Meet the Team

We recognize that all 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.




- Debbie is our insurance coordinator, and she is also one of the smiling faces you will see at the front desk when you enter the office.  She has an infectious personality and loves talking to people and building relationships.  Although she was born in Bethesda, Maryland, she’s lived in Rock Hill most of her life.  She attended Northwestern High School and Winthrop University. Then she received her dental assisting degree from York Tech.  She loves water sports, deep sea fishing, family cookouts, and shopping.  She lives in Rock Hill with her husband, Steve, and they have two daughters, Alexa and Amber. 



- Fonda is our new patient treatment coordinator, and she has 24 years of experience in the dental field.  She’s the first person you meet when you visit our practice for the first time.  She does an excellent job helping the doctors educate each patient on their orthodontic needs.  Originally from Dillon, Fonda lives in Rock Hill with her husband, Pat, and their two daughters, Mary Addison and Elliott.  She enjoys travelling, gardening, baking, and spending time with her family.  



- Jenn is our Professional Relations Coordinator, and she specializes in the communication between our office and our referring dentists.  She is originally from Lancaster, but she now lives in Fort Mill with her husband, Art, and her two sons, Drew and Brice.  She loves to read, garden, play cards, and travel.  She is a graduate of Queens University in Charlotte, NC.  



- Joni is our office manager here at MDO.  She enjoys getting to know the patients and parents within our practice.  She has lived in 7 states, but she’s called South Carolina home since 1976.  She has actually travelled to all of the states except for Alaska!  She enjoys attending Georgia Tech and Carolina Panther games, travelling in their RV, and being with her family.  Joni and her husband, Johnny, have two children, Elizabeth and Kenny.   Joni is so excited because her son, Kenny, and his wife, Lauren, are expecting their first child in November 2016!  



-  Kim is our appointment coordinator and one of the smiling faces you will see at our front desk.  She has been working with us for over 25 years, and we are truly blessed to have her.  She's one of the nicest people you'll ever meet!  She’s lived in the Rock Hill area all of her life and is a former Rock Hill High Bearcat!  She enjoys reading, going to the mountains, and being with her two sons, Jacob and Matthew.



- Suzanne has two jobs at MDO, clinical assistant and treatment coordinator, and she excels at both of them.  She enjoys taking care of people, and she is sure to make you laugh with her great sense of humor.  She was born and raised in Clover, and she lives there now with her husband, Tommy, and her two boys, Stewart and Ben.  When she’s not working, she enjoys being with her family, working in her flower garden, running, and shopping … and more shopping!



- Tehniele is a clinical assistant with MDO.  She enjoys the process of creating beautiful smiles that can have a major effect on someone’s self-esteem and confidence.  Originally from Seattle, her family settled in Indian Land when she was in high school.  After high school, she received her dental assisting degree from York Technical College.  Being from Seattle, she loves Starbucks coffee!   She also enjoys refinishing furniture and spending time with family and friends.  



- Amy is an orthodontic assistant.  She enjoys working with our patients on a regular basis and creating friendships while watching their smiles improve.  Amy was born in Chester, and she is a graduate of the York County Dental Assisting Program.  Amy and her husband, David, now reside in Clover with their four children – Brandon, Emma, Gavin, and Colby.  In her free time she enjoys deer hunting, Gamecock football, and going to the beach with her family.  



- Brooke is an orthodontic assistant, and she was born and raised in Lancaster, SC.  She resides there now with her husband, Luke, and their daughter, Taylan.  She has a very warm personality that helps all of our patients feel comfortable and right at home.  She is a graduate of the York Tech Dental Assisting Program.  In her free time she loves watching movies, listening to music, being with family, shopping, and target shooting. She is also a Caribbean cruise expert!  



- Lianne is an orthodontic assistant, and she is a Rock Hill native.  She attended Rock Hill High School and then received her dental assisting degree from Midlands Technical College.  She enjoys getting to know her patients and watching the life-changing transformation of their smiles!  She loves arts and crafts, baking good food, travelling, and spending time with her family.   Her two “babies” are her dogs, Kai and Belle.



- Mari is an orthodontic assistant, and she has an amazing ability to make our patients and parents feel right at home.   She goes out of her way to serve her patients well!  Mari was born in Guadalajara, Mexico and spent most of her childhood in Los Angeles.  Because Mari is bilingual, she is able to help us communicate with our Spanish speaking patients, which makes them feel more comfortable in our office.  She enjoys yoga, running, shopping, and spending time with her husband, Justin, and her three children – Nathalie, Nicky, and Jacob.



- Megan is an orthodontic assistant, and she attended Rowan Cabarrus Dental Assisting Program.   She is an expert at educating our patients, and she loves being able to build a relationship with them over the course of their treatment.  Originally from Kannapolis, NC, she loves spending time with friends and family, shopping, crafting, and going to the beach.  She and her husband, Vincent, have one daughter named Madison.

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