Meet Our Staff

Our Experienced and Friendly Team Sets us Apart

Front Office

Marina M. is our Treatment Coordinator and has worked for Image Orthodontics since 1999. She graduated from the Ivy Tech Dental Assisting Program in 1994, and became a Certified Orthodontic Assistant with the Academy of Orthodontic Assisting (AOA) in 2007. Marina is an Expanded Restorative Procedures Dental Assistant, with additional certification in Radiology and CPR. She lives in Brookston with her boyfriend, John and her daughter, Sammy. She loves to spend her free time at home on the river. Marina looks forward to meeting each new patient and making their visit feel special. She enjoys working with each patient to help give them a custom experience and flawless treatment. Marina’s favorite part of working at Image Orthodontics is getting to know the patients and their families!
 
Shannel K. is our Financial Coordinator and has worked for Image Orthodontics since 2001. She graduated from Benton Central High School, and now lives in West Lafayette with her husband John, and 3 children. Shannel enjoys volunteering at her children’s school and spending time with family. She is always happy to take the time to help patients with their financial needs. Her favorite part about working at Image Orthodontics is seeing how improving a smile can transform a patient inside and out.

 
 
 

Teresa M. is our Scheduling Coordinator and has been working for Image Orthodontics since 2005. Her experience leads to a very efficient schedule, meaning well-organized appointments for our patients. She looks forward to helping patients and making sure that all of their scheduling needs are met. She lives in West Lafayette with her husband. She has 3 grown children and 2 grandchildren. Teresa enjoys spending time with her family and friends and loves to shop. Her favorite part about working at Image Orthodontics is getting to see all of the patients every day and helping them to achieve a great smile.

 

Lab

Kellie H. has worked for Image Orthodontics since 1989 as an Orthodontic Assistant and Lab Technician. She graduated from the Ivy Tech Dental Assisting Program and is a Certified Orthodontic Assistant with the Academy of Orthodontic Assisting (AOA). Kellie has two adult sons, Evan and Austin. Kellie enjoys spending her free time riding horses and participating in agility classes with her dogs. She is a member of the Greater Lafayette Kennel Club and the Battle Ground Saddle Club. With so much experience, Kellie knows what it takes to create a great smile. Her favorite part of working at Image Orthodontics is the variety of tasks that she gets to perform and creating custom appliances for each patient.

 

Laura N. is our Lab Technician, and started at Image Orthodontics in 1997. Laura is a Certified Dental Assistant, and a Certified Orthodontic Assistant with Academy of Orthodontic Assisting (AOA).  She also has additional certification in CPR and radiology. Laura loves helping patients achieve a beautiful, healthy, and straight smile. Her favorite past times outside of work include gardening, fishing, and reading. Laura’s favorite part of working at Image Orthodontics is the fun atmosphere!

 

 

 

Clinic

Amy G. is our Patient Flow Coordinator and Orthodontic Assistant and has been with Image Orthodontics since 1997. She graduated from Ivy Tech as a Dental Assistant in 1997 and is a Certified Orthodontic Assistant with Academy of Orthodontic Assisting (AOA). She has additional certifications in CPR. Amy is our Administrator with OSHA Standards, keeping our practice up to date on the latest standards for safety and sterilization. She directs our clinic to make your visit a pleasant and memorable experience. Amy is a mother of four and in her spare time enjoys reading, cooking, making jewelry, and spending time with her family. Amy’s favorite part of working at Image Orthodontics is using her skills to create a custom wire for each patient to achieve a beautiful smile!

 

Rene´ V. is an Orthodontic Assistant and has worked for Image Orthodontics since 1997. She graduated from the Professional Careers Institute and has over 25 years of experience in the dental field. Rene’ is an Expanded Restorative Procedures Dental Assistant and a Certified Orthodontic Assistant with the Academy of Orthodontic Assisting (AOA), with additional certification in radiology and CPR. She lives in Delphi with her husband and enjoys spending time with her son.  Rene´ is an active member in TRI KAPPA and likes to spend time reading and antiquing. Rene´’s favorite part of working at Image Orthodontics is getting to spend one-on-one time with patients and seeing their beautiful smiles at the end of treatment!

 

Cassie T. joined the Image Orthodontics team in 2011 after receiving her Dental Assisting degree from Ivy Tech. She is a certified Dental Assistant with additional certification in radiology and CPR. You will see Cassie taking all of the dental records and working as a chair side assistant. She also enjoys using her artistic skills to organize all of the contests here at Image Orthodontics. Cassie is originally from Lafayette where she graduated from McCutcheon High School. She resides in Lafayette with her boyfriend, Mike, and her 2 children. She enjoys spending time with her family, painting, and going to the lake. Cassie loves working at Image Orthodontics and getting to see the patients reactions when they view their before and after photos, especially knowing that she had a hand in their great smile!

 

Cindy S. graduated from Ivy Tech’s Dental Assisting program in 1988 and has twenty years of experience working as a dental assistant. She worked for Image Orthodontics from 1991 to 1996 and left to raise her three children. Cindy rejoined the Image Orthodontics team as an Orthodontic Assistant in 2012. She resides in Lafayette with her husband, Robert. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, grandson Harrison, and friends.   Cindy’s favorite part of working at Image Orthodontics is working with the patients and getting to know them and really loves working with a great team!

 

 

 

Caitlin B joined our team in February 2014. She graduated from Ivy Tech in 2010 and is certified in radiology and CPR. Caitlin is married to her husband Josh and they reside in West Point with their daughter Tatum. In her free time she enjoys being outdoors with her family and their dog Nico, reading, and baking. Caitlin’s favorite part of working at Image Orthodontics is being able to see each patients before and after results! She enjoys getting to know all the different families and working with such fun people!