Meet the TLC Dentistry Team! We have a very dedicated staff to meet your dental needs. Come and meet them in person today!
Dr. Lance Peery, D.D.S.
Growing up in Lodi, Dr. Lance Peery developed a strong sense of community through his church and local Boy Scout of Troop 199. While attending Lodi High School, Dr. Peery became an Eagle Scout and graduated as a “Most Distinguished Candidate” in 2007. He continued his academia at UC Davis under neurobiology and decided to pursue a lifelong learning of dentistry. After graduating from UCLA School of Dentistry in 2016, he has come back to Lodi to serve the community that has devoted so much to him.
Dr. Peery enjoys treating patients of all ages and giving them the satisfaction of a healthy smile. He has extensive experience with gold restorations as well as the newer esthetic materials, and he provides comprehensive care.
Dedicated to providing patients with the best of care, Dr. Peery attends California Dental Association conferences and continued education courses to improve his clinical excellence. He has won awards in “Comprehensive Patient Care,” “Excellence in Restorative Dentistry,” and “Excellence in Cast Gold Restorations and Meritorious Service to the Tucker Study Club”.
Living in Lodi and Natomas, he enjoys exercising, camping, skiing, and watching movies.
Stephanie has worked in the dental care field since 1986, and as our treatment coordinator, she handles all the dental insurance coverage, financial and sequencing questions that our patients have. She enjoys the day-to-day challenge of working with insurance companies because it allows patients to maximize their benefits, get their treatment done in an efficient manner and achieve optimal health. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, along with rose gardening with her granddaughter.
Registered Dental Assistant
“One of the things I enjoy most about dentistry is to see how changing a patient’s smile transforms their lives.
I love what I do, and enjoy being a part of a professional dental team that provides exceptional dental care.
I have been a Registered Dental Assistant for 4 years. I am engaged to get married on 7/7/17 and have 2 dogs. ”
Registered Dental Hygienist
“I graduated from the University of the Pacific’s dental hygiene program in 2008 with my B.S. in Dental Hygiene and have loved working in the dental field ever since. Yes, I love getting teeth clean, but my favorite part of the job is definitely getting to know the patients I have the pleasure to serve. I am excited to work with Dr. Clauson and be part of such a caring and compassionate team!”
Jennifer Registered Dental Assistant
“My name is Jennifer Newman , born and raised in Lodi . Married with four daughters . I am a registered dental assistant and have been in dental field for 5 years. My favorite thing about this field is how rewarding it is to see how happy patients are when we help them achieve their oral health goals with having a healthy smile. We have the most amazing doctors and staff so I am very proud to be a part of such a dedicated , compassionate team.”
Vanessa Dental Assistant
“I’ve been in the dental field for four years as a DA. I am a big kid at heart and I enjoy putting a smile on everyone’s face. Being able to help people become more confident with their and relaxed in the dental chair is a personal goal of mine. From a young age I’ve always wanted to help people. I couldn’t be happier with my career choice. I am thrilled to be apart of this fun loving office.”