The process is simple:
Go to the Source
Using the latest technologies, our comprehensive sleep and airway evaluation will look for the root causes of your sleep and airway issues.
Make a Plan
Results in hand, we’ll create a customized care plan and connect you with the providers and therapies you need.
It’s time for a good night’s sleep! Most patients resolve their sleep issues in 12 months, with noticeable results in just a few months.
Get started today!
Meet the Team
Dr. John Bocchi, DDS
Dr. Bocchi is passionate about dentistry and the effect it can have on your whole-body health. This is where complete health dentistry comes to life! He believes in optimizing growth and development for kids and adults to improve breathing, prevent chronic health issues, and make the smiles of his patients’ dreams. Because he believes that you always need to continue learning in order to provide the best care for patients, he has traveled the country to learn the latest dental technologies, including the CEREC machine that completes porcelain crowns and veneers in a single visit. Dr. Bocchi has become so passionate about sleep and airway after realizing he and his kids had sleep issues that were affecting their health. He has spent many hours in sleep and airway classes to bring these incredible sleep treatments to Northern Nevada.
He and his wife, Jen, have two children, Keira and Kipton; he enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, photography, fishing, hiking, biking, snowboarding, and the many other outdoor activities available in Northern Nevada.
Best Dentist—Reno News and Review
Best Cosmetic Dentist—Reno Magazine
Top 20 Professionals Under 40—Reno Journal
Ask the Doctor—Channel 2 News
Pro-bono Dental—Channel 4 News
Dr. Mariangela Verano
Dr. Mariangela Verano and her family moved to the Reno area in 2019 bringing 24 years of exceptional dental experience from her San Francisco Bay Area practice.
Receiving her Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Los Angeles, she attended dental school at the University of California, San Francisco where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and also continued her training at UCSF by completing an Advanced Education in and General Dentistry (AEGD) residency.
As a consummate educator, Dr. Verano advises her patients in complete health dentistry, the oral systemic connection, and airway health. Her passion to provide optimal care has led her to become a Breathe Institute Ambassador and she started the Northern Nevada Breathe Collaboration group— bringing like-minded practitioners together to address all conditions related to sleep disordered breathing and overall health.
Dr. Verano focuses on precision diagnosis and comprehensive treatment planning in snoring, obstructive sleep apnea, breathing disorders, and improving nasal breathing.
As a highly trained practitioner, Dr. Verano has gained extensive knowledge and experience during her career. She truly cares about each patient and strives to provide quality care with a gentle touch. Her passion for dentistry is seen every day in her attention to detail and steadfast work ethic.
In her spare time, Dr. Verano enjoys golfing, skiing, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Clinical Director for Sleep and Airway
Lancette graduated from the University of South Dakota in 1995 and would love to help you reach your goals for a healthy smile and body that lasts a lifetime! She also works as a dental hygiene professional coach and as a continuing education speaker for dentists and dental hygienists. Lancette believes strongly in the power of prevention, the importance of complete health dentistry, and that all communities should have access to affordable dental care.
Lancette is extremely passionate about sleep and airway development, and after extensive training has started speaking and coaching other dental offices around the country.
When she is not talking about teeth, sleep, airway, and complete health, she loves to spend time outdoors with her husband, two children, parents, and siblings.
Airway Success Concierge
Her pioneer spirit and passion for educating, coaching, and teaching patients about complete health are the ideals that fuel her desire for lifelong learning and continual professional development.
She is honored to be a part of the amazing team at Sierra Smiles, where innovation, cutting-edge technology, and compassionate health care are second to none!
Out of the office, Jeannie enjoys spending time with family and friends, as well as, participating in a variety of outdoor recreational activities, including Kayaking, SUP, Hiking, Running, Snow Shoeing, Cross Country, and Alpine Skiing.
When she isn’t helping our patients she likes to play softball, bowl, and spend quality time with her friends and family.
Registered Dental Hygenist
Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going on adventures, outdoor activities, and traveling.
Born in Fort Worth, TX and raised in Cedar City UT, Shae came to Northern Nevada 5 years ago. Her dental career began as a sterile technician, then quickly transitioned to surgical assistant for an oral surgery office in Reno. Shae now facilitates and oversees sleep testing and appliance therapy at Sierra Smiles and Sierra Sleep. Her mission is to standardize and unify complete health wellness among all medical divisions to provide holistic full-service.
Shae enjoys traveling (especially Lake Tahoe), playing with her dog Ella, snowboarding, beach & court volleyball, and spending time with family & friends.