Meet The Team

Nicole Gordon, DDS


Dr. Gordon is a South Lake Tahoe native and graduate of South Tahoe High School. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of San Francisco and attended dental school at New York University College of Dentistry in Manhattan. She graduated from dental school in 2005 and has worked as a general dentist in Gardnerville and Lake Tahoe ever since.

Dr. Gordon's passion for dentistry began at the age of 16 when she worked for a general dentist here in South Tahoe. She has worked in dentistry since that time and stays up to date with oral health research and dental techniques via continuing education. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association and the Sacramento District Dental Society.

Dr. Gordon is married to a Whittell graduate. She and her husband feel blessed to be able to raise their children in their hometown among family and friends. They enjoy all that life in Tahoe has to offer including skiing, hiking, biking and going to the beach.

Kim Pevenage


Kim has lived in Tahoe for over 25 years.  She earned her Associates Degree from Lake Tahoe Community College and then went on to earn her Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene from Loma Linda University in 1997. Kim started working for Dr. Nicole Gordon part time in 2014, and as of May 2016, has been with Dr. Gordon full time.  Kim and her husband enjoy raising their two daughters in Tahoe.

Christy Mancuso

Registered Dental Assistant

Frances Caro


Frances started working in dental when she was 19 years old. She earned her Associates Degree and Hygiene License at Truckee Meadows Community College. She has a husband and 2 kids that share a love for soccer. Frances enjoys hiking, biking, animals, and the outdoors. She has been with Dr. Nicole Gordon since 2015.

Lisa Mascitelli

Patient Coordinator

Jessi Smith

Dental Assistant

Lisa Nelson

Registered Dental Hygienist

Drue Baginski

Registered Dental Hygienist