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Meet Our Team | Tulare Dental Hygiene

We know that our office is only as effective and as welcoming as the people who work in it, which is why we take pride in our friendly and well-trained team members! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment in a supportive and nurturing environment. We promise to speak candidly with you about possible treatments as well as any risks and associated costs of treatment, and how treatment can address your individual needs.

Janet Borrego

Office Manager

Hi, my name is Janet. I was bornĀ and raised in Canada where I started in dentistry in 1988. I have worked for Dr. Drilling since 2001 as her office manager and thoroughly enjoy my job. I have the pleasure of getting to know many of our patients, and enjoy being a part of a great dental team. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family. My husband, Brent and I have two energetic boys who keep us busy.

Sandra Sweeden, RDH, BA

Registered Dental Hygienist

My name is Sandra Sweeden and I have been an employee of Patricia J. Drilling's since 2000. I grew up in the rural town of Strathmore, California. I received my license as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 1999 from Fresno City College. I am very passionate about dentistry. Educating my patients is a priority to ensure dental health. I enjoy photography and riding my Harley Davidson motorcycle through our beautiful scenic mountains.

Kim Ford, RDA

Registered Dental Assistant

Hi, my name is Kim. I have enjoyed my career as a Registered Dental Assistant since 1991. I joined Dr. Drilling and her staff in 2003. I'm most passionate about communicating with our patients and helping each one reach their individual dental goals all while in a calming, comfortable atmosphere. Outside the office I enjoy spending time with friends and family, my two children Kassidy and Jace, and attending their sport activities.

Abigail Pickett, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

Hi, my name is Abigail. I was born and raised in Visalia and graduated from Fresno City College as a Registered Dental Hygienist. I love what I do and look forward to many more years of it. I enjoy spending time with my family and travelling with my husband.

Terri Denzoin, RDA

Registered Dental Assistant

Hi my name is Terri. I have been a registered dental assistant since 1983. Dentistry is my passion and I feel honored to have the opportunity to use my years of experience with Dr. Drilling and her great staff. Originally from southern California, my husband and I have been living here in Tulare since 2009. Together we have 3 grown children.

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