Employee Spotlight


Dr. Wenona is co-owner of VIP Family Dentistry. Dr. Wenona is a prosthodontist and a Diplomat in Sleep Medicine. Dr. Wenona is a perfectionist when it comes to her patients. She listens to her patients and helps them with their oral concerns. Dr. Wenona is always looking for ways to be the dentist possible. Continuing Education is always on her radar. Dr. Wenona is married to Dr. Patrick Van Derhei and they have two children, Aidan and Ashley. Dr. Wenona love to keep fit and healthy; loves the great outdoors. Please feel free to contact our office to set up an appointment to see Dr. Wenona 678-318-3353 or email resa@vipfamilydentistry.com


 

Heather is our Insurance Coordinator. She has been with VIP Family Dentistry for 9 years. Heather is here to help you with all your insurance questions. She is a wonderful part of this AMAZING Team and is full of life and laughter. Heather has two amazing kids, a small farm of fur babies and many adoptive kids that are always at her house.




Beth is our Scheduling Coordinator. Beth has been part of this amazing team for just shy of 5 years. Beth is always the cheerful voice that you get when you need to schedule your dental appointments. She is always smiling and eager to help you. Beth has been in the dentistry business for 21 years, mostly working as a dental assistant in Pediatric offices. Beth has amazing family, a son Zachary and her hubby Rusty. She is also a Color Street consultant.(Cool nail colors and designs)



Julie is a Hygienist with VIP Family Dentistry. Julie has been with our office since July of 2020 but has been a hygienist for 16 years. She loves to educate her patients and is always smiling. Julie and her hubby ; Jess are both essential workers, Jess is a Firefighter for Hall Cty. They have a small tribe of children. Harley, Hazel, and twins Claire and Ele. Please feel free to reach out to Julie, she would love to help you with your dental needs. 678-318-3353 or julie@vipfamilydentistry.com



Stephanie is one of our amazing Dental Assistants. Stephanie has been with us almost a year. She is our newest addition to our amazing Team!! Stephanie is a great team player and always looking to help our patients in any way that she can. Stephanie's family is so precious, Elanor is her daughter, hubby Josh; he runs Saving Grace which is a Senior Care facility and they have 2 fur babies. You can find Stephanie with a smile all the time. Stephanie is here to help and can be reached at 678-318-3353 or by email at stephanie@vipfamilydentistry.com



Jennifer is one of our Hygienist. Jennifer has been with us just shy of 5 years, however Jennifer did work previously for us part time for a good bit. Jennifer is an amazing part of this wonderful VIP Team. Jennifer always has our patients best interest in mind and willing to go the extra mile. Jennifer has three amazing kids , her amazing hubby (who served our country in the Air Force) and some cute fur babies. Please give Jennifer a shout at 678-318-3353 or email at Jennifer@vipfamilydentistry.com. Jennifer is always here to help our patients receive the best dental care possible.



Jessica is a Hygienist and has been a big part of our team for 16 years off and on. Jessica has taken some time to raise her children but has always been able to help us out. She loves all of our patents and takes great pride in her job as a Hygienist. Jessica is married to Adam and they have 4 children, Cole, Mailey, Jeb, and Callie.
You can reach Jessica at 678-318-3353 or jessica@vipfamilydentistry.com.



Dr. Patrick Van Derhei, DDS, MSD is co-owner of VIP Family Dentistry. Dr. Pat is also a Prosthodontist - which specializes in Dentures, Partials, Bridges, Crowns, Implant Dentures, Implant Partials, Implant Crowns & Bridges. Dr. Pat loves to cut up with his patients. Green Bay Packers are always a great topic of discussion. Dr. Pat is married to Dr. Wenona and they have two children together, Ashley and Aidan. Dr. Pat loves to ski and fish. If you would like to make an appointment to see Dr. Pat or have a question, he can be reached at 678-318-3353 or resa@vipfamilydentistry.com.



Katie is a Dental Assistant, that has a surgical background. Katie has been a part of this amazing team for 2 years. Katie loves to assist our patients with the best dental care possible. Katie is married to Fred, has two boys and a fur baby. Katie loves to get out on the lake and cruise with her boat or watch her boys in sports. Katie is a big Georgia Bulldog fan. Katie loves to help our patients with all their dental needs. You can reach Katie at 678-318-3353 or katie@vipfamilydentistry.com



Theresa is the office manager for VIP Family Dentistry for the past 16 years. She works hard to make sure that everything runs smoothly for our patients and team. Theresa earned her Fellowship with the American Association of Dental Office Management. Theresa is currently working on getting her Masters. You can find Theresa most weekends riding her 2017 HD Street Glide Special when Mother Nature cooperates and she is not doing yard work. Theresa is a crafting junkie, always trying something new, not always turning out the way she wants. (They always make it look so easy). If you would like to contact Theresa she can be reached at resa@vipfamilydentistry.com or 678.318.3353 - she is always willing to lend a hand.



Sharon is a Registered Dental Hygienist. Sharon has been with us for 8 years. Sharon started out 1 day a week and in a blink of an eye she was working 3 days a week. We laugh about it since none of us can remember when she came on almost full time. We are glad she is here and is a wonderful asset to our Team!! Sharon and her husband Sean have 2 beautiful daughters; Sophie, Sylvie and a handsome son; Sean Jr. Sharon loves to help our patients with their dental health. If you would like to make an appointment with Sharon, please call our office at 678-318-3353 or email her at sharon@vipfamilydentistry.com



Brittany is an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant with a surgical background. Brittany has been with us for 3 years and just loves our patients. Brittany can bring a smile to your face with her funny ways. You can find Brittany break out into dance. Brittany and her husband Blake are new parents to Ellie Mae along with their fur babies. You can reach Brittany at 678-318-3353 or brittany@vipfamilydentistry.com



Preksha is an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant. Preksha has been a part of this amazing team for 5 years. Preksha loves to help our patients and brings joy to everyone. Preksha is our lead dental assistant. She is also bi-lingual in Hindi as well. Preksha has been married to Dev for 9 years and they have a son Laksh. Preksha would love to help you with your dental care. You can reach her at 678-318-3353 or preksha@vipfamilydentistry.com