Cortland Dentist Staff

Meet Our Friendly Dental Office 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.
Sam, Dental Assistant
Sam joined the practice in February 2013. Sam was born and raised in Cortland until November 2016, when she moved to Manlius. She graduated from the Liverpool BOCES program in Dental Assisting. After graduation she worked for almost 4 years at an office in Ithaca before joining us. In the office, Sam will be found assisting the doctor, educating patients, working in the lab and keeping patients at ease and comfortable while in the office. When Sam is not in the office she enjoys playing ice hockey, hiking with her husband and dog and being out on the golf course with her family.
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, Recall 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.
Duana, Dental Assistant
Duana is the newest member of our team, joining us at the end of February 2017. She has been a life long resident of the Cortland area. 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.