All professionals at Zephyr Cove Dental Center maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
Jan is a very familiar face, as she has been with the practice for over 30 years. Beloved by her patients, she enjoys the many relationships she has created during her career. She also enjoys improving their lives through proper oral care.
Hiking is passion for Jan and she is training to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro. In connection with this challenge, she is sponsoring a young boy from Kenya and helping him climb out of poverty through education over the next 10-12 years. Jan is funding the trip and the boys education herself and has been working hard to prepare physically and financially for this adventure.
Liz was born and raised in South Lake Tahoe. She went to Carrington College of Sacramento for Dental Hygiene. She has been a dental hygienist for 10 years. She is very concerned about oral hygiene and the affect it has on a patient’s overall health. She enjoys making every patient feel comfortable and believes in helping patients find their best smile. Liz enjoys spending time with her family camping, boating and traveling the mountains.
Catherine is from Sherman Oaks, California. She has lived in the Tahoe area for 3 years. She attended Notre Dame de Namur University for Dental Hygiene. Catherine has found great pleasure in helping her community. Catherine has cared for many patients in underserved communities who lack access to care. She prides herself on helping those in need. You can find Catherine in her spare time enjoying the serenity and beauty of Tahoe mountain biking, electric biking and enjoying the backcountry.
Martha was born in Mexico but found her way to Lake Tahoe over 30 years ago. Martha went to Sacramento City College where she studied Dental Assisting. She has been in the dental profession for 26 years and is current with all of the latest technology dentistry has to offer. Martha receives great pleasure in helping others and making patients feel comfortable during their care. She has a great love for the outdoors and nature. You can find her hiking the mountains in the area with her wonderful husband and three amazing children.
Joanna Rojas is 29 years old and was born and raised in South Lake Tahoe, California. She went to high school at South Tahoe High and attended Lake Tahoe Community College where she studied Dental Assisting. Joanna always had a passion to help her community and to help those in need which led her down the path of dentistry. Her primary goal is to help patients out of pain. She also believes that the first thing you see when you meet a person is their smile, so creating that person’s dream smile is very important to her. You can find Joanna outside the office playing at the beach with her two beautiful sons enjoying the lake and sunshine.
Mary was born and raised in a big family in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She moved to Texas to be with her sister where she attended Dental Assisting school in Dallas, Texas. Mary is new to the Tahoe area and is really looking forward to seeing the great beauty it has to offer. Her dedication to dentistry shows by how caring and attentive she is to every patient she meets. She believes that when you have a great smile you feel great. She is there to meet all of your dental needs. Mary loves spending time with her family and really enjoys yoga, hiking and playing with her dogs.
Roberta is originally from Newton, Massachusetts but has lived in the Tahoe area for 49 years. She fell in love with the area on her honeymoon and never left. She attended Northeastern University where she studied business. Roberta found her passion for dentistry while watching her childhood Orthodontist work with patients. She then knew where she wanted her career to go. She is the engine that makes the office run smoothly. She is our problem solver and approaches every situation with a smile. She is there to answer any of our patient’s questions and to make you feel as comfortable as she can. Roberta loves spending time with her children and husband. You can find her in the Village shopping or spending time at the beach.
Kendall is originally from Reno, Nevada and moved to the Tahoe area with her lovely family. She went to Spanish Springs High School where she found her passion for helping others in the healthcare community. You can find Kendall at our front desk where everything happens. She is enthusiastic about attending to every persons needs upon entering the office. She is extremely knowledgeable about all areas of dentistry and is there to make your visit go as smooth as possible. You can find Kendall hiking and watching nature with her husband and beautiful daughter, Brylie.