Meet Our Team

Mission Statement

Our office exists to serve the people we have dedicated ourselves to — patients.We create an environment of honesty and professionalism where patients feel comfortable, cared for and welcome. Every patient is aware of the quality treatment they received and of the sincerity of the staff.

Only through excellence in dentistry coupled with quality relationships between staff and patients can we achieve a positive contribution to the oral health and happiness of those we contact.

We provide our services from two offices: St. Thomas and St. Croix. We have just inaugurated our new dental care center in June 2011. Our offices are equipped with all high-tech machinery and devices, some of which are 3D Panoceph and CT Machine, Cone Beam machine and other highly sophisticated digital equipment.

Our staff is eager to assist, as our top priority is taking care of you. All patients receive individualized care and attention.

Nicole Hodge – Operations Manager St. Thomas/St. Croix

Nicole Hodge is the highly experienced team leader of St. Thomas branch of VI Dental Center. She is a vital member of our dental staff. Her experience and expertise in management has contributed greatly in bringing new innovations in dental technology to VI Dental Center. Dentistry is indeed a challenging field and for that reason, Nicole loves being a part of this profession.

St. Thomas Team

Judy White — Insurance Coordinator/Orthodontic Assistant

Judy has been working in the field of dentistry for over 40 years. She was born in Texas and lives on her sail boat with her husband, Lindsay. Judy has two children and three grandchildren who reside in Texas. Judy and Lindsay call the Virgin Islands their second home where they usually work through the winter season and sail the Caribbean during the summer season.

Dianne Weaver — Dental Hygienist

As a hygienist, Dianne weaver takes care of patients’ personal dental hygiene. For the past 33 years, she has been performing her duties with utmost perfection. It’s been two years since she joined VI Dental Center. She has expertise in teeth whitening, which is specially done by making use of the KOR system.

Valencia Danet — Dental Hygienist

Being a graduate of Howard University, Washington DC, Valencia offers great services in dental hygiene. She has been practicing dental hygiene for the past 23 years. Danet takes pride in her work – educating patients on ways to improve and maintain their oral health care needs.

Vicki Cook — Dental Assistant

Vicki worked in dentistry for 18 years with a AA degree from Ferris State University and is a Certified Dental Assistant. She moved to St. Thomas in 2010 and has worked at VI Dental Center since August of that year. Vicki works as a Dental Assistant in all areas of the office.

Rudis Cespedes — Dental Assistant

Rudis has been with VI Dental Center for over five years. Rudis enjoys her job as a Dental Assistant. She provides chair-side assistance to the dentist, caring for each patient and making them feel comfortable. Rudis is our bilingual Invisilign impression specialist.

 Vaniqua Venzen — Dental Assistant

Vaniqua is our Lead Dental Assistant. She has been with VI Dental Center for over five years. She loves what she does and thats providing the ultimate care for VI Dental Center patients. 

 
 

 Cherrol Hodge — Dental Assistant

Cherrol has been with VI Dental Center for the past 2 years. She is dedicated to the well-being of VI Dental Center patients. She makes our patients feel  comfortable. Under her care, all patients leaves with a smile.

 

 Renique Donastorg – Appointment Coordinator  

Renique recently joined the VI Dental Center Team. She is the smiling face you see when you walk in the front door. She is dedicated and always goes the extra mile! Her captivating personality and pleasant voice on the phone makes your appointment a pleasure. Her famous Motto “TEAM WORK MAKES THE DREAM WORK”. Providing superior customer service is her # 1 priority at VI Dental Center. 

 

Diane Kuntz – Billing/Collections Coordinator

Diane recently joined the VI Dental Center Team. Her warm and sweet personality is infectious. Diane many years of customer service makes your check out at experiecne at VI Dental Center a pleasure. 

 

St. Croix Team

 She’Nel Tyrell-Rawlins – Insurance Coordinator

She’Nel has obtained her degree in Medical Billing and Coding at ATI Career College. Always exceeding her own expectations She’Nel has been employed with VI Dental Center for the past 2 years. She’Nel also gives a helping in each department and looks forward to many more years with this prestigious practice.

 Soria Warner – Scheduling Coordinator

Soria is the enthusiastic and caring voice you hear when you first call the office. Her number one priority is to deliver exceptional customer service and do whatever it takes to give you a pleasant experience at the VI Dental Center.

She holds what is called the “HOT SEAT” – coordinating for the dental specialists and scheduling the patient appointments. She is the happy face you see sitting behind the front desk every time you walk in the office. Being a native of St. Croix she knows most of the patients by name.

 Sasha Delsol – Dental Assistant

Sasha has worked with VI Dental Center for the past 2 1/2 years. Very well rounded in each area of the practice, Sasha’s passion and dedication radiates through her work and she loves educating patients on the importance of maintaining their oral health. Sasha looks forward to the joys of her patients on a daily basis.

 Carmen Ras – Dental Assistant

Carmen is a very caring and understanding individual that has newly join the VI Dental Center team about 5 months ago. Very patient and always willing to go that extra mile, Carmen protrudes great customer service to her patients. Carmen looks forward to many more years with the company.

 Lorna Dickenson – Dental Hygienist

Lorna joined the VI Dental Center team in 2015 bringing over twenty years of experience. She previously worked in South Florida, Turks and Caicos Islands and in her home Jamaica. Lorna received her training in Jamaica and Florida at the Sanford Brown College. We just can’t keep patients out of Lorna’s hygiene chair!

Trysha Ward – Lead Dental Assistant

Trysha has worked with VI Dental Center for the past 4 years. As the lead assistant Trysha makes sure that all patients are taken care of in the best manner, she puts them at ease. Working chair side assisting the doctors, Trysha also does cosmetic dentistry, x-rays, and impressions. Trysha is very versatile in each area of the practice and looks forward to may more years with the company.