Meet Our Team

Asheville, NC, Orthodontic Office

We recognize that our patients are unique and deserve to receive high-quality orthodontic care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented orthodontic team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable and rewarding orthodontic experience every time you visit our orthodontic practice in Asheville, Marion or Rutherfordton, NC. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.

Here are some of the people who will welcome you when you visit our orthodontic office …

Amy

Practice Administrator

Amy joined the dental field and the TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists team in 2009. As the practice administrator, Amy is responsible for overseeing the financials, insurance and assisting patients. She loves meeting new patients and encouraging them throughout their entire orthodontic experience.

Amy is from Concord, North Carolina. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She is married with two children, Emma, Hunter and her daughter-in-law, Casey. She thoroughly enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also has two black Labradors, Piper and Finley. Amy also enjoys reading and traveling the world.

“I am so proud to work with Dr. Scanlan and our extraordinary team! Being able to meet new families and being a part of their orthodontic journey is a real joy. Knowing that our team transforms people through their smiles makes my day!”

amy office manager

Hillary

Financial Coordinator

Hillary joined the dental field in 2011, and TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists in 2012. As the financial coordinator, she assists patients with their contracts, insurance and any financial concerns or questions.

Hillary is a native of Black Mountain and graduated from Owen High School. She attended and graduated from dental assisting school and relocated to Jacksonville, North Carolina, to be with her husband and high school sweetheart, Corey. Following his completion in the Marine Corps, they returned to Western North Carolina. Together, they have a son, Sutton, and three dogs, Milo, Scout and Beau. Hillary thoroughly enjoys spending time with her friends, family and being on the lake.

“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.”

hillary financial coordinator

Amanda

Patient Care Coordinator

Amanda joined the dental field and the TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists team in 2019. As a patient care coordinator, Amanda 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 by scheduling appointments.

Amanda is a native of Brevard, North Carolina, and she graduated from Brevard High School. She now resides in Mills River. She spent over twenty years in the pharmaceutical field prior to joining the dental field. Amanda and her husband, Curt, have two children, Savannah and Camden. She loves spending time with her family. She also enjoys reading and serving with the student ministry at her church.

“I am thankful to work with Dr. Scanlan and the TS Orthodontics team! I love serving and helping others, and that is the heart of this team!”

amanda patient care coordinator

Meredith

Patient Care Coordinator

Meredith joined the dental field and the TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists team in 2021. As a patient care coordinator, Meredith 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 by scheduling appointments.

Meredith is a native of Leicester, North Carolina. She attended and graduated from Erwin High School. She resides in Leicester with her two kids, Ava and Brooks. In her free time, she enjoys taking her kids to the park and shopping.

“I love working for TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists because everyone is like family. I enjoy getting to know the patients and getting to see their new smiles! “

amanda patient care coordinator

Shanna

Patient Care Coordinator

Shanna joined the dental field and the TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists team in 2021. As a patient care coordinator, Shanna 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 by scheduling appointments.

Shanna was born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee. She attended and graduated from Powell High School. She resides in Asheville with her husband, Bobby, and their three kids, Will, Alexis and Chloe. Shanna enjoys clogging with her family on the Mountain Tradition Cloggers and traveling.

“I’m thankful for the opportunity to work with Dr. Scanlan and the entire team where everyone is treated like family. I love helping others and watching as patients’ new smiles transform their life!”

amanda patient care coordinator

Brundi

Treatment Coordinator

Brundi joined TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists in 2015. As the treatment coordinator, she serves patients by welcoming each new family and guiding them through the initial treatment steps with Dr. Scanlan. She also helps patients overcome obstacles that may prevent or delay beginning treatment that ends with a confident and healthy smile that all TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists “graduates” enjoy!

Brundi is a native of Immokalee, FL. After graduating from Palm Beach Atlantic University, she spent 15 years in the teaching profession in Florida, Alabama and Arkansas. Her expertise and dedication to this vocation led to her selection as Teacher of the Year in West Palm Beach, Florida, in 2002. Upon her relocation to Arden, North Carolina, Brundi left the teaching profession. Brundi and her husband, Scott, have one son, Mason, and a daughter-in-law, Taylor. As a family, they love entertaining in their home and spending time at the most magical place on earth, Disney!

“It is an honor to work with Dr. Scanlan and the team at TS Orthodontics. Meeting new patients and starting them on a journey to a contagious smile is what makes our practice stand out from the rest.”

brundi treatment coordintor

Taylor

Clinical Director | Orthodontic Assistant

Taylor joined the dental field and TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists in 2013. As an orthodontic assistant, she assists patients through their orthodontic journey from the beginning to the end.

