West Temple Orthodontics Staff

Lori

Lori

Lab Technician

Hometown: Little River, Academy, TX

Children: One son.

Spare time activities: Cake decorating, clay sculptures, photography

Why I like to work in orthodontics: Because a smile is worth a thousand words and we have a hand in creating some of the best.

West Temple Staff Member Since 2001


Leah

Reina

Orthodontic Technician

Hometown: Salado, TX

Spare time activities: Spending time with family, photography, road trips and shoe shopping.

Why I like working in orthodontics: Because I’m able to see the transformation of our patient’s smile from beginning to end. I also enjoy seeing patients become more confident about themselves.

West Temple Staff Member Since 2016


Leah

Leah

Lead Orthodontic Technician

Hometown: Temple, TX

Children: One daughter

Spare time activities: Horseback Riding

Why I like working in orthodontics: I enjoy helping people.

West Temple Staff Member Since 2005


Brittany - Orthodontic Technician

Brittany

Orthodontic Technician

Hometown: Temple, TX

Children: One daughter

Spare time activities: Reading, shopping, ocean cruising, spending time with family.

Why I like working in orthodontics: I enjoy being part of a team that gives beautiful smiles.  The pleasure of getting to know all our patients and their families and knowing I was a part of their smiles, years from now.

West Temple Staff Member Since 2014 


Kenzie

Kenzie

Orthodontic Technician

Hometown: Temple, TX

Spare time activities: Playing soccer, baking, working out, crafts, spending time with family and friends.

Why I like working in orthodontics: Working in orthodontics is very rewarding when people see their final smile.  I enjoy learning new things and how they work.

West Temple Staff Member Since 2016


Linda

Linda

Financial Coordinator

Hometown: Fort Hood-Temple, TX

Children: Three grown children, 2 grandchildren

Spare time activities: Camping, fishing, deer hunting.

Why I like working in orthodontics: I love seeing the difference we make in peoples lives.  I started working in 1974 as a lab technician and worked in that position for 10 years.  I have been in the position of office coordinator/financial for the past 28 years.  We are treating 3rd generation patients in our practice.

West Temple Staff Member Since 1974


Sonia

Sonia

Reception

Hometown: Belton, TX

Children: Two Daughters

Spare time activities: Photography, sports with my girls, music and concerts

Why I like working in orthodontics: I enjoy getting to know our patients their families. Having the opportunity to improve patient's lives with their smile brings me great joy.

West Temple Staff Member Since 2003


Mary Ryan

Mary

Clinical Coordinator

Hometown: Temple, TX

Children: Two grown sons and one new grandson

Spare time activities: Gardening, photography, arts and crafts, sitting at the beach.

Why I like working in orthodontics: I love to see that smile when a patient first sees themselves in the mirror after their braces are removed.  It's awesome!

West Temple Staff Member Since 1987


April Henry

April

Orthodontic Technician

Hometown: Born in Germany but has been in Texas for 22 years

Children: Two sons, one daughter
 
Spare time activities: Playing in the rain, being outside, tennis, reading, and being with my family.
 
Why I like working in orthodontics: Having the satisfaction of knowing I helped someone feel beautiful..  I love the interaction with others on a daily basis and the ability to teach others how to care for their teeth the correct way.


West Temple Staff Member Since 2011


Mari

Mari

Receptionist

Hometown: McAllen, TX

Children: One son, one step son, one step daughter

Spare time activities: Caring for my pets and being around family and friends.

Why I like working in orthodontics: I have been in dentistry since 1990 and orthodontics since 2003.  I love to see the difference of the smiles that leave our office when treatment is done, even when treatment begins.   It’s a great feeling to be part of it.

West Temple Staff Member Since 2008