Jodie Reilender-White — Business Manager
Jodie has been managing the practice since it opened in 2000. Her focus is now the business end of the practice. She handles the accounts payable, payroll, employees and their benefits, advertising and the everyday task to keep the business running smoothly. She loves working with such a professional and fun team.
Anita Seyb — Office Manager
Anita joined the practice in 2000 as the receptionist. Her dedication and excellent work earned her the position of office manager in 2014. She has extensive knowledge and experience to help our patients with their dental insurance, financial arrangements and scheduling appointments. She wants to make each visit and interaction here a positive experience for our patients.
Cherie Smith — Patient Coordinator
Cherie is one of our scheduling coordinators, greeting patients when they first arrive in the office. She files insurance pretreatments, claims and posting of payments. She has been with our office since 2010 and we are blessed to have her as part of our dental team.
Mandy Fleming — Dental Hygienist
Mandy graduated with her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from Wichita State University in 2018. She worked for a practice in Wichita until she joined our team in 2019. She loves helping people set and accomplish their oral health goals. She also enjoys getting to build relationships with her patients along the way.
Marci Fox — Dental Hygienist
Marci graduated from Fort Scott Community College in 1988, where she received her associate degree in science. She later received both a second associate degree in dental hygiene and a bachelor’s degree in health science from Wichita State University in 1990. She joined Derby Family Dentistry in 2001.
Shenandoah Nimz — Dental Hygienist
Shenandoah is a dental hygienist and has been with the practice since 2010. She loves building relationships and educating patients about their oral health. Her goal each day is to have her patients leaving our office feeling well cared for and confident in their own ability to achieve optimal oral health.
Cherie Carlson — Dental Assistant
Cherrie started her dental career in 1974, bringing many years of experience with her. She has worked in all aspects of dentistry, including front office, dental assistant instructor, office manager, insurance coordinator and patient coordinator. Cherrie joined us in 2012 as Dr. Norden’s dental assistant and has now transitioned into the role of insurance coordinator. She enjoys the opportunity her position brings for her to meet new people and takes pride in the strong relationships she builds with her patients.
“Getting to know each patient as an individual, helping them to overcome their dental fears, and working with such a compassionate team is what I love about my job.”
Emily McMillan — Dental Assistant
Emily graduated from WSU Tech, where she completed her certification in Dental Assisting in 2020 and an Associate of Applied Science degree. Upon graduating, she became employed with our office in May of 2020. She has proven to be an excellent assistant and a great addition to our dental team.
Kim Mahoney — Dental Assistant
After graduating from Wichita Area Technical College in 1996, Kim has been with our team since 2002. She loves our team and how much we care about our patients.
Tonya Jensen — Dental Assistant
Tonya has been a member of our team since 2019 and has been a dental assistant since 2006. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family.
“The interaction with my patients is what I love best about being an assistant.”
Caryn Kelley — BSDH
Caryn is a native of Derby and graduated from Wichita State University in 2004. She was a dental assistant prior to becoming a hygienist and has practiced all 15 years right here in Derby.