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Meet our Staff

Our entire team has been warmly welcoming patients into our practice and building new relationships for over a decade. Our knowledgeable, experienced and talented professionals are dedicated to providing you with a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding orthodontic experience.

Orthodontic Assistants: Erin, Nicole, Kerry
Behind every great orthodontist is a team of highly trained orthodontic assistants. Under the guidance of Dr. Gangoy and Dr. McKenna, our experienced clinical team actively assists* in patient treatment. The scope of their clinical duties ranges from tooth preparation for bracket/band placement to securing orthodontic arch wires. Our clinical team educates patients in oral hygiene and proper appliance care while providing motivation for our patients so that they can achieve their optimal treatment results. Our orthodontic assistants also serve as a key communication link between patients, parents and our doctors.
*Each member of our clinical team is certified in dental radiology.
*All duties are overseen by our doctors.

Actual Patient Result

Kerry, Clinical Assistant

After assisting in general dentistry for 14 years, Kerry joined the OBD team in 1999. Kerry supports the doctors with orthodontic adjustment visits, bonding and banding appointments and delivery of retainers and orthodontic appliances.  She has an exceptional ability to engage parents and patients due to her extensive knowledge in the dental field.  The connection she is able to develop with young patients helps to put even the most timid child and parent at ease! Kerry really enjoys developing relationships with patients and seeing the final results. She loves working with our doctors and wants all prospective patients to know just how competent and well- educated the doctors are, only wanting what is best for their patients. Kerry loves spending time with her three daughters and husband, but she especially loves spending time with the family dogs,  "Jett,” a Bernese Mountain Dog and "Jovie,” a Golden Retriever.

 
Nicole, Clinical Assistant & iBrace specialist

Nicole joined Orthodontics by Design in 2009 and supports the doctors chair-side as a clinical assistant. Nicole enjoys meeting all the different patients who come to our practice. She is thankful for the opportunity to work with the doctors since they are always teaching the staff new things and are passionate about their work. Nicole enjoys spending time with her family and friends while enjoying life to the fullest.

Erin, Lab Technician & Clinical Assistant

Erin began working in the dental field in 1995 and joined our practice in 1999. She is a talented clinical assistant and has extremely fine-tuned hand-eye coordination skills.  She has an artistic eye and is also an experienced dental lab technician.  Her role, aside from assisting on the clinical floor, is to manufacture certain retainers, pour models and coordinate sending and receiving of various appliances and diagnostic models with dental laboratories. Erin enjoys developing relationships with adult patients and thrives in the fun and friendly atmosphere found in our office. She is a wife and mother of two girls and enjoys every minute of her time with family.

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