Dental Staff

All professionals at VB Family & Cosmetic Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

Our Team

Sarah-Lead Dental Assistant


Sarah Vander Haeghe

A native of Virginia Beach, Sarah graduated from Green Run High School in 2004. Sarah took an early interest in dental assisting and attended the Practical Dental Assistant School of Virginia Beach in 2005. Sarah and Dr. Lewis have worked together for 10 years, and consider each other family. She takes pride in assisting her patients with desired and diagnosed treatment. Sarah feels rewarded by a simple smile from her patients and loves getting to know each individual!

Some of Sarah’s hobbies outside of the office are spending time with her family, restoring old furniture, and photography.

 

Samantha-Office Manager


Samantha Cipriano

Samantha, native of Virginia Beach for 20 years. She has been in the Dental Community for over 12 years. Her background in office management, Dental Insurance knowledge, Treatment plannning, Billing Coordinating and Patient Coordinating is a huge benefit to our patients. Samantha's knowledge makes her the perfect contact for any questions you may have as a new patient or current patient.

In her free time she enjoys coordinating events and weddings, as part of her Business CMT Event Planning. When she is not doing that, she loves spending time with her family and friends, Painting, Drawing, Home improvement to name a few.

 

Amber- Dental Hygienist


Amber Anderson, BSDH, RDH

Amber is a Chesapeake native. She attended Westeren Branch High School, then went on to study Dental Hygiene at Old Dominion University. Entering the dental hygiene field in 2017, Amber stays up to date on the latest dental hygiene updates because she is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association. As a member, she attends annual conference every year to learn about new products and latest research.

During her free time she enjoys spending tiem with family, traveling, trying new restaurants, hanging out by the water, watching sports, and going to concerts.

 

Samantha- Patient Coordinator


Samantha Coles

Samantha (Sam) is a Virginia Beach native of 25+ years. She graduated from Ocean Lakes High School. Her background was in pediatric dental administration. She is now excited to assist patients of all ages as Patient Coordinator. Sam believes that going to the dentist should be a postive experience! She loves keeping current patients on the right track for their six-month cleanings, dental treatment and welcoming every new face to the practice. 

In her free time, she enjoys playing board games with her family and friends, reading karaoke, and catching the latest Marvel movie in theaters.

 

Minnie-Certified Therapy Dog


Minnie

She loves to sit in your lap and giving kisses! She can be found sleeping on the job alot.