Dental Staff

All professionals at Philip Guevarra LLC maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

  • Dr.
    Philip Guevarra

    Dr. Philip Guevarra was raised in Reno, Nevada.  He received his dental degree at the University of California, San Francisco.  He has practiced dentistry in the northern California for over ten years and has enjoyed living here.  He enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, camping, and exploring the beautiful outdoors.  

    He is an avid student of learning new things in dentistry.  He takes great pride in staying up to date in modern dentistry.  He is very passionate in taking good care of his patients and always has their best interest when treating them.  His approach to dentistry has always been that he treats his patients like his own family.  

  • Vicki Dahl
    Dental Hygienist

    Vicki has been in dentistry for 30 years.  She was a registered dental assistant before attending the dental hygiene program at Cabrillo College.  She has been with us at Chico Dental Group for over 3 years.  Vicki is passionate about her career and loves to take good care of her patients.

    Outside the office, she enjoys spending quality time with her husband and her parrot, biking, and hiking.

  • Elizabeth Johns
    Dental Hygienist

    Liz received her dental degree from Shasta College in 2008.  She also holds a Nutritional Administration degree.  She started her dental career as an assistant in 1996 in Colorado.  

    In 2000, Liz moved to the Northern California.  She has three children who are very active in school sports.  In her free time, she and her family spend their time camping, traveling, and relaxing.  

  • April Guevarra RDH
    Dental Hygienist

    April is our friendly and kind hygienist.  She loves working with people, and getting to know our patients. She takes her time and fully educate her patients when it comes to their oral hygiene.  Beside dentistry, she loves speding time with her family and pets.  She enjoys camping and being outdoor.  

  • Sherri Lee RDH
    Dental Hygienist

    Sherri Lee is married with two boys, 10 and 11.   She has over 30 years of dental experience.  She began working with Chico Dental Group in 2011.

    She feels fortunate to work with an amazing doctor, along with our warm and professional staff.  You will fee the positive energy of our office on your first visit.

  • Nicole Thao
    Office Manager

    Nicole has worked in the dental field since 2007.  As your dental insurance and financial coordinator, she will do her very best to assist you with your dental benefits.  She always puts our patients well being first.  

    Outside of dentistry, she enjoys cooking and spending time with her family and friends.  

  • Rona Guevarra DA

    Rona is our friendly face that greets our patients when they walk into our office.  She truly cares to get to know each and everyone of our patients. She has been with Chico Dental Group for over 5 years now.

    Outside of the office, she loves camping, and spending time with her husband and son.  She enjoys cooking and reading.  She is currently studying to get her registered dental assisting license to even better serve our patients. 

  • Leticia Ruiz RDA
    Registered Dental Assistant

    Leticia is our RDA that takes good care of our patients.  She has been with Chico Dental Group for over 5 years now.  She has a gentle hands that all our patients appreciate.  

    On her free time, she enjoys running around with her two little boys.  She is fluent in spanish.  She is also an avid student.  She is currently taking courses to get her Registered Dental Hygiene degree. 

  • Dawn Purdy

    Dawn has been in the medical field for the past 18 years in different specialties.  Greeting patients is an absolute joy for her as she likes to learn about and meet new people, making sure everyone feels welcome is very important to her.  

    Spare time is spent galavanting in Bidwell Park most days of the week with her family.  Camping, rock climbing, kayaking and biking whenever possible.  Cooking with her own harvested meats and vegetables is also a passion of hers.