Kristina enjoys her job as an orthodontic assistant because of the close connections she makes with patients every day. She loves seeing the joy they feel when they’ve reached the milestone of getting their braces off, and she feels honored to be a part of such an important event in their lives. Kristina loves the outgoing and friendly vibe in the office, and when she’s not there, she’s home with David, her husband, and her two dogs, Roxy and Natty. She can also be found at the beach, traveling, or just anywhere outdoors!
When you walk into our office, Marsha will be the first to greet you. She’s always ready to share a smile with a patient and loves to be a part of each journey towards their own happy smile. Marsha is proud to have been in the dental field for more than 20 years. Though she and her family love to travel, she finally feels like she lives at her dream location—the beach!
Melissa’s role as our financial coordinator has helped us provide perfect smiles for our patients without breaking the bank for their families. She loves to find just the right payment plan for a family’s budget and lifestyle, and she’s made a lot of great friends in the course of her job. Melissa is happy to tell you about her son, Josh, who is a boat captain in the Gulf of Mexico. She enjoys spending time at the gym, on the beach, catching fish, listening to live music, and snorkeling.
As an Orthodontic Assistant, Megan enjoys the anticipation of patients looking in the mirror for the first time with their new smile. She and her husband Ben have two children, Jayce and Makayla and two great danes. When she’s not in our office she is spending time with her family. She also loves to run, hang out at the beach, play volleyball and be active.
One of the first voices you’ll hear when you call our office, Sarah coordinates schedules to keep the office running smoothly. She began working in the dental field after graduating as a certified dental assistant in 2004 from Florida State College, and she’s grateful to be part of a group that makes beautiful smiles. When she’s not at work, she and her husband Kevin enjoy traveling and spending time outdoors.
As the new patient coordinator, Kayla helps to welcome all of our new patients into the system. She helps to do all the new patient exams and recalls and works hard to make sure they are comfortable. Her favorite thing about Dr. Buttram’s practice is how each patient genuinely feels at home. She and her husband, Jesse enjoy spending time with their 3 year old daughter, Carlee, and in her spare time, Kayla loves to hunt and fish.
Laura views patient care to be her top priority as an orthodontic assistant, making sure each visit is a positive experience. Observing patients during treatment amazes Laura, who feels lucky to be able tow watch someone’s smile change and confidence grow. She and her husband, Kent, have a son, Nick, and a daughter, Haley, and together they enjoy going to the beach, golfing, and saltwater fishing.
Our records coordinator, Stephanie, takes X-rays and photos for new patients, as well as initial records and impressions for appliances. Her favorite thing about her job is the interesting and wonderful people she gets to see every single day, getting to know them, their family, and their lives. When she’s not in the office, Stephanie is shopping, going to the beach, fishing, riding four-wheelers, and spending time outside with her husband, Anthony, and her kids, Kaleigh and Kristian.
The newest member of Dr. Buttram’s team, Robin has more than 33 years of experience in orthodontics, a field in which she is proud to have made her career. Robin and her husband enjoy spending time with their three children and seven grandchildren, and she also loves to sew, craft, and read. We’re happy to have Robin on board, and we know she’s a good fit for our office, our patients, and our team!
“When I went to the dentist, the staff was very nice and the office was very clean and organized. Also, my brother and I thought the game room was very cool!”Grace