Our Dental Team
At Eastern Virginia Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, our extraordinary dental team is composed of experienced professionals who strive to provide every individual who comes through our doors an unparalleled level of care. Our dental team has more than 250 years of combined experience and extensive training in some of the latest dental treatments. As a team we are committed to helping you maintain excellent oral health and a beautiful smile, while doing everything we can to make your visit with us as pleasant as possible.
Read more about our doctors and incredible staff below, and please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have.
Dr. Jeff Weisberg
Dr. Jeff Weisberg has been practicing dentistry in our area for over 40 years. He is skilled with both general and cosmetic dentistry procedures and performs a comprehensive variety of treatments at our practice.
Dr. Barclay K. Weisberg
Here at our office, dental care is a family tradition! Dr. Clay Weisberg is an experienced cosmetic dentist and a member of many respected dental organizations. In addition to preventive and aesthetic dentistry, Dr. Weisberg performs a number of restorative procedures that can enhance both form and function of the teeth and gums.
Dr. Alya Elsayed-Ali
Alya Elsayed-Ali, DDS is an experienced general and restorative dentist who performs many of our reconstructive dental treatments, along with an array of other advanced procedures. Dr. Elsayed-Ali is skilled with numerous treatments designed to significantly improve the health, form, and function of the teeth.
Dr. Matthew Cawley
A native of Yorktown, Dr. Matthew Cawley is experienced with a vast range of advanced procedures available at our practice, including implant dentistry, root canal therapy, tooth extractions, and cosmetic dental care. Dr. Matt trained at the prestigious Johns Hopkins Hospital and is proficient with numerous treatments designed to restore dental health and enhance smile aesthetics.
Our outstanding dental team has over 250 combined years of experience! Some team members have been with Dr. Jeff Weisberg for more than 30 years. Each individual who works within our practice brings an exquisite array of talents and unique strengths to create a truly exceptional team. Our reputation is one built upon the seamless group dynamics, positive attitudes, and high-quality work of our entire staff.
Suzanne – Office Manager & Insurance Coordinator
Suzanne has been at our practice for more than eight years and has been working in the dental field for over 36 years! Suzanne grew up in beautiful Laguna Hills, CA and has worked in dental offices across the country, from Southern California to the great northwest, midwest, Maryland, and Virginia. She is very knowledgeable about dental insurance policies and will be here to answer any questions you may have. Suzanne loves being a part of our team and loves the wonderful people she works with. When not here at the office, Suzanne enjoys spending time with her family, which includes her husband of 34 years, two children, one granddaughter, and of course her beloved dogs – two Yellow Labradors and a German Shepherd!
Tana – Patient Care Coordinator & Insurance Coordinator
A Portsmouth, VA native, Tana has been working in the field of dentistry for more than 34 years. As one of our Scheduling Coordinators here at Eastern Virginia Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, Tana is dedicated to providing you with friendly, compassionate service along with the best possible dental care experience. She will be more than happy to assist you with any questions you may have. Tana loves the family atmosphere at our practice and the way in which the entire team shares the same values, goals, and purpose. When she is not working here at our office, Tana greatly enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Kathy – Patient Care Coordinator
Kathy is one of the most recognizable faces at our practice, having spent 36 of her 43 years in the dental field working right here at Eastern Virginia Family & Cosmetic Dentistry. Raised in Portsmouth, VA, Kathy is an experienced Scheduling Coordinator and holds an x-ray certification, as well. Kathy believes that treating all individuals who walk through our doors with honesty, friendliness, and compassion is extremely important. In her long tenure with Eastern Virginia Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, Kathy has been able to see patients who first arrived at our practice as children grow up and bring their own families to us for dental care. She is deeply appreciative of the long-standing trust that is placed on our team to deliver the best possible treatment experience. Away from the office, Kathy enjoys spending time with her family (which includes her two grandchildren), shopping, and going to the beach.
Monica – Patient Care Coordinator
Monica was born and raised in Portsmouth and has been with Eastern Virginia Family & Cosmetic Dentistry since December 2021. She graduated from the Medical Careers Institute in 2010. Monica thoroughly enjoys talking with our patients over the phone and then seeing their smiles when they visit the office. At home, she has two children whom she loves to watch play baseball, family game nights are also a top priority. Monica is also an avid reader, and scrapbooking is one of her favorite pastimes.
