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


HR/AR Director

Carolyn has been a part of our team since 2007. She manages the insurance and financial side of the practice. She directs human resources tasks of the practice.

Her favorite part of orthodontics is seeing patients complete their treatment with big, happy smiles. Carolyn enjoys spending time with her family, loves going to the beach, camping, and cooking.

Carmen Straighten Up Orthodontics in Clearwater FL


Administrative Assistant, COA 

Carmen assists with the administrative duties of our office. Carmen is also a Certified Orthodontic Assistant and has been with our team since 2016. Carmen is bilingual in Spanish and English. She is originally from the Dominican Republic and grew up in Pennsylvania before moving to Florida in 2015. She enjoys going to the beach with her husband and kids,  cosmetology, singing and trying different foods.

Julie Straighten Up Orthodontics in Clearwater FL


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.

Natalia Straighten Up Orthodontics in Clearwater FL


Operations Project Manager

Natalia manages our office operations and special projects. She ensures all office processes run smoothly so that our patients can get a superior experience while visiting our office.

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.