We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
Theresa L, MAADOM
I love our patients. They are an extension of my family. I love working for Drs’ Van Derhei: they are outstanding and do amazing work. And I love our amazing team, too, as everyone helps each other out so we can all focus on our patients’ comfort and smiles. I make sure our office runs smoothly and efficiently so the team can exceed patient expectations at every visit. I assist with patient care, work at our front desk, handle accounts payable and receivable, and marketing for the practice, too. I keep busy, but I’m never too busy for a quick chat and to answer questions. I have been a part of this dental team since 2005 and working with Dr. Wenona and Dr. Pat is such a blessing. I truly can't tell you how much fun it is to come into the office every day and work with such an amazing team. In 2019, I received my Fellow of the American Association of Dental Office Management. In 2022, I received my Master of the American Association of Dental Office Management. Currently, Enrolled to receive my DAADOM (Diplomat). I am extremely proud to work with such amazing doctors and an amazing team.
I’m a huge animal lover, with a house full of fun and fur. I have a Street Glide Harley Davidson, which I have named "Blue Cheese" and I ride as much as I possibly can for relaxation. I’m a Wisconsin Cheesehead who is true to my Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin Bucky. Additionally, I’m a certified scuba diver and enjoy doing stained glass and other crafting when I can find a free moment or two.
Sharon J, RDH
I enjoy helping each of my patients achieve their best, healthiest, and happiest smile. It’s important for people to understand the connection between oral and overall health, so I spend a lot of time educating patients. I take my patients’ health history and necessary X-rays and clean their teeth. While doing so, I educate each person about their specific oral health. We talk about ways they can improve their home dental hygiene and keep their smile in great shape. I have been with VIP Family Dentistry since 2013.
I love spending my free time with my husband, Sean, and two girls, Sophie and Sylvie and our son Sean Jr. We enjoy being outside, planting flowers in the yard, playing with our cat, Olaf, and grilling out with friends.
Stephanie V, EDDA
Expanded Duties Dental Assistant
I am a graduate of the University of North Georgia's Dental Assisting Program. I wanted to get into the dental field because I enjoy the various tasks a dental assistant can perform and the fact that every patient comes with a unique situation. I am lucky to be a part of fixing that smile and watching their faces light up. I received my Expanded Duties Dental Assistant Certificate in February 2022.
In my spare time, I love to spend time with my husband and my young daughter. Family time is very important to me, so spending as much time possible with family and friends is the best! I have quickly grown to love my work family at VIP Family Dentistry as well. Can't wait to meet everyone.