Meet The Team

Kristy -Treatment Coordinator
Hello my name is Kristy and I have been the Treatment Coordinator for Gold River Smiles since 2015.  Having been in the dental field for almost 10 years, I have enjoyed having the privilege of working with Dr. Nima since 2013.  It is my pleasure to help you with any of your scheduling needs and treatment planning.  I was born and raised in Sacramento and enjoy spending time with my family, traveling, being outdoors, going to concerts, doing crafts and DIY projects.  My fiancé and I have 2 dogs named Dallas and Brody and welcomed our daughter Madison earlier this year.  We are excited to be planning our wedding for the fall of 2017.

Jeremy – Hygiene Coordinator
My name is Jeremy and it is my pleasure to be the first person to welcome you at Gold River Smiles.  After completing the dental assisting program at Carrington College 2 years ago, I began my career as your Hygiene Coordinator.  I take pride in making sure that all of our patients are taken care of and feel cared for.  I will do my best to help you stay on schedule with your check ups and cleanings.   The relationships I have made with our patients mean the world to me and I look forward to seeing so many friendly faces.  When away from the office I enjoy being the husband of an amazing woman and father of 5 children.

Shannon – Office Manager
Hi there, I’m Shannon.  I recently came on board at Gold River Smiles to help ensure that we are providing the very best care to our patients.  I have been in dentistry for about 24 years, working both as a Registered Dental Assistant and Financial/Treatment Coordinator.  I take pride in making sure that our patients are given the most accurate financial information and scheduled appropriately.  Our team is amazing and passionate about providing personalized dental care.  I am the mother of 4 children and grandmother of 2 boys, so life is never dull.   I look forward to getting to know all of our very loyal patients and meeting new ones.

Susie – Registered Dental Hygienist
My name is Susie and I have been a taking care of patients in this practice since 2002.  I began my career in dentistry graduating from both Registered Dental Assisting and Registered Dental Hygiene programs at Foothill College in Los Altos, CA.  I strongly believe that our oral health is the window to the health of the whole body and strive to make all of our patients aware of this.  Outside of the office I enjoy wake surfing, wakeboarding, camping, reading, country/west coast swing dancing and wine tasting.

Kathy-Registered Dental Hygienist
Hi I’m Kathy. As a hygienist I love what I do. My goal is to help patients achieve optimal dental health. I enjoy hanging out with my family and friends and traveling. I also enjoy doing Zumba, swimming, biking, group strength training and nutrition.

Sheila – Registered Dental Assistant
Hi I’m Sheila.  I love being a dental assistant and helping our patients to feel calm and relaxed during their appointments. I’ve been an assistant for 11 years and have enjoyed every minute of it.  I am so proud to be a part of the team at Gold River Smiles and I look forward to taking great care of you.

Rosey – Registered Dental Hygienist
Hello, my name is Rosey and I am Registered Dental Hygienist.  I am happy to say that I still love the dental profession after many years of being a hygienist. I feel very fortunate to be working for Dr. Nima and furthering my education through updated technology.  Our goal is to provide the best possible atmosphere, education and treatment to ensure the dental health and satisfaction for all of our patients.

Jenny – Registered Dental Hygienist
My name is Jenny and I’m proud to be a part of the wonderful dental hygiene team at Gold River Smiles. I have a passion for dental hygiene and enjoy enriching the lives and health of my patients. I believe in listening to their individual needs and involving them in achieving their healthcare goals. What I enjoy most about being a hygienist is getting to know each person individually and developing long lasting relationships with them. In my spare time, I enjoy cooking (and eating), exploring the outdoors, traveling with my husband and spending time with my little dog, Odie