About Us

Frank Russomanno Jr., DDS

Dr. Russomanno has lived in Minnesota for the majority of his life. He grew up in Bloomington and Eagan and now lives in Rosemount with his two children, Michael and Amanda. In 1993, Dr. Russomanno graduated cum laude from St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin, earning his bachelor’s degree in natural sciences. He continued his education at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry and graduated with honors, earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1999. He has been practicing dentistry in the Oakdale, Minnesota, area for over a decade.

Since graduating school, Dr. Russomanno has dedicated himself to his continuing education. He takes continuing education courses two times a month. He is a lifelong student of dentistry and believes that we never stop improving our skills or expanding our knowledge. Currently, Dr. Russomanno is a member of the following professional organizations:

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Russomanno finds his greatest enjoyment in being a father and spending time with his children. Michael and Amanda are undoubtedly his highest priority in life. In his spare time, you can find Dr. Russomanno playing basketball, collecting baseball and football cards, golfing, or taking care of his aquarium and fishpond. He also has special interests in archeology, great white sharks, history and politics.

Neil Keane, DDS

Dr. Neil Keane earned his Bachelor’s degree from St. John’s University in 2002. He then attended dental school at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Keane is committed to continuing his education, so he takes courses twice a month. Our dentist’s goal is to provide high-quality, patient-centered care in a comfortable environment. He strives to help patients meet their oral health needs and feel confident with their smiles. Dr. Keane is a member of the following professional organizations:

Dr. Keane and his wife Sara have three young children: JP, Ella and Everrett. When not in the office, Dr. Keane enjoys skiing, listening to music, spending time with his kids and fixing up his house.

Jason Pendleton, DDS

Dr. Jason Pendleton, originally from Superior, WI received his DDS from Marquette University and completed a residency at the University of Iowa Hospital where he met his wife Katie. They married in 2015 and have 2 children Vivian 4yrs old and Grant 2yrs old. Katie is a physician with the University of Minnesota and is originally from Cottage Grove, MN. They share a passion for cheering on the Vikings, Wild and Twins.

“I enjoy treating patients of all ages with compassion while delivering superior patient care. I take pride in building connections with patients while guiding them to making informed decisions. I push myself and our team in staying up to date on the latest in dental technology and advancement in dental care.”

Meet Our Team

When you visit Crystal Lake Dental Care, your smile will be in the hands of skilled and compassionate professionals. Our team members work hard to help our dentists provide you with outstanding dental care in Robbinsdale, Minnesota, while keeping you comfortable and making sure that you have a positive experience at our office. You can get to know each of our team members below, and you can call 763-588-8426 to schedule your appointment.


Dental Hygienist

Claire joined our practice in August 2023. Graduated from Rochester Community and Technical College in 2021 with an associate in applied science in dental hygiene. A bit about Claire in her own words, ” I enjoy the flexible and friendly atmosphere that each office I work in is able to create. I contribute to the success of our practices to each individual who works together there to provide a stellar patient experience and high standard of care. . I enjoy video games, boating, and playing the violin.”


HR Director

I joined our practice in March 2022. I graduated from Minnesota School of Business with an associate in applied science degree in health and exercise sciences. I worked in the health care field for 22 years prior to my career change in the dental field. My background includes front desk management, workflow analysis, staff education and development. I am passionate about caring for others and having a positive uplifting approach to those around me. The things I enjoy most in my free time are exercise, being outdoors any time, I am able, spending time with family and friends, crafting, decorating, and traveling.


Dental Assistant

Nikki started with the practice a little over 2 years ago. In Nikki’s words – “I enjoy the variety that dental assisting provides. This industry is ever so changing, and it is exciting to see and be a part of the progression. Patient care is very important to me and being a part of a team that is flexible and growing makes for a good day.”


Office Manager

Veronica is the Office Manager at Crystal Lake Dental Care. She is often the first face you see when you enter our offices in Robbinsdale. She joined the CLDC Team in July of 2023, and has been enjoying her work there ever since!

Veronica was born and raised here in the cities (except for 4 years in college when she was in Duluth).

In her personal life – she is a loud-laugher, book lover, storyteller, and tries to make the world a better place everyday.