AboutSierra Smiles

Sierra Smiles is a Reno based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using advanced dental equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like checkups, teeth cleaning, crowns, veneers and more.

We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Bocchi and our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 775-313-9383 and experience why our patients think Sierra Smiles is the best dentist in Reno.

Dr. John Bocchi

Dr. John Bocchi is passionate about dentistry and the effect it can have on your complete health. He believes improving the health of your smile can change your life. Twice he has been voted best dentist in Northern Nevada in the Reno News and Review’s annual vote from our community. He was also featured in Reno Magazine as a Top Cosmetic Dentist. The Reno Gazette Journal recognized him as one of the top 20 professionals under 40. Dr. Bocchi stays active in many different organizations and is the Past President of the Nevada Academy of General Dentistry and is the Vice-President of the Reno Chapter of The Flying Doctors charity.

He is also a member of:

  • American Academy of Oral Systemic Health
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Nevada Dental Association
  • One of Dr. Bocchi’s areas of expertise is with the CEREC machine, completing porcelain crowns and veneers in a single visit. He is Mentor for CERECDOCTORS.com,a prestigious group that is by invitation only, where he helps teach other dentists. Dr. Bocchi has been featured on Channel 2 News in the “Some to Know” and “Ask the Doctor” segments with Kristen Remington educate our community. He has also been featured on Channel 4 News for his pro-bono dental work. He and his wife Jen are proud parents to Keira and Kipton. Dr. Bocchi enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, photography, fishing, hiking, biking, snowboarding and the many other outdoor activities in Northern Nevada.

    Dr. Robert Vong

    Dr. Robert Vong was born and raised in Reno, Nevada. He received his Bachelors in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Nevada, Reno. He then went to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine where he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree.

    While Dr. Vong was finishing his studies at UNLV School of Dental Medicine, he completed 300 hours of comprehensive training in implant dentistry. Following his training, he received an Affiliate Associate Fellowship through the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. He is active in the dental community and is currently a member of:

  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Northern Nevada Dental Society
  • Dr. Vong is a friendly, caring, and detailed oriented dentist. His main priority is to treat every patient like a family member. Dr. Vong likes to get to know each individual patient and provide them with the best treatment possible. He strives to make every patient happy with their dental needs.

    Dr. Vong lives a healthy and active lifestyle. When he isn’t practicing dentistry, you can find him snowboarding, playing basketball, fishing, and trying new restaurants. He loves to spend time with his friends and family by enjoying the great outdoors that Reno and Lake Tahoe has to offer.

    Dr. Amy Nygren

    Dr. Amy Nygren was born and raised in Fallon, Nevada where her family has been ranching and farming for four generations. She grew up with a passion for the stage and continued ballet and theater at the University of Nevada, Reno. She received a degree in Chemistry with a minor in Theater and worked as a chemist before realizing she needed a career with more personal interaction. She says, “Dentistry is the perfect combination of art, science, and health; all the subjects I love!”

    Dr. Nygren attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine where she fell in love with dentistry; the research, technology, and fun gadgets make her career continually progressive and exciting. She enjoys meeting new faces every day, building relationships with her patients, and helping them become more confident, pain free, and healthy. Her goal is for patients to love their smiles and enjoy coming to their dental appointments.

    Dr. Nygren is a member of the Northern Nevada Dental Society and volunteers with Compassion Community Clinic here in Reno. She attends the annual American Dental Association conference where she meets dentists from around the country and takes a variety of courses including implants, root canals, oral surgery, opioids, Botox, and Invisalign.

    You can find Dr. Nygren attending a variety of plays, musicals, festivals, concerts, and sporting events especially if it involves the Nevada Wolfpack or the Denver Broncos! She has a large and crazy family that gets together for big family events and holidays throughout the year. She loves travelling to see new places and experiencing different cultures. Dr. Nygren hopes that her future includes volunteering and using her dental skills in overseas mission trips.