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Meet Our Marion/Rutherfordton Team

5-STAR-RATED ORTHODONTICS OFFICE IN MARION AND RUTHERFORDTON, NC

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HEATHER

PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR

Heather joined the dental field in 2013, working in the orthodontics. She has spent the last four years, working as the patient care coordinator. Heather is the other voice on the phone helping with all of your needs. As a patient care coordinator, she also serves patients by welcoming each family as they enter the office. Heather also works with each family to make sure that the next appointment is scheduled.

Heather is a native of Forest City, North Carolina, and she graduated from East Rutherfordton High School. She is currently engaged to Drelle, and she has two children, Avery who is 15 and Xavier who is nine. In her free time, she enjoys being with her family. She thoroughly enjoys being on a basketball court or football field watching her boys! She also loves to bake and watch movies.

“I love working at TS Orthodontics because I am grateful for such a loving work family. We all leave a lasting impression on the patients and the patients’ families that lasts a lifetime!”

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HILLARY

Clinical Director Marion & Rutherfordton | Certified Orthodontic Assistant | Oral Surgery Coordinator

Hillary joined the dental field in 2011, and TS Orthodontics in 2012. As an orthodontic assistant, she assists patients through the entire orthodontic journey. Additionally, she assists with laboratory procedures.

Hillary is a native of Black Mountain and graduated from Owen High School. After graduating from Dental Assisting school, she relocated to Jacksonville, North Carolina, to be with her husband (her high school sweetheart), Corey. Following his completion in the Marine Corps, they returned to Western North Carolina. Together, they have 2 dogs, Milo and Scout. Hillary thoroughly enjoys spending time with her friends and family and being outdoors.

“I love working at TS Orthodontics because I get to be a part of the unique transformation from patient to patient. My favorite part of orthodontics is witnessing the self-confidence a healthy smile creates.”

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LAURA

ORTHODONTIC ASSISTANT

Laura has been in the dental field and working in orthodontics since September of 2016. As an orthodontic assistant, she assists patients through the entire orthodontic journey.

Laura grew up in Rutherfordton and was homeschooled. She is married to her wonderful husband, Jamor. They have two kids, Jamor Jr. who is 5 and Nevaeh who is a year. Laura enjoys cooking, shopping, watching football and spending time with her family. Church is also very important in her life. “God is the center of my life, and I could not thrive without him by my side.”

“I love working at TS Orthodontics because I love how we reach out to interact with our patients and get involved with our community. It is a pleasure getting to know the patients and their families!”

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Emily

ORTHODONTIC ASSISTANT

Emily has been in the dental field and joined the TS Orthodontics team in 2018.  As an orthodontic assistant, she assists the patient throughout the entire orthodontic journey.

Emily was born and raised in Morganton, NC.  She graduated from Freedom High School and attended and graduated from Western Piedmont College in May of 2018, from the dental assisting program.

In her free time, she enjoys being with family and friends.  In the summer, you may find her hiking or enjoying the lake.

“Since beginning my career at TS Orthodontics, I can not imagine being anywhere else where people are loved and cared for so much.  Being part of the transformation process has just confirmed that I am in the best field possible!”

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Taylor

ORTHODONTIC ASSISTANT

Taylor joined the dental field in 2016, and became apart of the TS Orothodontic family in 2018. As an orthodontic assistant, she assists the patient throughout their entire orthodontic journey.

Taylor was born and raised in Marion. She graduated from McDowell high school in 2012. She continued her education at AB Tech where she graduated from the dental assisting program in 2016. Taylor is married to her high school sweetheart, Jared. They have two dogs together, Leo and Niko. In Taylor’s free time, she enjoys watching baseball, traveling and working out.

“I love working at TS orthodontics because our doctors and patients are the best to assist. I genuinely enjoy coming into work every day. Seeing the smiles on our patients’ faces when the braces are removed is the best part of the jday!”

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Cassie

ORTHODONTIC ASSISTANT

Cassie joined the dental field in 2014, and the TS Orthodontics team in 2018.  As an orthodontic assistant, she assists patients through the entire orthodontic journey.  Additionally, she assists with laboratory procedures.

