meet the staff

Meet the Staff

We recognize that all 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.


The Team



Financial and Insurance Coordinator

Denise has been a team member here at Windy City Orthodontics since it first opened its doors in 2011. She loves being able to work with patients on a daily basis and seeing the progress they make throughout treatment. She also loves all the girls she gets to work with. As our Financial Coordinator, Denise also verifies insurance coverage and work with patients' families to ensure they're  maximizing their benefits.

Denise's music interest is best describe as 'easy to please' as long as it's from the 90's then she's a happy girl! Her favorite movies include; Million Dollar Baby, The Dark Knight, The Departed, Back to the Future, The Karate Kid, Pretty Woman and Start Wars. The way to Denise's heart is through pizza and yummy Mexican food.

What does Denise like to do in her spare time? She loves spending time with her beautiful family and friends. Also, traveling, working out and going to sporting events and cheering for the Chicago Cubs!



Clinical Assistant

Amanda has been a team member here at Windy City Orthodontics since 2013. She loves meeting our patients and their families, and building relationships with them as they move through their Orthodontic treatment. As a Clinical Assistant, she oversees many aspects of patient care, to ensure everything goes smoothly for the patients during their visits, from the first to the last.

Amanda's music interest is New Wave. When it comes to food, she loves anything Mexican! Great Expectations is her favorite movie of all time!

What does Amanda like to do in her spare time? She loves spending time with her husband, friends and family, and let's not forget her cat Otis and her dog Deborah. Also, going out to dinner, baking, dying her hair, and enjoying a nice hot cup of joe on the weekend on her front porch.



Office Manager

Patty has been a team member here at Windy City Orthodontics since 2013. She enjoys meeting new people and building relationships with our patients,  families and our community.  As our Office Manager, Patty is the voice of our practice. Her excellent, outgoing personality and warm demeanor makes it easier for patients and families to effectively solve practice matters. She is dedicated to providing a versatile, family focused environment where everyone feels welcome and cared for.

The Beatles are #1 in her book! Her son's nursery is even decorated in the Yellow Submarine theme! Patty's a Rat Pack fan and also loves Spanish Pop and Classic Rock. Her favorite movies are Sixteen Candles and Pretty in Pink. Tacos and Seafood are the top of her food preference.

What does Patty like to do in her spare time? She enjoys baseball, soccer games, summer festivals, traveling and cover band concerts.



Treatment Coordinator

Melissa has been a team member here at Windy City Orthodontics since 2015. Her most rewarding experience is to see the big smiles on our patients face when their treatment is complete. Her favorite part about working at Windy City Orthodontic is the awesome team and Doctor. As our Treatment Coordinator, Melissa greets our patients at the start of their appointments and helps them feel comfortable. She also helps educate our patients on their treatment needs and give them a better understanding of what to expect financially and clinically.

Melissa loves listening to Country music. Some of her favorite flicks are; Pretty Woman, My Girl and Dirty Dancing. Melissa's ideal menu includes; Pizza, hot wings and tacos, because according to her "Tacos are not just for Tuesdays".

What does Melissa like to do on her spare time? She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling and trying out new restaurants.




Records Coordinator and Sterilization Technician

Jenny has been with the Windy City Team since 2016. Some of Jenny's favorite things about working at Windy City Orthodotnics are the relationships she's made with her peers and working with a proficient doctor.

Jenny enjoys listening to Regional Mexican music and hip-hop. In her book, tacos aren't just for Tuesdays. If she had it her way, she'd eat tacos every day. If you're looking for a Batman fanatic, look no further than our Records Coordinator. Jenny is a huge Batman fan and enjoys all things Batman  from the movies, to her back pack, all the way down to her socks! She's also enjoys the Fast and the Furious franchise.

What does Jenny like to do in her spare time? She likes spending time with her family, going to church, hiking and making delicious food.