Meet our Team
Teryl became an RDA in 1978 with specialized training in orthodontics. She joined our practice in 1991 and now manages most of our day to day operations as well as helping patients at the front desk. Teryl has always loved making our patients feel like one of the family.
A note from Teryl: “Our team is excellent and progressive. We love to make everyone feel excited and educated about our many services provided.”
Teresa has been with Fountaingrove Dentistry since graduating from Empire College in 2000. She takes care of our patients scheduling and billing needs. She is an expert with dental insurance and financing to help make treatment more affordable. Her friendly warm personality makes our new patients feel welcome.
A note from Teresa: “When patients choose to come to Fountaingrove Dentistry I know they are in the best hands and we will take care of them like family.”
Gayle has been working at Fountaingrove Dentistry for twenty years. She is dedicated to hygiene and works diligently to motivate her patients to oral health. Gayle cares for her son Riley, is a great cook and knows how to entertain at a high level. She is into fitness and enjoys decorating and improving her beautiful home.
A note from Gayle: “Our experienced, professional and friendly staff provide a comfortable atmosphere that allows patients to relax and enjoy their time here. People tell me they look forward to their hygiene visits.”
Jackie joined our team in April 2010. She is truly the Jackie of all trades able to fill in wherever she is needed. She is the hygiene coordinator and back-up for the RDAs and front desk when needed. Her willingness to help the entire team makes her indispensable.
A note from Jackie: “I believe that you will be treated like family when you come to Fountaingrove Dentistry, my sister and I can attest to this fact.”
Stephanie has been in the dental field since 2000. She is trained in CEREC design-one day crowns and loves the beautiful results we get. Stephanie also has extensive knowledge in TMJ disorders. Stephanie is always a pleasure to be around and she loves dentistry and caring for people.
A note from Stephanie: “I love my ever-expanding career at Fountaingrove Dentistry. It gives me joy to be able to help our patients gain and keep a healthy, happy smile.”
Kasey Jo has been in the dental field for over 20 years and received her RDAEF (expanded functions) training at UCSF. She has experience ingeneral dentistry as well as pediatrics, orthodontics and some front desk duties. A self-proclaimed Dental Geek, Kasey Jo loves to learn state-of -the -art dentistry, and is currently improving her expertise in digital dentistry with the CEREC and dental implants.
A note from Kasey Jo: “I love working here because our entire team truly cares about doing what is best for our patients.”
Heather has been with us since 2006. She is very sweet and gentle in her approach. She keeps abreast of the latest hygiene techniques and works hard to keep her patients inspired.
A note from Heather: “Im proud to work at an office that cares so much about our patients comfort and offers more treatment options beyond the standard of care. I knew I was in good hands when Dr. Erlach placed two dental implants for me and the procedure was just as pain free and easy as having a few fillings done.”
Georgina was born & raised in Mexico City, moved to the US in 1998 and fell in love with California. She joined FGD in 2012, earned her RDA in 2014 under Dr Erlach’s training and has extended her education to include Implant and cosmetic dentistry. She enjoys traveling, cooking and spending time with “mi amor”.
A note from Georgina: “At the end of every work day I feel happy, caring and productive, that is how I know I found the right place… Fountaingrove Dentistry“
Jen joined the Fountaingrove Dentistry team in 2006 as a dental hygienist after graduating from UCSF in 2003. Her husband was relocated so she left Fountaingrove and practiced hygiene in Seattle, WA and Chicago, IL. She returned to Fountaingrove in August of 2013 and is extremely happy to be home! She values continuing education and loves to pass on the latest information to her patients. She enjoys making her patients feel comfortable and relaxed at all times. Jen is married to her high school sweetheart, Brent. She loves to travel, read, hike, and spend time with her dogs and cat.
A note from Jen: “I have worked at many dental offices and I can truly say you are in the best of hands at Fountaingrove Dentistry! All of the doctors and staff have a passion for continuing education and we have the most up-to-date technology and equipment.”
Celene has worked full time as a registered dental hygienist in Sonoma County since 2002. Her goal is to work in partnership with patients to provide care customized to their specific oral health needs. She is committed to staying current with new innovations in dentistry so she can educate and motivate her patients. Celene enjoys the outdoors and spends her time snowboarding, hiking and tournament bass fishing.
A note from Celene: “I enjoy being a member of the Fountaingrove Dentistry team because our staff is dedicated to providing state of the art care in a comfortable, supportive environment.”
Shelby is one of the newest members to both our team and the field of dentistry. Although she came to us with no previous dental background, she has come a long way and is now a valuable member in keeping our office running smoothly. Since working here, she has successfully completed dental classes provided by the SRJC and is currently in training to become a Registered Dental Assistant. She loves her new career and continues to learn and progress each day.
A note from Shelby: “It’s truly incredible to see how much time and care goes into each patient’s case, no matter how big or small. It is very apparent that Fountaingrove Dentistry genuinely cares about the well-being of each and every patient that steps foot into the office and I feel very fortunate to be a part of such an amazing team.”
Nick began his career as a registered dental assistant in community dental clinics in the Napa Valley and went on to receive his RDAEF (Expanded Functions) training from the University of Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco, CA. Nick has been a welcome addition to our team with his warm personality and eagerness to deliver the best care to our patients.
A note from Nick: “I love the opportunities provided by Fountaingrove to be able to always improve and expand our knowledge so we may provide an exceptional service for the patients.”
Cora joined our team in the fall of 2015. She loved our office so much as a patient she was thrilled to join our team! Her background includes special education and customer service. Cora truly loves helping others and she can’t wait to meet you!
A note from Cora: “I joined the team at Fountaingrove Dentistry recently and feel like I’m part of the family here. I enjoy making our patients feel at home when they arrive at our office.”
Felix joined our team in the fall of 2017 and is new to the dental field. He comes from a customer service background and is fluent in Spanish. Felix is excited about joining FGD and loves his TACOS!
A note from Felix: “I enjoy being a part of a team that thrives on improving and restoring confidence in patients’ lives one smile at a time.”
Amelia joined our team December 2016. Prior to joining Fountaingrove she worked at a dental lab. Aside from assisting Amelia works as a hygiene coordinator and helps at the front desk. Amelia is currently in training to become a Registered Dental Assistant. She loves outdoor activities and sports.
A note from Amelia: “At Fountaingrove Dentistry I’ve learned that patients aren’t just patients, they are family here.”