Taylor is a Burnsville, North Carolina native, and she graduated from Mountain Heritage High School. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Johnathon. They have a son, Grayson, and a Labradoodle, Sherman. Taylor loves spending time with her family and friends. She also loves running and playing volleyball and softball.

“I love how our team works together in making treatment an extraordinary experience, not just an appointment! I love building relationships with our patients, having fun, and sharing in the transformations they undergo to achieve their perfect, confident smile.”

taylor clinical director and orthodontic assistant

Karissa

Orthodontic Assistant | Training Coordinator

Karissa joined the orthodontics field in 2013, and TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists in 2019! As an orthodontic assistant, she assists patients through their orthodontic journey from beginning to end.

Karissa grew up in the Asheville area and graduated from Enka High School. She and her husband, Cody, have a beautiful daughter, Lakelyn. Karissa and her husband also have a Boxer, Coleman, a Pitbull, Ace and a pet pig named Hank! In her free time, she enjoys her family and the great outdoors. In the summers, she enjoys the pool, beach and lake. Karissa also plays on a recreational volleyball team for the Asheville City league.

“I love working at TSO because of my amazing co-workers and being able to give our patients a beautiful smile and lifelong confidence.”

karissa orthodontic assistant and training coordinator

Morgan

Director of Radiology & 3D Imaging | Orthodontic Assistant

Morgan joined TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists in 2015. As an orthodontic assistant, she assists patients through their journey from beginning to end. She loves helping them obtain a beautiful and healthy smile!

Morgan was born and raised in Asheville, North Carolina. She graduated from North Buncombe High School in 2014. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Drew. Morgan has been involved in cheerleading since she was four years old. She has won two national titles, three state titles, as well as all-state, all-region and all-American cheerleader. Morgan has two dogs, Molly and Ruby. She loves to travel and hang out with her family.

“I love working with Dr. Scanlan and the team because we treat our patients as a family while giving them incredible, long-lasting, healthy smiles. It is also really wonderful when you form a bond with fellow teammates, and they become like family!”

morgan orthodontic assistant

Brittany

Orthodontic Assistant

Brittany joined the dental field in 2015, and the TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists team in 2018. As an orthodontic assistant, she assists patients through their entire orthodontic journey.

Brittany was born and raised in Western North Carolina. She worked in the veterinary field for ten years prior to joining the dental field. Brittany has a huge heart for animals and owns two horses, a dog and a cat. She is a world finalist in barrel racing and spends her free time racing her horses. She also enjoys spending time with friends!

“I am so blessed to be a part of the TSO team Seeing patients gain confidence once they see their new smile is so rewarding!”

morgan orthodontic assistant

Kayleigh

Orthodontic Assistant

Kayleigh joined the dental field in 2018, and TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists in 2021. As an orthodontic assistant, she assists the patients throughout their entire orthodontic journey.

Kayleigh is a native of Asheboro, North Carolina. She moved to Asheville, North Carolina, in 2018, following graduation from Sunrise School of Dental Assisting. She is married to Chris, and they have a chocolate lab, Sara. In her free time, Kayleigh enjoys staying active by mountain biking, rock climbing and snowboarding.

“The team and patients at TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists are so friendly and pleasant to work around. It is so wonderful to work alongside Dr. Scanlan and the team as everyone is so passionate about their work!”

brittany patient care coordinator

Mekenzie

Lab Technician

Mekenzie joined the dental field in 2017, and TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists in 2020. She is responsible for printing 3D models and fabricating aligners and retainers.

Mekenzie was born and raised in Asheville, North Carolina. She graduated from Enka High School. In her free time, you can find her with her family and dogs, Hazel and Skipper. Mekenzie loves the lake, the Blue Ridge Parkway and living in the mountains. She also loves desserts!

“I am so blessed to work with such a good group of people in a wonderful work environment. I love that my role in the office helps patients maintain their new smiles for life!”

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Brooklyn

Orthodontic Assistant

Brooklyn joined the dental field and TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists in 2021. As an orthodontic assistant, she assist patients throughout their entire orthodontic journey.

Brooklyn grew up in Woodfin, North Carolina, and she graduated from Madison High School. She now resides in Marshall, North Carolina. She has two rescue dogs, Sampson and Scout. In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors with friends and family. Her favorite spot is the lake.

