Meet Our Team
The entire team at Horsey Orthodontics is dedicated to providing you with the best patient care available. Part of that responsibility is training and continuing education for our team members. We are proud to be an AOAC team certified practice. This designation is provided by a leading education and training program for the orthodontic profession. Extensive time, study and testing are required to pass this program and our practice has met the requirements for their team certification. You are in qualified hands when you select our practice as your choice orthodontic provider.
Melissa | Growth and Development Manager/ Treatment Coordinator
Melissa grew up in Chesterfield, Virginia and received her Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in Education from Virginia Commonwealth University. She began her dental career when she was 16, working for Dr. Joseph C. Hillier. Melissa started as a Patient Coordinator at Horsey Orthodontics in December 2011. Her combined experience in education and dental care has influenced her to provide quality service in a warm, caring environment. When not working, Melissa likes to spend time with her husband, friends, family, and her dog Myra. Melissa and her husband are expecting their first child in October 2015!
Tiffany | Patient Coordinator
Tiffany was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia. Tiffany interned at Horsey Orthodontics before receiving her degree in health science, specializing in Dental Assisting. After interning at Horsey Orthodontics Tiffany became great friends with the team and soon became a part of the team in March 2015! During her free time Tiffany enjoys going to the gym, and spending time with her family.
Katie | Incognito Coordinator/Certified Orthodontic Assistant
Katie grew up in upstate NY, where she has taken education classes at Monroe Community College. After moving to Richmond, Katie worked in oral surgery and general dentistry, but has now found a love and commitment for the relationships and continuous patient care in orthodontics. Katie joined Horsey Orthodontics in February 2012 as an Orthodontic Assistant. She is X-ray and CPR certified, as well as certified as an orthodontic assistant. Katie spends her free time being a proud mother to three children.
Tara | Certified Orthodontic Assistant
Tara grew up in Colonial Beach, Virginia. She began her journey in orthodontics in 2009 with Dr. Neal Kravitz in Maryland. Tara joined Horsey Orthodontics in September 2013. Her love for orthodontics has grown strong over the years. Tara’s hobbies include making tutus, spending days at the beach, and enjoying her time with her two kids. She enjoys making people laugh and having a good time.
Katelyn | Certified Orthodontic Assistant
Katelyn grew up in Chester, Virginia and received her Associates Degree in Health Science, specializing in Dental Assisting. After completing her internship at Horsey Orthodontics she joined the team in November 2014. She is x-ray, CPR and orthodontic assistant certified. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family, and being out on the water.