Meet Our Orthodontic Team

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. After graduating from dental assisting school, she 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 two dogs, Milo and Scout. Hillary thoroughly enjoys spending time with their friends, 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.”

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. 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 high school sweetheart, Colby, and their 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

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

Brianna

Director of Invisalign® | Orthodontic Assistant

Brianna joined the dental field in 2015 and began working for TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists in 2018. As an orthodontic assistant, she assists patients through the entire orthodontic journey.

Brianna is a native of Marshall, North Carolina, where she graduated from Madison High School. She and her husband, Austin, have twin boys, Luke and Cole. In her free time, Brianna enjoys spending time outside with her family!

“I love working with TS Orthodontics, where I get to play a part in watching smiles transform and see patients’ faces light up with confidence!”

brianna orthodontic asisstant and director of invisalign

Bri

Orthodontic Assistant | Oral Surgery Assistant

Bri joined the dental field and TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists in 2019. As an orthodontic assistant, she assists patients through their entire
orthodontic journey. She also assists Dr. Bronk and the patients throughout oral surgery procedures.

She grew up in Brooks, Georgia, and graduated from Dental Staff School in Knoxville, Tennessee. Then, she relocated to Asheville, North Carolina.

In her free time, she enjoys hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains and around Brevard, North Carolina. She also enjoys hanging out with her friends and family.

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

bri oral surgery and orthdontic assistant

Bailey

Orthodontic Assistant

Bailey joined the dental field and TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists in 2019. As an orthodontic assistant, she assists patients through their entire orthodontic journey.

Bailey is a native of Hendersonville, North Carolina. She is a graduate of Anderson University, where she holds a school record in pole vaulting. She also played volleyball for nine years, and she is willing to try anything new, including food and adventures! She and her husband, Dylan, have a precious little girl named Tinleigh.

They love to spend their time outdoors hiking, skiing, golfing and playing with their daughter.

“I am so thankful for the opportunity I had to have my teeth straightened when I was a teenager! I became confident in my smile after it was transformed! I love being able to play a part in that journey for others now!”

bailey orthodontic assistant

Brittany

Orthodontic Assistant

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

She is a native of Buncombe County and graduated from Madison High School. She now resides in Weaverville. Brittany has a real love for animals, and she has spent a large amount of time in the veterinary field. In her free time, you will find her barrel racing with her horses. She also loves going to the lake with her friends and her Golden Retriever, Dabo!

“As a patient prior to my employment at TS Orthodontics, the environment was always welcoming. It is great being part of the team now and my pleasure to pass that welcoming environment on to the patients as well!”

brittany patient care coordinator

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, and she moved to Asheville, North Carolina, in 2018, following graduation from Sunrise School of Dental Assisting. She is engaged, and she and her fiancé, Chris, have a chocolate Labrador, 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 Blue Heeler pup, Hazel. 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 smile for life!”

bailey orthodontic assistant

Brooklyn

Sterilization Technician | Check-In Coordinator

Brooklyn joined the dental field and TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists in 2021. She is responsible for making sure that all of the instruments are cleaned properly and ready for patient use. Additionally, she assists patients with the check-in process upon arrival.

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

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, 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 scheduling their appointment. In addition, Heather also works to ensure that your insurance needs are met.

Heather is a native of Forest City, North Carolina, and 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

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 she now resides in Marion, North Carolina. She and her husband, Adam, love to spend their free time at the pool, lake or beach.

“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!”

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

Cassie

Clinical Director | Orthodontic Assistant

Cassie joined the dental field in 2014 and the TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists team in 2018. As an orthodontic assistant, she assists patients throughout their entire orthodontic journey.

Cassie was born in Asheville and grew up in Swannanoa, North Carolina. She graduated from Owen High School in 2012 and continued her education at AB Tech, where she graduated from the dental assisting program in 2014. Cassie and her wonderful husband, Jake, have two dogs together, Capone and Cash. Cassie enjoys spending time on the river in the summer and watching college football. She is a big Alabama fan – Roll Tide!

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

cassie

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

Emily

Orthodontic Assistant

Emily joined the TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists team in 2018. As an orthodontic assistant, she assists the patient throughout the entire orthodontic journey.

Emily was born and raised in Morganton, North Carolina. She graduated from Freedom High School and continued her studies at Western Piedmont College. She obtained her dental assisting certificate in May of 2018. 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 cannot 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!”

emily orthodontic assistant

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

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 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 a patient care coordinator, she is one of the voices on the phone helping with all your scheduling needs. She will greet you with a smile! She also assists during oral surgery and makes sure that you have a wonderful experience.

Shayna was born in Monterey, California, and moved around frequently due to her father’s enlistment in the Navy. She graduated 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 eight 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.

Shayna

Bri

Orthodontic Assistant | Oral Surgery Assistant

Bri joined the dental field and TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists team in 2019. As an orthodontic assistant, she assists patients through their entire orthodontic journey. She also assists Dr. Bronk and the patients throughout oral surgery procedures.

She grew up in Brooks, Georgia, and graduated from Dental Staff School in Knoxville, Tennessee. She then relocated to Asheville, North Carolina.

In her free time, she enjoys hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains and around Brevard, North Carolina. She also enjoys hanging out with her friends and family.

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

bri oral surgery and orthdontic assistant

Kayla

Oral Surgery Assistant

Kayla joined the TS Orthodontics and Dental Specialists team in 2020. 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

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.