Meet The Team



Dr. Ben Cope D.D.S.

 Dentist and brother to Dr. Austin Cope. Alumni of Brigham Young University (Bachelor's Degree), and Case Western Reserve University (Dental School). Dr. Ben loves board games, science experiments, and spending time in his workshop doing projects for his house or yard. Dad of four kids, husband of Maggie, Dr. Ben has worked at El Dorado Hills Dental for over 7 years. 

Dr. Austin Cope D.D.S.

Dentist and brother to Dr. Ben Cope. Husband of Lacey and dad of 4 kids. Dr. Austin and family moved to El Dorado Hills from Sparks, NV in June of 2020. After owning his own practice in Sparks, Dr. Austin was happy for the chance to partner and work with his brother. Austin loves golf, wakeboarding, snowboarding, dirt biking, and his Indian motorcycle. 

Kimberly Cope R.N., R.D.A., Office Manager

Kimberly is our Office Manager, Registered Dental Assistant, and Registered Nurse. Kimberly prepares patients and assists in IV sedation cases, and helps the day to day operations of the office run smoothly. Mom of Dr. Ben and Dr. Austin, grandma to 9, and an accomplished pie maker!

Cathy Soneouthay-Cruz

Patient Care Coordinator and Dental Assistant. You will see her smiling face as you walk in our office. She grew up in small town Willows, California, and is a mom to 3 dogs and 2 cats. She recently became a new homeowner! Our resident athlete, she played college basketball and volleyball. We love having Cathy as a member of our team!

Mindy Valeria 

One of our Patient Care Coordinators, Mindy greets you when you walk in our door. She is very artistic, and loves to spend her spare time crafting or painting. Her favorite place to vacation is Hawaii, and she loves beach time. She is a mom to one son and two dogs. 



Colleen Randolph R.D.H.

 One of our Registered Dental Hygienists! She is 4th generation born and raised on the big island of Hawaii. She has been a practicing hygienist for over 30 years. She loves to travel, especially to Eastern Europe. 



 Lissie Vonderwerth R.D.H.

Registered Dental Hygienist, Lissie enjoys hanging out with her 5 kids and husband when she is not cleaning teeth. Her absolute happy place is on the trails running or bike riding with the kids. She enjoys laughing, jet skiing, horseback riding, learning, and quality time with family and friends. She feels so blessed to live in such a beautiful area.

Caitlyn Snarr R.D.H.

Registered Dental Hygienist, Caitlyn has an 8 year old son, a 5 year old daughter, and a chocolate lab named Oakley. When not cleaning teeth, she enjoys being on the water with her family, baking, and exercising so she can bake more.


Julie Sarlan R.D.H.

Registered Dental Hygienist, Julie is passionate about inspiring health through dental prevention and loves getting to know each patient. She worked with an amazing cosmetic team in Beverly Hills in the 90's, was part of a practice that specialized in TMD, and worked with an elite Periodontal group in Washington DC in the early 2000s. She has been living in and exploring Northern California since 2011. She loves spending time with family and friends, enjoys reading, and is passionate about continuing education.


Brian Beair

Brian is our Back Office and Sterilization Manager. He is a 10 year Navy veteran. He is in school part-time at FLC and also loves to travel. He spends his spare time competing in his pool league, playing with his year-old grandson, and binge watching old movies.


Jessica Heriman R.D.A.

Our Registered Dental Assistant, Jessica enjoys hanging out with her two dogs, mountain biking and camping. She helps with the dental cleanings for the children in the office, and has worked for El Dorado Hills Dental for over 10 years. 

Lacey Cope

Dental Assistant and wife of Dr. Austin, she is also Mom to their 4 kids (ages 9,9, 7,5). She has her bachelor's degree in vocal performance, and teaches piano and voice lessons in addition to her dental office duties. She shares Dr. Austin's hobbies and likes to wakeboard, snowboard, golf, and dirt-bike, and loves any extra time she gets to play piano and sing. 


 Kimber Last

Dental Assistant, and little sister of Dr. Ben and Dr. Austin. Kimber loves camping, hiking, and adventuring with her husband Alex. She plans on continuing her education at the University of Minnesota and getting her Master's Degree in Psychology. 


Kindra Halsey 

Sterilization technician, Kindra is currently a student at UC Davis studying Biology and Psychology. When she's not working or studying, she enjoys going on hikes with her dogs, reading, running, and practicing yoga.