Meet Our Staff
Caresse Sullivan | Treatment Coordinator
Caresse is part time receptionist and one of our treatment coordinators. She is one of the first faces our patients see when they come through the door. She also works with patients on their financial and treatment options.
Caresse is a Lawton native, and she graduated from MacArthur High School, and has a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education with a certificate in Early Childhood Education from Cameron University.
Outside the office, Caresse has been married for 12 years, and has two daughters, two cats, and two dogs. She and her husband own their own business, and they enjoy bowling as a family.
Why do you love your job? I love our patients! I enjoy talking and interacting with them on the phone and in person. Many parents and patients become my friends.
Office Manager/Treatment Coordinator
Amanda is our Office Manager and Treatment Coordinator. She is typically the first person to meet and interact with patients, and to speak with them about financials and treatment.
Away from the office, Amanda enjoys spending time with her family at the the lake and stock shows. Her boys show cattle and goats.
Why do you love your job? I love being able to talk to patients and their families. I love seeing the finished treatment and those beautiful smiles.
Hannah Brisolara | Financial Coordinator
Hannah is our office's Financial Coordinator, and as such, she handles accounts receivable, patient accounts, insurance, new patient exams, treatment plans and sometimes even the front desk duties. Hannah has a Bachelor's Degree in Recreation Management from Brigham Young University in Rexburg, Idaho.
In her off-time, Hannah loves kayaking, rock climbing, drawing, and spending time with her friends and family.
Why do you love your job? I love people and customer service. I love getting to help people achieve their dream smile through finances and seeing the end result.
Jordan McKean | Financial Coordinator
Jordan is one of our Financial Coordinators in the office. She handles accounts receivable, patient accounts, and insurance. She also helps with new patient exams, treatment plans, and occasional front desk duties. Jordan is perusing a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Cameron University. She is also minoring in History and Psychology.
In her free time, Jordan enjoys traveling, spending time with friends, family, and her three cats. She also loves attending sporting events, especially OU Football games.
Why do you love your job? I enjoy seeing the before and after results of each patient and knowing that I may have helped with any financial issue they might have had to make their time with us as easy as can be.
Rachel Diehl | Receptionists
Rachel is one of our receptionists. She assists with finances and strives to make everyone that enters the office have a pleasant experience. Rachel graduated from Lawton High School.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, their four children, family and friends. They enjoy going to the lake, mountains, and just being together.
Why do you love your job? I love my job because of the difference that is being made in each patient’s life. To watch the confidence blossom as each smile is transformed into something beautiful is truly amazing to see.
Jessica Tanner | Dental Assistant
Jessica is one of our dental assistants in the office. She works closely with Dr. Jones and Dr. Dearing during patient exams and treatments. Jessica has learned much of her role solely through on-the-job training.
Away from the office, Jessica enjoys spending time with her husband and son, as well as cooking and reading.
Why do you love your job? I love being able to see the smiles on our patients faces when their braces are removed, revealing their perfect smile.
Paola Hiraldo | Dental Assistant
Paola is another of our dental assistants here at the office. She helps Dr. Jones and Dr. Dearing during adjustments and bondings. She also takes impressions and prides herself on helping to keep the office spotless.
Paola is a graduate of Eisenhower High School, and graduated from Great Plains Technology Center as a Physical Therapy Aide and Certified Phlebotomist. She is also currently attending Lee University for Theology.
When Paola is away from the office, she enjoys traveling, taking her daughter to the park and to Chuck E. Cheese's, and working out with her husband.
Why do you love your job? Because I help make a difference in people’s lives, one smile at a time!
Mariam Hiraldo | Dental Assistant
Mariam is one of our dental assitants. She helps Dr. Jones and Dr. Dearing with bandings, bondings, and adjustments, makes impressions and also assists in the endodontic room..
Mariam is a graduate of Eisenhower High School and she graduated from Platt College as a Dental Assistant in 2012.
When Mariam is not in the office, she enjoys traveling, or doing activites with her vacation club. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends, and doing outdoor sports and activities.
Why do you love your job? I love seeing the beautiful smiles we create and the joy that it brings to every patient’s life!
Maryluz Pantojas Bello | Dental Assistant
Maryluz is an assistant here in our office, and she helps Dr. Jones and Dr. Dearing with many cases, and is responsible for ordering.
Maryluz has an Associate's Degree in Dental Assisting with expanded functions.
Maryluz is happily married with two wonderful children, and one dog. She loves being outside, and is very active in church.
Why do you love your job? I love seeing the end result of patients.
Brittany Johnson | Dental Assistant
Brittany is one of our dental assistants, and she takes x-rays and photographs of new patients. She also assists in adjustments.
Brittany is a graduate of Eisenhower High School, and graduated from Platt College's Dental Assisting Program. She is also attending Cameron University with the goal of obtaining a Bachelor's Degree in Biology and attending dental school.
Away from work, Brittany works hard at school as a full time student and also as a mother. She enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Why do you love your job? I have a passion for the dental field and love the everyday patient interaction. I love being a part of the process in transforming a person's smile.
Ivelisse Ayala | Dental Assistant
Ivelisse is one of our dental assistants. She helps Dr. Jones and Dr. Dearing with patients, but works mostly with taking new patient records. She's always happy to help wherever she's needed.
Ivelisse is currently working toward an Associate's Degree in Business Administration, and will graduate in December 2016.
Ivelisse was born in Puerto Rico and immigrated to the U.S. 6 years ago with her active duty husband. When she's away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their two daughters, traveling and being outdoors.
Why do you love your job? I love my job because I get to help others and acquire more experience. I like the teamwork aspect in our office and the atmosphere is always cheerful and helpful.
Crystal Lowery | Dental Assistant
Crystal is one of our dental assistants. She works closely with Dr. Jones and Dr. Dearing doing adjustments, taking x-rays and other tasks as needed.
Crystal is a graduate of South Carolina Community College where she completed the Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Program.
Outside of work, Crystal enjoys spending time with her two dogs and three cats, traveling, bike rides, and hiking.
Why do you love your job? I love working in the orthodontic field and I enjoy working with the wonderful staff here. My ability to help patients achieve their perfect smile is why I have a passion for what I do.