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.

Carolyn Straighten Up Orthodontics in Clearwater FL

Carolyn

Administrative Coordinator

Carolyn has been a part of our team since 2007 and manages the administrative side of the practice. Her favorite part of orthodontics is seeing patients complete their treatment with big, happy smiles.

Carolyn is married with a daughter and loves her cat named Simba. The family loves going to the beach, camping, and cooking at home.

Natalia Straighten Up Orthodontics in Clearwater FL

Natalia

Patient Advisor, COA

Patients meet Natalia during their initial consultation. She introduces patients to our practice and provides guidance for them with their orthodontic treatment plan based on our doctors recommendations. She also reviews and advises our patients with financial options available for their treatment.

Natalia is bilingual in English and Spanish, which facilitates patient communication. Her great personality plays an important role in the dynamic of our office. She enjoys traveling, learning about different cultures, scuba diving and other outdoor activities.

Stephanie Straighten Up Orthodontics in Clearwater FL

Stephanie

Patient Advisor

Stephanie facilitates initial consultations for new patients both in-office and via TeleHealth. She helps familiarize patients to our practice, provides a review of Orthodontic treatment plans and coordinates financing options for patients getting started with their treatment.

Stephanie is native to clearwater and is also fluent in Spanish. Her family is a blend of Venezuelan, Cuban and Spanish. She enjoys spending time with her dog and traveling to new places!

Deanna Straighten Up Orthodontics in Clearwater FL

Deanna

Administrative Assistant

Deanna is our newest Administrative assistant, who will greet you at the front desk. Deanna answers patients’ calls, checks on insurance benefits and checks patients in and out of their appointments.

Deanna likes to spend time with her family, has three children, likes to shop, go out to eat and attend live music events.

Shaun Straighten Up Orthodontics in Clearwater FL

Shaun

Clinical Coordinator, COA

Shaun ensures our clinical operations run smoothly and assists with patient care. Shaun enjoys getting to know our amazing patients and seeing their before-and-after pictures once their treatment is completed.

At home, Shaun enjoys spending time with her daughter, loves to go on vacation and has even gone mountain climbing in the Andes!

Carmen Straighten Up Orthodontics in Clearwater FL

Carmen

Certified Orthodontic Assistant

Carmen is a certified medical assistant and helps with chairside patient care. Carmen is bilingual in Spanish and English. She is originally from the Dominican Republic but grew up in Pennsylvania and moved to Florida in 2015. The Florida coast greatly influenced her move. She enjoys going to the beach with her husband and kids.

Julie Straighten Up Orthodontics in Clearwater FL

Julie

Certified Orthodontic Assistant

Julie assists with patient care and facilitates Telehealth appointments. Julie is originally from New Jersey. She moved to Florida in 2015, with her husband and 3 children, to be closer to her grandmother. Julie has three dogs and loves animals, going to the beach and fishing with her children. Julie has been an Orthodontic assistant for 10 years.

Fabiola Straighten Up Orthodontics in Clearwater FL

Fabiola

Orthodontic Assistant

Fabiola assists with patient care and facilitates Telehealth appointments. Fabiola is from Caracas, Venezuela and moved to the United States in 2016. She enjoys spending time with her daughter, rollerblading and exploring all the Bay Area has to offer.