Cortland Dentist Staff

Meet Our Friendly Staff

The first thing you'll notice when you walk into our office is the incredibly friendly and inviting atmosphere. Building a foundation of trust by treating our patients as how we would like to be treated is vital to our success. We understand how some of our patients may be anxious about their dental visit, and how we can make a difference in providing each patient with a relaxing and positive experience.

 
Our entire staff is dedicated to providing you with excellent, personalized care and service. We would like to thank you for allowing us to take care of your dental needs and look forward to serving you.
Kathleen, Hygienist
Kathleen received her AAS in Dental Hygiene from Broome Community College in 1994. She is a graduate from Cortland High School. Kathleen has been working in our practice since September 1994. She thoroughly enjoys the patients and their families who frequent the practice. She strives for patient comfort and trust. Kathleen has over 35 years of dental experience including dental assisting for general and orthodontic dentistry. Kathleen has been a faithful volunteer for the Cortland Community SPCA since September 2006.
Tiffany, Hygienist
Tiffany received her AAS in Dental Hygiene from Monroe Community College (MCC). While attending MCC she was active in the Student Association of Dental Hygiene and served as its President for two years (2001-2002 ) She received her certification for administration of anesthetic and nitrous oxide from Onondaga Community College in 2003 Besides being currently enrolled in a Bachelor of Science program at SUNY Canton, she still finds the time to be actively involved in her community and is affiliated with the following national and local professional organizations: * American Dental Hygiene Association * CNY Dental Hygiene Association ( Secretary) * NY HY PAC and NYS Oral Health Coalition * Community Foundation to support Education Tiffany has been working for Dr. Cheryl Reygers since October 2004 and enjoys being part of the office family. She prides herself in patient education and product information.
Samantha, Hygienist
Samantha graduated from Broome Community College in 2012 with her AAS in Dental hygiene. She also has an Associate’s Degree from Tompkins Cortland Community College in general studies, where she took several child development, child psychology and child education classes, making her extremely patient and comforting to our younger patients. Samantha also works at an office in Cazenovia as a hygienist and has been there for 5 years. She is very excited to be joining our team as well and working for Tiffany on Mondays. Sam and her husband Mike have three boys, ages 14, 12 and almost 2. In her free time she enjoys running, snowboarding, scrapbooking and watching her two older boys play many sports. Sam has always had a passion for dental hygiene and would brush her childhood friend’s teeth when they were over for playdates.
Duana, Dental Assistant
Duana joined our office in 2017. She has been a life long resident of Marathon. She has an extensive medical, dental and surgical background. In her free time she enjoys spending time outdoors and time with her family. In the office she will be found assisting the doctor, keeping patients at ease while in the office and filling in at the front desk when needed.
Jamie, Dental Assistant
Jamie is the newest member of our team and has been a dental assistant for 8 years. She is a resident of Cortland with her husband, Joe. In her free time she enjoys playing volleyball and softball.
Beatrice, Office Manager
Beatrice was a new addition to the front desk in August 2015. Like many of our patients, she is a lifelong resident of Cincinnatus. One of Beatrice’s many strong suits is that she has a wide range of experience, from the insurance industry to the legal industry. She has found that the knowledge she has gained in these areas has aided in her role at the front desk. She is very appreciative to have the opportunity to learn in the dental industry with Dr. Reygers. Fun Fact: Beatrice and hygienist, Tiffany, are cousins! When Beatrice is not working she enjoys walking, gardening, and watching her daughter, Bayley, play soccer.
Melanie, Front Desk Coordinator
Melanie joined the front desk in June of 2016 after already being a loyal patient to Dr. Reygers for many years. She was born in Schenectady, NY and was raised in Herkimer with her older sister. She graduated from Herkimer High School and then moved to Cortland to attend TC3 to study basic computer information. She worked for 8 years as a salesperson at RH Osborne's World of Floor Coverings until she decided to cut back to various part time positions so that she could be at home to enjoy more time with her two growing and active boys. Melanie greets all of our patients with her calm, friendly, and inviting demeanor, which is sure to make you feel comfortable as soon as you step foot into the office.