Meet Our Team

Dr. Gagan Kohli

Dr. Gagan Kohli DDS, MS

Dr. Gagan Kohli completed his Masters from University of Alabama,Birmingham and has been practicing dentistry in California since 2002. He is Invisalign and Laser Dentistry certified. He believes in listening to all his patients and their needs and to treat them with the best possible care. He wants his patients to leave the office knowing that they have a friend in him.

When not practicing dentistry he enjoys arts, watching movies and traveling. He has traveled around Europe, East Asia and Mexico. He has a wonderful wife who is a Nephrologist practicing in Bay Area and a beautiful daughter Enaya.

Dr. Katie Fogarty

Dr. Katie Fogarty DMD

Dr. Katie received her undergraduate degree in psychobiology from UCLA. Then she went on to complete her dental training in University of Pennsylvania and General Practice Residency at the University of Washington in Seattle. She believes in kindness: being sympathetic to her patients' fears and anxieties, hearing their needs, and providing them with the best care possible.

She grew up in Dallas, Texas, and has live in the Bay Area with her husband since 2012 to be closer to family. In her spare time, she goes all around town with her two-year-old son. She enjoys cooking, hiking, and snowboarding.

Andrea, Registered Dental Assistant

Andrea, Registered Dental Assistant

Andrea is both a dental and front desk assistant, working hard to treat each patient with compassion and provide gentle, timely dental care. She attended the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, receiving her DDS and master’s degree. Our office is like family to her, and she works hard to treat each patient with compassion and provide gentle, timely dental care.

Andrea has a very diverse background: she was born in Mexico, but her parents were born in Argentina and her grandparents are from Russia, Germany, and Italy. She loves to attend classes like yoga, spinning, body combat, belly dancing, and swimming. She has a beautiful pet hamster named Poroto.

Wallace , Registered Dental Hygienist

Wallace , Registered Dental Hygienist

Wallace has been part of our team for over 20 years, after earning an AA, AS, BA, and MPH. He and Dr. Brokstein are great friends. Wallace loves the friendship our office enjoys, and strives to further our practice through professionalism and holding himself to the highest standard.

He has grown up with the practice and is excited to see it continue to grow. Wallace has been married for 33 years and enjoys visiting old friends in his free time.

Larissa Tecson, Dental Assistant

Larissa Tecson, RDA, Operations Manager

Larissa began her dental career in 2011. As the operations manager, she oversees the operation of our dental offices ensuring patients have a positive experience. Larissa as well sets high standards for all staff members. She enjoys helping and interacting with all aspects of dentistry. Larissa was born and raised in the bay area. She loves spending time with her family and raising her daughters. She likes movies, music and food, as well as the outdoors.

Jessica Velez, Dental Assistant

Jessica Velez, Dental Assistant


"My wholehearted recommendation of Dr. Kohli. You have obviously chosen the right profession. Keep up the good work".
V.A., Milpitas

You are all terrific! I will always remember how nice and caring all of you have been to me."
A.S., Fremont

I cannot speak highly enough of Newark Family Dental. Everyone from reception where Debbie took such good care of me to Jennifer who got me comfortable in the dental room to Dr. Kohli were simply wonderful. All in all I cannot find anything more to say except "Thank you".
GS, Union City

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