Meet The Team

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Terre Poland

Resorative Specialist

Terre graduated from St Leo with a BA degree then went on to get her Resorative Specialist license at Sacramento City College. She raised 2 Tahoe Kids and enjoys bike riding, the outdoors, animals, and teaching fitness. She started in dentistry in 1996, working for Dr. Ross Groelz until he retired in 2014 then came to work for Dr. Nicole Gordon.

Kelli Miles


Kelli started in the dental field in 2002 and earned her RDA license in 2005 through a independent studies program. Kelli moved to Lake Tahoe in 2007 and began working at the practice for Dr. Randy Acevedo in 2008 until 2013 when Dr. Nicole Gordon took over the practice. She graduated from California State University of Sacramento with a BS degree. Kelli enjoys snowboarding, boating, dirt biking and all things outdoors. She specializes in Full Mouth treatment options and planning, including dentures, implants and bridges.


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 worked for Dr. Tim Stoll from 1998 until 2016. 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.

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