Our Team

Our team at MV Dental Centre's Office.

Reiko Ritcey (Receptionist)


Reiko is the first person you will meet when calling or visiting out practice. Offering the best in patient care, Reiko is here to assist you in scheduling appointments, filing dental claims, and providing answers to questions about your dental treatment plan. Whether welcoming you at each visit or coordinating the financial end of your dental care, Reiko is always happy to give you the personal attention you deserve.
Reiko moved to Penticton with her husband and 3 kids in 2015. When not at work, she enjoys going for walks, dancing and reading. 

Helen Rapin (Registered Dental Hygienist)


Helen graduated from Canadore College in North Bay Ontario in 1991 as a Dental Hygienist after previously working as a Dental Assistant. Helen moved to BC in 1993 to continue her studies in dental hygiene. In May of 2000 Helen graduated from the University of British Columbia with her Bachelor of Dental Science with a focus on education.Helen is dedicated in providing the very best oral care for each of her patients.Her conscientious and caring style is evident in her approach to oral wellness.

When Helen is not caring for your beautiful smile she spends her time with her husband and two lovely daughters. She enjoys swimming,biking,running and cross country skiing. Helen is also a 6 time Ironman competitor which keeps her focused and ready for anything

Diemut Beck (Certified Dental Assistant)


Diemut joined our team in 2014, after graduating from the Certified Dental Assistant Program at Okanagan College in Kelowna in 2013. She is dedicated to make a difference in providing a friendly, positive experience and will always be there to help with your individual needs. Diemut regularly attends continuing education to keep up to date with the latest advances in patient care, dental products and technologies. Diemut grew up in Austria and speaks German. She has called the Okanagan home for over 20 years and enjoys the multitude of outdoor activities it offers