Covell Family Dental

Meet the Team at Covell Family Dental

The Covell Family Dental team. We each bring our unique personalities, experiences and skills to create a strong team to best serve our patients.

Andrew Kim, DDS

Dr. Andrew Kim is a Davis resident and California native who grew up in Southern California and attended UCLA for his undergraduate degree. He went on to dental school at the University of the Pacific in San Francisco where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and fell in love with Northern California.

Dr. Kim has over ten years of experience as a dentist and has worked both in private practice and at a non-profit community clinic for the last few years. In 2015, he acquired this practice from Dr. CJ Gregor and enjoys serving his patients with clinical excellence and close attention to patient comfort. He is also passionate about continuing education to stay current on best practices.

Dr. Kim is married to Rebecca who works at a local community clinic. They have two small children and a rescue Dachsund mix named Gulliver. Dr. Kim enjoys playing drums, drinking craft beers, camping, and organizing the garage. 

He hopes to meet you and your family soon, both in the clinic and around town!

Dr. Kim is a member of:

  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • Sacramento District Dental Society
  • Academy of General Dentistry

Courtney Hodge

Office Manager

Courtney has been a fixture at our practice for the past 10 years, priding herself on maintaining a positive rapport with patients. Courtney has been a valuable asset to our team and specializes in developing systems at our office to ensure that you receive high-quality services. Her goal is to ensure that each patient is provided with exceptional dental care and customer service.

When she is not at the office, she and her husband Cody spend weekends at the lake or relaxing with their dog and cat. They are often with family and friends having barbecues and get-togethers. 


Vanessa Pisani

Registered Dental Hygienist

Vanessa graduated in 2017 from the Registered Dental Hygiene Program at Carrington College in Sacramento. She is often complimented for her gentle touch, and always trying her best to help patients achieve the best oral health possible. Vanessa is a diligent individual who thrives on knowing that she can create a positive experience for her patients. 

In her free time, Vanessa loves being with family and volunteering to help the community. She enjoys simple nights at home with her husband Dominic and beloved dog Cadi. If they get the opportunity Vanessa and Dominic love beach vacations and time to unwind.


Alison Coats

Registered Dental Hygienist

Ali attended Sac City and got her degree in Registered Dental Hygiene in 2017. She is patient-focused and driven to provide a personable experience along with the highest quality of care possible. Ali enjoys building relationships with her patients and educating them on the importance of maintaining their oral health.

Ali loves spending time with her dog Benny, he is rambunctious and keeps her on her toes, they go for many hikes together. Her hobbies include relaxing nights in and dinner with friends.

Brittany Lopez

Registered Dental Assistant

Brittany has been a Registered Dental Assistant since graduating Blake Austin in 2015. We have been lucky enough to have her as a part of our team since 2018. Brittany wears many hats in the practice including assisting alongside Dr. Kim in various dental procedures. She is committed to quality patient care and strives to provide the most comfortable experience for our patients. 

Outside of work, Brittany can be found spending time with her husband Jeremy and fur baby Kyree. In her free time, she enjoys church activities, exploring local eateries and getting together with family.


Ernest Kallal

Registered Dental Assistant

Ernest began working as a Registered Dental Assistant in 2015 after graduating from Carrington College in Pomona, CA. He enjoys helping patients feel at ease when they come to our office. His knowledge and easy-going nature help to comfort patients during dental procedures. 

When he isn’t working, Ernest can be found exploring Northern CA. He moved here a few years ago with his husband Alec and their dog Justice. They enjoy trying new foods and hiking spots. Game nights are a staple in their house. 

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