Our Team

Our Dental Team - Monterey, CA

Monterey Dentist Dental Team 

Dr. Lois Lagier

“White teeth and a beautiful smile are one of the standards of beauty and critical to good health.”

Dr. Lagier received her baccalaureate degree in Biology from the University of the Pacific and in Dental Hygiene from the University of California at San Francisco, both with honors. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of the Pacific. While studying at UCSF she did research on calcium content of saliva in relationship to calcium levels produced by the parathyroid gland.

Dr. Lagier is a member of the Monterey Bay Dental Society and has served on the Board of Directors. She is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the Doctors of Oral Sedation.

She has completed extensive post-doctoral education and certification from the UCLA School of Dentistry, UCSF School of Dentistry and Doctors of Oral Sedation.

She is actively involved in the community and has served on numerous community boards.

She is an avid reader and enjoys Pilates, hiking and time with her family and friends.


Dental Hygienist

Tina was born and raised in Watsonville, California and graduated from Cabrillo College in 2000 with an associate in dental hygiene.  She uses her knowledge and expertise to help restore and maintain the oral health of our patients with regular and periodontal hygiene care and education. In her free time Tina enjoys reading, biking and spending time with her large family.


Dental Hygienist

Kelsie was born and raised in Prunedale, California.  She joined Dr. Lagier's team in 2012.  At a young age, she learned the importance of keeping your teeth and gums healthy for one's overall health and quality of life.  After she had her braces removed, she also realized how much a beautiful smile can improve your self confidence and social impact.  Kelsie earned her Bachelor's of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from University of the Pacific in 2011.  She has enjoyed her time working with Dr. Lagier's team delivering gentle and thorough care to patients and looks forward to serving the Peninsula for many years to come.  Kelsie feels lucky to live and work in such a beautiful part of California with her husband Travis and their young daughter. She enjoys spending time with family, making improvements to their home, and reading and hiking with their dogs Lucy and Baron.


Dental Hygienist

Sadie was born and raised in Salinas, California. She graduated from the Cabrillo College Dental Hygiene Program in 2019 and received the Hu-Friedy Golden Scaler award, which recognizes the most outstanding dental hygiene student. Sadie’s truest passion is educating per patients by sharing the connection between oral health to overall health. Besides her love for the dental field, Sadie also loves traveling with her husband, reading books, and spending time with family.

Nancy R.

Registered Dental Assistant

Hi I’m Nancy R. and I’ve worked with Dr. Lagier for 20+ years. We’ve had the pleasure of taking care of some amazing patients. I’ve been married to my High School sweetheart for 42 yrs. I have 2 beautiful daughters and 6 wonderful grandchildren, 2 dogs, and 2 horses. I love family time and spending time with my animals. My goal is to make your Dental visit comfortable and pleasant.


Registered Dental Assistant

Gaia interned with our office as part of completing her Registered Dental Assistant training at Monterey Peninsula College in 2011.  She is one of Dr. Lagier's dental assistants and specializes in apprehensive patient care.  Gaia is from Big Sur, and after living in Europe for several years, returned to this beautiful area to raise her family.  She is also a make-up artist and enjoys gardening and reading with her children.


Registered Dental Assistant

Julie was born and raised on the Monterey Peninsula. She joined Dr. Lagier's team in 2015 and worked for other dentists in the office as well. She graduated from the the dental assisting program at Monterey Peninsula College, received her Certified Dental Assistant and X-ray license and earned her R.D.A. and Coronal Polishing license in 2003. She is the mother of a nine year old son and in her free time enjoys photography, bike riding, and hiking with her family and friends.


Front Office Administration

Linda was born in the bay area and joined Dr. Lagier in Summer 2020. She is very happy she has joined our team! Linda has been in the dental field for over 17 years begin as a dental assistant and moved her way up to the front office administration. By far the best part of her job is building a bond with patients and helping them with their dental goals. When Linda is not in the office assisting patients, she likes to spend time with her 3 daughters and husband taking annual vacations to Disneyland and cooking her delicious Mexican dishes.

Nancy M.

Front Office Administration

A native Pacific Northwesterner, Nancy has worked with the dental profession on the Monterey Peninsula for over 25 years. She has also worked as a licensed pharmacy technician and a professional musician. When not working with our patients and doctors, Nancy enjoys a diverse array of outdoor activities, birding, bicycling, camping, and kayaking to name a few. She shares a 1937 bungalow with her husband of 30 years and two lovable dogs, Lucy and Honey Bunch.


Front Office Administration

Hello my name is Crystal, I’ve been in the dental field since 2002. I started as a dental assistant and moved my way to the front office, and I love working in both positions. I’ve been married since 2000 and I have two amazing kids, a son who gave me my first grand baby in 2020, and my beautiful daughter who is my little princess. I love my job and the people I get to meet over the years.

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