Lisa B. – Lead Dental Assistant
Lisa is another one of our longest-serving team members, having been with us for more than 20 years. She is known as a kind of “Jack-of-All-Trades” in our office and does a little bit of everything! Lisa greatly enjoys the family atmosphere and home-away-from-home feeling at our practice. When not at work, Lisa is an avid gardener.
Courtney D. – Dental Assistant
Courtney has been working in the field of dental care for 12 years. A native of the Churchland area of Portsmouth, Virginia, Courtney was educated at Everest College and has been extensively trained in a variety of advanced techniques. Courtney’s overall philosophy of care is to treat each patient the way she would like to be treated when visiting the dentist. Attentive listening, a patient and gentle attitude, and making sure that each individual feels like they are our number 1 priority during their time in the office are all part of Courtney’s approach. In her spare time, Courtney loves being near the water. Boating, fishing, and jet skiing are just some of the many activities she enjoys.
Tangelia – Dental Assistant
Tangelia is an experienced, Certified Dental Assistant who has been working in the field of dentistry for more than 20 years. She grew up in Norfolk and attended Booker T. Washington High School. Tangelia is committed to helping patients improve their dental health and to providing skilled, friendly support for their oral health needs. One of the things she loves the most about working here at Eastern Virginia Family & Cosmetic Dentistry is the collaboration and helpful assistance offered by all members of our staff. When she’s not at work, Tangelia enjoys spending time with her family.
Tammy – Dental Assistant
Tammy has worked in the dental field for more than 36 years and has been with Eastern Virginia Family & Cosmetic Dentistry since September 2021. Trained in two local dental offices and certified in radiation safety, Tammy focuses on ensuring patients are comfortable and confident with the treatment they receive. She likes to build relationships with our patients and to make sure they are always provided the absolute best in care. When she is not at work, Tammy loves to camp in the mountains and on the beach with her husband of 38 years, who she lives with along with her beloved dog (a Chocolate Lab) and cat (a Calico).
Courtney P. – Dental Hygienist
Courtney has been with Eastern Virginia Family & Cosmetic Dentistry for more than 26 years! Starting as a Dental Hygienist Assistant, Courtney went on to become a skilled Dental Hygienist and has fulfilled that role for the last 21 years at our practice. She grew up in Western Branch, Chesapeake and attended Old Dominion University. In addition to her many skills as a Dental Hygienist, Courtney has been trained in the administration of anesthesia for dental care. She is committed to treating each patient with respect, honesty, and integrity, and strives to educate patients on how to take the best possible care of their oral health. To Courtney and all members of our team, each patient is a person—not a number. She is dedicated to providing focused, compassionate, exceptional care for all individuals. Outside of the office, Courtney enjoys the beach, reading, shopping, and being with her family.
Morgan – Dental Hygienist
A 28-year veteran of Eastern Virginia Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, Morgan is an experienced Dental Hygienist who has served the dental health needs of a countless number of patients here at our practice. She grew up right here in Chesapeake, VA and graduated from Old Dominion University. Morgan is a truly empathetic Dental Hygienist and is committed to easing dental anxiety and helping you feel more comfortable during treatment. She loves the team atmosphere at our office and thinks of everyone here as her second family. In her spare time, Morgan loves beekeeping, gardening, taking care of her cats, dogs, chickens, and Koi pond, heading to the beach, and spending time with her grandson.
Ellen – Dental Hygienist
Ellen has been a Dental Hygienist for more than 10 years and has spent that entire time here with us at Eastern Virginia Family & Cosmetic Dentistry! A graduate of Old Dominion University, Ellen has been extensively trained in performing dental hygiene procedures and has her certificate to administer dental anesthesia, as well. Ellen’s philosophy of care essentially comes down to “Be the best and give your best.” She believes that listening, evaluating, and collaborating are three of the most important tenets of patient care, helping her to deliver optimal outcomes and provide individuals with healthier, brighter, more confident smiles. Away from the office, Ellen has an array of interests and hobbies, including camping, hiking, running, crafting, sewing, and decorating.
Dawn – Dental Hygienist
Bio coming soon!
Very great dentist office! I can actually say I enjoy my dentist visits everyone is so kind and helpful. They are helping me fix my smile 😃 along with a great orthodontist they recommended!
October 18, 2022
We are very proud of our team. Each of our staff members has been especially selected for professional expertise and a commitment to you. We want to do everything within our power to exceed your expectations and make you as comfortable as possible. Please feel free to contact us with any questions about treatment, insurance coverage, or any other issue. We value your suggestions and comments.