Meet the Team

Tamra

Dental Assistant, Office Manager

“I love making people smile and building relationships with our patients. We have a great team that feels like a family and our patients are part of that!”

Tamra joined our practice in 2007, having started in the dental field in 2001. She wears lots of hats in our office, from assisting the doctor and supporting patients during procedures to managing the staff. Her goal, like the rest of our team, is to keep our patients smiling!

Ruth

Registered Dental Hygienist

“I like building relationships with the community and find satisfaction helping people achieve clean, healthy smiles. We have an energetic and honest team, united in our desire to support each patient as they develop their best smile!”

Ruth started working in the dental field in 2003 and joined us in 2013. She takes X-rays, provides thorough and gentle cleanings, and offers lots of patient education and encouragement.

Ruth’s husband works in the outdoor industry and the couple spends a lot of time outside with their two kids. The family loves biking, kayaking, skiing, hiking, and backpacking. Ruth maintains her sanity through mountain biking: Her favorite local trails are in Annadel and Tamarancho.

Sarah

Registered Dental Assistant

“I enjoy working in a high-energy environment, where our team does everything possible to keep our patients smiling.”

Sarah started in the dental field and with us in 2015. In the clinic she handles the Invisalign® scans and delivery. She also works in the front office.

Sarah’s time off often involves her favorite things: hiking, traveling, and food!

Chelsea

Front Desk, Certified Dental Assistant

“I enjoy building relationships with our community. It’s rewarding to be part of a practice where everyone makes patient comfort a priority!”

Chelsea started in the dental field in 2014 and joined us in 2016. She works at the front desk: confirming appointments, verifying insurance, and answering questions. Chelsea is also a certified dental assistant and works in the back to assist with patient care, sterilization, and treatment planning.

When she’s not working, Chelsea enjoys hiking with her dogs, Timber and Walker, and visiting family in Georgia. She’s currently attending Santa Rosa Junior College, majoring in dental hygiene, and is a certified personal trainer.

Micah

Registered Dental Assistant

“I appreciate working in a high-energy, social environment, with great coworkers and amazing patients. It’s fulfilling to work with a doctor and team that everyone wants to see!”

Micah’s been active in the dental field since 1993 and joined us in 2003. Micah provides chairside assistance during clinical procedures and customer service in the front office.

Karen

Registered Dental Hygienist

“As a hygienist, ensuring that my patients have great oral health is my number-one goal. I enjoy working with patients of all ages and building relationships with them.”

Karen graduated from BYU for her undergraduate degree and joined our office in March 2016.

(415) 435-3111 Dora K. Gavros, DDS 1550 Tiburon Blvd, Belvedere Tiburon, CA 94920