Meet the Team

We recognize that each patient is unique and deserves 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 enjoy working together, and it shows! We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.


O'Fallon Team

 

Anisa 

Business Assistant/Treatment Coordinator

Long before I worked at Bankhead Orthodontic Specialists, I chose to have all four of my sons as patients here. I joined the team in 2018. As a treatment coordinator, I guide new patients through their create records and treatment plans for new patients once the doctor has a chance to have a consultation with them so they can begin treatment. I enjoy meeting so many families in our community and helping them with their smile journey!

When not with my Bankhead team, I can be found playing board games, taking road trips, and enjoying the outdoors with my husband, sons, and miniature golden doodle. I also volunteer with varies non-profits and enjoy serving my church congregation.


Ashley 

Treatment Coordinator

I joined the O’Fallon team in 2015. I meet with new patients during their initial appointment, assist the doctor in explaining treatment options, and go over insurance benefits and financials. I love getting the chance to meet so many wonderful people and helping them achieve the smile they've always wanted. Our team always has a fun time in the office and makes all our patients feel more at ease!

In my free time, I love spending time with my family and our three dogs, Atticus Molly, and Lilah. I'm a huge animal lover and enjoy seeing movies, traveling, and all things Halloween!


Chrissy

Business Assistant

I began working in the front office at Bankhead Orthodontic Specialists in 2018, where I answer the phones, schedule appointments, verify insurance, and review contracts with patients. I really like working with our patients and getting to know them. It is great to be able to work in a high energy, busy office that keeps you on your toes!

I have three adult children with whom I love to spend time. I also enjoy going to concerts, Blues hockey games, and traveling with my boyfriend. Together, we have two dogs that make spending time at home a little more enjoyable!


Hayley

Clinical Assistant

I began my dental career in 2015, gaining experience in general practice, pediatrics, and finally orthodontics when I joined Bankhead in 2017. It’s so much fun to watch patients’ confidence grow throughout the smile-creating process. I love working with Bankhead because it is truly one big family. Bankhead has been a huge part of my life these past few years and I don't know how I would be where I am today without all of them.

I recently got married to my best friend Kyle. We've been together for eight years and have two wonderful pups, Skylar (American bully) and Remi (Lab/Rottweiler mix). We have recently started the journey of starting our own family and can't wait to see where it takes us. We love spending time outdoors fishing, hunting, and camping, as well as hanging out with our awesome friends and family.


Kayla


Leanna

Business Assistant

I joined Bankhead’s O’Fallon office in 2016. I work in the front office, where I greet patients and schedule appointments, verify insurance, and take care of all types of patient relations. I love getting to be part of the new-patient process and then seeing the excitement when it's time to remove the braces!

When I am not in the office, I enjoy spending time with my husband and family, traveling, and crafting!


Lisa

Lab Tech

I have worked in the Bankhead Orthodontic Specialists lab since 2017. Most days, I make retainers and in-house aligners for patients. The best part of working here has been learning about the dental field and how important it is to take care of your smile!

I have been married to my husband Luke for 30 years and have four children and one grandbaby. I am a crazy plant lady, both outside and inside my home. Succulents are my favorite!


Megan

Orthodontic Assistant

I started working in the oral health field in 2008. I’ve assisted dentists, periodontists, and oral surgeons, but my favorite is orthodontics! I love the atmosphere here at Bankhead Orthodontic Specialists. I get to see many faces and ages all day. There’s something different to do with everyone I see. Best of all, I get to know my patients with the frequency of the adjustments, and it’s a happy day for both of us when the big day comes of revealing their new smile.

My husband and I have a one-year-old son with one more on the way. We love doing outdoor activities together as a family. We have a dog and a cat as well; our house can get a little noisy at times, but we love it! I personally love cooking and baking and of course eating it after! My favorite sport is soccer and I can’t turn down ice cream or cheesecake of any kind!


Monica

Office Manager

I have managed the O'Fallon office and staff along with overseeing all patients’ financials and accounts, since starting here in 2009. It’s a lot of fun to be a part of every one of our patients’ exciting journey to a new beautiful smile! I love working with my team in O'Fallon because they are a fun-loving group of ladies who are absolutely fantastic and genuine! Our patients experience the fun we have every time they walk in our office.

I'm married to a great man and an extremely proud mom of two kids and two adorable doggies, Simba and Nola. I enjoy spending time with family and friends, traveling, cooking, interior decorating, spending time at our condo at Lake Ozark, boating, and of course, shopping!


Natalie


Sharla

Treatment Coordinator

I’ve been in the dental field for more than 30 years, and began my adventure at Bankhead’s O’Fallon office in 2013. I meet with many of our new patients and assist the doctor in explaining their treatment options. I really enjoy getting to know so many awesome, unique people.

