Your Clinton & Madison Braces Team
Meet Our Team
We know that our office is only as effective and welcoming as the people who work in it. That's why we take pride in our friendly, well-trained team members!
As your braces team in Clinton and Madison team, our goal is to make you feel right at home.
We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment in a supportive and nurturing environment. We promise to speak candidly with you about possible treatments as well as any risks and associated costs of treatment, and how treatment can address your individual needs as a patient.
Lashell joined our practice in 1994. She worked as a clinical assistant until becoming our office manager in 2015. Lashell and her husband, Ronnie, live in Florence and are active members of Unity Baptist Church in Georgetown.
In her free time, Lashell enjoys curling up with a good book or going to the movies when possible. Having three daughters (Shelbey, Tatum, and Mattie) has given Lashell the unique perspective to understand how impactful a beautiful smile can be for a person's self-esteem.
Cindy has been a part of our family since 1992. She originally worked as a clinical assistant and in 2009 made the switch to scheduling coordinator. She and her husband, Norman, live in Clinton.
When not at work she enjoys reading and spending time with her family (especially her grandchildren). Cindy feels fortunate to work with Christian doctors, to be able to share her faith daily, and to work in an environment that supports and lifts up others.
Melanie is one of the first faces you'll see upon arriving at our office. She greets everyone with a warm welcome and genuinely enjoys making our patients feel at home. She loves traveling, spending time with her family, listening to all genres of music, attending concerts, and taking naps.
She loves working for a Christian doctor who starts each day praying for his staff and patients. Melanie and her husband, Travis, moved to central Mississippi from south Louisiana over 20 years ago and they have three daughters and two granddaughters.
Social Media Director & Orthodontic Assistant
Emily is from Florence, MS and joined the practice in February of 2022. She originally worked as a Scheduling Coordinator and recently made the switch to Clinical Orthodontic Assistant. She also manages our social media! She can basically do everything at the office!
The orthodontic field has always been a career she has wanted to pursue, and she has been a tremendous addition to our team. When she is not in the office, she is most likely browsing Pinterest, reading, or chasing her fur babies named Bailey and Oliver.
Elizabeth is from Brandon, MS, joined the practice in June of 2020, she has fit in perfectly since day one. She completed her Bachelors of Biomedical Engineering from Mississippi State (HAIL STATE!) in May of 2020 and is planning to go to dental school in the future.
Elizabeth is a homebody who enjoys spending time with her family, swimming and hanging out with friends. She is recently married to her husband, Nathan. She loves her job not only because of the fun atmosphere and experience and knowledge she is obtaining but also because she gets to watch patients' smiles transform over time, making her super happy!
Mary is originally from Byram, MS and she joined our practice in 2013. Mary is a very hard worker, loves orthodontics, and enjoys being able to interact and build relationships with our patients!
Mary is married to Josh Jordan and they have a precious baby boy named Rhett. When she isn't chasing Rhett around, Mary spends her time gardening, tending to her horses, finding cheap thrills at local flea markets, and reading.
Alyssa is from Florence, MS and she joined our practice in May of 2021. She loves getting to be silly with patients and making people laugh (if you want a glimpse into her personality, go to our Facebook/Instagram page and look for the Halloween scare video that she orchestrated).
Alyssa is in the Air National Guard and in her free time she enjoys being with friends, family, and her fur baby Mazzie!
Michalle joined the practice in May of 2021 as an orthodontic assistant. Her favorite part about her job is meeting new people every day. Not only is Michalle passionate about her orthodontic patients, but she also holds a special place in her heart for the elderly.
In the evenings and on the weekends she works as a caregiver for senior citizens. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her family. Michalle and Michael live in Rankin County and they have 5 kids (4 girls and 1 boy), a dog (Cooper), and a cat (Smokey).
Katie is from Clinton, MS. She joined the practice in October 2021 but comes in with over 7 years of experience in orthodontics and pediatric dentistry. Katie is passionate about orthodontics and helping to create beautiful smiles. She takes pride in knowing she has played a role in helping people's confidence change as their smile improves. This makes her a perfect addition to our family.
Katie and her husband, Jonathan, are blessed with four children who keep them busy and enjoying life. On her off days, Katie loves spending time with her family outdoors with sports, hunting, and fishing.