Maryland Advanced Orthodontics

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Meet the Team

Our Team

Janet

Janet

Office Manager

Janet has been with our office since 1983 and has worn many hats throughout the years. She began her career as an orthodontic technician and really enjoyed interacting with patients and helping create beautiful smiles. Although she maintains her certifications, she has transitioned to the business side of the office. She handles the accounts receivable and accounts payable, as well as, the insurance coordination. In addition, she is our human resource manager and ensures that the office remains OSHA compliant. In her free time, Janet enjoys biking, hiking, exploring new restaurants and relaxing with family and friends. She is also a huge sports fan.

 

Allison

Alison

Receptionist

Alison loves to welcome our new patients with a warm smile to ensure that our patients feel right at home. She has two beautiful teenage daughters, Nikki and Alexa. She enjoys spending time with her large extended family, which includes, five nieces and nephews and 3 of their children (or 2 great-nieces and one great-nephew). Alison is a Gaithersburg native and enjoys catching up with childhood, as well as more recent, friends. When she is not with friends or family she enjoys reality TV and reading. Alison has a diverse background which includes many years in various administrative positions. She graduated from Medical Assisting School in 2011 where she was the Class Valedictorian and had a GPA of 4.0.

 
Donna

Donna

Scheduling Coordinator

Donna helps our patients set their appointments and keeps things at our office running smoothly. She also takes pride in creating a friendly, inviting atmosphere for everyone who visits our practice. Each patient in our office means a lot to Donna, especially the children who grow up to be healthy, happy young adults during their time with us. Donna loves spending time with her big family, which includes five kids, six grandchildren, and a poodle named Bailey. She loves to cook and entertain whether she’s trying out new recipes or revisiting a down-home favorite. Donna is also fascinated by politics!

 
Rocio

Rocio

Orthodontic Technician

Rocio loves creating beautiful smiles and seeing the patients as they progress through their orthodontic treatment. Responsible for patient clinical care, she makes sure each patient understands what’s happening during appointments so they feel as comfortable as possible. Rocio is the oldest of three siblings and enjoys baking, reading, and trying new restaurants around town. She recently learned how to surf and loves it!

 
Vivian

Vivian

Orthodontic Technician

Vivian, or Vivi as we call her, welcomes our patients with a smile and makes them feel comfortable from their first appointment all the way through until their last. Her goal is to keep our patients happy and to make sure our patients know how to keep their smile for a lifetime. Vivi has five siblings, a fiancé, a wonderful young daughter, and a canary named Manzanillo. She enjoys staying active by going to the gym, walking, and spending time outdoors.

 
Tina

Tina

Orthodontic Technician

Tina works closely with our patients in the clinic, providing excellent care every day. She is very close to her family, especially her two brothers who are some of her best friends. Tina is a music lover and she goes to concerts whenever she can. She is also very interested in arts and crafts.

 

Maria

Maria

Orthodontic Technician

Maria works in the clinic helping to care for our patients. She is a real team player and a great conversationalist who helps our patients feel relaxed during treatment. Maria loves to spend time with her husband and son. She also really likes animals, enjoying the company of two dogs, Dakota and Maggie, and her fish named Optimus Prime. Maria is also a skilled cook and gardener.

 
 
Carrie

Carrie

Orthodontic Assistant

Carrie has been an orthodontic assistant in our office since 2006. She enjoys getting to know our patients, and takes the time to chat with each one to ensure every visit is comfortable and positive. Carrie has twins who keep her on her toes. She is also a sports fanatic! When she’s not rooting for the Dallas Cowboys or F.C Barcelona, she likes to spend time at the beach or outdoors.