Cassie was born in Asheville and grew up in Swannanoa.  She graduated from Owen High School in 2012 and attended AB Tech.  She graduated from AB Tech from the dental assisting program in 2014.

“I love working at TS Orthodontics because I get to be apart of a loving and caring family and working environment. The entire team strives to be part of each patient’s transformation in receiving a beautiful smile.”

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Taylor A.

Treatment Coordinator

Taylor joined the dental field and TS Orthodontics in 2019. As the treatment coordinator, she serves patients by welcoming each new family and guiding them through the initial steps of treatment with Dr. Scanlan and Dr. Carlson. She also assists patients in overcoming obstacles that may prevent or delay beginning the treatment that ends with the confident and healthy smile that ALL TS Orthodontics “graduates” enjoy!

Taylor is a native of Marion, North Carolina, and she graduated from McDowell High School. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Avery. Together they have a goldendoodle, Jax. Taylor has a love of baking and in her free time you may find her creating sweet treats for her friends and family.

“I love working at TS Orthodontics because I love seeing the patients’ confidence with their new smiles! It is a wonderful feeling going to work every day with an awesome team.”

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Emily

PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR

Emily joined the TS Orthodontics team in 2019. She is one of the voices on the phone helping with all of your scheduling needs as a patient care coordinator. She will greet you with a smile!

Emily is a native of Burnsville, North Carolina, where she graduated from Mountain Heritage High School. In her free time, you can find her helping her boyfriend, Levi, run a horse and cattle farm in Bakersville, North Carolina. She loves being outdoors and making memories with friends and family.

“At a young age, I discovered a passion for serving others. TS Orthodontics gives me an opportunity to do so along an incredible team! As a patient or employee, it is truly a blessing to be part of the TS Orthodontics family!”

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NICOLE

PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR

Nicole joined the dental field and TS Orthodontics team in 2019. As a patient care coordinator, Nicole is one of the voices on the phone helping with all of your needs. She also serves patients by welcoming each family as they enter the office and helps schedule appointments.

Nicole is originally from Bakersville, North Carolina and now resides in Marion, North Carolina. She is recently engaged to Adam and they are planning their wedding to be held in Charleston, South Carolina. Nicole loves to spend her free time at the beach, pool or lake!

“It is a pleasure working at TS Orthodontics where there is a wonderful working environment and a great atmosphere for patients. I love coming to work!”

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SOFIA

ORAL SURGERY AND ORTHODONTIC ASSISTANT

Sofia began working in the dental field in 2009, and oral surgery in 2016. She joined the TS Orthodontics team and orthodontic field in 2019. Sofia has two very sweet and loving little boys, Nayven and Iiker. They have a pup named Clifford and they love spending time with him! Sofia enjoys being outdoors either in the water or building things. There’s no better place to be than with her family.

“Being a part of the TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists team has been a dream and I am so thankful to help make a difference in the world. It is an honor to help change patients lives by bringing them happiness changing their smiles.”

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BRI

ORAL SURGERY AND ORTHODONTIC ASSISTANT

Bri joined the dental field and TS Orthodontics team in 2019.

Bri pursued her degree in psychology at Georgia Southern University before realizing her passion in the dental field. She graduated from Dental Staff School in Knoxville, Tennessee. She grew up in Brooks, Georgia and recently moved to Asheville, North Carolina.

In her free time, she enjoys hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains and all around Brevard, North Carolina, with her chocolate labrador, Brody.

“I love working with Dr. Scanlan and Dr. Bronk to helps patients transform their smile into a more confident and beautiful smile!”

Start Your Shortest Distance To A Great Smile Today!

Asheville, NC Orthodontist, Dr. Scanlan and TS Orthodontics can help you or your loved one achieve a smile you will love for a lifetime. However, we want you to feel confident that your choice in an Asheville Orthodontist is the right one. Follow the steps below to start your journey towards your future smile today with braces!

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