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Meet Dr. Rick Hardt

Dr. Rick Hardt graduated from Loma Linda University in 1989. He practiced dentistry for six years in Lindsay, CA with his father, William Hardt. Dr. Hardt then moved to Porterville where he practiced for several years with Dr. Frank Baughman before he retired.

Dr. Hardt has just celebrated his 28th anniversary of practicing dentistry in August.

When not caring for his patients, Dr. Hardt enjoys many outdoor sports such a hiking, backpacking, camping and fishing. He has a passion for photography and you can view his photography website here.

Dr. Hardt, his wife Teresa and their many pets reside in Porterville, CA.


Dr. Lawryn Monterroso

Meet our new Associate, Dr. Lawryn Monterroso.

Lawryn started working with us in May this year after a move from Loma Linda, CA. She and her husband, Dr. Mark Monterroso come to us via Loma Linda University.  Lawryn graduated several years ago while Mark finished Medical school this year.  Mark is continuing his training in Emergency Medicine at Kaweah Delta Hospital.

Lawryn has a rich background in the field of dentistry.  Her father and Brother are also dentists, making for a woman who has been steeped in the conversation and philosophy of dentistry from an early age.

She and her family had the rare opportunity to spend a month in Africa running a field clinic where she gained as much hands-on experience as one does in the last two clinical years of Dental training.

We are excited to have her on our team.  I have observed her for several months, and am finding that she is not only highly professional, but personally approachable.  She is as skilled clinically as anyone I've seen.  She enjoys, not only the more routine procedures that dentistry brings with it, but is very accomplished at oral surgery and cosmetic dentistry as well.  She’s an excellent communicator.

Our team has come to love her already, and feedback from patients in terms of her delivery of quality dentistry is consistently excellent.

I know that if you have the opportunity to meet her you’ll agree that our community has gained a very valuable new member.

Dr. Richard Hardt

Meet the front office staff


Vicki Wall

RDA Office Manager


Serena Wall

Treatment Coordinator


Jessica Vasquez

Schedule Coordinator

Meet the back office staff


Roxanne Dignam



Anabel Garcia



Shyanne Sisk



Mariah Wall


Meet the Dental Hygienist


Lisa Lentz



Becky Wolfe



Linda Wise



Gaylene Cox