Meet The Staff

Ivan, CDD

Ivan is a foreign trained dentist. In 2014 he completed the national board of dentistry from the American Dental Association. He is working towards finishing his degree in the United States. In 2016, he was certified in digital dentistry from Planmeca University in Dallas, Texas. Ivan’s ultimate goal is to be a naval dentist in the United States Navy. 


Sam is an office assistant who has been a patient with the office since 2000, and joined the team in February 2016. She has deep roots in Rockland Country, having lived in the area for 19 years. She graduated from Albertus Magnus High School in Bardonia in 2008. In 2011, she received her Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in Graphic Design and Computer Graphics from Rockland Community College. She previously worked at GameStop at her local mall for 5 years, where she left to continue her education. Sam just graduated with a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts in Illustration with an emphasis in comics from the Academy of Art University, a school based in San Francisco, CA. Her goal is to create and publish a comic book.


Ivy is a 2018 graduate from Stony Brook University where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. She joined our practice right after graduating and is currently working towards her Masters in Medical Science degree with the goal of attending medical school.


Marjourie graduated from Union City High School in 2016. She loves working with people on a small team where she can learn new things. Marjourie is fascinated with all of the technology used in Dr. Bergonio’s office, specifically those related to cosmetic dentistry. She attended Monmouth University and is currently working towards her goal of attending dental school.