. Loc Tong

Dr. Loc Tong, D.D.S. | The owner of Gentle Dentistry

Dr. Loc Tong, the owner of Gentle Dentistry, brings experience and expertise to his practice. Raised in Detroit, Michigan, Dr. Tong embarked on his academic journey in South Florida, culminating in a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Nova Southeastern University. He furthered his education at Barry University, earning a Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Tong’s pursuit of excellence led him to Howard University College of Dentistry (HUCD) in Washington, D.C., where he obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Throughout his academic tenure, Dr. Tong garnered numerous accolades, including recognition as the Most Outstanding Student Doctor and Most Likely To Teach. Additionally, he assumed the role of Class President at HUCD during his tenure.

Proficient in all facets of general dentistry, Dr. Tong demonstrates a particular interest in implant and cosmetic dentistry. He maintains active membership in esteemed professional organizations such as the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and Florida Dental Association. Committed to humanitarian endeavors, Dr. Tong dedicates his time to volunteering, extending dental services to underserved communities globally.

Outside of his dental practice, Dr. Tong finds joy in exploring new restaurants and cafes in the Tampa Bay area with his family. He engages in recreational pursuits, such as weekly bowling league activities and weekend pickleball games.

Dr Angela Rasmussen

Graduate Education

State University of New York at Buffalo

Angela Rasmussen, D.D.S. | Dentist In Tampa, FL

Dr. Rasmussen earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry, summa cum laude, from Niagara University in Niagara Falls, New York, and her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, cum laude, from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She continued her training with a General Practice Residency, in which she was chosen to be Chief Resident at University Hospital in Birmingham Alabama. Dr. Rasmussen then went on to receive her prestigious Fellowship at the Academy of General Dentistry in Chicago, Illinois.

Active within numerous professional organizations, Dr. Rasmussen holds membership and has served in leadership positions for the American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, Academy of Osseointegration, Florida Dental Association, West Coast Dental Association and Hillsborough County Dental Association, among others. She is also dedicated to continually  expanding her knowledge in all of the latest developments in her field.

Dr. Rasmussen is the recipient of many honors throughout her career, including the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Award and the Hillsborough Education Foundation Business Partnership Award. On a more personal level, she is a former Mrs. Florida, USA, and has been volunteering for Project I Can since 1992.