"By far the best dentist I have ever been to. I came in with a lot of issues: cavities, wisdom teeth, border line gum disease & they had all the updated tools to get me fixed up. I use to hate/dread going to the dentist, but my hygienist Jeannie made me comfortable & helped me get my gums back to the best place they have been in my adult life. I'm moving across the country next month & one of the worst parts is going to be having to find a new dentist that takes care of me as well as Sierra Smiles did. Highly recommend this place to everyone!"
"What a wonderful dental organization! They truly have the best, most personable, kind hygienists and modern technologies to make your experience painless, quick, and always professional. Highly recommend!"
"What an amazing dental experience I had at Sierra Smiles! The doctors are amazing. The staff is wonderful and the office is beautiful. I would recommend Sierra Smiles to anyone who is ready to make a change. You will be happy you did!!"
Meet Our Team
Dr. John Bocchi, DDS
Dr. Bocchi is passionate about dentistry and the effect it can have on your whole-body health. This is where complete health dentistry comes to life! He believes in optimizing growth and development for kids and adults to improve breathing, prevent chronic health issues, and make the smiles of his patients’ dreams. Because he believes that you always need to continue learning in order to provide the best care for patients, he has traveled the country to learn the latest dental technologies, including the CEREC machine that completes porcelain crowns and veneers in a single visit.
He and his wife, Jen, have two children, Keira and Kipton; he enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, photography, fishing, hiking, biking, snowboarding, and the many other outdoor activities available in Northern Nevada.
Best Dentist—Reno News and Review
Best Cosmetic Dentist—Reno Magazine
Top 20 Professionals Under 40—Reno Journal
Ask the Doctor—Channel 2 News
Pro-bono Dental—Channel 4 News
Meet Dr. Bocchi:
Dr. Robert Vong, DMD
Dr. Vong is a friendly, caring, and detail-oriented dentist. His main priority is to treat every patient like a family member. He likes to get to know each patient and provide them with the best treatment possible by striving to make them happy with their dental experience.
Dr. Vong was born and raised in Reno, NV. He received a BS from UNR and attended dental school at UNLV, where he also received an Affiliate Associate Fellowship in implant dentistry.
When he isn’t practicing dentistry, you can find Dr. Vong snowboarding, playing basketball, fishing, and trying new restaurants. He loves to spend time with his friends and family by enjoying all that the great outdoors in Reno and Lake Tahoe have to offer.
Meet Dr. Vong:
Dr. Lucas McShosh, DDS
Dr. McShosh prides himself on exceptional patient care and optimal oral health and complete health services. He believes that each patient presents with unique needs, and through compassion and the use of modern technology and innovation techniques, he seeks to offer the best possible care for this patient and community.
Dr. McShosh is originally from Michigan, earning both his undergraduate and doctoral degrees from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr. McShosh has a passion for volunteering, working at clinics for the uninsured and underserved, participating in Mission of Mercy, a mission to the Dominican Republic, and Give Kids a Smile. He also loves the sport of hockey, and has played or coached since he was 8 years old. He looks forward to coaching and developing the sport in Nevada, especially with the new ice arena in Reno.
Dr. McShosh is excited to be a part of the Lake Tahoe community and is eager to provide the very best dental and complete health treatment possible for his patients in a gentle and caring manner.
Meet Dr. McShosh:
Registered Dental Hygienists
Katie was born and raised in Reno, and is the youngest of four siblings—everyone in her family still lives in the area and within fifteen minutes of each other. She worked hard to get into, and graduate from, one of the top dental hygiene programs in the United States. She became a member of The American Dental Hygienists’ Association and continues to contribute to the growth of the profession.She has been in the dental field for over 15 years, and takes pride in maintaining a high level of standard of care. Katie’s number one priority as a provider is improving her patients’ overall health.
Currently, Katie’s family consists of two adorable dogs Lola and Lady. When she’s not hiking or camping with her dogs, Katie loves to travel the world.
I was born and raised in small town Nevada, I always knew I wanted to be a Dental Hygienist and received my Associate of Dental Hygiene from College of Southern Nevada. I am the youngest in my family with just one older brother. My family has always been at the top of my priority list, we all love spending time together and laughing as much as we can. I have the most adorable niece that has made our family even happier and full. She is full of spunk and is very sassy, keeps Me on my toes to say the least. Being an Aunt (or Tia, like she calls me) is the greatest thing ever!