My husband and I have four children and an Australian labradoodle. We also have bees and chickens, so there is always something to do. I love to be in the country, work around our yard, and travel.


Stacia

Clinical Assistant

I graduated from Missouri College in 2016 and have been in orthodontics for most of my career. I am here to assist the doctor and make sure our patients are comfortable and informed about what to expect during their time in and after treatment. My favorite part of my job is to be part of a patient's journey to a beautiful, more confident smile.

In my free time, I enjoy traveling to different places. My husband and I enjoy going to St. Louis sporting events, trying new restaurants, and spending time with our dog, friends, and family.


Susan

Lab Coordinator/Clinical

I went to dental hygienist school in Spain in 1989 and started working in an orthodontic office in New Orleans in 1996. I started working at Bankhead Orthodontics in 2005, where I make all kinds of appliances and in-house aligners for patients. The most fulfilling part of my job is seeing the patient love their smile as they progress through treatment.

I met my husband in Spain. We have been married 29 years and have a daughter and son. We are a proud military family! I have a granddaughter and another one on the way. I love being an Abuela! I have two dogs, Lucky was a rescue dog right before Katrina hit New Orleans and Saylor has made our family complete.


Gina

Chairside Assistant

I began my career as a dental assistant in 1991 and joined Bankhead Orthodontics in 2019. I work alongside the orthodontists and ensure that patients are well informed about orthodontic procedures, braces, and aftercare. Every day I’m here, I get to see changing smiles and changing lives. I love seeing our patients’ beautiful results.

I am a mother of two beautiful daughters. When I’m not working, I love playing golf and going fishing/kayaking. I also love to travel; the beaches are my favorite.


Wentzville/Warrenton Team

 

Dana

Front Desk Coordinator

I became a part of Bankhead’s Wentzville team in 2017. From our front office, I help patients sign contracts and schedule appointments. I was a nanny for ten years before joining the dental field, so it’s nice to be able to still work around kids. I really enjoy seeing all their smiling faces!

Away from work, I love spending time with my ten-year-old son, Ethan. I also enjoy shopping and lunch dates with my mom, and going dancing with friends. In my free time, I like to read, go hiking with Ethan, and take Pound class.


Jackie

Clinical Coordinator

I have spent my entire dental career at Bankhead Orthodontic Specialists, joining the team in 2010. I am responsible for coordinating patient flow by guiding the orthodontist from one patient to the next. I also make all the fixed appliances and coordinate Invisalign® treatment. My position allows me to see our patients progress through each phase of treatment, and I really enjoy being a part of that.

I am married and have two kids, Liam and Harper. We love animals and have a bullmastiff puppy. We love to travel—family vacations are everything!


Jessica

Clinical Assistant

I attended Laurel Institute for Dental Assistants and graduated in 2013. With Bankhead ever since, I assist the doctor with patient care, submit SureSmile® and Proalign cases, and make sure the office is well supplied. Working directly with patients is my favorite—I love debond day and seeing each patient’s beautiful smile.

I love to spend my free time with family, friends, and my German pointer Mabel. I also enjoy going on hikes, boating, kayaking, and going on vacation whenever possible.


Karen

Office Manager

I serve as a leader here at Bankhead. I assist all staff in any way possible to become more efficient, productive, and competent in their jobs. I also maintain the schedule and all aspects of the finances. I love helping people, so I love what I do every day!

My husband and I have been married for 48 years. We have a daughter and one grandson. I absolutely enjoy taking long summer walks on the beach and sitting around a fire pit in the fall.


Melissa

Front Desk Coordinator

I welcome patients with a warm smile, answer the phones, and help patients schedule their visits. While I’m new to the office, everyone has made me feel at home! I’ve enjoyed getting to know our existing patients and meeting all the new ones as well!

I usually spend my free time with my 12-year-old daughter Isabel. We love hiking and exploring new parks. My other hobbies include baking and crafts.


Micah

Clinical Assistant

I completed the dental program at Midwest Institute in 2017 and started at Bankhead Orthodontic Specialists in 2019. My favorite part of being an orthodontic assistant is seeing the transformation each patient goes through. So many people are insecure about their teeth, and watching as they feel more confident and fall in love with their smiles is very rewarding.

In my spare time, I enjoy being with my three kiddos. I have two daughters and a son all under the age of four so we are always on the go and never bored!


Sara

Treatment Coordinator

My position entails welcoming and introducing patients and their family to our practice. I assist the doctor during the initial consultation and then communicate the treatment plan and financial information. The most important part of my job is to make sure patients are comfortable in our office and fully informed about their treatment plan. I love that my job involves interacting with people from our community and developing relationships with them.

My husband Brent and I have three children. We love to travel and enjoy the beach and lake life! Our children keep us busy with school, basketball, and all their activities.


