Meet Our Staff

Meet Dr.Cheng | Meet our Staff


Financial Coordinator:
Arianna Thomas
is a graduate of Augustana College. She is our insurance and financial coordinator. Arianna is married and enjoys spending time with her husand, Scott their family & friends. While they do not have children of their own she enjoys being an aunt! Her favorite part of coming to work each day is her coworkers and seeing all of the confidence gained in each patient's new smile! With her upbeat personality you will always see her with a smile! We are so happy to have Arianna on our team she takes great care of our patients!
Scheduling Coordinator:
Amy Wiegert
is new to the orthodontic field, but has a few years in the dental field. She took time off from the working world to raise her 3 children. She is very eager to learn about orthodontics and is enjoying working with all of our patients young and older. Amy is very active in her children’s school and sporting events. She enjoys camping and spending time with family and friends any chance she can. We are blessed to have such a great team member to take care of our patients!

Scheduling Coordinator:
Shantae Rodriguez is the newest member to our Cheng family! She has worked in the orthodontic field for about two years now. You will see her in our front office since she has 3 years of office experience!  Her family and friends are her biggest motivators. She enjoys meeting new people and traveling to places she’s never been. She loves being apart of a team who are so welcoming and detail oriented. Kids are Shantae’s weak spot! She enjoys coming to work everyday, because it’s like coming to hangout with friends!

Treatment Coordinator:
Rachel Helgerson has been in the dental field from a very young age. She has both dental assisting and front office experience which is very helpful in our office. Rachel adores children and loves to watch them grow while they are patients in our office. She has a great sense of humor and brings added laughter and fun to our office. Rachel is married to Nate and they have 2 children. She stays busy playing volleyball, boating, snowmobiling, camping and spending any free time with her family and friends!

Orthodontic Assistants:

Franchesca Frisella-Bryant is always hard at work as she not only works at Cheng Orthodontics, but you can also see her taking care of her customers at Rockford Brewing Company. She is a 2013 graduate of Boylan Catholic High School. She enjoys playing basketball, shopping, hanging out with friends and making everyone laugh. She is a great addition to our team assisting our patients and helping in our lab.
Becca Aguilar is a graduate of Rock Valley’s dental assisting program. She enjoys playing soccer, cheerleading and hanging out with her little nephew. Being around kids makes Becca smile. They can always make her laugh! She is a great addition to helping in our lab and keeping our clinical floor ready for our patients. We love having her on our team & helping our patients get a beautiful smile!

Joscelynn Martinez is a wonderful asset to our team. She has a great personality and loves to laugh! Working with kids keeps her on her toes. She loves to hear what they’ll say next! Joscelynn takes great care of our patients and keeps them at ease during their treatment. She is married and has two daughters. She enjoys spending time with family and friends. We are fortunate to have such a hardworking & fun team member to care for our patients!

Miranda Corcoran is new to the dental field. She has worked with kids for years as a gymnastics coach. Kids adore her and she just loves them too! Miranda is a lot of fun to be around and has a great personality too. She always find the positives in every situation. In her free time she enjoys being with her family and doing anything outdoors.  She is an assistant by day and a ninja at night, as she trains in mixed martial arts and American ninja warrior.  Miranda is a great person and we are happy to have her on our team!

Katie Oppermann is a Wisconsin native as well as a recent graduate from the Wisconsin School of Dental Assisting.  Katie joined the field of general dentistry in early 2016.  Although she enjoyed working in general dentistry she finds that working in the orthodontic field is more fulfilling. Katie loves working with children and gets excited to watch their smile transform. In her free time Katie enjoys fishing, boating and snowmobiling. Since she is a Wisconsin girl she loves to cheer on the Milwaukee Brewers and will always root for the Green Bay Packers!

Orthodontic Lab Technician:

Deb Sandwick is our hardworking laboratory technician who makes all of our appliances for our patients. She can also be seen working upstairs as a registered dental hygienist. She has been in the dentistry field for 30 years. Deb is married and has 3 children, two boys and a girl. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends.