Meet Our Team





BUSINESS OFFICE TEAM

Teena McKitchen

Certified Dental Receptionist, Oravital Certification

Teena is our senior Dental Receptionist Certified through the ODAA distance education program. She is very knowledgeable and can assist you with booking appointments, sorting out insurance claims and estimates and answer any question you may have to get you started as a new patient with Dentistry in the Valley. Teena is a Renfrew native and enjoys family time, crafts and being outdoors.




Kelly Pultz

Certified Dental Assistant/ Certified Dental Reception

Kelly is rejoining our team bringing 16 years of dental experience. She is a Certified Dental Assistant/Certified Dental Receptionist and can assist you with arranging your dental visits and answering any important questions about your dental health. Kelly is so excited to be back in the Valley and helping patients with their dental needs. She loves spending time with her children, sports, yoga and music.




HYGIENE TEAM

Cheryl Ringrose RRDH

Registered Restorative Dental Hygienist, Oravital Certification

Cheryl is our senior Registered Restorative Dental Hygienist here at DITV. She has more than 20 years of dental experience and can assist you with your gum care treatment. She is a member of the ODHA, a Restorative study group in Toronto, and is also CPR certified. Cheryl completed all of her studies at George Brown College in Toronto; she is committed to continuing education and attends numerous programs and courses annually. Burnstown is now home for Cheryl, husband Tim and three children. She loves life on the river and is always up for any outdoors activities.



Kelly Patterson RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist, Oravital Certification

Kelly graduated with honours from the Dental Hygiene program at Algonquin College in Ottawa in 2005, and joined the Dentistry in the Valley team in 2008. She is a member of the Ontario Dental Hygiene Association, and enjoys taking continuing education courses through the Ottawa Dental Hygiene Society. She is CPR and First Aide certified, and she obtained her Oravital certification in 2013. Kelly is passionate about providing thorough and gentle care for her clients. Kelly and her husband Brad love being new parents to their son Emmett.



Meghan Brohart RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist, Oravital Certification

Meghan is returning to our team after taking time for her second maternity leave. She studied at Canadore College and graduated in 2007. She is CPR, First Aid, WHIMIS certified and completed her Oravital Certification in 2013. Meghan enjoys playing the fiddle and spending time with her two beautiful daughters and husband.





DENTAL ASSISTANT TEAM

Jen Bretzlaff

Senior Dental Assistant II, Oravital Certification

Jen is one of our senior dental assistants here at DITV with over 15 years of experience. She is a member of the ODAA and CPR certified. She is Dr. Diana’s assistant and is very knowledgeable with all dental procedures. Jen and her husband are busy doting parents who spend much of their free time at the arena with their 3 children cheering them on in hockey and figure skating. In her spare time she plays badminton and enjoys camping, outdoors and traveling.




Courtney Wiebe

Certified Dental Assistant II, Oravital Certification

Courtney joined Dentistry in the Valley in 2012 after graduating from the Dental Assisting program at Algonquin College in Ottawa. She is WHIMIS and CPR Certified. Courtney assists between Dr Nick and Dr. Diana Atanasiu. She was raised in Eganville, ON and enjoys spending time with family and friends and doing activities such as hunting, camping and playing volleyball. She looks forward to her career as a dental assistant.




Amanda Redekopp

Certified Dental Assistant II, Oravital Certification

Amanda is a level II Certified Dental Assistant. She is an ODAA member and CPR Certified. Amanda assists Dr Nick bringing 4 years dental experience with her. Amanda has a very energetic uplifting personality. She recently moved to the valley with her husband from Southern Ontario. Amanda enjoys many outdoor activities and keeps busy chasing her sons Oliver and Case.





Stephanie Ladouceur

Certified Dental Assistant II

Stephanie joined Dentistry in the Valley in July 2014. She brings 4 years of level I assisting experience where she assisted in Quebec. She recently completed her level II Assisting Program at Everest College in Ottawa. You will see Stephanie assisting between both Dr. Nick and Dr. Diana. She is an ODAA member, WHIMIS and CPR certified. Stephanie enjoys playing volleyball, hunting and fishing when she is away from the office.