Our Orthodontic Team

Deanne

Deanne is our Marketing Director. She joined South Surrey Smiles as a Certified Orthodontic Assistant in 2010 and grew into a clinic leader when we opened our new location in 2011. Being with South Surrey Smiles since the beginning, Deanne has experience working in nearly every department, however, she found herself happiest spreading the word about South Surrey Smiles. Deanne is enthusiastic to share the message in our community of how a smile can change your life. Her passion to get this message to as many people as possible is driven by her belief that a beautiful and healthy smile will improve self-confidence and will make people happier. Deanne loves to connect with our patients who are on their journey to their new smiles, and she also enjoys networking in the community. You will find her organizing and hosting South Surrey Smiles’ events in efforts to make our community a more connected place. Deanne is proud to share South Surrey Smiles because we are an Orthodontic Clinic that gets great results. Honored to receive the Top Choice Award for Top Orthodontic Clinic in Vancouver the past two years in a row, Deanne is always striving to improve South Surrey Smiles continue to be your top choice. Currently, Deanne spends most of her free time studying for her Master’s Degree in Business Administration, however, she still manages to travel as much as possible; always seeking adventure!

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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!

Carling

Carling job shares between New Patient Coordinator and Treatment Coordinator. She graduated from the Dental Administration Program in 2010 and received her Radiography Certification in 2012. Being with South Surrey Smiles since 2012, Carling has long-lasting relationships with our patients who are always excited to see her. She really loves connecting with our patients, making them feel at home, and being part of their orthodontic journey. Carling is always excited to see patients, especially when they get their braces off – it is such a great celebration! Carling’s favorite part about her job is the relationships she has with our patients and having a great team to work with. Carling is a mom of 2 and enjoys working on crafty DIY projects for her home and spending time with her husband, Wells.

Orthodontic patient coordinator
New Orthodontic patient coordinator

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!

Katelin

Katelin job shares as our New Patient Coordinator and Administrative Assistant. With a passion for photography, Katelin is a great asset to our team and specializes in patient photos, digital scans, and xrays. Katelin achieved her radiography certification in 2017, which allows her to use the state of the art, digital xray machine. When you begin orthodontic treatment, Katelin will be there to take your initial scan with our digital 3D iTero scanner, which replaces traditional impressions – our patients LOVE this! Further to taking photos, Katelin is always available to show you around the office, whether you are bringing a new friend, or it’s been a while since you’ve been in to see us, she will make you feel right at home. When Katelin is not at the office, you can find her behind a camera capturing photographs of her family.

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.

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.

Orthodontic patient coordinator
New Orthodontic patient coordinator

Steph

Steph is our Administrative Assistant. Steph received her degree in Journalism in 2010 and worked as a Sports Writer for 6 years. She moved to Canada from England in 2018 and likes to spend her days off watching soccer and walking her two dogs with husband Martin. Steph will be one of the first friendly faces you see when you visit the office. She knows the schedule inside out and is always on hand to accommodate you when booking your next visit.

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!

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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.

Brigitte

Brigitte is one of our certified orthodontic assistants. Patients look forward to seeing Brigitte in the clinic because she is knowledgeable and  lots of fun. Brigitte enjoys helping the kids pick out colours to put on their braces. She can relate to the patients easily because she is wearing braces too! Brigitte takes care of our ordering and makes sure that we always have the best and latest products in our office. Her ability to organize is truly amazing! You will always find Brigitte out in the community at events that we host. She is always excited to give back to our patients and the community. Brigitte looks forward to social events and getaways. Mexico is one of her favourite places to visit!

Certified Orthodontic assistant
Certified Orthodontic assistant

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.

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.

Certified Orthodontic assistant