Denise has been a registered dental hygienist with Dr. Frugoli's office since 1989. She graduated from Cabrillo College in Santa Cruz, CA and also attended the University of Nevada, Reno. She has worked in the dental profession since 1981, first as a dental lab tech and then as a registered dental assistant before becoming a registered dental hygienist. Denise grew up in San Diego, CA and moved to Lake Tahoe in 1982, where she met her husband who is a commercial architectural photographer. They have one son who is currently attending the University of Nevada, Reno. They all enjoy skiing, kite boarding, water sports, and going to Baja and Maui for vacations.