Serving Our Patients For 30 Years
Dr. Kevin Sawyer has been proud to serve the Los Altos community for 30 years. The Sawyers are known around town as "Doctor Kevin and Teacher Terri" and enjoy an active life and participation in the Los Altos community.
You can read about the history of the practice at "Our History With You" -- Dr. Sawyer has worked hard to keep the legacy of Dr. E.C. "Charlie" Watkins, a professor, friend, mentor, and pioneer of dentistry. Dr. Sawyer has been operating the practice since 1984, and he's proud to see multiple generations of families!
Dr. Sawyer settled in Los Altos after graduating from the University of California San Francisco with his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) in 1983, which followed from his undergraduate studies in biology at UC Santa Clara in 1978.
Dr. Sawyer loves the close-knit feel of Los Altos, and greatly enjoys treating the patients who come into the practice with the same devotion he treats members of his own family.
Dr. Sawyer and his wife, Terri, have been married over 35 years. She's served as a preschool teacher and special education aide in the Los Altos school district for many years, giving rise to "Teacher Terri and Doctor Kevin" around town. They participate actively in local community service and leadership, including the Los Altos Sunrise Rotary Club, multiple school boards, the board of the Rancho Shopping Center, the Festival of Lights Christmas Parade Board, and as president St. Francis High School Men's Club.
Below are some descriptions of the wonderful staff, great people who are devoted to the care and health of Los Altos.
Meet The Faces Behind Our Practice
Kevin B Sawyer DDS
Dr. Kevin B. Sawyer is the practicing dentist, an active member of the community, and someone who is devoted to service to the community and people. He's in prominent leadership positions in local civic organizations and professional dentistry organizations in the area. Dr. Sawyer believes in service and treating you as well as he'd treat his own family.
Kristi will greet you warmly at the front desk. Kristi and Dr. Sawyer originally worked together in 1983. She claims to have taught Dr. Sawyer how to be a dentist, and after quite a few years, Dr. Sawyer sought her out to join the practice. Kristi's extremely friendly, extremely accomodating, and a big part of keeping the practice running smoothly.
Chantal is Dr. Sawyer's chairside assistant. She's always working by Dr. Sawyer's side, assisting patients directly and ensuring their comfort. She's very gentle, nurturing, family-oriented, and likes helping people.
Teresa has been a hygienist at the practice nine years, and is well-known to the patients here because of her long tenure, steady work, and friendly personality. She was full-time, but now with two young boys, she now blends coming into the practice to perform hygiene two days per week as well as being a full-time mom of energetic kids!
Jaclyn has worked with us for almost a year, and she's one of the happiest, friendliest members of the team. She's well liked by patients and comes into the practice twice a week. Jaclyn graduated 2 years ago from Foothill Dental College.
Nooshin has been a hygienist at the practice for over a year, and is a highly intelligent and dedicated hygienist. She's meticulous and hard-working in treating patients, and incredibly kind and warm-spirited. She performs hygiene treatment one day per week.
Andrea has been with the practice for six years, works one day per week, and is loyal, smart, kind, hard-working, and very thorough in hygiene treatments.
Rose has been a hygienist at the practice for three years now. Cordial, sweet, wonderful with kids and has two young daughters of her own. She works one day per week, practically defines what being nice is, and is the epitome of someone you'd feel comfortable with.