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The staff at Dr. Dana Martin orthodontics is committed to providing superior service and excellent care. With many years of experience in orthodontics, our staff looks forward to meeting the needs of our patients. All clinicians hold a current Registered Dental Assistant (R.D.A.) license.
Brenda has been a Registered Dental Assistant since 1982. She started as a chair side assistant and decided to transfer into the laboratory where we make our retainers and “W” arches (to name a few) for our patients. Brenda has lived in Knoxville for the duration of her life, along with her 2 children and 4 grandchildren. She absolutely loves her job, has a great sense of humor and a drive for perfection!
Catie is one of our lab technicians who creates a variety of appliances for our patients. Though she is soft spoken, she has a great perspective on life. Catie is extremely creative and when she is not coming up with fun new ideas, you can find her volunteering in the community or spending time with family and friends. Catie recently married her husband, Nathan, and together they enjoy remodeling their home.
Jenny is a RDA who has been a part of the dental profession for over 20 years. She takes care of our insurance department along with patient payments. Jenny has a great sense of humor and loves joking around with our patients. She is a native of Colorado and enjoys skiing, motorcycle riding and the outdoors.
Jim serves as our Patient Care Coordinator. He has a diverse background including 10 years in the State Police and 10 years with Berkshire Hathaway. He has a great sense of humor and enjoys getting to know our new consults and patients. When not at work, Jim likes the outdoors by working on his farm, hunting and spending time with family.
Krista is our office manager and has been a registered dental assistant for 14 years with coronal polishing and radiology certifications. Krista is a compassionate and understanding person, and does her best to help her team. In her free time, Krista loves to spend time with her son, family and friends. Worship and missionary work is very important to her, and she loves spending time with her ministry.
Teri is a CDA/RDA and has been practicing in the dental field for over 22 years. She brings joy and a positive attitude to the office each day! The knowledge of the “old” way and the “new” way-technology, blends her right in as a team player. When she is not at work, Teri likes to spend her time with her two dogs, “Gizmo” and “Tater Bug,” along with relaxing on the lake with family and friends. When not with her family or dogs, she likes to go hiking in the Smoky Mountains. Her goal is to complete all 900 trails in the Smokies!
Spring is a RDA with coronal polishing and radiology certification. She has been in the dental profession for over 20 years. Spring oversees our patient flow and clinicians to ensure a great experience. She has a direct communication style with a warm smile, and is always willing to help. Spring goes against the grain a little, she is an Alabama fan!
Miriam, whom is bilingual, studied in Panama and continued her education in the US while becoming a Certified Dental Assistant in Salt Lake City. She has a great sense of humor, is helpful, a hard worker and dedicated to our practice. She always comes in with a positive attitude and a smile on her face. Miriam is married with two grown girls and one granddaughter.
Liz was a dental lab technician before joining our practice. She greets everyone each day with a pleasant “hello” and a warm smile. Liz is in the front office and juggles several tasks. She and her husband, Jim, are empty nesters after raising six children and are now enjoying the blessings life brings with their grandchildren.
Kristi is an energetic hardworking team player. She is certified in coronal polishing, sealants, radiology and nitrous oxide monitoring. She and her husband, Reed, have been married since 2014, and have an energetic lab named Lily. They enjoy spending time with their families, and are die hard Vol fans-hardly who rarely ever miss a game! Kristi enjoys reading, time at the beach and visiting with friends.
Sarah has been working as an orthodontic assistant for over 11 years. She has excellent communication skills and a proven ability to identify and solve problems. Sarah is reliable and works well with all of her teammates, while placing an emphasis on getting to know her patients. She enjoys hiking, biking, swimming and singing. Orthodontics is her true passion; it means a great deal to her to help uplift others confidence.
Angie, who has a coronal polishing certificate, has been a RDA for more than 12 years. She has a great “Can Do” attitude while being an awesome team player. She has a great demeanor about her while bringing a professional attitude to work each day. Angie has two children, and yes, they both have been in braces with Dr. Martin!
Maurene (Mo) has been working in orthodontics since 2005 and is a Certified Orthodontic Assistant with Expanded Functions. Mo came to us from a practice in Boca Raton, Florida which specialized in cleft lip and palate along with surgical cases. She moved to Tennessee four years ago and has a pretty diverse background. Mo spent a year building cabins and continues to do remodeling projects in her off time. Mo has become our “techie” by working closely with Dr. Martin to learn and train the team on our new equipment and dental manipulation software. When Mo is not working in the office or remodeling, she enjoys spending time with her two children Emma and Destiny.
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