Meet Our Staff

Administrative Team

Dental Staff at Beachwood Dental, Sonja

Meet Sonja

Sonja is the Area Manager within our offices. Sonja came to us with over 8 years experience in the dental field. She graduated in 2008 from the Cleveland Institute of Dental And Medical Assisting. Her background in Dental Assisting has helped further her career as she transitioned from clinical to administrative, That knowledge has helped in all aspect of the dental office. She enjoy spending time with her family and traveling to new places.

Dental Staff at Beachwood Dental, Olivia

Meet Olivia

Olivia is the Marketing Coordinator within the office. She graduated from Christine Valmy International with a certification in esthetics. She loves working with people, patients and coworkers alike. Olivia is passionate about making people smile, and helping them get the smile they are proud of! Raised in Beachwood, Olivia now lives in University Heights with her husband, Nick, and their puppy Bean. She enjoys cooking, art, meeting new people, and spending time with friends and family . She’s proud to be part of the Beachwood Dental team!

Dental Staff at Beachwood Dental, Barb

Meet Barb

Barbara has worked more than 40 years as an office administrator. She took a summer job before entering Kent State School of Nursing and never left for school that fall! Dental patients in Cleveland have benefited for decades from Barbara’s warm smile, dental acumen and creative financial solutions. Our office is fortunate to be able to extend that experience to our patients, our professionals and our remarkable staff. Experience is what Barbara brings to our practice. Come in and see what you have been missing. On her free time, Barbara enjoys showing, breeding, and taking care of her own dogs as well as others dogs. Barbara lives in Chardon with her husband Jim.

Dental Staff at Beachwood Dental, Suzy

Meet Susie

Susie has been a receptionist at our office for 15 years. She takes pride in making sure claims are processed and payments are posted. Susie lives in Wickliffe with her husband Gene. She enjoys traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Dental Hygienists

Dental Staff at Beachwood Dental, Nancy

Nancy, RDH

Nancy has plus years’ experience as a dental professional, and has been a part of our team since 2005. Nancy is a licensed Dental Hygienist and a registered Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary (EFDA). Her postgraduate training for special technology in Houston, Texas, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) and National Dental Hygiene conferences keeps her at the forefront of Dental Hygiene trends. Nancy uses state of the art technology such as the Diagnodent (a non-invasive laser device that detects cavities), the USI (a patient friendly ultrasonic scaler) and digital radiography. Additionally, she is licensed to administer local anesthetic and nitrous oxide. Through her desire to understand the wishes of her patients, Nancy exemplifies the mission of our team. She provides the right tools for each individual to stay healthy. Nancy lives in Cleveland and enjoys yoga, bicycling, reading and spending time with her friends and family.

Dental Staff at Beachwood Dental, Jessica

Meet Jessica, RDH

Jessica obtained her Bachelor Degree of Science in Dental Hygiene from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2009. She obtained her local anesthesia certification from Stark State Community College in 2014. Jessica lives in Westlake. In her spare time she enjoys shopping, working out, and spending time with her family and friends.

“As your Dental Hygienist I am here to educate, inform, and motivate you as my patient. I love to share my knowledge of oral health and believe the more you know and understand about the health of your mouth, the more likely you will be able to take responsibility in preventing oral disease”.

Meet Megan, RDH

She began her career in dentistry 10 years ago as a dental assistant. After realizing her passion for dentistry and her patients, she went back to school and, in 2016, obtained her Associates of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Lakeland Community College. She truly enjoys forming relationships with her patients and the ability to make them calm and comfortable during their dental appointments. She is certified in local anesthesia and nitrous oxide. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. As a family they enjoy cooking, camping, and four wheeling together.

Dental Assistants

Dental Staff at Beachwood Dental, Christy

Meet Christy

Christy is a Dental Assistant within the office, who came with prior experience in the medical field being a nursing assistant. She attended the Dental Assisting Training School and completed her externship with our office, and has been here ever since. Christy is a hard worker and she does whatever she can to make patients comfortable, and help wherever she can. She enjoys all the newest technology that Beachwood Dental offers, and loves to see the transformation and confidence in her patients smile. In her free time Christy loves to spend time with her family/friends, being outdoors, and traveling.

Dental Staff at Beachwood Dental, Kathrine

Meet Katharine, RDA

Katharine is a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) who has been in the dental field since 2012. In 2018 she became a Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT). She is a hard worker and enjoys watching patients reach their highest dental potential. Her main goal is to make patients feel as comfortable as possible and make every visit the best they have ever had. She loves learning the newest technologies and products on the market brought into the office. In her free time she enjoys yoga, spending time with her family, and cooking.

Meet Cindy, CDA, EFDA

Cindy began her dental career in 1980 as a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) assisting in every dental specialty. She then graduated as an Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary (EFDA) from Case Western Reserve University School of Dentistry in 1997. She passed the Ohio State Dental Boards and is a registered EFDA in the state of Ohio. This permits her to place preventative and restorative fillings along with performing other remedial procedures in the office. Cindy is calm and comforting and cares for her patients as family, educating along the way and answering any and all questions. Her gentleness, artistic abilities and expertise in creating beautiful smiles for her patients is her true passion.

Cindy is also a member of DANB and ODEFA organizations and takes continuing education courses throughout the year to enhance her skills.

In her spare time she enjoys her family time, travel, outdoor adventures, weaving, cooking and all kinds of music and arts. Cindy looks forward to meeting you and taking care of your dental needs.