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Sheldon Hough DDS
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Our Yucca Valley, CA Dentist Staff

Our Dentist Staff — Family Dentist in Yucca Valley, CA

Sheldon Hough, DDS


Dr. Hough — Family Dentist in Yucca Valley, CA
Dr. Hough is a graduate of the University of Southern California. He served as a U. S. Navy Corpsman from 1969 to 1973 attached to the Marine Corps. He married his high school sweetheart, Tara, in 1970. They have two adult children, a daughter that lives in Colorado and a son along with his family that lives in San Diego. Dr. Hough has lived and practiced dentistry since 1981.

Dr. Hough spends many hours involved in furthering his dental education by constantly attending seminars on how to bring the best technology, care, patient comfort, and anxiety management to his patients.

Although family time is an important part of their lives, the Hough's have found time to spend many hours giving back to our community. In 1986, the Hough's helped start the Fourth of July Fireworks celebration which had now become a staple in Yucca Valley.

The Hough's took over the Miss Yucca Valley Pageant in 1998 and have organized it since that time along with the help of the Rotary Club of Yucca Valley. It is now noted as a premier event for the young women in high school.

The Doctor has been in the Rotary Club of Yucca Valley since 1986 and has been its President twice.

Yucca valley sits in the middle of the High Desert, as such water is a major concern. Dr. Hough was elected to the High Desert Water District Board of directors in 2005 and re-elected twice. Dr. Hough feels much honored that the citizens of our community support and trust him to this very important position.

Gabriela Hernandez / Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

Jennifer Camp — Family Dentist in Yucca Valley, CA
Gabriela was born and raised in the Coachella Valley. She earned her dental hygiene degree from Loma Linda University. She is dedicated to her profession, building great relationships with her patients and prioritizes her patients comfort. As her patient you can expect a gentle, yet thorough professional cleaning. Gabriela is engaged and soon to be married. She has 2 rescued dogs who she adores.

Lori Tuttle, Office Manager / Registered Dental Assistant (R.D.A.)

Lori Tuttle — Family Dentist in Yucca Valley, CA
She has been with Dr. Hough for many years. She is passionate about Dentistry, Patient Care, Education and the overall experience for our patients. Lori Strives to give each patient individualized and immediate attention. With Lori's vast experience, she continues to stay ahead of the ever-changing Dental technologies by attending dental conventions, seminars and webinars and by enrolling in continuing education classes specific to the dental field of practice. Lori is married her hobbies include sailing, horseback riding and traveling.

Vanessa Altamirano, Registered Dental Assistant (R.D.A.)

Vanessa Altamirano — Family Dentist in Yucca Valley, CA
graduated in 2006. Vanessa went on to receive a Liberal Arts Associated Degree from College of the Desert. She attended Kaplan College in 2010 and did her internship with Dr. Hough. Vanessa enjoys spending time with her family and traveling. She and her husband, Gorginio, have a young son named Adrian

Larissa Rogers, Dental Assistant (D.A.)

Larissa Rogers — Family Dentist in Yucca Valley, CA
was raised in Yucca Valley. She graduated from Joshua Springs in 2010. She attended the University of Health and Science Center with a completion of the Dental Assisting Program. Larissa enjoys spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys playing her guitar, camping, and off-roading. Her husband is the manager of ACE Alternators.

Devin Bryant, Dental Assistant (R.D.A.)

Devin Bryant — Family Dentist in Yucca Valley, CA
grew up here in Yucca Valley and graduated from Yucca Valley High in 2006. She began attending Kaplan College for Dental Assisting in 2014 and completed her intern with Dr. Hough in 2015. She enjoys spending time with her children and being outdoors.

Magdali Jamerson (D.A. / Front Office)

Magdali Jamerson — Family Dentist in Yucca Valley, CA
moved to Yucca Valley in 2003. She attended Yucca Valley High School and graduated in 2008. Magdali graduated with a Liberal Arts Associates Degree from Copper Mountain College. She enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as traveling and has a little boy named Maliki - which she adores.