“I love working with Dr. Scanlan and the TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists team because it feels like working with family. I enjoy being able to watch our patients journey through treatment and seeing their beautiful smiles and confidence that will last a lifetime.”

bailey orthodontic assistant

Taylor

Orthodontic Assistant

Taylor joined the dental field in 2014, and the TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists team in 2022. As an orthodontic assistant, she assists patients throughout their entire orthodontic journey.

Taylor is from Asheville, North Carolina, where she attended and graduated from Reynolds High School. She and her husband, Aaron have one son, Landon, and a daughter, Wrenly, who is due in July! They also have two dogs, Shep and Jax. In her free time, Taylor enjoys spending time with family hiking, fishing and anything outdoors!

“I ‘m so thankful to work on such a great team and to be a part of celebrating so many new smiles!”

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Sarah

Orthodontic Assistant

Sarah joined the dental field in 2006, and TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists in 2022. As an orthodontic assistant, she assists patients throughout their entire orthodontic journey.

Sarah is a native of Brevard, North Carolina, where she attended and graduated from Brevard High School. She also received her associate’s degree in business administration from Blue Ridge Community College. Sarah and her husband, Brian, have one child, Dakota, and two chocolate labs, Lilly and Jasmine.

“Working in the orthodontic field is so rewarding. Knowing that I have a hand in improving someone’s self confidence makes my heart happy. Being able to work at a place with such kind people is just the cherry on top!”

bailey orthodontic assistant

Haylee

Orthodontic Assistant

Haylee joined the dental field in 2021, and the TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists team in 2022. As an orthodontic assistant, she assists patients throughout their entire orthodontic journey.

Haylee is from Marshall, North Carolina, where she attended and graduated from Madison High School. She resides in Candler. Haylee has one son, Benton Conner. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and reading!

“I love the team I work with and guiding patients to their new and healthy and beautiful smiles. Having been a patient of TS Orthodontics myself, I have experienced this!”

bailey orthodontic assistant

Victoria

Orthodontic Assistant

Victoria joined the dental field in 2019, and the TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists team in 2022. As an orthodontic assistant, she assists patients throughout their entire orthodontic journey.

Victoria is from Leicester, North Carolina. She attended and graduated from Erwin High School. She loves spending time with her two nieces, Elizabeth and Annabella. She also has two cats, Mako and Loki. Victoria enjoys spending her free time reading, hiking or relaxing at home!

“I love working with the team at TS Orthodontics because everyone is always so happy and works well together. I also love seeing all of the happy faces with new smiles!”

bailey orthodontic assistant

Marion, NC, Orthodontic Office

Here are some of the people who will welcome you when you visit our orthodontic office …

Heather

Patient Care Coordinator

Heather joined the dental field in 2013, and TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists in 2017. As a patient care coordinator, Heather is one of the voices on the phone helping with all of your needs. She also serves patients by welcoming families as they enter the office and scheduling their appointments. In addition, Heather also works to ensure that your insurance needs are met.

Heather is a native of Forest City, North Carolina. She graduated from East Rutherfordton High School. She and her husband, Drelle, have two children, Avery and Xavier. 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!”

heather patient care coordinator

Nicole

Financial Coordinator

Nicole joined the dental field and TS Orthodontics team in 2019. As the financial coordinator, she assists patients with their contracts, insurance and she will help with any financial concerns or questions.

Nicole was born and raised in Bakersville, North Carolina. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She also enjoys listening to live music, shopping, fishing, spending time on the water and playing with her poodle, Baker.

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

nicole patient care coordinator

Taylor

Treatment Coordinator

Taylor joined the dental field and TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists in 2019. As the treatment coordinator, she serves patients by welcoming each new family and guiding them through the initial treatment steps with Dr. Scanlan and Dr. Carlson. She also helps patients overcome obstacles that may prevent or delay beginning the treatment that ends with the confident and healthy smile that all TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists “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.”

taylor treatment coordinator

Carrie

Orthodontic Assistant

Carrie joined the dental field in 2019, and TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists in 2020. As an orthodontic assistant, she assists the patient throughout their entire orthodontic journey.

Carrie is a native of Bakersville, North Carolina, where she graduated from Mitchell High School. She continued her education at AB Tech, where she graduated from the dental assisting program. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

“I consider it a blessing to be a part of the TS Orthodontics family. The entire team strives to ensure that every patient leaves with a happy, confident smile.”

carrie

Taylor

Orthodontic Assistant

Taylor joined the dental field in 2016, and TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists 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 and her high school sweetheart, Jared, have two dogs together, Leo and Niko. In her free time, Taylor 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 to work every day. Seeing the smiles on our patients’ faces when the braces are removed is the best part of the day!”

taylor orthodontic assistant

Tori

Orthodontic Assistant

Tori joined the dental field in 2018, and TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists in 2019. As an orthodontic assistant, she assists the patient throughout their entire orthodontic journey.

