Meet Our Team

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.

Our staffs primary goal is to give you the healthy, straight, beautiful smile that you’ve always wanted. Everyone understands that choosing to receive orthodontic care is a big decision, and we respect your reasons for wanting to improve the way you look and feel. Our entire team will work with you every step of the way to make sure that your orthodontic care is as comfortable, convenient, and easy as possible. Using the latest technology available today combined with a variety of safe and gentle treatment options, we provide you a customized and individual care plan that you deserve.


Angie is our fearless front office leader, and we do mean fearless. She will tackle any problem for you, from supplying proper FSA documentation, finding appointment slots that fit your schedule, coordinating referrals with other specialists and finding time to get to know you.  She worked chairside in orthodontics before moving to the front office to assist the doctor with correspondence, reports and accounts payable.  Angie enjoys watching her son play lacrosse and football and if she’s not there, or the office, you can find her playing softball or in the gym.

 

 

 

 


Nancy, our cheerful chairside assistant, loves seeing the results of her patients’ orthodontic treatment. As a bilingual member of our team, she will help translate in Spanish for patients on the phone and in the office.  A recent orthodontic patient herself, she can offer comfort tips from personal experience. Lean back and enjoy her sense of fun as she is part of the process towards a perfect smile.

 

 

 

 

 


Marissa always wears a smile while acting as a valued member of the team. She also has 14 years of experience in the dental field and will strive to make your appointment comfortable. Currently on maternity leave, Marissa and her husband are happy to announce the arrival of a baby girl. She is named Josephine and Marissa is enjoying spending time with her daughter.

 

 

 

 

 


Trixxie values the friendships made as she shares the orthodontic experience leading her patients through every step of the way. She has been in the orthodontic field since 2012 and finds the favorite part of the job is witnessing the final result and sharing the excitement with the patient when treatment is complete.  Trixxie is married with two dogs and enjoys exploring Oregon, hiking and fishing.

 

 

 

 


Brisa will welcome you to the practice with her lovely smile and is happy to guide you through the appointment process. As the scheduling coordinator, she is a whiz and can assist you in either English or Spanish.   She wants to make your experience a pleasant one, so feel free to share any concerns you may have.  Brisa values family time when she is not at work.

 

 

 

 

 


Staff Photo Cruikshank OrthodonticsAmy is a knowledgeable member of the team, and as a financial coordinator can answer your financial and insurance questions. With experience in both front office and clinic, Amy will present a payment plan that works for you. A very busy lady, Amy has a teenage son, three Dobermans, and enjoys barrel racing with her four horses. She cherishes her role as baseball mom to Jordan, one of the region’s top-ranked players.