Meet The Staff
Melody Weinhandl, BS, Office Manager
Melody is the Office Manager of Brook Trout Dental. Born in Texas and a graduate of Howard Payne University in Brownwood with a degree in Journalism. Melody met Dr. Weinhandl in 1996 in Denver. Many of their dates consisted of spending time together at Denver General Hospital when he was on call. They married on July 5, 1997 at University Hills Baptist Church in Denver and moved to Alberta where they practiced for five years before moving back to the States. Melody handles staffing, insurance, payroll, taxes, and governmental forms that keep the office running smoothly.”
Sheral C., Receptionist and Insurance Coordinator
Sheral C. joined Brook Trout Dental after moving from Lancaster, CA in early January 2014. Sheral uses her organizational talents for her position as Insurance Coordinator. Her in-depth research into eligibility and limitations assist patients in maximizing their dental benefits. Often, one will hear Sheral’s happy and helpful voice on the other end of the phone confirming an appointment, or calling to remind you when it’s time for a cleaning and exam. When it comes to her free time, she and her husband, Earnest, enjoy spending time with their family and friends.
Tayah A., Dental Assistant
Tayah A. was born and reared in Casper where she graduated from Kelly Walsh High School in 2015. Tayah is a dental assistant for BTD New to the dental field, Tayah recently received her Radiology Certification and now assists Dr. Weinhandl proficiently in various procedures as his assistant. After graduating from high school, Tayah said that she was uncertain which career was of interest. However, once she trained with Dr. Weinhandl, she finds that dentistry has become her passion and she is striving to move into the field with further education toward the goal of becoming a dental hygienist.
Marne, Dental Hygienist
Marne is no stranger to the dental world as she brings 29 years of experience to the office. She is passionate about her work and prides herself in a job well done. Her absolute favorite part of her job is making friends with her patients. With her great sense of humor and personality, Marne lights up the room. For fun, she enjoys being in her flower garden, cooking, and spending quality time with her children, parents, and pets.
Debbie P.- LPN and Receptionist
Debbie’s nursing experience is a great asset in the dental environment. She continues to pursue that while joining Brook Trout Dental part-time in reception, where she assists in booking appointments and emergency medical protocols. She is a proud mother and grandmother and enjoys having all of her family close by in Casper after having moved from Ohio several years ago.
Chris M. – Receptionist
Chris retired with the State of Wyoming in 2021 and found that she missed the work environment so decided to join the Brook Trout Dental team. Both she and her husband, Jim, are long-time patients and she was well familiar with the office and has always enjoyed the atmosphere of it. She has two children, twelve grandchildren and three great grandchildren. She loves camping, working outdoors and going to the lake in the summer!