About Our Doctors, Lakeland, FL

Home > About Our Doctors, Lakeland, FL

Have you been searching for a dentist in the Lakeland, Florida area who makes your dental health a priority?


Dr. Frank Laga

Dr. Frank Laga was born and raised in Crystal River, FL. He attended the University of South Florida where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Science with a minor in General Business. He then decided to pursue his passion for helping people and received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from LECOM Dental School in Bradenton, FL. Dr. Laga was also selected for the Health Professions Scholarship with the US Army and proudly served four years as a dentist and officer.

Dr. Laga met his wife, Dr. Megan Laga, during dental school. They got married after graduation and headed to their first duty station at Fort Bragg, NC. Dr. Laga deployed with the 257 DCAS to Kuwait for nine months in 2019. Dr. Laga and his team provided high-quality dental care for all military personnel on base. While deployed, he gained valuable experience in leadership and dentistry and is very grateful for the opportunity to serve.

Dr. Laga is a member of the America Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, West Coast Dental Association and Polk County Association. He has continued his education with advanced courses in dentistry and is able to provide a wide variety of up-to-date and state-of-the-art dental procedures to meet the needs of his patients. Dr. Laga believes in compassionate and comprehensive dentistry and strictly follows the Golden Rule. Each and every patient can expect to be treated like family!

Dr. G.R. Sheumaker Jr.

GR Sheumaker DDS, dentist in Lakeland FL At Northside Family Dental, you can be confident that our friendly and caring staff’s main goal is to help you achieve a beautiful and healthy smile. To get you the results you want, we offer a variety of different dental services, such as dental implants, dentures, dental fillings, and more. Even if you are just looking for a dentist who can provide you with dental health tips, we promise that your questions and concerns will always be fully answered and addressed. Dr. G.R. Sheumaker Jr. DDS is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, is a member of several dental associations, and extends his dental skills beyond just the Lakeland area by going on overseas dental missions.

When you come to Dr. Sheumaker for family dentist services, you will notice that Dr. Sheumaker works well with children and adults of all ages, is extremely caring and friendly, and often erases any fears you or your children have about visiting the dentist due to his skills and experience. Our office is open Monday through Thursday during regular business hours. We also provide two convenient ways for our patients to make an appointment with us. You can either call and set up an appointment or simply fill out a form online. Whether you need implant restorations, dental fillings, crowns & bridges, or tooth whitening, you can rest assured that you will receive the best dental care possible from us at Northside Family Dental.