Meet Our Team
We work as a team to provide the best possible experience in dental healthcare.
RisaOrthodontic Administrator & Treatment Coordinator
KristenClinic Coordinator/ Orthodontic Assistant
ClairaFront Desk/ Financial Coordinator/ Marketing
DeniseFront Desk / Insurance
DoraFront Desk / Insurance
JeanieFront Desk / Orthodontic Assistant
Lindsay is our Practice Manager and is originally from Plainview, Texas. She has worked for Pediatric Dental Professionals since 2000. Lindsay loves that our team has been together so long that it feels like one big family! She enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband, and daughter.
Risa joined the front desk team in 2010 and has enjoyed working in several areas of practice over the years! She currently manages the Orthodontic team and is also the first person you will see when you come in for your new Orthodontic consultation. She is a 2003 graduate of Texas State University where she earned her bachelor’s in Business Management. After graduating, she knew she would be planting her roots in the beautiful city of Austin! She is married and has 2 children – Madelyn and Max. When she is not working, she enjoys traveling, exercising, and cheering on the Houston Texans and Houston Astros. Risa enjoys watching each patient’s confidence grow as a result of their beautiful new smile!
Katie grew up in Austin. She has been in the dental field since 1986 and has worked for Pediatric Dental Professionals since 2002. She enjoys spending time with her family, especially her granddaughter.
Kristen is the Orthodontic Clinic Coordinator and has worked in dentistry since 2007. The thing she loves most about her job is seeing the “before and after” after removing a patient’s braces! She also loves getting to know both the patients and their parents throughout the treatment. Kristen is married with two children – Jaxon and Mackenzie. When she is not at work, she enjoys watching her kids play sports and attending Texas Longhorn games!
Claira joined the team in 2020 as the Orthodontic Financial Coordinator. She brought with her a degree in Accounting and Finances and is currently continuing her education in the dental field. Like many of the patients she sees, she has gone through Invisalign and is loving her new smile… She really enjoys seeing patients of all ages love theirs too! Claira believes that through dentistry and orthodontics, lives are changed and a lifetime of smiles are formed. Outside the office, she enjoys living the “RV life” with her boyfriend Easton and their two pets, Winnie and Wrigley. When she is not working on college homework, she is bargain shopping, watching baseball, going to the movies, or talking to her mom.
Denise is the Orthodontic Insurance Coordinator. She is originally from San Diego, California but has called Texas home for the past 25 years. She loves spending her time at the coast in Port O’ Connor with her husband Dave, her family and her friends while they fish and enjoy their time on the water.
Dora is the Pediatric Insurance Coordinator and has worked in dentistry since 1999. She was born and raised in Austin and attended Jackie Nell Executive Business School (now called Austin Business College). She now lives in Round Rock and spends her free time reading, going to the movies, hanging with friends and spending time with family, especially her two sisters.
Jeanie grew up in Lampasas, Texas and has been working in Orthodontics since 2006. She loves being able to interact with both the patients and their parents when they come to the office. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband James, and their two kids – Mia and Noah, as well as their two dogs.
Renee began her career in Orthodontics in 1995 and has worked in all aspects of the profession. She was born and raised in Texas and is an avid Texas Longhorn fan. You can find Renee boating on Lake Travis, traveling with her husband and enjoying Austin’s live music scene. Renee loves orthodontics because: “We create beautiful smiles that give our patients confidence that last a lifetime!
Mia joined the practice in 2020 as an Orthodontic Assistant. What she loves the most about her job is seeing the smiles when patients get their braces off! In her spare time she enjoys reading, working out and taking care of her German Shepard, Ajax.