Shelley

Clinical Assistant

I have worked in the dental field for more than 30 years and have my expanded functions certification. I became a member of the Bankhead Orthodontic Specialists family in 2011. I love interacting with the kids and seeing the smiles on their face and the confidence we give them with their end results.

I've been married for 26 years and have two grown children. I enjoy the outdoors, swimming, hiking, and absolutely love the beach!


Chesterfield Team

 

Alexis

Clinical Assistant

I began my orthodontic career in 2017 after graduating from Waukesha Technical College in Wisconsin. The best part of being a clinical assistant is building relationships with my patients and being alongside them during their treatment.

When I am not working, I enjoy listening to music, watching Netflix, and spending time with my family.


Amy

Treatment Coordinator

I work with all of our new patients, getting them ready for orthodontic treatment. I really like getting to know our patients and their families and watching them grow up. One of my favorite things to do is comparing the before and after pictures, and seeing someone go from not wanting to smile to being confident with their smile.

I have been married to my husband Ryan for 21 years and we have two children, Braden and Brooklyn. We have a dog, Cocoa, and a cat named Bailey. In my free time, I enjoy watching my kids play the sports they love.


Bri

Business Assistant

My job entails helping manage many of the day-to-day tasks of the business and keeping everything running smoothly. My favorite thing about my job is getting to work with such amazing colleagues daily. I also love seeing the patients’ progress during treatment and seeing their new smiles that they have patiently been working towards!

In my free time, I love getting to discover new places, whether it is something small such as a new restaurant, or something bigger like a new vacation spot. Different is always fun to me!


Diane

Clinical Assistant

I went to the Center for Advanced Dental Assisting and joined the Bankhead team in 2019. I do my best to make all patients happy and building bonds with patients at every visit. I love seeing the patients’ reactions when the get their braces off and get to see their perfect new smile! I love working with my Bankhead family because we always share so many laughs and smiles! Bankhead is a home away from home!

My favorite thing to do is spend time with my amazing son Jayce and my boyfriend Devin. On weekends, I like to visit my amazing family, shop, and play with Jayce.


Mariana

Clinical Assistant

I became a Bankhead team member in 2019. Since day one of being a part of this team, it has felt like a family. I assist the doctor through all procedures to achieve each patient's desired results. I love being a part of the process that makes someone love their smile.

My boyfriend and I currently manage a small zoo consisting of two cats, a golden retriever, and there will be a tiny infant human added to the crazy crew in October 2020. I enjoy going to the gym, eating good food, and spending quality time with friends and family.


Sierra

Business Assistant

I greet patients and assist them from the moment they enter our office. I also make appointments for patients and maintain their accounts. It’s been a lot of fun being a Bankhead team member since 2019. I really enjoy my interactions with patients and getting to see their gorgeous smiles!

At home, I have a Siberian husky named Amiga, and she is my world! In my spare time, I enjoy going out with friends, traveling to new places, and playing tennis. I’m also a huge sushi fan—you name it, I’ll eat it!


Stacy

Clinical Coordinator/Assistant

I joined the Bankhead family in 2004 and have more than 25 years of experience in the dental field. I enjoy orthodontics because we spend our days making people love their smiles!

My daughter Madison is 17 and I have a bonus daughter and son, as well as a ten-year-old lab named Shalyee. I spend my spare time watching my daughter play softball all year round and spending time with family and friends.


Alton/Carlinville Team

Angie

Clinical Coordinator

I attended Lewis and Clark Community College for dental assisting in 1993 and have spent my entire career at Bankhead Orthodontic Specialists. I enjoy getting to know our patients and watching them grow into wonderful young adults. Seeing how we transform smiles into something beautiful. I am also blessed to work with our wonderful team of doctors and staff.

I have been married for 25 years to my amazing husband Jason. We have a 17-year-old daughter Kiley, who is our world! I also have two dogs; Ollie is an eight-year-old Maltese and Cooper is a two-year-old goldendoodle. They are also my other spoiled children. In my spare time, I like to vacation with my family and go out to dinner, and recently we joined a gym. We love it!


Cassi

Office Manager/ Treatment Coordinator/Orthodontic Assistant

I started as an orthodontic assistant in 2006. In 2013, I became a treatment coordinator and 2017 was given the role of office manager. Today, I help everyone get started with treatment from a financial standpoint, ensure the office runs smoothly, and help people understand the recommended treatment and what to expect. I enjoy working with all of our patients and watching their smiles transform.

I am married and have two sons and an Alaskan malamute named Hank. I enjoy time with family and friends, watching my boys play sports, and singing!


Erin

Orthodontic Assistant/Lab Technician

I graduated from LCCC’s dental assisting program in 2012 and joined Bankhead Orthodontics shortly after. I spend my days chairside with the patients and in the lab where I make appliances. I love working with kids and making people smile!

