Meet Our Friendly Cleveland, OH Dental Office Staff
The first thing you'll notice when you walk into our Cleveland family dental practice is the incredibly friendly and inviting atmosphere. Members of our staff have been hand-picked to provide you the best possible experience during your visit to the dentist. Learn more about our team below.
Maria Fernanda Plaza-Joyce, CDA/EFDA
Fernanda is a Dentist from Ecuador, she went to La Universidad de Guayaquil and graduated in 2007. She moved to Cleveland in 2011 and since then, she has been working as a dental assistant. She attended the EFDA program at Case Western Reserve University and graduated in 2013, she has been part of the office for almost 3 years. Her goal is to be licensed to work as a Dentist in USA. She is CPR certified, and has her radiology license. She is married and has no children. She enjoys riding her bicycle and loves to work out at the gym.
Debi Reitknect , Receptionist
Debi has been on staff for nearly four years as the office receptionist. She is the outgoing, friendly voice that greets each of our patients with a smile! She is also a Dental Assistant graduate from the Cleveland Institute of Dental Assisting and has over twenty years experience as a Nursing Assistant since obtaining her certificate as a Nursing Assistant from Southern Ohio College. Debi is also certified in Dental Radiology and CPR.
Brandy Galata, RDH
Brandy is the newest addition to Dr. Shumaker & Associates. She graduated with her dental hygiene degree from Cuyahoga Community College in 1998. Before receiving her degree, she was a dental assistant for 10 years. She has over 20 years of experience in the dental field. She is CPR certified and has her radiology license. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family camping and being outdoors.