Orthodontist Orange County, CA | The Team
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Meet our amazing team

We take great pride in our team. Each of our staff members brings many years of experience to our office. We offer the highest level of technical skill, professionalism, and efficient service to all of our patients. Our team is CPR certified, qualified, and competent in handling all aspects of orthodontic treatment. The unique qualities of each team member combines to create an unparalleled experience for you. We get consistently positive feedback from patients who are thrilled with their clinical results. Equally important, however, is that patients tell us time and time again that they enjoy coming to our office because they feel that they are truly treated like family. Our team is kind, caring, and fun-loving, and after meeting them you will feel like you are visiting with old friends who truly care about you and take the time to care about your needs. Meet my amazing team:


Chair-Side Assistant
Team Member Since 2006

Theresa is one of our chairside assistants, who also helps with the front office. She expertly manages the supplies/materials inventory to ensure that our office runs smoothly. Theresa is as creative as she is efficient. Theresa enjoys going to The River with her family and loves gardening, sewing, and coffee!


Chair-Side Assistant
Team Member Since 1988

Maria is one of our most seasoned team members. She is calm, capable, and consistent. Maria is a very hard worker with an inordinate attention to detail. She enjoys bible study, sewing, cooking, baking, and making jam (Her apricot jam is the best!)


Chair-side Assistant
Team Member Since 2003

Kim was born and raised in Wisconsin…go Packers! In addition to Kim’s clinical expertise, she takes care of many front office duties as well. Kim’s heart is as big as her smile, and it shows in the way she cares for our patients. She and her husband are dog lovers and Kim has raised dogs all of her life.


Chair-Side Assistant
Team Member Since 1992

One of our veteran team members, Cindy has over 20 years of orthodontic experience. Cindy is Boston born, and full of sparkle and energy. She enjoys making jewelry, especially for the holidays.  She hand selects beads and gems, and creates festive earrings and bracelets with the same clinical precision she employs at our office taking care of our patients.


Chair-Side Assistant
Team Member Since 1986

Julie is another one of our veteran team members, bringing over 30 years of clinical orthodontic experience to our office. Julie is a credentialed preschool teacher as well. Julie has a decorator’s eye, and has a talent for embellishing our office for holidays and special events.  Her beautiful bows adorn our gifts for patients as they finish treatment.


Financial Coordinator
Team Member Since 2016

Gogi is a perfect fit for our financial office with her efficiency and her interpersonal skills. Her experience includes managing orthodontic offices, managing a wholesale flower shop, and overseeing the concierge desk at the Monarch Beach Resort. During down time, Gogi enjoys finding special treasures at out of the way antique shops.


New Patient Coordinator
Team Member Since 2002

Carolyn brings many years of experience as an orthodontic treatment coordinator. Her early career path included success as a model in New York, and as a manager at one of Nordstrom’s flagship cosmetics counters. She enjoys crafting and floral arranging in her free time. Carolyn considers it her personal responsibility to ensure that every patient she meets has an exceptional experience.


Chair-side Assistant
Team Member Since 2016

Lisa is one of our newest team members. Dr. Zachary had known Lisa for over a decade, and was thrilled when the opportunity arose to bring her warmth and expertise to our office. Lisa is very efficient while maintaining an easy going attitude. Lisa is our imaging specialist, handling our digital radiography and our computerized scanning technology.


Chair-Side Assistant
Team Member Since 2001

Gloria is a positive and dependable team member. She offers both technical skill and a calm, caring, demeanor with our patients. She is a well organized, and also a very creative person. She enjoys crafts, and

On weekends, Gloria is often traveling and visiting with family; in the desert one weekend and Colorado the next!


Frontdesk Coordinator/Public Relations
Team Member Since 2018

Our newest team member, Tracey joined our front office after receiving orthodontic treatment here as a patient! Her warm enthusiasm and kindness equals her professionalism and expertise in customer service. Tracey comes to us with over 15 years of experience in the dental field. When she’s not welcoming and taking care of our patients, you might find her doing Zumba or conversing with the locals in Paris!

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