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 Kira at The Dental Wellness Center of Grass Valley. 


Kira joined the team in the fall of 2016.  She began at The Dental Wellness Center as a student intern and is currently working towards becoming a Registered Dental Assistant.  As a life-long resident of Nevada County, Kira’s favorite part of working with The Dental Wellness Center includes making connections and friendships within the community.  In her free time, she enjoys hiking with her dog Koda, hunting, doing art, and spending time with her friends and family. 

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 Jesse at The Dental Wellness Center of Grass Valley. 


Jesse joined the team July 2016.  She grew up in Kentucky and moved to California when she was eighteen where she started her dental career as a dental assistant. She has been in the dental field for over sixteen years and received her Associate of Science degree in dental hygiene in 2012. She met her husband, Evan, when she was 21, and they have been married for over five years.  When she is not treating clients she really enjoys watching college sports, playing recreational softball and soccer, and spending time with her two beautiful children.   

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!

Meet Carrie at The Dental Wellness Center of Grass Valley. 


Carrie is a Nevada County native who has worked as a registered dental hygienist for Doctor Rockwell since 2009. Carrie graduated from Santa Rosa Juniorcollege in 2008 with an A.S. in Dental Hygiene.   Carrie is enjoying her time raising her two boys on her husband’s family ranch, where they raise farm animals and explore nature.  In her free time she loves spending time with family, friends and furry babies. She feels blessed to be able to raise her boys and work at the Dental Wellness Center of Grass Valley.