Our Orthodontic Team
|Each member of our staff is highly trained with specialized
education. The clinical staff is specifically trained in
orthodontics and is certified by the Oregon State Board of
Dentistry. Staff members receive continuing education to update
knowledge and techniques, and their performance is in accordance
with the standards set by the Oregon State Board of Dental
Our Team is the best we've ever had. They possess the skills and training in the latest technology available to provide the best orthodontic care anywhere. Our team is committed, unique group with patient care their top priority.
Read Team Bios:
- Front Office Team
Our front office staff will welcome you to our clinic and are here to help you as you arrive for your orthodontic appointment. Our front office staff are important members of The Dischinger Team who work together with patients, parents, and other members of our staff to produce excellent orthodontic results. Whether the goal is simply a beautiful smile or corrective procedures to create a functional occlusion (a correct bite), orthodontics contributes to health and happiness as well as self-esteem. Our front office staff will help you throughout your orthodontic treatment.
- To be kind, respectful and supportive of our patients and the entire Dischinger Team.
- To do our best to accommodate patients and their families' schedules.
- To wisely use our time, talents and resources to make Dischinger Orthodontics a place where all are treated as welcomed guests.
Carrie has worked for Dischinger Orthodontics for 24 years. The first 10 years she was an assistant in the clinic and now is the Front Office Coordinator. She enjoys walking, biking and gardening.
Suzi has been with the Dischinger Team since 2001. She is married to Michael, who is a Pastor in Canby. They have two children, Heather, 16 and Spenser, 12. Suzi enjoys getting to know our patients, scrapbooking, and planning either a Disney trip or a short-term mission trip to South America with Focus on the Family!
- Financial Coordinators
Sabrina has been in orthodontics since 1987. She lives in Tigard with her young son Mason. She enjoys reading, gardening and being in the sunshine.
- Lab Technicians
Our laboratory technicians are important members of our orthodontic treatment team. They will make models of your teeth that will be used in treatment discussions and as a visual record of your present orthodontic condition. The laboratory technicians will also build the appliances to produce your perfect smile and bite and the retainers you will wear after your braces come off to maintain these results for a lifetime.
Jocelyn has worked in the dental field for 10 years and started with the Dischinger Team in 2004. When she is not at work she loves spending time with her son Myles. She also enjoys camping, watching movies and doing crafts
- Orthodontic Assistants
Key players in The Dischinger Team are our orthodontic assistants. They perform many of the procedures during your orthodontic treatment and they are always available for help when you need them. Of course, Dr. Terry and Dr. Bill are in charge of each patient's treatment and they will personally examine each patient when they come in for an appointment and meet with parents and patients at the conclusion of each appointment. You will see the same Orthodontic Assistant at each appointment throughout your treatment. By seeing the same orthodontic assistant, you will develop a close and trusting friendship. Don't be surprised if your Orthodontic Assistant becomes one of your best friends!
- Our Mission as a clinical team is to provide our patients and their families with a caring and unique orthodontic experience.
- It is our desire to use the highest quality appliances and techniques to achieve the best results.
- We strive to provide perfect smiles and raised self-esteem among our patients with the help of all Dischinger Team members.
Holly has worked in orthodontics since 1987. She lives in Tigard with her husband Craig and their son Jordan. She loves spending time with them and plays on a city league volleyball team.
Kelli has been with the Dischinger Team since November 2010. She currently lives in Silverton with her husband Mike. She loves to ride her two quarter horses, JJ and Sain and play with her dog Finn.
Morgan joined our practice May 2012 and has been in Orthodontics for nearly 12 years. When she is not at the office you'll find her with her husband and 3 girls vacationing in Sun River, or boarding at Mt. Hood. Morgan has a passion for creating beautiful smiles and giving people the confidence they deserve to be successful in life.
Leah has been working in the dental field since July 2012 and is enjoying every second. When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and watching OSU football and baseball.
Whitney joined our office in October 2012. She loves getting to know our patients. When she is not in the office she enjoys spending time with her husband, Greg, and their boys Dylan and Pierce. She loves to travel; recently to Egypt, and enjoys outdoor activities; skiing, tennis and watching college football!
- Treatment Coordinators
During your first visit, one of our Treatment Coordinators will welcome you to our office and will visit with you to determine how we can best meet your orthodontic needs. Your Treatment Coordinator will then be responsible for taking your initial photographs and x-rays that the doctor will use to determine the appropriate treatment plan. The Treatment Coordinator will also give the patient and his/her family a brochure explaining our flexible payment plan. The Treatment Coordinator will then brief Dr. Terry or Dr. Bill and then assist them during your initial examination and consultation.
The Treatment Coordinator will be responsible for all aspects of your orthodontic care and is always available to answer your questions and assist you in scheduling appointments. Your Treatment Coordinator is here to help you as you begin your orthodontic treatment.
- As Treatment Coordinators, we are dedicated to providing a dynamic experience that is informative, educational and fun for all who encounter our office.
- We strive to build a relationship and a smile that will out last your investment.
- We have a desire to develop alliances with referring doctors, patients and our community.
- Through the latest in technology and continuing education our team provides excellence.
Lin just moved back to the area with her husband Mike from Bend. Lin has 2 sons and 3 wonderful grandchildren. She loves to work out, read and scuba dive. Lin previously worked for Dischinger Orthodontics for 22 years.