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Brenda – Scheduling Coordinator


Brenda joined Star Orthodontics in April, 2014.  Brenda is passionate about orthodontics, she loves seeing the impact a healthy, beautiful smile has on a person.  The increase in patients’ confidence after treatment is amazing to witness.  She is a scheduling coordinator and sees patients from the beginning through to the end of their orthodontic treatment.  Brenda loves working at Star Orthodontics because Star represents a true team effort.  Everyone works diligently as a team to accomplish the final product…a beautiful smile. 

Cristina2011.jpgCristina – Scheduling Coordinator

Cristina joined Star Orthodontics in 2009. "I enjoy working in orthodontics because you see patients that come in at the beginning of treatment hiding their smile, and by the end of treatment, they smile all of the time! The atmosphere at Star Orthodontics is so fun you almost forget you're working!"

  Staff_Joel.jpgJoel – Scheduling Coordinator

Joel joined the Star team in November 2013. "I love the welcoming environment at Star and can sense the love of a family amongst the team members. I enjoy working in orthodontics because I love to see people smile and be happy." Prior to working at Star Orthodontics, Joel worked in the food service industry for 18 years and has over seven years of experience as a Director of Dining Services / Executive Chef.

  Caitlyn Caitlyn – Scheduling Coordinator

  In August of 2019, Caitlyn joined the Star team. "Star is a fun and happy working atmosphere, and the patients get an experience unlike any other". Caitlyn loves working in the orthodontic field because, "seeing the positive changes in someones life through their smile is extremely rewarding". 

  Margie-New--2-.jpgMargie – Financial Coordinator

Margie began her career at Star Orthodontics in 1999 as a Scheduling Coordinator and has been the Financial Coordinator since 2008. "I enjoy seeing the patients that would not smile or show their teeth when they began treatment finally smile when they get their braces off. It's nice to see how much they appreciate the time and effort that was put in by our team to get them to that point. We have the BEST orthodontist in town!"

Staff_Clarissa_New.jpgClarissa, RDA – Insurance Coordinator

Clarissa received her certification in dental assisting from Del Mar in 1997 and joined Star Orthodontics in 1999. Prior to becoming Insurance Coordinator for the practice, Clarissa held positions as an Orthodontic Assistant and a Treatment Coordinator. "I love the friendly environment and the team members I work with. It's almost like having a lot of sisters! It's great seeing a patient's boost in self-confidence when they have a great smile and knowing that our whole team helped to create it."