Dr. Grace Montero was born and raised in Orange County,California. She received her bachelor's degree in Health Science in 1984 from La Sierra University in Riverside. In 1988, she received a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of California at Los Angeles. She worked in Riverside, CA for one year as an associate dentist before moving to Santa Cruz County and purchasing her Felton Practice. She has been practicing with Dr. Blenderman at this location since 1989. She is truly a family practitioner and enjoys all aspects of dentistry, from a young child's first dental visit to meeting the needs of our senior citizens. She continues her dental education yearly and remains abreast of new developments in her field by taking various courses, some mandated by law, but mostly on topics of interest, such as the latest in dental implant technologies. She is certified for use of the diode laser by the International Center for Laser Education. She is a clinical instructor at Carrington College of Dental Hygiene. She has two children and enjoys dancing, cycling, skiing and reading when away from her office.
A Boulder Creek resident and San Lorenzo Valley icon for over 40 years. She has worked for Dr. Blenderman and Dr. Montero since their opening in 1989 and previously worked for Dr. Weiss in this same location. Currently working 3/4 time in order to spend as much time as possible with her two sets of grandchildren, her third generation of child rearing. Previously, she raised two children of her own and participated in the rearing of the doctors' two children. Kathy possesses an encyclopedic knowledge of dental and office procedures and is the go to person for answers at the office.
Born and raised in the Santa Cruz mountains and recently relocated to Boulder Creek. Loves the outdoors, the San Lorenzo River, her dogs and football. Highly qualified, vivacious and passionate about her job. She can't wait to meet all our patients...
She graduated from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah with a degree in Dental Hygiene and been practicing for over 25 years. She was an examiner for the California State Dental Hygiene Board and is an active board member of the local dental hygiene association. Married with three grown sons and two grandsons and a resident of Boulder Creek for the last 18 years. She enjoys spending time with family and traveling the world. 'Life is full of experiences and meeting new people along the way.'