Meet the team

Kim Pevenage - Registered Dental Hygienist - East Peak Dental - South Lake Tahoe


Kim has lived in Tahoe for over 25 years. She earned her Associate’s Degree from Lake Tahoe Community College and then went on to earn her Bachelor 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 Manusco - Registerd Dental Assistant - East Peak Dental - South Lake Tahoe


Registered Dental Assistant
Christy has been working as a dental assistant since 2013 after gaining her Registered Dental Assistant license from Carrington College, Sacramento. She moved to Lake Tahoe in 2019 and joined our dental team. Christy loves helping patients with their dental treatment. In her spare time, she enjoys taking her dog on long hikes rivers or beaches.
Jessi Anne Smith - Registered Dental Assistant - East Peak Dental - South Lake Tahoe


Registered Dental Assistant
Jessi grew up in Amador County and moved to Lake Tahoe in 2013. Jessi managed the Children's Center at Kirkwood Ski School for 7 years. In 2019, she completed the Dental Assisting program at LTCC. She gained her Registered Dental Assistant License in 2022. Jessi joined our dental team in 2020 and is excited about her career in dentistry! Jessi enjoys the beautiful outdoors in the Tahoe basin enjoying Hope Valley and the Truckee river while residing in beautiful Gardnerville, NV.