We recognize that all of 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.
“My favorite part of my job is chatting with our patients. I like to help them with their oral hygiene and enjoy making them smile!”
As one of our orthodontic assistants, Adriana assists the doctors with patient care and helps our patients throughout their treatment. When she’s not at work, Adriana enjoys time with her three children: Marianna, Adriann, and Sebastian. She loves scrapbooking, the colors gray and purple, and is currently training to run the Chicago Marathon
“I like learning new things, working with the best doctors and coworkers, and – most of all – seeing patients finish with their best smiles!”
Alyssa assists the doctors with procedures, provides direct patient care, and is glad to answer patient and parent questions about treatment. In her spare time, Alyssa loves being with friends, family, and her Pomerarian pup, Pearl. She also loves to travel.
“I like meeting all our prospective new patients and their families, introducing them to our practice, and seeing them change along with their smile!”
Amanda meets with new patients and parents, walks them through the initial exam, and reviews the doctor’s proposed treatment plan. She answers questions about the process and makes sure everyone is ready to get started with their treatment. Outside the office, Amanda enjoys reading, watching movies, eating ice cream, and singing in the car.
“I love the happiness we bring into people’s lives with our work!”
As our office manager, Danielle oversees the practice, keeping us organized and on track so each patient has stress-free, efficient visits. Danielle’s two children keep her on her toes when she’s not here at the office. She and her kids enjoy time with their family and love being outdoors.
“I enjoy the flexibility of my position and knowing that what I do, though it’s behind-the-scenes, helps our patients as they change their smiles!”
DesNeiges handles Pasha Orthodontics’ invoices and payroll. When she’s not taking care of the bookkeeping, she enjoys shopping, going to the movies, and time with her husband and two adult children.
“I like working with a great team, amazing doctors, and incredible patients. The days pass quickly and are filled with smiles!”
Emily takes care of many front desk duties, providing friendly customer service and making sure patients and families feel welcome, heard, and at home in the office. At her home, Emily is kept busy chasing after her two young sons and enjoying time with family. They love going to restaurants and swimming in the pool during the summer, and Emily does her best to hibernate during the winter.
Clinical Supervisor/Office Coordinator
“I am happy to help build our patients’ confidence with their smile!”
Emily oversees the clinical and employee scheduling for Pasha Orthodontics, making sure we are properly staffed so patients get seen on time and never feel rushed through a visit. Outside of work, Emily spends as much time as possible with her family and friends. She enjoys running, ice cream, and sunshine.
“I like seeing the happiness in our patients when they see their new smile at the end of treatment!”
Heather works hard to make sure our patients and their families feel welcome. She provides top-notch customer service and ensures every patient’s treatment is a great experience, from start to finished smile. Outside of Pasha Orthodontics, Heather enjoys spending time with her family, watching sports, working out, and being outdoors.
“I love knowing that Pasha Orthodontics is all about positivity, growth, and compassion – not only for our patients, but for the staff, as well!”
Irene helps the doctor by preparing the patient for their treatment, ensuring they are comfortable in the chair, and offering another set of hands for more complex procedures. Irene shares her life with her cat, Butterz. She enjoys working out, reading, learning new things, and organizing. Her favorite pastime, though she doesn’t have time to indulge in it often, is binge watching TV.
“I truly love the orthodontic field: seeing the before and after smiles is so rewarding. Most of all, I love making people SMILE!”
Laura is in charge of promoting Pasha Orthodontics to the public and to referring and partner dentists, as well as dental specialists. Most of Laura’s free time is spent with her husband and four children, at hockey, travel baseball, football, and soccer events. The family loves fishing, boating, ATVing, swimming, golfing, and traveling.
Head Clinical Assistant
“I have worked in orthodontics for 15 years and enjoy helping improve patients’ lives and boost their confidence. I love that I get to assist, every day, with creating great smiles!”
Lorena organizes patient flow, oversees the assistants, and helps team members with questions and supports them during procedures. As Head Clinical Assistant, she opens communication, making sure patients and families are on the same page as our staff in order to maintain good working relationships. Lorena’s husband of ten years is currently in braces and, like all patients, is already asking, “When do I get them off?!” She knows he’s going to love his new smile!
“I like working with a great team to create the best smiles!”
Madelyn handles a range of customer care services, always striving to anticipate patients’ and their family’s needs and be ready to help them. Beyond Pasha Orthodontics, she loves swimming as well as playing with her black lab, Tyson.
“I love the people I work with, appreciate how caring our doctors are, and seeing our patients grow up with our practice. Each finishes with a new smile – and we’ve made a friend, for life!”
Magaly oversees the day-to-day operations, managing the doctors’ schedule and daily patient schedules. She also presents treatment plans to patients and families, handles insurance claims, and readily assumes new responsibilities to grow the practice and improve patients’ experience. When she’s not keeping us organized, Magaly’s family keeps her on the go. She and her husband have three young children, including a son who is Autistic, and she takes pride in helping him and other kids succeed. Her family has recently started planning more family trips and is excited to start exploring the states. They are also excited to be getting a new four-legged family member: a dog!
“I am happy to have one-on-one contact with patients and parents, helping each understand the importance of the treatment plan and what will happen. It’s fun to see each patient change during treatment and, of course, to see their beautiful new smiles!”
Maggie schedules initial appointments, beginning with the first consultation with the orthodontist through the final step, when she presents the treatment plan. During the exam, she explains different treatment options, as well as insurance coverage and financials, and later follows up with a phone call to make sure she’s answered everyone’s questions. Maggie’s free time is spent with her husband, three children, two dogs, and two Bengal cats. She loves being with her family, walking her dogs, listening to music, time with friends, and cheering for the Cubs.
“My favorite part of my job is seeing patients coming in happy and leaving happy. I am all about the experience and making everyone feel welcome, especially our wonderful families and incredible patients!”
As the Practice Manager, Margie floats between all three of the Pasha Orthodontics locations, making sure we are providing the best patient experiences and creating the most amazing smiles. Margie and her husband of 20 years were high school sweethearts. They now have two amazing children. The family loves spending their free time together and delights in taking spontaneous trips.
“I love spending my days in a great environment, helping patients in their journey to a beautiful smile!”
Stephanie assists our doctors with patient care and procedures, and supports our patients as they achieve beautiful and healthy smiles. Her free time is spent with her wonderful son, Ian.