Meet Our Team


DSC_4903Mariana – Assistant

Mariana Graduated from the Dental Assisting Program at the College of Southern Idaho.  She is also a State Champion of Idaho for Dental Science and HOSA.  Mariana is always having a good time making others laugh and feel at home.  She loves writing, crafting, baking and all DIY projects....basically the modern day Martha Stewart.  She is also currently working on her first novel.

"We don't grow when things are easy, we grow when we face challenges."

DSC_4899Tara – Patient Flow Coordinator

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!"

DSC_4907 Sierra - Assistant

Sierra started with Ward Orthodontics in 2014.  She is passionate about orthodontics and helping patient's achieve their best possible smile!  Sierra is married to her sweetheart and together they have a beautiful baby girl!  She loves to dance and play the piano. 

"I love being part of the Ward Orthodontics team and I love to see the change and the confidence a beautiful smile gives to our patients."

DSC_4891 Billie Jo - Lab Technician

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 makes all of our in house appliances, retainers and aligners. She 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."

DSC_4885Hillari – Scheduling 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."

DSC_4896Tania – 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."

DSC_4911Kylie – Assistant

Kylie is a graduate from the Assist to Succeed Program.  She enjoys camping and dance.  She is married and very excited as they are expecting their first baby.  She is a wonderful team member and is always caring and willing to learn.  

"The best part of the day is watching someone's eyes light up with their new smile."

DSC_4887Tricia – 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!"

DSC_4905Kiara – 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 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!"

DSC_4895Ashlyn – New Patient Coordinator 

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."

DSC_4908Emma – 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!"

DSC_4963 Taylor - Assistant

Taylor is a graduate from Wendell High School and Assist to Succeed in Boise.  She loves playing basketball and is also a coach.  She enjoys snowboarding, spending time with family and watching football with her dad. She also loves all animals, especially her two golden retrievers.  Taylor is a hard worker and very precise with a task at hand.  

"Its a great feeling to see someone walk out with a smile they love plastered on their face."

DSC_4965 Breanna - Assistant

Breanna is a graduate from Assist to Succeed in Boise.  She has always loved teeth and being able to help people be confident in their smile makes her extremely happy.  Breanna has a wonderful little boy who is always keeping her on her toes.  She enjoys camping and being outdoors.  Breanna is always willing to help and jump in when needed. 

 "I love working in such a happy uplifting environment."