Meet the Team

meet the staff

We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive orthodontic care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding orthodontic experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.

 

amanda Amanda

Certified Orthodontic Assistant/Treatment Coordinator

Amanda is a certified orthodontic assistant and the treatment coordinator for our Howell Mill/Buckhead location. She is originally from Louisville, Kentucky and has been working in orthodontics since 2001. She loves getting to know our patients and following their treatment progress. Amanda enjoys modern art, music, and film. She is married to her husband, Jared, who is a graphic designer.

 

anna Anna

Administrative Assistant

Anna works in our front office where she schedules appointments, acts as our receptionist, and greets patients. She loves chatting with patients and learning new things from them. Each patient is so unique, and Anna enjoys all the different personalities she interacts with every day. Anna has been married for over 20 years and has two children, two dogs, and two turtles. She enjoys hunting, skiing, reading, and gardening.

 

april April

Certified Orthodontic Assistant

April joined the AOS team in February of 2007. She graduated from Georgia Medical Institute in 2006 and received her certification in the state of Georgia for orthodontic assisting in 2007. She loves seeing our patients’ huge smiles when their braces are removed. April grew up in West Palm Beach, Florida, and later moved to Georgia where she attended Georgia Southwestern State University, majoring in Political Science. April enjoys spending her free time as a professional dance instructor and performer in Atlanta and across the United States.

 

daniel Daniel

Laboratory Technician

Daniel was born in Colombia and moved to the United States at the early age of four. Raised in Florida, he graduated from South Plantation High School. Shortly after, Daniel moved to Gainesville, Florida where he attended Santa Fe Community College and started his career as a dermatologist assistant. Daniel moved to Atlanta and made a career change when he joined AOS. He has been working as our wonderful laboratory technician for over two years. Daniel loves to watch scary movies and play rugby. He is even active in fundraising for his rugby club.

 

danielEmina

Certified Orthodontic Assistant

Emina was born and grew up in Bosnia and moved to the United States in 1996. She has been an orthodontic assistant since 2003 and with AOS since 2013 and especially loves working with the young children. Emina is married and has a young daughter. She enjoys cooking, gardening, interior design and spending time with family.

 

gwen Gwen

Administrative Assistant

Gwen has been with AOS since 2007 and enjoys being one of the first faces you see when you walk in the door at AOS. She is such a people person and loves being able to interact with all of our wonderful patients. Gwen is originally from New Jersey and has one son, Jamal, who is currently attending college. She enjoys being a personal shopper, relaxing, and spending time with her Maltese, Bojahn.

 

jennifer Jennifer

Administrative Assistant

Jennifer joined AOS in 2014 and works out of our Medical Quarters location. Her favorite part of the job is meeting and interacting with patients. She is married and has two children. Jennifer loves outdoor activities and animals.

 

julie Julie

SureSmile® Coordinator

Julie is a certified orthodontic assistant and the SureSmile coordinator for AOS. She is highly organized and manages all aspects of the SureSmile process. Julie has worked in orthodontics since 1998, and has been with our team since 2005. Her favorite aspect of her career is building self-confidence through a beautiful smile. Our patients’ smiles always brighten her day. In her spare time, Julie enjoys shopping for jewelry and being with her miniature schnauzer, Rocky.

 

liz Liz

Treatment Coordinator

Liz has been a leader at AOS since 1992. She has been a certified orthodontic assistant for 28 years and has served as our treatment coordinator since 2006. Liz enjoys seeing our patients grow into adults as their confidence increases and their smiles are transformed. She has also been a cornerstone in the practice’s adoption of new diagnostic and therapeutic technologies. Liz has two children, a son who graduated from Duquesne University and a daughter attending the University of Tennessee. She loves animals and enjoys hiking, exercising, and relaxing in her free time.

 

lori Lori

Administrative Assistant

Lori grew up in Pittsburgh and attended California University of Pennsylvania, graduating as an educator. After moving to Atlanta and teaching, she took time off to raise her two sons. Lori has been with AOS since 2004 as our appointment and financial coordinator of the Buckhead office. Both she and her sons are former patients of AOS!

 

luann LuAnn

Certified Orthodontic Assistant

LuAnn joined our team in 2013 and has been an orthodontic assistant since 1981. She enjoys helping creating beautiful smiles and meeting patient and their families. Transforming lives has truly inspired her all these years. She has been married over three decades and has two children and three grand puppies. LuAnn enjoys traveling and spending time with her own two dogs.

 

megan Megan

Certified Orthodontic Assistant

Megan has been with AOS since April 2013. Her favorite part of job is watching the progress each patient makes between visits that finally leads to a beautiful smile. Megan was born and grew up in Georgia and has a beautiful daughter, Liliana.

 

sandra Sandra

Certified Orthodontic Assistant

Sandra has been an orthodontic assistant since 2006. She joined AOS after relocating to Atlanta from Orlando, Florida. Sandra has always been fascinated by the dental field and enjoys doing what she loves on a daily basis. Sandra is married and has three wonderful nieces. She is proud of the fact that in 2012, she completed her first half marathon.

 

tecole Tecole

Certified Orthodontic Assistant

Tecole has been with AOS since 2013 and has worked in the dental field since 1996. She loves seeing the end results of a patient's smile transformation and being a part of that change. She is told by many patients that they love her gentle touch. Tecole has a daughter in college. In her free time, Tecole loves shopping, attending concerts and getting pampered on the weekends.