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Meet the Team






We recognize that all our patients are unique and deserve to receive orthodontic care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding orthodontic experience every time you visit our practice.

Dr. Reese and the entire team welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you and for you during your orthodontic experience.



Orthodontic Assistant

Cathy has been an orthodontic assistant in our practice since 1994 and is a favorite with many of our patients. She was born and raised in Long Island, New York. As the wife of her high-school sweetheart, a retired airman, Cathy has lived numerous places throughout the US and overseas. While raising their three grown children, she managed to accumulate more than 45 years of experience working in the dental field.

Cathy enjoys vacationing with her husband and spending time with their five wonderful grandchildren. She also enjoys crafts, quilting, and home decorating/remodeling projects, and has been known to tile her kitchen and install hardwood floors!



Account Manager/Treatment Coordinator

Sandy joined our practice in 2002 as our business manager when a military move brought her to Virginia. Sandy has worked in the dental and orthodontic fields for more than 30 years and enjoys working with our patients and parents. She started her career as a chairside assistant and transitioned to the business office.  Sandy currently manages all patient accounts.  

Sandy and her husband are proud parents of a married son and hopes to have grandchildren in the near future.  She and her husband now spend their time spoiling their two SPCA specials, Lucy and Penny! Sandy enjoys traveling, cooking, music, and skydiving!



Orthodontic Assistant

Sonya has been an orthodontic assistant for   Peninsula Orthodontics over 13 years.  She's spent time living in many different places due to military moves before her husband retired from the Air Force and worked as on orthodontic assistant in Alaska prior to moving to Poquoson.  She is a proud mom of four children and two grandchildren.  Sonya loves spending time with her family, her horse and she stays active with vollyball, kickball, softball.



Orthodontic Assistant

Caylen is from Ohio, but moved to Virginia with her husband who is in the Navy.  She joined our team in August 2020 after attending dental assisting school.  Caylen enjoys going to the mountains, hunting, fishing, camping and she loves her golden reteriver named Moose.  




Orthodontic Assistant

Shonda was born in North Carolina and relocated to Newport News when she was 13 years old. She graduated from Warwick High School and a few years later, completed the Dental Assisting program at Tidewater Tech while raising her son. Shonda has worked in the dental field since 2000 including general dentistry, prosthodontics, endodontics, oral surgery, and of course orthodontics.  Before joining our team in 2017 she spent 2 years working with Dr. Reese as the Commander Administrative Assistant and 10 years as an orthodontic assistant at the Dental Clinic at Langley AFB.

Shonda and her son love participating in sports together, especially playing basketball and roller skating (which is her passion - other than Orthodontics)!  She even travels to other states with her friends to enjoy the sport. Shonda and five of her friends were invited to the Dr. OZ show to perform and to promote skating as good exercise. She’s known to the skaters as “SKATE DIVA”.


Insurance Coordinator, Orthodontic Assistant, and Social Networking Coordinator

Emily joined our practice in 2017 after retiring from the Air Force where she worked closely with Dr. Reese for the last 10 years.  With over 20 years of experience working in all the dental specialties, she brings with her a vast wealth of knowledge.  Her duties will include insurance, social networking, working in the business office, and as an orthodontic assistant. In other words, she does it all!  While Emily was born in North Carolina, she has lived around the world including Germany, Japan, Portugal, South Carolina, Indiana, Oklahoma, and now Virginia. 

Emily is the proud mother of two wonderful children so when not working she can be found supporting her children at baseball games, basketball games, and band competitions around the area, and if she has any free time left you can find her by the water.  


Patient Coordinator

Kim has worked as a Patient Coordinator for the past 6 years and has a background in orthodontic assisting.  She was a children's  orthodontic assistant at a military base in Germany that served the Southern Bavaria area.  This was one of the many places Kim has had the opportunity of living.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Kim is a proud mom of two wonderful daughters, her oldest who graduated from Butler University and then went to Pepperdine University for her Master's Degree.  Her youngest daughter is currently a Senior at University of Alabama, majoring in Biology.  Roll Tide!  Kim is also mom to Franklin, her sweet Golden Retriever.












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