Meet the Team

We recognize that all of 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.

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Meet Jen! She is an integral part of our team. She says she coined the phrase, “I put the Jen in Gentle.” She has been working in the orthodontic field since 1992 and has loved every minute of it. She is quick to smile and make everyone around smile too and that is why we love her.

She is also known as the Jen of all trades; for fun and fitness, she teaches Zumba and Hip Hop at local gyms. Jen married her high school sweetheart 24 years ago and has four amazing kids and two fur babies. In her few seconds of spare time, she loves to read, watch movies, and spend time with all the people she loves.

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Meet Hannah, an orthodontic assistant with Sonoran Smile since December 2010. She is an extremely hardworking assistant who is very passionate about her job, patients, and every aspect of the orthodontic field.

Hannah has lived in Arizona almost her entire life and LOVES it here! She is married to her INCREDIBLE cook of a husband! Hannah also has two amazing kids named Shayne and Charley who are her pride and joy; she also has two dogs, two cats, and a turtle. She enjoys working and staying busy, spending time with all of her family and friends, crafting, traveling, and is obsessed with SHOES!

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Meet Liz, a member of our team since 2016. In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors, hiking, kayaking, and camping. Liz also likes to craft. The most important things to her are her family and friends and her cat Mia, who is her pride and joy!

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Meet Whitney, orthodontic assistant extraordinaire with Sonoran Smile Orthodontics. Whitney, or Whitt as we like to call her, has lived in Arizona her entire life. Whitt takes her job of smile creation seriously and treats her patients with care and compassion. She is a very hard worker and we are lucky to have her. 

Whitt enjoys spending time her family and her special little man, Kaydan. She loves being outdoors, especially in the rare colder weather.

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Meet Rayisa, a part of the wonderful Sonoran Smile Orthodontics team since June of 2017. She is extremely passionate about being of service in a field that transforms lives beginning with a smile!

Rayisa is a pre-med student as well as clothing designer. She enjoys staying involved in community service and leading in efforts to better the environment around us for future generations. Coming from a huge Caribbean family from the islands of Trinidad & Tobago and Barbados, Rayisa loves nothing more than to spend time on the beach and celebrate every little moment of life with her loved ones—it’s the island way!


After moving to Arizona from California, Latoya discovered her love for orthodontics. She has been an orthodontic assistant for 13 years. She has a passion for helping patients obtain beautiful smiles.

Latoya has been married for 15 years to her husband Ethan. They share six children, a granddaughter, two dogs, and a cat. During her spare time she is usually crafting, reading, or watching movies.

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Mikey is one of the newer faces at Sonoran Smile. She started in November of 2017 and has really enjoyed getting to know the amazing patients at Sonoran Smile! She loves taking the time to explain procedures to patients and making sure they feel comfortable.

Mikey grew up in Prescott Valley, AZ, but has lived in Scottsdale since 2013. She met her better half in 2014 and they have lived together with their three cats ever since. Her favorite hobby is definitely dancing, so she loves bringing that energy with her to work! 

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