280 Sierra College Drive, Suite 240
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 477-5060

Meet the Team

 Meet the team at The Dental Wellness Center of Grass Valley. 
 Meet Tawny at The Dental Wellness Center of Grass Valley. 


Tawny joined our team October 2011. Since then she has gone on to receive her license as a registered dental assistant. She enjoys working with our patients daily and making sure they feel comforted through their experience here in the office. 

Outside of work Tawny enjoys doing Crossfit, recreational softball, camping, fishing and spending time with her family. She met her fiancé Justin summer of 2011 and almost 6 years later they are to be married in October. They both grew up here and are looking forward to starting their family and lives together here in Nevada County. 

 Meet Sharon at The Dental Wellness Center of Grass Valley. 


Sharon joined the team in April 2014 and enjoys her time in the front office getting to know our patients.   She has lived in Nevada County for most of her life and says she couldn’t imagine living anywhere else.  While attending Nevada Union High School she met her husband, Jim.  She has been happily married to Jim since she was 19 years old!  They have 2 children, 1 grandson and 1 very spoiled fur baby who goes everywhere with them.  When Sharon is not at the office working, you can generally find her outdoors.  She is currently training along with her husband, for their first long course triathlon, being held in May of 2017.  She also loves to go camping in her travel trailer, kayaking, hiking and chasing her grandson around.  When time allows, she enjoys baking and decorating special occasion cakes.

 Meet Kirsten at The Dental Wellness Center of Grass Valley. 


Kirsten joined the team in August 2008.  Kirsten’s favorite part about being a treatment care coordinator and a registered dental assistant with extended function is being able to spend more time caring for our clients while helping our team be efficient.  Her calm and caring personality helps our clients feel at ease when they have dental treatment needs.  Outside of the office, Kirsten enjoys learning, reading, working out, hiking and seeing movies with her husband, Sirus.

 Meet Jocelyne at The Dental Wellness Center of Grass Valley. 


Jocelyne joined the team in November 2015. She grew up in Penn Valley and has always felt like it would be where she would settle down. Her and her husband bought their first house in 2015 in the Penn Valley area. She met her husband, Cody, in high school, and got married in 2013. When she is not working with patients, she enjoys camping and fishing with family and friends. They are expecting their first child, a girl, in August of 2017. She loves meeting new patients andgetting to know everyone she has the pleasure of working with.

 Meet Erin at The Dental Wellness Center of Grass Valley. 


Erin is a Registered Dental Hygienist who has been part of our dental team since 2012. She has lived in Nevada County most of her life. Erin is known to always greet you with a smile. She takes pride in her work and great joy in nurturing the relationships she’s developed with her patients. She also focuses on maintaining a gentle hand. Erin has a passion for music, cooking, exercise, traveling, and of course her friends and family. She looks forward to meeting you!



Lisa joined our team in August 2017. She became a Dental Hygienist almost 20 years ago because she has a strong desire to build long lasting, trusting relationships with people.  She loves to work with her hands, and you can rely on her to provide a thorough, yet gentle dental experience.  Lisa is committed to having our clients experience outstanding dental care.

Outside of our office, Lisa’s passions include hot yoga, Pilates, trail running with her dog, and living a balanced active life with her teenage son, and daughter who are also very active with sports.



Rosie joined our team in December 2017. She graduated from UC Davis in 2007 with a B.S. degree in Biological Sciences. Once she discovered her love for how fitness and nutrition can contribute to wellness, she became certified as a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner. Rosie believes that our bodies run best on a diet composed of properly prepared whole foods, which can lead to improved health for everybody! She is excited to work with our patients to help them understand how a whole body holistic approach to health can contribute to a beautiful, healthy smile.

Rosie works with the team as the Preventative Care Coordinator. In addition to her passion for nutrition, Rosie loves to cook, eat, and garden. She is a Nevada County native- raised on her family's farm in Chicago Park- and enjoys spending time with family and friends. Rosie loves to spend time outside of work exploring the outdoors with her boyfriend and their dogs - hiking, fishing, and camping whenever possible!