Meet the Staff






Simone Tuitasi

Office Manager

Registered Dental Assistant

Simone is a mother of three wonderful boys and a Grandmother (GiGi) of a beautiful baby boy. Simone loves to spend time with her family, working out at Orange Theory and going out to new restaurants on the weekend. She has been in dentistry for 25 years and enjoys helping people. She believes that it is important to treat people the way you want to be treated, listen, take time and be patient.



        Heather Hobbs 
Registered Dental Hygienist 

Heather has been in the dental field for 16 years. She managed to find the time and determination to work hard towards achieving her Registered Dental Hygienist license while working full time as an RDA. Honesty and respect are very important when building relationships with patients and helping them to improve their oral health. Heather is a wife and mother to bouncing baby boy named Jackson. In her free time she loves to boat, camp, fish and hike.




Lani Gutierrez                        

Registered Dental Hygienist

Lani comes from a dental family, with her sister and sister-in-law both being hygienist. She has stayed interested in her career due to the patients that she has come to know and love over the past 34 years of being a hygienist. When Lani is not working she spends her time  acting as a short order cook to her husband and four children and enjoys giving back to the community as a Sunday school teacher.



Bonnie Riddle
Dental Assistant

Bonnie has been in the dental field for more than 13 years and started working for Sheldon Grove Family Dental in 2009. She loves taking care of our patients and making them feel comfortable and happy when coming into our office. Bonnie is lucky to be a mother of two beautiful girls, Lucy and Scarlett. Bonnie enjoys cooking, gardening, music and going on fun adventures with her daughters.




Chanthear (Tia) Burgoz

Registered Dental Assistant

Tia has been an RDA for more than 8 years. She feels that earning her license as a registered dental assistant has been one of the most rewarding accomplishment. Working in the dental industry allows me to fulfill my passion of helping patients with their smiles while educating them about their dental health. She values having integrity and honesty when caring for every patient. Tia is born and raised in California and is very family oriented. She likes to spend time with her husband and family, hiking I the foothills and along the coast, taking road trips and to crochet.



                                                                                                                                     Lorraine Lopez
Dental Assistant

Lorraine has been a Dental Assistant for more than 20 years at one office and going to go for another 20 years with Dr. Cervantes. She values kindness, compassion, respect and treats patients that way that she would want to be treated. When not working Lorraine spends her time with family, reading and cross stitching.



Maria Mendoza

Registered Dental Assistant

(Bio Coming Soon)



Nicole Fant
Patient Care Coordinator
Dental Assistant

Nicole has been working, learning, and growing in the dental field for more than 20 years, and she absolutely loves being with such an exceptional group of people who continue to strive for growth and personal excellence. Nicole takes great pride in being gracious and knowledgeable to our patients. It is important to her that our patients come in feeling at ease and comfortable, and that their experience in our office leaves them feeling confident and appreciative of our dental team’s professionalism and care. Her favorite part about working at Sheldon Grove Family Dental is building wonderful relationships with our patients. When Nicole is not working, she enjoys spending time with her daughter and husband, watching sports and traveling, especially anywhere with ocean scenery.