Dr. Cheryl Siegel
Dr. Siegel grew up in Oceanside, NY and received her BS in Chemistry in 1981 from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. In 1984 received her DDS from Northwestern University Dental School, in Chicago. Immediately after graduation, she had the pleasure of working with her father Dr. Irving Siegel in New York, until 1988 when she followed her husband Jim Pollan and moved to Raleigh. Her first four years in Raleigh she worked in downtown Raleigh, during which time she had her daughter Hilary. She opened this practice location in 1992, at the time of the birth of her son, Samuel.
Professionally, she has always striven to improve her dental and leadership skills. In 1997 she received her Fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry after completing over 2000 hours of continuing education. After many years on the board, she was president of the North Carolina Academy of General Dentistry in 2001. As one of the founding mother of the Wake County Women Dental Association organization, in 1994 she was president of the organization. She has also been active in the NCDS and the Raleigh-Wake county dental societies since living in Raleigh.
Over the years she has had the pleasure to volunteering her time. She has assisted at Wake Smile clinics and health screenings throughout the community and is a supporting dentist for Donated Dental Services. Her most memorable volunteer experience was the MOM event in New Orleans in 2006, where they performed dental treated on the victims of Katrina. Outside of dentistry, she was president of Temple Beth Or’s Sisterhood 2000-2002, a temple board member, and a continuing supporter many temple activities. She was also active in her children’s school and sports activities.
In March 2013,2014 and 2015 she joined the UNC-Moldova Partnership Dental Mission. This mission is an educational cultural and dental volunteer program, teaching UNC and Moldovan dental students dentistry while working on orphans and indigent children in Moldova. She hopes to continue this mission in the future.
In her free time, Dr. Siegel loves outdoor activities- running, fishing, skiing and travel with her family. Her quieter activities include reading, painting, gardening and bird watching.
Dr. Sabine Schtakleff is excited to join Dr. Siegel and her staff and seamlessly continue providing the highest quality of care for her patients. Dr. Schtakleff grew up in Raleigh and attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ( Go Heels!) for both her undergraduate studies and Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. She then received further training by completing the General Practice Residency program at the Hampton’s Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Hampton, Virginia. There, she learned to better manage complex procedures, dental emergencies, and provide better patient-centered care.
Dr. Schtakleff is an active member of the American Dental Association, The North Carolina Dental Society of General Dentistry and the Raleigh/Wake County Dental Society. She enjoys volunteering at many Missions of Mercy free dental clinics throughout the state, a tradition she began while a dental student at UNC. When not involved in dentistry, she enjoys reading, baking, watching UNC basketball and tasting good food around the Triangle.