About Us


Our Office

Sierragate Family Dental featured services are General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry, Preventive Care, Dental Implants, and much more. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is devoted to patient comfort and superior care. We are equipped with the best and latest dental technology and treatment options. Our goal is to make each and every patient welcome and relaxed. We are delighted to provide you with complimentary coffee, tea and water before and after your appointment. For your relaxation we offer television in every operatory and provide you with warm blankets for your comfort. We provide gentle, caring and family-oriented dental care for whole family. Our highly knowledgeable team emphasizes comprehensive quality care. We work closely with all dental specialist in Roseville, Rocklin, Granite Bay, and surrounding areas. We look forward to welcoming you as part of the family.

“Great group of people. Flexible when making appointments. Friendly and makes a dental appointment something to look forward to.”

William W., Roseville

Meet Our Talented Staff

We have a great team to give you the comfortable treatment you deserve.

We would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to our wonderful staff. We are a close family here at Sierragate Family Dental, and work hard to make your dental experience a pleasant one. We look forward to seeing you!

Thomas J. Schlehofer, D.M.D.


Dr. Thomas J. Schlehofer has been practicing Dentistry for over 30 years. He opened the doors to Sierragate Family Dental in 1988, where he has cultivated a successful dental practice. Dr. Schlehofer has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology from Oregon State University. He attended dental school at Oregon Health and Science University where he graduated with his D.M.D. in 1987. As a General Dentist, Dr. Schlehofer has extensive training, including advanced use of digital imaging which enables his patients to preview their smile prior to the start of treatment. He also utilizes educational, sophisticated intra-oral imaging. He and his staff keep up to current standards by attending numerous post graduate courses. He is dedicated to providing his patients with a gentle, caring and comprehensive care to oral health. He believes in preventative dentistry and his goal is to increase the longevity of his patients teeth. Dr. Schlehofer is a standing member of the California Dental Association and the American Dental Association. Locally, he is an active member of the Sacramento District Dental Society. When Dr. Schlehofer is not practicing his passion of Dentistry, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He likes outdoors activities including boating, hunting and travel. Memberships:


Melissa Codde – Office Manager

Our patients personal experience and dental satisfaction are of the utmost importance to Melissa. With over sixteen years in the dental field and over twenty-five years in exceptional customer service, she prides herself in her ability to provide each and every patient with a level of service that is both professionally and individually fulfilling. Melissa loves spending time with her family, friends, two dogs and two cats. From her time at UC Davis, her love and care for animals has never waned. She finds helping others to be both gratifying and rewarding in and out of the office.


Irina Kirilyuk – RDAEF2

Irina started her dental career in 1994. She is a highly skilled and talented dental restorative specialist. She has taken her training and State license to the high level as a licensed RDAEF2. This license is the equivalent of a Nurse Practitioner in the medical field. We are very honored to have Irina as an integral part of our team. Outside the office, Irina is a devoted mother to her son. She loves to travel, and embrace all life has to offer.

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Amanda Gaylord – RDA

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Barb Garcia – RDH

A Dental Hygienist Since 1982, Barb has been an important member of Sierragate Family Dental (since 1990!). She earned her Associate in Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Foothill College. Barb graduated with high honors, and received the Diane Sewell Leadership Hygiene Award and the Hygiene Sorority Award. In her spare time, Barb enjoys being with her Husband, Children and Grandchildren, “Family time is the best time”. Barb’s other interests include wine tasting and vacationing. Barb is an active member with Allegiant Battle for Veterans.


Rene Link – RDH

Rene has been practicing Dental Hygiene since 1999. We have been fortunate to have her as part of our dental team since 2004. Our patients sure love Rene! She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Loma Linda University. Rene is committed to top notch patient care. She values the trust, professional and personal relationship she has built with her patients. Outside of work she loves the great outdoors and enjoys spending time with her precious baby girls and wonderful husband.

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Samantha Stone – Insurance and Scheduling Coordinator

Samantha is an amazing addition to our office staff. She is very upbeat with a warm smile making all our patients feel comfortable from the instant they walk in the door. Ever since she was twelve years old Samantha wanted to become a hygienist and becoming part of our team she well on her way to achieving that goal. Samantha is currently studying at the local community college and working on getting her Associate in Science Degree with the ultimate goal of becoming a dental hygienist. Outside of work Samantha loves playing tennis, going to the gym, loves learning new things and traveling new places.


Jillian Baiza  – RDH

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Raven Carlisle

Raven Carlisle – Insurance and Scheduling Coordinator/DA

Raven started her dental career at a very young age. Right after graduating from high school she successfully competed dental assisting program at Carrington College. Since then she has decided to make a full transition and dedicated all of her time to front office. Raven pursuing a masters degree at DeVry University For Healthcare Administration Management. Outside of the dental office, she enjoys traveling, watching basketball, and atv four-wheeling  in Pismo beach.

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Office Location

We are conveniently located near The Galleria Shopping Mall & The Fountains in Roseville.