Meet Our Staff
Here are brief biographies on the ladies that help to keep Dr. Van Regenmorter’s a great place for all your dental needs. Between them, the hygienists have almost 100 years experience in the dental field! You can feel confident that these ladies will make your teeth healthy and shiny.
Sue Belmore, RDH
Sue has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for over 20 years. She graduated from the Bristol Community College Dental Hygiene Program.
Dr. JP and Sue first worked together in a local community health center. Their paths have continued to cross as she has worked in his office on a per diem bases for many years. Starting in February 2003 and continuing to present, she feels very fortunate to have the ability to treat Dr. JP’s patients on a regular schedule.
Sue enjoys teaching and showing her patients how to better care for their teeth and periodontal (gum) health. It gives her great pleasure when a person is successful in caring for their dental needs. Sue also has a passion for children with special abilities. Children with special abilities just need the little extra time and caring to have a positive dental experience and she is dedicated to do that.
Dr. JP instituted a dental educational outreach program to educate preschool and kindergarten students. This program is in a number of the local community schools. The children really enjoy the presentation and the goody bags. Our dental outreach program also has a component for Boy Scouts and the Smiles mentoring program. Sue is pleased to run these programs for Dr. JP.
Sue is a member of the Massachusetts Dental Hygiene Association, the Southeastern Massachusetts Dental Hygiene Association and Bristol Community College Dental Hygiene Alumni Association.
Rebecca S. Sylvia, RDH
Becky joined Dr. J.P. Van Regenmorter’s staff in 2009. She has over 21 years of experience in the dental field, and brings with her a tremendous amount of knowledge. During her years in college, she was a dental assistant until graduation in 1996 from the University of Rhode Island, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Immediately after graduating she obtained her Rhode Island and Massachusetts licenses and in 2005 obtained her Florida license as well. Becky is well versed in all of the finer points of dental hygiene including but not limited to scaling, root planning, periodontal charting, digital radio-graphs and patient education.
Becky has deep roots in the town of Tiverton, her family has been here for numerous generations culminating with her father running/owning the well-known Gray’s Ice Cream for many years. Born and raised in Tiverton, Becky still resides locally and enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, her beautiful dogs, and her family both here and in Florida.
Call Dr. Van Regenmorter’s office to make an appointment with Becky. She will advise you on dental hygiene and also where you can get the best ice cream!
Kim Pavao, RDH
Kim has been working in the dental field for over 20 years. She graduated from Diman’s Post Secondary Dental Assisting Program in 1989 as a Certified Dental Assistant.
After working for a few years as a CDA Kim decided to further her education. She attended Bristol Community College and graduated with an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene in 1995.
Kim’s dental hygiene career includes working for general dentists, periodontists, and a community health care clinic.
She has been working for Dr. Van Regenmorter for the past 7 years.
Natalie has been a dental assistant for 11 years and has been working with Dr. Van Regenmorter for 8 years. She is fluent in Portuguese. Natalie enjoys working with others and caring for our patients dental needs.
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