When choosing a dentist in the Lady Lake / The Villages region of Lake, Sumter and Marion Counties it is important that you find the dentist that you can trust and one who works with you to develop a long-term relationship. Many of our patients have been with Heritage Dental for more than 10 years! Our commitment to help you achieve complete oral health and provide you the venue of prevention and treatment so you may enjoy your smile for a lifetime.
We are proud to introduce you to our Lady Lake office staff:
Kenneth Cohrn, DDS, MAGD, DABFO
Dr. Cohrn has been in practice for over 30 years serving the tri-county region for 18 years. He graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo followed by a General Practice residency at the VA Medical Center also in Buffalo, New York.
Dr. Cohrn is an internationally-known speaker and active contributor in the field of forensic sciences. He is a visiting Professor at the University of Florida Departments of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, and at the UF College of Medicine. He is also the forensic odontology consultant to the C.A. Pound Forensic Indentification Lab, University of Florida.
In his spare time, he is an accomplished ballroom dancer and enjoys weight lifting.
- State University of New York at Buffalo- DDS degree
- General Practice Residency at the VA Medical Center ib Buffalo, NY
- University of Alabama Birmingham- MAGD
- University of Florida- FAGD
- DeVry University- MBA
- American Dental Association
- Florida Dental Association
- Lake County Dental Association
- Founding Member American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- American Academy of Forensic Science
- American Society of Forensic Odontology
- Board Certified D-ABFO
- Fellow AAFS
- Past president IVFSA
- Visiting Professor, Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Florida
- Consultant: C. A. Pound Human Identification Lab, University of Florida
- Consultant: Maples Center for Forensic Medicine, University of Florida
- Consultant: School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida
- Chief Forensic Odontology Consultant: Medical Examiner’s Districts 4, 5, 8, 9, 23
- Federal Disaster Team DMORT
- State Disaster Team FEMORS
- Contributing author in Forensic Odontology Manual 5th Edition
- Over 35 forensic odontology presentations since 2004
- Expert witness testimony in both civil and criminal cases
- Vietnam Veteran
- American Academy of Implant Dentistry Member
Dr. Duy Nguyen
Dr. Duy Nguyen is skilled in all aspects of general dentistry including digital implant planning and placement, extractions and socket preservation, root canal treatment, crown and bridge, restorative, and removable dentures and partials. He is also certified in Invisalign and Botox & Dermal fillers.
Dr. Nguyen completed his AEGD Residency at John Dempsey Hospital - UConn Health in Farmington, Connecticut. He obtained his dental training and DMD degree at the University of Florida, College of Dentistry in Gainesville, FL. Dr. Nguyen completed his undergraduate training at the University of Georgia graduating with dual bachelor’s degree in biology and psychology.
Dr. Nguyen and his family are from Jacksonville, FL. His father, having served in the Vietnam War as a translator, is a proud veteran. He has two sisters, one is a nurse and the other is also a dentist. Dr. Nguyen has been active in community dentistry serving disadvantaged populations. Outside of dentistry Dr. Nguyen enjoys cooking, hiking, fishing, sports and spending quality time with his wife and 4 year old daughter.
Professional Qualifications and Affiliations
- Licensed by the Florida Board of Dentistry
- Connecticut State Dental Association
- Member of the Academy of General Dentistry
June, Certified Dental Assistant
June has been a Dental Assistant at Heritage Dental for 16 years. She graduated from Gulf Coast Community College with an associate degree and as a Certified Dental Assistant with a certificate in Expanded Functions and Radiology. She is certified in CPR. She enjoys taking classes online and attending conferences for continuing education. Since 2008, June has been a member of FEMORS (Florida Emergency Mortuary Operations Response Team). She has been a Forensic Dental Assistant since 2005. She has been happily married to her husband Steve for 36 years. She has two adult married children, Matthew, who lives in Colorado and Meagan, who lives in Georgia. In 2020, her daughter Meagan gave them their first grandchild, Gavin. When June is not spoiling her grandson and her grand dogs, she is traveling and chasing waterfalls.
