Meet the Team

We recognize that all our patients are unique and deserve 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 are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.


Practice Manager

“I love helping others and being a part of creating so many beautiful, healthy smiles. Our office is truly a family and we all share the love in providing the best quality of care and compassion to our patients.”

When she’s not working in the office, Dawn enjoys spending time with her family and traveling. She and her husband Tommy have three wonderful children: Portia, Terrell, and Tomia.



Office Manager

“I enjoy interacting with the parents and our patients. It’s a good feeling to be able to help each person during their orthodontic experience and see them gain self-esteem as their smile becomes healthier and more attractive. Dr. White is a very loving and concerned orthodontist, and he has assembled a staff that treats each other, and our patient family, with respect and compassion.”



Clinical Coordinator

“I love when patients get their braces on: they are so excited to begin their journey to straight teeth and a new smile! The support our team has for one another is unequaled, anywhere, and we pass that along to our patients and their families.”

When she’s not keeping our clinic running smoothly, Kelley is usually with her two daughters, Ariel and Kylee, and enjoying time with friends and loved ones.



Insurance Coordinator

“I am glad to be able to help our patients and their families get the most from their insurance benefits. This allows them to not stress about paperwork and enjoy their orthodontic treatment. Ours is a welcoming office where we are a big family. We have fun while working and are always talking and laughing with our patients.”

When she’s not navigating the challenges of insurance bureaucracies, Denise values time with her husband Benjamin. She’s also an avid reader.



Insurance Coordinator

“I enjoy meeting the new patients and watching them grow throughout treatment. Seeing their new smiles at the end is a priceless experience! We are like a family at this office, all of us supporting each other as we help our patients achieve life-changing smiles.”

When she’s not helping our patients and their families navigate their insurance benefits and filings, Sandy loves being with her husband Dustin and daughter Layla. She enjoys time with friends and family, cookouts and shopping trips, and cheering for the UNC Tarheels and Carolina Panthers.



Financial Assistant

“I like being able to talk and laugh with our patients. It’s fun to get to know everyone and see how they change as their smile changes! I love working for Dr. White and with this team. He and everyone here work to maintain a fun and positive atmosphere and that keeps our patients and our staff happy!”



Financial Assistant

“I truly love everything about my work: our patients, their families, and everyone’s smiles! It’s fulfilling to work with a very kind and caring team, each of us doing our best to provide the highest quality service to our patients.”

During the day Katherinn helps our patients and their families with financial matters and provides Spanish translation services; at night she relaxes by watching movies, listening to music, and playing with her three dogs: Butterkup, Sky, and Princess. She loves to watch NBA and NFL games and enjoys selling Mary Kay products, too.



Orthodontic Assistant

“I appreciate our patients and getting to know them during treatment. Watching a person move from feeling uncomfortable with their teeth to happily smiling and feeling confident is a rewarding experience! Dr. White and our team are more than coworkers: we feel like a family, each with a unique role and all devoted to helping our patients and each other.”

When she’s not assisting Dr. White with patient care, Emily enjoys being with her husband David and their four children: Baylee, Lily, Easton, and Lukas. The family also has a German Shepherd, Ruger. Emily spends her free time making fun memories with her children: they all love being outside. She also enjoys photography and loves the beach.



Orthodontic Assistant

“I like helping make confident smiles! We are a family-based and family-friendly orthodontic office. It’s no wonder I love what I do!”

After spending the day assisting Dr. White with different procedures, Kristie enjoys time with her husband Johnathan and son Liam. They like going to the movies, Lake Norman, and hanging out in Birkdale Village. Kristie and her family’s favorite place is Oak Island.



Orthodontic Assistant

“I love seeing patients progress, slowing coming out of their insecurity, and starting to smile with confidence! This is an amazing office, where we care about each other, our patients, and our patients’ families — like family.”

Working in the clinic, Jennifer assists Dr. White with procedures. When she’s not at work, Jennifer enjoys time with her husband, who is her best friend, and their four beautiful children. They are an active family that loves to be outdoors. They enjoy surrounding themselves with loved ones for cookouts and spending time together. Jennifer loves to travel; she wants to see and experience as many places as she can.



Orthodontic Assistant

“I like seeing how orthodontic treatment changes peoples’ smiles and their confidence. We have the best doctor and staff: we care for each other, and our patients, like family!”

Lorena spends her days in the clinic, assisting Dr. White with patient care. At home, she enjoys time with her husband and two beautiful children, Joseph and Katherine, along with their family dog, Ringo. Originally from Colombia, South America, Lorena moved to the US in 2005 and loves all that North Carolina offers.



Lab Assistant

“I enjoy working in a fast-paced, friendly environment, where we share a commitment to keeping patients smiling while creating their best smiles!”

In addition to working as our laboratory technician, Sydnee is currently completing her associate’s degree. Outside of work and classes, she enjoys going to the beach, spending time with friends and family, including her nephew and twin nieces, and playing with her two dogs, Pebbles and Gus.


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