Meet Your Orthodontic Team – Plano, TX
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Your Friendly Orthodontic Team
When you visit our knowledgeable and experienced team of professionals, you can trust that we’ll treat you like family. We genuinely care about each patient that walks through our doors and we love getting to know you. Not only does this help us create high-quality and personalized treatments, but it helps patients, especially younger ones, feel more at-ease while they’re in the treatment chair. To learn more about our team members, keep reading!
Catherine, Scheduling & Financial Coordinator
Catherine is from Farmers Branch and attended DCCC. She is a Registered Dental Assistant and has ample expertise in scheduling and finances. On a non-orthodontic-related note, she’s also a licensed massage therapist! She has over five years of experience in the dental field and enjoys being apart of making her patients smile at Willow Bend Orthodontics.
Catherine is married and has two children, three cats, and a chinchilla! She is a third generation Texan who loves Gone With the Wind, looking through old photographs, researching her family tree, utilizing her massage license, and blinging out everything.
America, Registered Dental Assistant
America is a Dallas native who studied at Brookhaven Community College, where she gained her certification in CPR and coronal polishing. She has over a decade of experience in dentistry and loves being able to help create beautiful smiles for patients in need at Willow Bend Orthodontics.
When she’s not at work, she loves spending quality time with her parents, sister, niece and nephews, and her dogs, Coco and Susy. Her hobbies include arts and crafts, decorating her home, eating great food, watching movies, and painting.
Jonni, Orthodontic Assistant
Jonni is a Texas native who joined our team in early 2021! She attended both North Lake Community College and Pure Dental Academy before undergoing additional training in CPR and X-rays. For her, the best part of her job is getting to see each patient’s smile after they are done with treatment!
Jonni and her husband have three kids, Ramiah, Briah, and Kade, as well as three dogs. In her free time, she likes to paint and play volleyball. Here’s something you may not know about her: when she travels with her family, they drive so they can take pictures by every state line!
Emily, Clinical Coordinator
With an impressive 15 years of experience under her belt, Emily joined our team in 2021. Although she is originally from Lake Jackson, TX, she completed her studies at the University of Arkansas. When asked, she shared the best part of her job is seeing the smile transformations!
Emily has three teenage boys, so her life outside the practice is pretty busy! She loves cooking for her family, finding new recipes, and shopping. Here’s an interesting fact about her: she’s saving up to go to England for her 40th birthday.
Ashley, Treatment Coordinator/Front Office Coordinator
Another Texas native, Ashley graduated from North Garland High School before studying at the Dental Assisting Institute in Vista, California. Over the last five years in the field, her favorite part of her job has remained the same: forming relationships with patients and making them feel as comfortable as possible.
Ashley and her husband, Gabe, have two beautiful daughters, Lilly and Emma, and two dogs, Lola and Nash. Between taking her kids to swim practice and dance, her life outside the office can get a bit hectic. However, she still makes time to do her favorite things, like travel and try new restaurants in the Dallas area!
Caitlin, Treatment Coordinator
Caitlin has been an important member of our team for more than a year now! Throughout her time with us, she has thoroughly enjoyed meeting new patients and helping them on their road to a beautiful new smile. She studied at Paris Junior College and is a Registered Dental Assistant.
Outside the office, Caitlin enjoys going to amazing restaurants with family and friends, going to museums and aquariums, and taking her dog Lola to different trails and parks. However, her favorite thing to do is enjoy popcorn and an Icee at the movies!
Linda, Dental Assistant
Linda joined our team in 2021 with an impressive 13 years of experience in the dental field! Originally from Irving, she attended SBCC for her studies. When asked, she shared getting to know each patient is hands down her favorite part of her job.
Linda is the oldest of 5 siblings, with family in both Texas and California. She is a coffee enthusiast who loves lifting heavy, catching the sunrise, and enjoying a good book.
Angela, Scheduling Coordinator
Angela may be relatively new to our team, but she is by no means new to the dental field – she has more than two full decades of experience! Throughout the years, she has handled scheduling, insurance, ordering, marketing, and much more. However, her favorite part is listening to and watching everyone on their smile journey.
In her free time, Angela enjoys spending time with her beautiful daughter, as well as her two pets, Prince and Lilly. Being outdoors, watching movies, and playing games are a few of her other pastimes. Here’s something you may not know about her: she’s an adrenaline junkie and loves rollercoasters and sky diving!