Our experienced and talented team members absolutely love helping people achieve that wonderful smile they have always wanted. They give our office a comfortable and stress-free environment, filling the space with warmth and laughter.
Each member of the team is friendly, helpful, and professional. They are here to ensure the best quality orthodontic experience, from your initial phone call to your healthy, confident, and beautiful finished smile!
Fair Oaks Office
I love our patients and am happy I get to meet and build friendships with them and their families!
Lori has worked in the dental field since 1994. She joined us in 1994, bringing with her years of experience in everything from starting up a new dental practice to working in high-volume offices where she coordinated schedules and benefits. In addition to managing our scheduling, Lori handles insurance matters and bookkeeping. She is glad to be part of a team where the doctors and her coworkers care for each other, our patients, and our patients’ families.
Lori and her husband Brock have been married for a little over two years. They enjoy spending time with family, going wine tasting, dining out, and traveling.
Registered Dental Assistant
I enjoy connecting with my patients and learning about their hobbies, vacations, family, and all about them and what they are doing. I deeply care for all of my patients and their families, and look forward to “catching up” at their appointments!
Donna completed her Registered Dental Assistant Certificate in 1982, was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology in 1988, and joined us in 1992. She provides chairside assistance as the doctors create new smiles, offers patient care, and handles some administrative duties. Donna’s work family is important to her: she appreciates everyone’s kindness and professionalism, and how each person is devoted to our patients and their families.
Donna and her husband Brad have been married for over 30 years. Their daughter, Nicole, is a fourth grade teacher and their son, Kyle, works in the tech industry in San Francisco. Weekends find Donna and Brad working on their acre property. Donna loves birding, gardening, nature, her cat Louie, and her goofy Labrador, Oliver. Her latest hobby is raising a clutch of baby chickens and she is excited to soon add a pair of adorable pygmy goats to their collection of critters.
Treatment Coordinator and Registered Dental Assistant
I really like seeing patients get excited about their smiles!
Kim started as a Registered Dental Assistant in orthodontic offices in 1989, holding office manager, scheduling, and treatment coordinator positions. She joined our practice in 2006 and handles numerous responsibilities. In addition to coordinating patient treatment and creating financial agreements, Kim oversees insurance submissions and collections. She appreciates that her teammates are her friends and that we all work together to keep our patients smiling.
Kim is married, with two boys and a Rottweiler. She loves the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.
Registered Dental Assistant, Marketing Director, and Social Media Director
I like getting to help our patients get a beautiful smile and developing relationships with them and their families!
Melody attended Dental Assisting school and started in the field in 1984. She joined us in 1986 and wears multiple hats in the office. In addition to chairside assisting, she handles our internal and external marketing, as well as our social media presence. Melody appreciates working with fun but professional doctors and coworkers, who care about one another and our patient family.
Melody loves spending her free time with friends and family, including her husband and three grown children. She loves to travel, enjoys interior design and all sorts of crafts, and is involved with many church activities, too.
Registered Dental Assistant
I love seeing the patients achieve a beautiful smile and I love building relationships with our patients and their families!
Margie attending Dental Assisting school, started in the field in 1999, and joined us in 2017, bringing with her years of experience in general dentistry and orthodontics. She works in the clinic, helping the doctors create beautiful and healthy smiles. Margie enjoys being part of a family-oriented practice, where we all pull together to provide the best experience and results.
Margie spends much of her free hours with her husband, three children, and five grandchildren. She loves being with family and going to Disneyland.
I enjoy meeting people and helping them with their orthodontic needs!
Sandy started working in general dentistry in 2014 and joined our practice in 2020. Working in the front office, she greets and checks in patients, answers the phones, and schedules appointments. She really likes being part of a fun yet professional practice, our dedicated team, and seeing the smiles we create.
Family is Sandy’s life, when she’s not at work. She’s a mother of five and has two sweet grandbabies, too. Outside of time with family, Sandy loves to kayak, karaoke, and travel.