Meet our Team
Laura was born and raised in Buffalo, New York. After graduating from college in her hometown, she moved to Gainesville and attended dental assisting school. She worked for several years as an assistant while putting herself through dental hygiene school, which she graduated with our own Rychane. Laura practiced as a hygienist for 16 years and spent most of that time serving our veterans at the Gainesville VA clinic. Now Dr. Delmond’s office manager, she enjoys going to work everyday to spend the time with our great patients and awesome coworkers. Laura spends her free time with her niece and nephew, taking walks with her dogs, and watching sports (especially college basketball). She has attended March Madness every year since 1999 and both Gator Championships! Go Gators! 🙂
Dorothy (Dot) was born in Gainesville and grew up in Alachua. She happened into Dental Assisting school after graduating from Santa Fe College in 1980. She began an internship with Dr. Bogdanoff and our assistant Erika, which resulted in permanent employment through the transition and history of all three of the practice’s doctors. Dorothy enjoys the variety of working in our general practice dental office and the numerous treatments we provide to our patients. Dorothy feels fortunate to work with an amazing team of co-workers. “I consider myself extremely special to have found a job that I truly enjoy!”
Kim was born and raised in Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. Her passion for music and running brought her to Gainesville in 1987 to attend UF to study and perform on the viola. In 1989, Kim started the Dental Hygiene Program at Santa Fe and graduated in 1991. Kim worked for Dr. Loyce Jones for 6 years before joining Dr. Israel Winikor and her mother, Carol, who had been Dr. Winikor’s long time office manager. Kim married her soulmate, Jay, in 1994. Their incredible son, Brett, studies Kinesiology & Physical Therapy at Jacksonville University where he runs XC and Track and Field. Kim loves the outdoors and running. “After two decades with this office, I am grateful to think of my patients as an extension of my family and look forward to many more years with them.”
Tonya is the daughter of an Army veteran and was born in Germany. After a few years living in Michigan, her family settled in Gainesville, Florida. Tonya has been a bookkeepper and insurance coordinator in dentistry since 1994. Tonya is married with two sons: one is a cadet for The Gainesville Police Department and the other is a senior and lacrosse player at PK Yonge. Tonya enjoys spending her free time with her family, at the beach, and scrapbooking. Tonya is also very active in her church and travels to Honduras every year for dental mission trips.
Rychane (pronounced /Rich Ann/ ), is originally from Northern Kentucky, but has called Florida home since 1981. Rychane has been a dental hygienist since 2000. She attended hygiene school with our office manager, Laura, and began working for Dr Winikor in 2001. Rychane thoroughly enjoys caring for her patients, who she proudly calls friends. Married in 1995 to her high school sweetheart, Rychane and Dan have two sons, a bird, cat, dog, and recently added hermit crab who keep the family quite busy.
Crystal was born and raised in Gainesville. She started her career as a hygienist at our office immediately after graduating from the dental hygiene program at Santa Fe College in 2005. Crystal and her husband are active in the church. In their spare time, they enjoy football, boating, traveling, and spending quality time with their dog, Jolene.
Erika is one of our two dental assistants. Her talents extend beyond the dental setting, as she is also a pontoon boat captain who provides tours on local rivers and springs. She is a dog a lover and nature enthusiast.
Carolyn was born in Tennessee and grew up in Michigan. She moved from Georgia to Gainesville in 2008 in order to be near her daughter, Tonya, who is our very own Financial and Insurance Coordinator. Carolyn also has a son whom she likes to visit in Daytona Beach. Her 27 years experience working in the medical and dental administrative fields, along with her warmth and kind nature, make her an integral asset to our team. In her free time, she enjoys walking and hiking.