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ChristyChristy – Assistant

Christy has worked at this office since 1974, starting right after she received her Associate Degree in Dental Assisting from IVTS in Idaho Falls. She is very dependable and a great team leader. Christy has seen the many changes of orthodontics over the years and is very experienced and knowledgeable in all types of braces! Christy loves gardening, scrapbooking, cleaning her house, cooking and nurturing her children and grandchildren. Christy says she enjoys the fun, loving environment at Ward Orthodontics.

"This is a pleasant, fun place to work. It is just like family – my second home!"

TaraTara – Assistant

Tara is a graduate of the College of Southern Idaho's Dental Assistant Program. She has been with Ward Orthodontics since 2005 and is able to answer any questions you might have. Tara is a team leader, and her organization skills help to keep the flow in our office running smoothly. When Tara is not working, she enjoys being outdoors, playing volleyball, and most importantly, being an aunt! She says she enjoys working in a fun, relaxed atmosphere where the patients can feel like we really care about them.

"I love to see the excellent care the patients receive and that we are able to make people want to smile!"

BillieBillie Jo – Lab Technician/Assistant

Billie Jo has been with Ward Orthodontics since 2007 and has a dental assisting degree from IVTS in Idaho Falls. She has 12 years of dental assisting experience and brings cheerfulness to our patients and staff every day! Billie Jo enjoys playing the piano, water skiing, snow skiing and traveling with her family. Billie Jo really enjoys her job and says she especially loves the people she works with.

"I love the fun atmosphere of our office and seeing our patients smile."

HillariHillari – Scheduling and New Patient Care Coordinator

Hillari is our Scheduling Coordinator. She is the first person you will speak to when you call our office and the first friendly face to greet you when you visit us. Hillari will be happy to answer any questions you may have or schedule your next appointment. Hillari worked in this office as a Clinical Technician with Dr. Haymore and has been with Ward Orthodontics since 2011. Hillari loves spending time with family, barbecuing and camping. She loves to laugh, be silly, and she tries to be positive and outgoing in any situation.

"I enjoy getting to know the patients and parents, and I love to see the change braces can make for a person."

TaniaTania – Assistant

Tania is a graduate from the College of Southern Idaho Dental Assistant Program. She has been at Ward Orthodontics since 2014. Tania is a hard worker and is always willing to jump in and help. She is married with two children, and enjoys baking, decorating and shopping.

"I love being at Ward Orthodontics. The patients are amazing, and it is a great place to be."

Mary BethMary Beth – Lab Technician

Mary Beth is our Lab Technician, and has been with Ward Orthodontics since 2016. She came to us from Ball State University in Indiana. She enjoys hiking, scrap booking, photography, spending time with friends and family, and absolutely loves dogs! Whether Mary Beth is busy in the lab pouring up models, or making sure everything is sterile and ready to go, she is always willing to help.

"We love making people smile!"

TriciaTricia – Finance Coordinator

Tricia is our Finance Coordinator. She is in charge of our insurance billing. She is who you speak with the day you get your braces on. Tricia has been a part of our team since 2012, and her experience and personable touch help to make our office run smoothly. She enjoys decorating, shopping and spending quality time with her family.

"I enjoy working with our team at Ward Orthodontics, and I would describe them as friendly, happy and enjoyable! I look forward to what the future holds!"

KiaraKiara – Assistant

Kiara has been with Ward Orthodontics since 2014. She is a graduate from the College of Southern Idaho Fundamentals of Dental Assisting Course. Kiara is newly married and enjoys family time, watching movies and doing crafts. She is very fun to have around, and is always willing to help with any questions you may have.

"I love working with the team at Ward Orthodontics! We have a very fun and friendly office. You will feel at home!"

AshlynAshlyn – New Patient Coordinator & Assistant

Ashlyn Is a graduate from the College of Southern Idaho Dental Assistant program. She has been such a wonderful addition to our Ward Orthodontic team. She loves to spend time with family, hunt and camp. Her personality will make you feel like you just made a new friend.

"I love the friendly atmosphere, and I am very pleased to be working here."

EmmaEmma – Treatment Coordinator

Emma has been with Ward Orthodontics since 2009. She has her dental assisting degree through CSI and worked as an assistant for 7 years. She is now our Treatment Coordinator and will be with you for your very first appointment with us.  She loves meeting new patients and their families! Emma loves spending time with family, doing all summer activities, and shopping. Her favorite part about Ward Orthodontics is the amazing people she works with and all of the great patients we have.

"Ward Orthodontics is a like my second family! I love working here and seeing the amazing transformation braces or Invisalign makes on our patients!"