Tori is a native of Spruce Pine, North Carolina, where she graduated from Mitchell High School. In 2018, she continued her education at AB Tech and graduated from the dental assisting program. She recently moved to Marion, North Carolina. She and her husband, Kagan, have a sweet Goldendoodle, Trooper. Her husband is a pastor, and the two spend much of their free time at their church. Tori also enjoys shopping and spending time with her family.

“I love working at TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists because of the wonderful people I get to see each day. I enjoy getting to connect with the patients and their families. Our entire team strives to make sure that everyone leaves with a happy smile and great experience!”

tori orthodontic assistant

Brooke

Orthodontic Assistant

Brooke joined the TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists team in 2021. As an orthodontic assistant, she assists the patient throughout their entire orthodontic journey.

Brooke is a native of Burnsville, North Carolina. She attended and graduated from Mountain Heritage High School. She is married to Chris and has a shihtzu, Daisy. Brooke loves spending time with her family.

“I love being a part of the TS Orthodontics team because we help and encourage each other daily. I also love being able to play a part in the journey to beautiful smiles!” 

tori orthodontic assistant

Oral Surgery in Marion, NC

Here are some of the people who will welcome you when you visit our oral surgery office…

Alexis

Oral Surgery Financial Coordinator | Patient Care Coordinator

Alexis joined the dental field in 2013, and TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists in 2021. She is one of the voices on the phone helping with all of your financial and insurance questions and scheduling needs. She will greet you with a smile!

Alexis was born in Florida and she grew up in Greensboro, North Carolina. She moved back to Florida, where she attended and completed high school. In 1996, she graduated from Broward College in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, with a degree in mass communications. Prior to joining the dental field, Alexis worked in sports broadcasting production for several years. In 2019, she relocated to Western North Carolina to be close to the mountains and a quieter lifestyle. Alexis has two children, Noah and Max, and a beautiful grandson, Mateo. She loves the mountains and exploring all that Western North Carolina has to offer on the weekends.

“I love helping patients and working with them to achieve their long-term smile goals!”

Alexis

Shayna

Oral Surgery Patient Care Coordinator | Oral Surgery Assistant

Shayna joined the dental field in March of 2020, and TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists in 2020. As an oral surgery assistant, she assists patients through their oral surgery procedures.

Shayna was born in Monterey, California, and moved frequently with her family and her father who was in the Navy. She graduated from high school in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and is currently working on her bachelor’s degree in marketing. Shayna and her husband have a blended family of six children, five boys and one girl. The family also has two french bulldogs. In her free time, Shayna enjoys spending time with her family and crafting.

“I love working with the TS Orthodontics team because everyone here truly loves what they do and it shows through our patient care!”

Shayna

Kayla

Oral Surgery Assistant

Kayla joined the TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists team in 2020. As an oral surgery assistant, she assists patients through their oral surgery procedures.

Kayla is a native of Rutherfordton, North Carolina. She graduated from Isothermal Community College in 2014. She previously worked as a licensed practical nurse in long-term care for 12 years. She and her husband, Eric, have two children, Saydie and Hank. Kayla enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also spends her free time kayaking and watching her daughter play travel softball.

“TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists is a wonderful atmosphere, full of joyful patients and a great team.

kayla

Sierra

Oral Surgery Patient Care Coordinator

Sierra joined the dental field and TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists team in 2022. As a patient care coordinator, she is one of the voices on the phone helping with all of your scheduling needs. She will greet you with a smile!

Sierra is a native of Marion, North Carolina. She attended and graduated from McDowell High School. She and her husband, Andrew have one daughter, Everlee, and a goldendoodle, Bear. In her free time, Sierra enjoys spending time with her family and church family. She also enjoys camping and singing at church! 

“Working at TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists, I have gained another family! I love the close knit atmosphere and thoroughly enjoy coming to work every day!

kayla

As one of the premier orthodontic practices in Asheville, Marion & Rutherfordton, NC, our orthodontist and the team at TS Orthodontics also provide five-star orthodontic care to patients from Spruce Pine, Burnsville, Morganton, Marshall, Weaverville, Black Mountain, Sylva, Canton, Fairview, Royal Pines, Old Fort & Mars Hill, NC, and the surrounding areas.