Dr. JP Van Regenmorter

Dentist

Dr. Van Regenmorter graduated in 1995 from University of Nebraska. He began practicing dentistry in Fall River, MA in February 1996 at his own practice on Hanover street and at Health First. He opened his Tiverton location in 2001 and has enjoyed serving the surrounding community ever since.
 
In his off time, he enjoys fishing, old cars, spending time with friends and antiquing with his wife and daughters. JP and his wife have raised 3 amazing young women and looks forward to having grandchildren one day.
 
“I believe in people and the greater good. I believe in higher powers. I believe you should choose your own beliefs and respect others."


Dr. Javier Ramirez

Dentist

Dr. Javier Ramirez was raised in Medellin, Colombia where he graduated from Antioquia University Dental school, one of South America's most prestigious Dental schools. He relocated to the USA where he attended the University of Illinois, Chicago; Graduating with his Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2007.
 
He easily engages with patients and makes them feel comfortable and relaxed.
 
He has a personal touch with the elderly, children, and patients with special needs. His languages include Spanish and Portuguese allowing him to reach patients from diverse backgrounds.
 
Dr. Ramirez is passionate about his field, he is an avid participant in continuing dental education and brings patients the most current up to date care. He joined Dutchman dental in 2013 and since then has been bringing exceptional care to our patients. He also serves as Dental Director to Comprehensive Community Action Programs and participates in numerous volunteer programs to help educate the undeserved communities.
 
Dr. Ramirez enjoys cheering on our NE sports teams, boating, traveling and spending time with his family and dog.


Dr. Kyle Medeiros

Dentist

During his senior year of high school, Kyle began shadowing Dr. Van Regenmorter at Dutchman Dental. This was his first real exposure to the dental world beyond being just a patient. He knew immediately that dentistry was the career for him. After high school, he went on to Framingham State University where he majored in Biochemistry. After receiving a Bachelor’s degree in 2010, he went on to Boston University School of Medicine where he earned a Master’s degree in Medical Sciences with a concentration in Oral Health. From there he entered Boston University School of Dental Medicine where he graduated with a D.M.D. degree in 2017.
 
Outside of dentistry, Kyle enjoys fishing, riding his motorcycle, doing projects in and around the house and spending time with his wife and dog.
 
“I’ve worked extremely hard to get to where and I am today and I couldn’t have done it without the love and support of my family and friends. I am thankful for the opportunity to provide dental care to my local community.”


Becky Sylvia

Dental Hygienist

Becky joined Dr. J.P. Van Regenmorter’s staff in 2009. She has over 25 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 working out, competing in Spartan races, and spending time with 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!


Natalie Pratt

Dental Assistant

Natalie has been a dental assistant for 16 years and has been working with Dr. Van Regenmorter since 2005. She is fluent in Portuguese. Natalie enjoys working with others and caring for our patients’ dental needs.


Krystal Todd

Office Manager

Krystal graduated from Bristol Community College in 2007 with an associates degree in medical office/administration. She has been working for Dutchman Dental since 2003 and is a native of Tiverton, RI.
 
Krystal is a mother of four and in her time away from work she is involved in multiple extracurricular activities with her children.


Michelle Rezendes

Assistant

Michelle has been a licensed dental assistant for over five years now. She graduated from Lincoln Technical Institute in 2011. She has been part of the Dutchman Dental team for four years and enjoys working with her co-workers. Michelle is a caring individual that likes to teach our patients proper dental care. Michelle enjoys competing in Spartan Races and just being outdoors in her free time.


Sue Belmore

Dental Hygienist

Sue has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for over 25 years. She graduated from the Bristol Community College Dental Hygiene Program. Dr. JP and Sue first worked together in a local community health center in 1995. 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.
 
Sue is a member of the Massachusetts Dental Hygiene Association, the Southeastern Massachusetts Dental Hygiene Association and Bristol Community College Dental Hygiene Alumni Association.


Sandy Roies

Assistant

Sandy began her dental assisting career at an oral surgery office where she worked for 13 years. She joined our team at Dutchman Dental in May of 2017. Sandy loves interacting with patients and helping the achieve their oral health goals. In her free time, Sandy loves spending time with her granddaughter, family and friends. She enjoys watching football, reading, playing horseshoes and spending time outdoors.


Crystal Porada

Dental Hygienist

Crystal has been working in the dental field for 12 years. She graduated from Bristol Community College with an associate’s degree in dental hygiene in 2005. Her dental experience includes but is not limited to digital radiography, scaling & root planing, periodontal charting, sealant placement and patient education. She joined the Dutchman Dental team in 2017.

Crystal grew up in Swansea, MA on a small family farm and currently resides in Tiverton, RI. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters.


Elizabeth Rocha

Dental Hygienist

Liz grew up in the Little Compton and Tiverton area. She is the oldest of seven siblings and began working at age 12 for two small family restaurants. She graduated Tiverton high school and remained in the restaurant industry working her way up to a manager position which she held for over 10 years. She then started working for Dr. Van Regenmorter as an assistant and ultimately went back to school to pursue a career in dental hygiene. She graduated from her dental hygiene program in 2012 and began working in an oral surgery practice. In 2015, Liz started working for Dutchman Dental once again.

In her spare time away from the office Liz enjoys exercising, riding motorcycles, fishing and spending time with her family and friends.


Tina McDonald

Dental Hygienist

Tina has been practicing dental hygiene for 12 years and earned her degree from CCRI in 2005. Her favorite part of being a hygienist is building relationships with her patients while focusing on education them about healthy teeth and gums. She also enjoys working with children and educating them on oral health in classroom settings. She and her husband have been married for 10 years and have two children. She enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.


Ashley Ramunno

Office Staff

Ashley started at Dutchman Dental in July of 2017. She previously worked as patient coordinator for a dental franchise where she held her position for 3 years. She is a tiverton native and mother of two boys. Ashley volunteers on the board of the Sakonnet Schooners popwarner football oraganization where she serves as the Head Team Mom. In her spare time she enjoys doing activities with her children, camping and relaxing at the beach.


Ondrea Goncalo

Office Staff

Ondrea grew up in Tiverton and graduated from THS in 2006. She went to college at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor's degree in Legal Studies. She then obtained a Paralegal Certificate from Boston University and was working in Boston as a paralegal for the past seven years. In 2017, she decided to join the family business and the Dutchman Dental team.

In her spare time, Ondrea enjoys good music, food, and company. She loves to spend time with her family, friends, boyfriend, and their dog, Carlos. She loves the beach and travelling and is excited to welcome her first child in March of 2018!

Ondrea enjoys interacting and getting to know our patients. She is happy to be living and working in her hometown again.


Kim Pavao

Dental Hygienist

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 13 years.