Sierra Smiles Tahoe: Zephyr Cove Office

Supporting your healthy lifestyle.

308 Dorla Ct. #202 Zephyr Cove, NV 89448

(775) 588-8484

Hours

Monday          8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday          8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday  8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday       8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday             Closed
Saturday       Closed
Sunday           Closed

Meet Our Team

Dentists

Dr McShosh

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:

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.

Featured in:

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

Member of:

Vivos
Healthy Start

Meet Dr. Bocchi:

Dr McShosh

Dr. Samina Quidwai, DDS

Dr. Quidwai is passionate about dentistry because it allows her to team with individuals to help them be the best version of themselves. She believes everyone deserves a pain-free mouth and to have confidence in their smile. She loves to meet new people and strives to make patients feel heard and at ease in the dental chair. Her goal is to merge her compassion, knowledge, and cutting edge dental technologies to provide the highest quality care and dentistry. She believes oral health is a key component to systemic health and mental health, and is excited to be part of Sierra Smile’s complete health dentistry team in Lake Tahoe.

Originally from Spokane, Washington, Dr. Quidwai received both her undergraduate and dental degrees from University of Washington in Seattle. She has a passion for working with underserved populations, and has participated in dental humanitarian programs in Haiti, Jamaica, rural Montana mobile vans, inner-city Seattle homeless shelters, and long-term care facilities.

When not in the office, Dr. Quidwai can be found out on the trails in Tahoe, mountain biking, skiing, or hiking with family, friends, and her two yellow Labrador retrievers.

Registered Dental Hygienists

Christi

Lancette

Lancette graduated from the University of South Dakota in 1995 and would love to help you reach your goals for a healthy smile that lasts a lifetime! She also works as a dental hygiene professional coach and as a continuing education speaker for dentists and dental hygienists. Lancette believes strongly in the power of prevention, the importance of complete health dentistry, and that all communities should have access to affordable dental care.

When she is not talking about teeth, she loves to spend time outdoors with her husband, two children, parents, and her siblings. 

Christi

Eric

Eric is originally from northeastern Maryland and moved to Lake Tahoe in 2007. He comes from a family of dentists including his father who practices in Maryland. His desire to become more connected with the Tahoe community led him to enroll in Truckee Meadows Community College’s Dental Hygiene Program. He feels very fortunate to have become part of Sierra Smiles because our complete healthy dentistry approach combined with cutting-edge technology enables him to provide premier dental hygiene care for his patients.

In his off time, Eric enjoys aviation, watching sports, playing guitar, snowboarding, boating, wakeboarding, and spending time with his dog Lambo and cat Godzilla.

Christi

JoHannah

JoHannah originally started in the dental field as a dental assistant, then later returned to school at Truckee Meadows Community College to become a registered dental hygienist. Her passion is to improve her patient’s overall health and it starts with their oral health. The complete health dentistry model that Sierra Smiles focuses on embodies the same ideals. She strives to create an atmosphere that’s calming, comfortable and inspires confidence.

When not working, she is enjoying beautiful Tahoe which includes hiking, fishing, boating, and snowboarding.

Dental Assistants

Christi

Jessica

Jessica has worked in the dental field for 8 years as a dental assistant. She was born and raised in Lodi, California, moved to Reno in 2012, and recently moved to South Lake Tahoe. 

Her fun, bubbly personality coupled with her love of adventure always puts smiles on the faces of her patients.

Christi

Vivianna

Assistant and Recare Coordinator

Viviana graduated in dental assisting at LTCC in 2019. She has been working at Sierra Smiles as a sterilization tech since 2019 and recently moved to the front office. 

In her free time she enjoys hiking and spending time with family and friends.

 

Front Office Team

Christi

Jen

Treatment Plan Coordinator

Jen grew up in South Lake Tahoe and started her dental career as a dental assistant in 1998. She has worked in everything from administration to treatment plan coordination. She is grateful to work with such an amazing team whose passion is getting our community healthy through complete health dentistry. 

She and her husband are proud parents of their son and enjoy mountain biking, snowboarding, and any outdoor activity that beautiful Lake Tahoe has to offer.

Christi

Kari

Appointment coordinator

Kari has lived in South Lake Tahoe for 30 years, Kari graduated the dental assisting school at LTCC in 2002. She assisted in the dental field for 15 years and now works in our front office as our appointment coordinator.

In her free time Kari enjoys swimming, hiking, art and spending time with her family.

Leadership Team

Stephanie

Stephanie

Director of Fulfillment for all three practice

 Stephanie was born and raised in the CA East Bay. She has held many positions within the dental practice over her 15+ years of working in the dental field but has a passion for mentoring others to reach their goals. She says serving her teammates and patients is the best way she can positively influence the world of dentistry. 

In her free time, Stephanie likes to spend quality time with her young son and husband. Exploring beautiful Nevada has become a favorite family activity for them all. 
Christi

Tara

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.

Christi

Trista

Lead Complete Health Coach/Team Education and Development

Trista loves working with Sierra Smiles’ patients and team on a daily basis. She has a BS in Elementary Education from Arizona State University and an MS in administration from the University of Phoenix. She was an elementary teacher for 21 years (teaching K-2), and loves utilizing her teaching skills in the dental field with adults and providing ongoing learning and coaching.

In her free time, Trista enjoys spending time with her family. She enjoys traveling, boating, hiking, camping, reading, and being out in nature.

Billing Team

Christi

Michele

Billing Manager

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

Christi

Ashley

Billing/Insurance Coordinator

Ashley has been part of the Sierra Smiles billing team for almost 2 years and works with all three of the Sierra Smiles locations. Her favorite thing about working at Sierra Smiles is that the work revolves around respect, compassion, and inspiration–not only for patients but for the team members as well.

She spends her free time with her 2 year-old son and as a college student at TMCC.

Christi

Alondra

Insurance Coordinator

Alondra was born and raised here in Reno. As a kid, she feared the dentist and now she enjoys having the opportunity to experience working in the front and back office. She has grown to love and admire the vision of complete health practice and what it has to offer patients. She loves being able to communicate with patients and understand their concerns. 

Alondra enjoys spending time with family and friends and taking her fur baby, Mochi on walks.