“Our goal is to treat every patient as if they are a part of our family at Heritage Dental.”
Alicia, Certified Dental Assistant
Alicia has been part of our team for over 8 years now. She comes to us with more than 14 years of experience as a Dental Assistant. She studied at the University of Florida and her continuing education includes Expanded Functions and Radiology. Alicia has also taken numerous courses in Cosmetic Dentistry at LVI in Las Vegas, Nevada. She has 3 beautiful children, daughter Sophia and sons Cobey and Cameron. She enjoys being outdoors, photography and spending quality time with her children.
“The biggest battle that one has is with oneself. Conquer that and you can conquer anything.”
Always ready to greet you with a smile, Rayna is originally from Ocala, FL bringing 16 years of experience to her position. She originally began working in the dental field as a certified dental assistant graduating from College of Central Florida. In 2008 she furthered her education graduating from Santa Fe College in Gainesville, FL where she earned her Associate of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She loves working with our outstanding team of caring professionals. She strives to be as thorough as possible, and compassionately explains everything step by step to ensure optimal patient comfort and understanding. She focuses on patient care, and treating every patient individually. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry, making it a priority to be current on the latest technology and techniques of dentistry. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her family, listening to music, fishing and hanging out on the beach!
Cindy became a part of our team in 2017. She began her career in dentistry as a dental assistant and then became a hygienist in 1994. Cindy has extensive experience in pediatric and adult dentistry and periodontal therapy. She loves keeping up with the latest advancements in dental technology by taking continuing education courses. When Cindy is not caring for our patients she enjoys spending time with her husband and 4 children at home or at the beach and volunteering at her church.
Brooke started her career as a Certified Registered Dental Hygienist in 2020 after graduating from Valencia College earning an A.S. degree in Dental Hygiene where she also earned a Certification in the administration of Local Anesthesia. She joined our team in the Summer of 2020 and was very eager to start her career in dentistry. She loves everything about working with patients. “There is nothing more rewarding then building a relationship, developing trust and helping patients achieve their optimum oral health and maintain a healthy, happy smile.” In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family doing anything outdoors from the beach, lake days to playing outside with her dog, Dex.
Austin, Sterilization Technician
Jennifer, Practice Administrator
Jennifer has been with Heritage Dental for 21 years. She is cross-trained in many dental and management areas at Heritage Dental. She oversees Patient Services and maintains daily operations for the practice. She graduated from Gulf Coast Community College with training in Expanded Functions and Radiology. In 2016 she earned her Fellowship with the American Association of Dental Office Managers. Jennifer and her husband Brent are the proud parents of 3 children, Alexis, a Registered Nurse, Sean, serving in the US Navy, and Shayne who is attending The Villages Charter School. She also is a member of FEMORS (Florida Emergency Mortuary Response System) and has been a Forensic Dental Assistant since 2002.
“We shall pass through life but once, let us show kindness, as we will never pass this way again.”
Wendy, Business Assistant
I am one of the first of many smiling faces you’ll see when you walk in. I have been in the dental field since 1985 and I love it. One of the benefits of my job is meeting new people and seeing how using dental technology we give our patients a pleasant dental experience.
My husband, kids and grandchildren are my life. My hobbies include gator hunting, fishing, and hunting, frog gigging, boating and cruising. I love the outdoors and everything it has to offer.
“Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you.” Dr. Seuss
Amanda, Business Assistant
Amanda became a member of our team in the fall of 2019 after moving to Florida from Kentucky to be closer to family. As our Patient Coordinator Amanda is the first smiling face you see when you come into the office and she can also be found helping out in other areas as she is also cross trained as a Certified Dental Assistant. When Amanda is not rockin her amazing skills in the office she enjoys soaking up some sunshine at the beach with her family and playing with her Frenchie pup at home.