In her spare time, Jayna loves hanging out with her family, shopping, and cuddling with her cute cat.
With over two decades of experience and a passion for working with kids and adults to achieve complete health, Niki enjoys what each day brings. What truly distinguishes Niki is her holistic approach to oral care. She recognizes the mouth as a window to the body and understands the vital connections between the head, neck, and oral health to their impact on overall well-being.
Kayla was born in Reno and grew up in Bridgeport, CA. She graduated from the RMCC dental assistant program in 2009 and has worked at Sierra Smiles ever since. Kayla loves to be part of a team that changes people’s lives daily by caring for their teeth and overall health.
Kayla and her husband have 3 kids and 3 dogs. She is also an advocate for people with Down’s Syndrome.
Hi my name is Crystal. I was born and raised in Reno NV. I have been an assistant with Sierra smiles since 2017 and I love being a part of such an amazing team that is dedicated to providing our patients and community with Complete Health Dentistry. I love educating patients on the importance of a healthy mouth and making people feel happy to be a part of our dental family. Outside of the office I enjoy spending my personal time with friends and family, going to music festivals, working out and keeping a healthy/fun lifestyle. You can always catch me with a smile and positive attitude.
When she’s not at the office, she enjoys staying active with her friends and family.
Elysia grew up in Washington state and Reno. She loves being a dental assistant and hopes to help her patients feel less anxiety when going to the dentist. She and her husband just celebrated their first wedding anniversary and have four fur babies and a pet turkey.
In her spare time, Elysia likes to read and spend time with her family.
Aubrey grew up in Southern California and recently graduated a Dental Assisting program in early 2023 shortly before moving to Reno. She loves helping people and educating patients on the importance of their oral health.
When not in the office, she enjoys traveling, trying new experiences, thrifting, and reading. She has two dogs back home in Southern California that she misses a lot!
Operations and HR Manager
Tara was born and raised in Longview, WA. Before joining the dental field, she spent 11 years working in professional baseball between the Oakland Athletics and Reno Aces. She has the pleasure to work with all three Sierra Smiles’ offices and looks forward to growing and transforming lives through Complete Health Dentistry.
She and her husband, Alex, have two sons. She is an avid fan of sports and enjoys running, golfing, skiing, yard work, and travel.
Michelle has been in dental for almost 20 years and works as the billing manager for the billing team that covers all 3 of the Sierra Smiles practices. She loves how all of the Sierra Smiles team members go above and beyond to make sure that everyone from the patients to other team members have the best experience.
When not at the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Ken, and spending time with their blended family of 3 children and two grandchildren
TreShae was born and raised right here in Reno. She’s married and has 2 cats named Weeman and Drama. In her spare time she enjoys reading and playing video games.
Front Office Team
Becki is excited to be a part of the Sierra Smiles team while she learns more about the dental field. She worked in a preschool for ten years and although she loved taking care of the children, she decided it was time to do something new. Now she enjoys taking care of people in a new way by working with patients at Sierra Smiles.
Becki enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors, especially at the lake where she loves to paddleboard and camp.
Rachel was born in California but raised in Reno NV. She has been in dentistry for almost 9 years and has been a treatment coordinator for 7 years. She loves working with patients and getting to know them one on one.
Ileana was born and raised in Reno and has a BS in elementary education (she taught elementary school five years). Now at Sierra Smiles, she loves the opportunity to help make a difference in people’s lives by educating them about complete health. She enjoys seeing happy patients walk out of the office every day.
Ileana enjoys spending time with her family and friends and going to concerts, the lake, and traveling. She and her husband own two dogs and a hermit crab.
Megan has previously worked as a college-level math tutor at the University of Nevada, Reno for seven years, and as a Personal Care Aide for a local home health care company for one year. Her experience in these fields have helped develop Megan’s understanding that each patient has unique needs and concerns, and she strives to create a supportive and personalized experience for all as she transitions into her new position as a treatment coordinator at Sierra Smiles
In her free time, she values spending time with her family and enjoys crafts and music.
Vicki’s family has been in Reno for seven generations, and family is very important to her. She says the best job she’s ever had is here at Sierra Smiles. She enjoys the fun, challenging work, and laughing with the great people in the office.
She loves her nine great nieces and nephews and taking road trips to go fishing and camping.