Meet The Team

Terre Poland

Resorative Specialist

Terre graduated from St Leo Private college with a BA degree, then went on to get her Restorative Specialist license at Sacramento City College.  She started dentistry in 1996 . Terre loves her job as a Restorative Specialist and helping patients achieve and maintain beautiful   She raised 2 Tahoe Kids and enjoys all the great things Tahoe has to offer. Terre has a passion for teaching fitness and keeping people healthy and moving.

Connie Lopez

Patient Coordinator

Connie has lived in Lake Tahoe her entire life. After a career in banking, and real estate, she began working in the field of dentistry in 1993. She excels in patient relations and assistance with all your financial and insurance needs.  Loving everything Tahoe has to offer, snow, water, trails and great friends.


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.

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.