Meet the Team

Nicole Borrowdale
Nicole Borrowdale

Office Manager, Registered Dental Assistant

Nicole grew up in Antelope, California. After graduating from High School, Nicole found her passion in the dental field and in 2007, she graduated from Sacramento City College with her Registered Dental Assisting degree. In October of 2010, Nicole married her high school sweetheart, Justin. In her free time, she enjoys running, shopping and spending quality time with her husband.

She joined Dr. Borrowdale’s staff in 2008 as his back office assistant and today enjoys her role as Office Manager. Nicole’s primary goal is to make sure that every patient has an enjoyable and comfortable experience in our office. Nicole deeply cares about Dr. Borrowdale’s office and is readily available to answer any questions or concerns patients may have.

Heather Padgett
Heather Padgett

Registered Dental Assistant

Heather has lived in Folsom all her life and has watched Folsom grow. Heather graduated from Western Career College in 1997 where she received her Registered Dental Assisting degree. She enjoys working with people and making their dental experience more comfortable. Heather has been part of Dr. Borrowdale’s practice since 2010. In her spare time, Heather enjoys hiking, kayaking and reading.

Matthew Newhouse
Matthew Newhouse

Registered Dental Hygienist

After graduating from San Joaquinn Valley College/Loma Linda University dental hygiene program, Matt moved to Portland, OR. Matt joined Dr. Borrowdale’s practice in 2009, and is an incredible asset to our team! Matt enjoys spending time with his family and traveling.

Julie Kornely
Julie Kornely

Registered Dental Hygienist

After graduating with her Bachelors in Biology from San Diego State University, Julie started her career in dentistry working as a Dental Assistant in a periodontal office. As her interest in the field grew she decided to pursue a career in Dental Hygiene. In 2012 she graduated from Cypress College’s Dental Hygiene Program and has been working in the Sacramento area ever since. After spending a few years working in both General Dentistry offices and a Periodontal office she joined Dr Borrowdale’s practice in 2015. In her spare time Julie enjoys jogging, swimming and spending time with her family.

April Sowa
April Sowa

Front Office

April moved to Folsom in 1995, she attended Folsom High School and graduated in 2003. April loves Folsom and decided it would be a great place to settle and begin a career in dental which took off in 2009. In her free time she enjoys yoga, kayaking and road trips to the beach. April has a daughter who was born in 2011 and she loves being a mom. April was the kid growing up who loved seeing the dentist. She was fascinated with teeth and still is to this day.

Christina Block
Christina Block

Front Office

Smiles have always been the first thing I notice. I started working in the dental field as a Dental Assistant and then moved to the front office. I love helping people. Outside of work I spend as much time as possible with my family, dogs and enjoying the local lakes, orchards and vineyards.

Megan Wallace
Megan Wallace

Dental Assistant

I studied Early Childhood Education before making the transition to the dental field. Now that I’m here, I can’t imagine working with a better group of people! I enjoy helping patients feel better about their dental care by providing a calm atmosphere and getting to know them on a more personal level. I love going camping, hiking, and spending time with family!

Gina Coop
Gina Coop

Registered Dental Assistant

The start of my dental field started years ago as an ROP student in high school. Graduate of College of San Mateo in Dental Assisting, with internships at both UOP and UCSF dental schools. I graduated with my Registered Dental Assisting degree in 1991. I worked in Pediatric Dentistry for 22 years, then transitioned to General Dentistry and have continued the love of dentistry. I enjoy family time, outdoors, cooking and scrapbooking.

Laura Brewer
Laura Brewer

Registered Dental Hygienist

California born but raised in Hawaii, Laura started her dental career working in public health as a dental assistant and front office.  After a few years she realized her passion for the field and decided to return to Carrington College in Sacramento where she earned her degree in Dental Hygiene. Now she spends her free time with her family and two dogs in the foothills, enjoying anything that relates to being near the water or traveling.

Marci Hurney
Marci Hurney

Registered Dental Hygienist

Marci received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies from Sonoma State University in 2002. It was her own hygienist at her family’s long time dental office who inspired her to start taking classes towards a career as a dental hygienist. In 2008, Marci graduated from Diablo Valley College’s dental hygiene program and has been working as a registered dental hygienist ever since. She loves her job because she gets to help people every day. She believes that one of her biggest roles as a hygienist is to educate her patients on periodontal disease and how to reach their most optimum oral health habits. When she’s not in the office, she enjoys being a proud mom to her daughters, Leah and Lauren, who brighten her every day. In 2011, she married her wonderful husband, Kevin, and is passionate about family time, running and doing anything crafty.

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