About Your Dentist

Rachel Franz, DMD

"Making one person smile can change the world - maybe not the whole world, but their world." - John Spence 

My Mission

“My mission is to help improve each patient’s dental health and quality of life by helping them achieve their dental goals. It is my duty to deliver high quality, individualized dental education, and comprehensive care with compassion and integrity.” 

Education

Doctorate of Dental Medicine
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine – Erie, PA

Bachelor of Science in Biology
Saginaw Valley State University – University Center, MI

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Franz is committed to pursuing continuing education opportunities in order to provide her patients with the most up to date techniques, treatments, and technology in modern dental care.  She has successfully completed the following courses:

  • Root Camp Boot Camp (Dentsply Sirona, WaveOne Gold)
  • State of the Art Implant Prosthetics (Straumann)
  • Rationale of Implant Dentistry (BioHorizons)
  • Invisalign Certified, Digitally Driven Dentistry (Nobel Biocare)
  • Introduction to Socket Preservation and Bone Grafting (Straumann)

Dr. Franz is an active member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, West Coast Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Franz was adopted from Seoul, South Korea, and grew up in the small town of Freeland, Michigan. She graduated from Saginaw Valley State University where she received her Bachelor of Science in Biology. She left the cold, dreary, Michigan winters to attend Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) School of Dental Medicine in Bradenton, Florida where she was an active member of the Student Government Association and American Student Dental Association (ASDA), and received the Exceptional Community Service Award upon graduation in 2017.
 

Alisha Anand, DMD

“Every tooth in a man’s head is more valuable than a diamond.” — Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote, 1605

My Mission

“My mission is to provide an enjoyable dental experience with professional, compassionate, and quality care for each and every patient. I care about the whole person, not just their smile, so my patients can depend on me to provide efficient care that puts their health first.”

Education

General Practice Residency
New York Medical College - Valhalla, NY

Doctorate of Dental Medicine
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine - Boston, MA

Master of Science in Oral Health Sciences
Boston University School of Medicine – Boston, MA

Bachelor of Science in Psychology
University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh PA

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships 

Dr. Anand strives to stay up to date in the dental field and has completed advanced training in The Art of Endodontics, the Zimmer Biomet Resident Cadaver Course, and Functional Occlusion and Beyond 2020 at The Dawson Academy.

She is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Florida Dental Association, West Pasco Dental Association, and the Hillsborough Dental Association.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Alisha Anand is a Tampa Bay native and die-hard Lightning fan. She is excited to be back in the Sunshine State! She loves dentistry with a passion and is dedicated to personal and professional excellence through continuous education. She looks forward to becoming a part of the Plant City community! When she’s not at the office, you can catch her trying out a local restaurant or at home, covered in paint and crafting away!