MEET THE DOCTORS
At Neighborhood Dental, we work with only the best dentists and dental hygienists in the business. We have clinics in Sioux Falls, Tea, Harrisburg, Beresford, and Yankton. With our 7 convenient locations, you are likely to find a Neighborhood Dental near you! Our friendly and empathetic staff can't wait to meet you!
E. 26th St - Sioux Falls, SD
DR. ANDREW BOYD
Dr. Boyd is a graduate of Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine in Glendale, Arizona. His wife, Kyla, is also a dentist who joined the Neighborhood Dental team at our West 26th St and Tea locations. Dr. Boyd was raised and educated in Mitchell, South Dakota. He is excited to be back in South Dakota to practice because he enjoys the people and outdoor activities this state offers. Dr. Boyd offers treatment to patients of all ages.
E. 26th St - Sioux Falls, SD
DR. ALVIN BAER
Dr. Baer was raised in Sioux Falls, SD, and graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. He obtained his dental degree from the University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry. Dr. Baer enjoys music, art, and most of the outdoor sports that South Dakota has to offer. He is enthusiastically driven to deliver the best care to his patients and enjoys the smiles that beam back at him.
DR. NICK SHAWD
Dr. Shawd graduated from the University of Nebraska College and Dental School and currently provides dental care at the Tea Neighborhood Dental in Tea, SD. In his spare time, Dr. Shawd enjoys hunting and golfing.
DR. KYLA BOYD
Dr. Kyla grew up in Bismark, ND. She graduated from UND with a bachelor’s degree in biology. From there, she attained her dental degree from Midwestern University-College of Dental Medicine in Glendale, Arizona. It was at dental school, she met her husband, Dr. Andrew Boyd. Their hobbies include travel, cooking, & hiking with their yellow lab, Wrigley.
W. 26th St - Sioux Falls, SD
DR. ANDREW JOHNSON
Dr. Johnson is originally from Sioux City, Iowa. He attended Augustana College where he played football. He graduated from The University of Iowa – College of Dentistry in June, 2010. He is very excited to be back in Sioux Falls and looks forward to delivering high quality dentistry to you and your family.
39TH ST - SIOUX FALLS, SD
DR. BLAKE RIDGWAY
Dr. Ridgway attended Augustana College where he ran Track & Field. He then graduated from Creighton University School of Dentistry. In his spare time Dr. Ridgway enjoys being outdoors, running, biking, and spending time with his wife and daughter. He looks forward to providing exceptional care to patients of all ages.
39TH ST - SIOUX FALLS, SD
DR. ROBERT SWENSON
Dr. Robert Swenson, or “Dr. Bob” as he’s widely known, grew up hunting and fishing in Chamberlain, SD. He graduated from USD and then the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. Dr. Bob owned his own practice in Miller, SD for 33 years before moving to Sioux Falls. In December of 2017, he began filling in for Neighborhood Dental at various Neighborhood Dental locations. In May 2018, we welcomed Dr. Bob as a permanent fixture at our 39th street location, joining our very own Dr. Ridgway. Dr. Bob enjoys seeing patients of all ages. In his spare time, Dr. Bob enjoys time with his family and training his dogs for field trials.
DR. SEAN RASMUSSON
Dr. Rasmusson grew up in Aberdeen, South Dakota and graduated from Central High School. He received his bachelors degree from the University of North Dakota where he met his wife, Kami. After being accepted to the University of Minnesota school of Dentistry he and Kami moved to Minneapolis and graduated from the University of Minnesota. In his spare time he enjoys golfing, fishing, time at the lake, and spending time with family. They are both excited to be joining the greater Sioux Falls community and he looks forward to providing patient-focused, quality care to those in the Harrisburg community.
DR. AMANDA SCHWADERER
Dr. Schwaderer is a graduate of the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry. Amanda comes from a family of dentists. Her dad, Dale, is a dentist in Tripp, and brother, Ryan, practices with Neighborhood Dental in Yankton. Amanda looks forward to meeting you and providing high quality dental care to you and your family!
DR. TROY LARSEN
Dr. Troy Larsen (Dr. Troy) is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Dentistry. He was raised on a farm west of Viborg, South Dakota and attended South Dakota State University for undergraduate studies. His wife, Kayla, has taught 3rd grade at Lincoln Elementary in Yankton for 4 years and they have been homeowners in Yankton for over a year now. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife, cheering on the Nebraska Cornhuskers and Green Bay Packers as well as playing guitar. Dr. Larsen is a member of the American Dental Association, South Dakota Dental Association, Academy of Laser Dentistry and the American Academy of Facial Esthetics. He has additional training in the following: lnvisalign, Same-Day CEREC Crowns, TMJ Headache and Facial Pain Treatment using Botox and Dental Treatment for Sleep Apnea. He looks forward to, and prides himself on, using the most up-to-date and advanced techniques in dentistry to provide comprehensive oral healthcare.
DR. RYAN BAKKE
Dr. Bakke attended the University of South Dakota, then graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry in 2004. He was accepted into the Navy’s Health Professionals Scholarship Program and completed a 1 year Advanced Education in General Dentists Residency at the Naval Hospital in Baufort, SC. Dr. Bakke welcomes new and emergency patients and enjoys serving the Yankton community.