Our Orthodontic Team

New Orthodontic patient coordinator

Morgan

Morgan is our Treatment Coordinator. Upon completing her schooling (Certified Dental Assisting), she joined a team of pediatric specialists and gained great experience with their practice. In her time working with children, Morgan has developed a very unique skill set and has a very calming way with the kids at our office; we are very lucky to have her on our team! You will meet Morgan at your first visit at South Surrey Smiles. She will walk you through your treatment options and flexible investment plans. Morgan enjoys explaining treatment to our patients. You will find her clinical experience and understanding of orthodontics extremely helpful while she explains your orthodontic treatment. Morgan understands the value of a functional bite and believes that everyone deserves and benefits from a beautiful smile; even her husband is in treatment with us! In her spare time, Morgan enjoys cooking and hiking, and even picking up a little Mandarin!

Sam

Sam is our Administrative Lead. She joined South Surrey Smiles in 2016. Sam ensures that everything at the front desk is running smoothly to provide optimal service for our patients. Ensuring that our patients are happy is Sam’s main focus. Being an Invisalign patient herself, Sam is a great resource for patients who have questions about Invisalign. Sam loves the ease of Invisalign treatment because it doesn’t interrupt her busy lifestyle. When Sam is not providing 5-star customer service with our Administration team, she enjoys the outdoors and camping with her son and two dogs. If you are looking for someone to share stories about your pets, talk to Sam! Before joining the South Surrey Smiles Team, Sam ran a vet clinic; she really loves animals too!

New Orthodontic patient coordinator
New Orthodontic patient coordinator

Jackie

Jackie is our Financial Coordinator. She graduated with a Business Administration Management Diploma in 2017 and joined our team right away. When calling our office, it will most likely be Jackie who answers, welcoming you to South Surrey Smiles. Jackie works with our patients to help get them the most out of their insurance plans. She will prepare your documents outlining your payment and/or insurance reimbursement plan. When outside of the office Jackie loves adventure. She spends her free time enjoying physical fitness, travelling and being with friends and family.

Alia

Alia is our treatment coordinator. You will meet her at your very first visit with us. Alia joined our team in 2019. She graduated from Douglas College in 2003 and has been working in the dental industry since. Our patients love Alia because she is very friendly and knowledgeable about the orthodontic process, and many people say she has a calming way about her!  She loves helping patients understand how changing their smile can change their lives. In her spare time,  Alia enjoys spending time with her family and enjoying outdoor pursuits such as hiking, kayaking and scenic walks.

Certified Orthodontic assistant
Orthodontic patient coordinator

Emily

Emily is our New Patient Coordinator. When you come in for your initial visit, she is one of the first faces you may see! Emily will make sure you are comfortable and feel right at home when you arrive. Emily received her certification in office administration in 2016 and updated her skill set to include radiography in 2018. In her spare time, Emily likes to travel and practice yoga. Emily is a coffee fanatic and is always available to make you your favorite coffee or specialty latte.

Monika

Monika is one of our certified orthodontic assistants. She is a mother of 3 and is great at relating with the kids! Monika loves teaching patients about oral hygiene. Having an extensive background in general practice, Monika is adamant that our patients have healthy teeth while working towards their beautiful and functional smiles. Aside from her clinical skills, Monika also has a very crafty and creative side to her. You can always count on her to have the office decorated for every holiday. Her creativity does not stop at the office, Monika is always spoiling us with treats, although she may not admit it, her baking is phenomenal. She takes great care of us!

Orthodontic assistant
Certified Orthodontic assistant

Sherry

Sherry is a Certified Orthodontic Assistant. She joined South Surrey Smiles as an administrator but has since migrated to the clinic where her passion is. Sherry loves to work hands on in the clinic, she enjoys playing a part in the amazing smile transformations. Sherry says, “Not only are you improving a smile, but you are also improving patient’s self esteem”. When Sherry is not in the clinic, you will likely find her in the lab. Sherry works with Dr. Williams to fabricate our custom indirect bonding trays. This allows our patients to have the most accurate bracket placement, the shortest treatment time, and a quick & easy initial placement of their braces. Sherry is a mother of two and loves to spend time with her family outside of work.

Kim

Kim is one of our Certified Orthodontic Assistants. After working in general dentistry for five years, she decided to advance her education and join our clinic team in 2016. She thoroughly enjoys working alongside our orthodontists in creating amazing smile transformations. Kim looks after our Invisalign cases. She always makes sure our cases are here and organized so that our patients receive the most efficient treatment. In Kim’s spare time, she enjoys hiking, traveling and going to concerts.

Certified Orthodontic assistant
Certified Orthodontic assistant

Kathleen

Kathleen is one of our Certified Orthodontic Assistants. She joined our clinic team in 2017. Kathleen has a passion for helping people develop the smiles they deserve. This passion originated when she completed her braces treatment personally and experienced first-hand the positive impact it had on her life. She believes a beautiful smile helps promote a better self-esteem, create confidence and boost overall positivity. Outside of Orthodontics, Kathleen enjoys the company of her loved ones, exercising in the form of running and lifting weights, as well as exploring the different places and food the world has to offer.