Outside of work, I love going boating, shopping, hanging out with my friends, and spending time with my husband and two boys.


Holly

Orthodontic Assistant

I have worked in the dental field for 32 years and happily joined the Bankhead team in 2019. I have a desire to help others and I love making people smile, so this role is perfect for me! Our team is the best; we are always here to help and push one another, and we always have each other’s backs. It’s the best work family I could ask for!

My husband Mike and I have been married for 17 years. I love spending time with my son, daughter, and granddaughter, as well as our two miniature beagle puppies.


Jennifer

Patient Coordinator

I have worked in the dental field for 20 years and am excited to be a part of the Bankhead Orthodontics family. I greet patients when they walk through the doors and schedule their return visits. I’m also trained to help with sterilization and retainer checks. Helping our patients is my main goal—I love seeing them transform and grow up with a great smile.

I have three daughters, one who is getting married in 2021, and the other two who play college softball. I love watching all sports but am very partial to girls’ softball. I also love the St. Louis Cardinals and Blues.


Rachael

Treatment Coordinator

I attended Lewis and Clark Community College in 1996 and have worked at Bankhead Orthodontics for more than 20 years. I start our new patients on their path to a beautiful smile. During their initial exams, I provide treatment options, take records, and provide manageable payment options for treatment. New patients often have many questions, but I’m here to help them know exactly what will happen to get the smile they’ve always dreamed of having. It is my privilege to see each patient start and end treatment.

My husband Chris and I enjoy spending family time with our three wonderful children, Taylor, Drew, and Kyle. As a family, we have a strong love of God, all things Disney, football, the theater, vacations, road trips, and visiting the ocean.


Tammy

Scheduling Coordinator

I love people, so working with patients and their parents every day is right up my alley! I’ve been a part of the Bankhead family since 2012 and enjoy making our patients feel like a part of the family, too. Mine is one of the first smiles they see when coming into the office!

I am the mother of five amazing children. I love family get-togethers and spending time with friends. I’ve been into fitness for more than 35 years, my favorites being strength training and kickboxing. I’m new to yoga but am learning!


Andrea

Practice Administrator

I started my journey in the field of dentistry and orthodontics in 2000, finding my passion for working with patients and being a part of changing smiles and building confidence. I began assisting chairside and eventually received my basic skills and expanded functions certification in orthodontics. After years of experience in different positions in the field, I had a desire to share my knowledge in leading the teams on a path to success by training how to achieve excellent patient care and customer service. My goal is to create consistent practice systems, which is such an important component to running a smooth office that provides a five-star experience!

I am married with a son named Veto who is active in hockey, dirt bikes, and the outdoors. We also have chickens, fish, a black lab Apollo, and a cat Charlotte, all of which brings so much fun and joy into our lives! During our free time, we enjoy boating, working outside in the yard, riding ATVs, and dirt bikes, and spending time with family and friends.

Cari

Finance/HR Manager

I oversee the financial and HR activities in the office, and organize and further develop the financial processes and benefits. I enjoy working with numbers, so it’s actually fun for me to monitor financial reports to ensure they are timely, correct, complete, and appropriate. I also enjoy working with a team that is experienced and committed to providing the best experience in patient care.

I have a wonderful husband Jeremy and two kids, Caleb and Courtney, whom God has blessed me with. In my free time, I enjoy family vacations to the beach, going to the lake, and boating.

Diana

Business Manager

I have been in the dental field for more than 20 years. I started in general dentistry and then transitioned to orthodontics at Bankhead for the past 15 years. I fell in love with helping people feel better about their smile and the joy of what orthodontics can do for someone's self-confidence. It is rewarding to be part of their smile journey. I can truly say I love my job.

I have been married to Brad, my high school sweetheart, for 25 years. We have two amazing kids, Braden and Brooke; being their mom is my greatest joy. When I am not at work, I love being with my family and friends, serving at church, and spending time outdoors. I love to sing and enjoy being part of our worship team at church. I also enjoy photography, home decor, all types of music, and Mexican food. Our family has a deep passion for hockey and the St. Louis Blues!

Heather

Supply Coordinator

I received my certificate in dental assisting through St. Louis Community College and later achieved my Expanded Functions Certification. I joined Bankhead Orthodontics in 1999, bringing with me almost 20 years of experience. It is very fulfilling to me making long lasting relationships, not only with the ladies who are employed at Bankhead Orthodontics, but also with the sales representatives and vendors with whom we do business. I thrive on finding great quality products for our patients who deserve the best!

I love spending time with my husband and four children, the oldest of whom just got married and the youngest just started driving! I enjoy working in my garden and canning, freezing vegetables, and making Concord grape jelly! I also enjoy cooking and baking.

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