Meet the Team

We are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our staff is highly trained and skilled, and we strive to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient.

Each member of our treatment team is certified in dental and orthodontic assisting. Our office staff has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We also strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advancements by taking online courses and regularly attending association meetings.

Tina 

Tina by LizScheduling Coordinator/Front Desk

I started working as a Scheduling Coordinator in 2005. I organize our schedule so that each day is as smooth as possible. I love seeing our patients beautiful smiles when they are finished with treatment.  In my spare time I like to play volleyball and golf and spend time with my wonderful husband and family. I have 13 wonderful grandchildren and they all make me smile!

 

Tasha

Tasha by LizScheduling Coordinator/Front Desk

I have been with the office since 2013. I help organize the schedule to run smoothly and efficiently. When I’m not working, I enjoy spending time with my family and watching my son, Koby, play soccer. I enjoy seeing the new smiles that come into our office and the excitement of our patients at the end of treatment.

 

Mary Ann 

Mary-Ann.jpgBusiness Manager/Financial Coordinator

I am responsible for insurance processing, accounts receivable and payable, payroll and scheduling, and various other duties throughout the office. I have worked here since 1987 and love seeing beautiful smiles created and the joy it gives to the patients and their parents. Dr. Walde and Dr. Miller are very caring and family oriented. They are always very honest with our patients and parents about their orthodontic needs and treatment. I feel very fortunate to be on their team. In my spare time I like to hunt and fish and flower garden. I am very proud of my two beautiful daughters, Amber and Brianne. I also have a flame point Siamese cat named Dylan. 😻

 

Meghan

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My kids have been patients for years, and we have always enjoyed the friendliness and professionalism of the office. I joined the team in spring of 2019. I primarily set up new patient appointments, verify insurance and assist with other jobs around the office. My favorite part of the job is seeing patients gain confidence from a great smile! In my free time, I enjoy reading, baking and working on our 100 year old house in Labadie. I also enjoy spending time with my husband, Rich and our two children, Joseph and Elise. 

 

Laura

New Patient Treatment CoordinatorLaura

I joined the Walde Miller team in 2017, relocating to the beautiful state of Missouri from Colorado. I have been in the orthodontic field since 2002 and have been guiding patients through the process of achieving their goals of a beautiful smile. Over the years, I have been cross trained to assist the doctors in the orthodontic procedures. I absolutely love every aspect of the orthodontics process, from the beginning to the end. There is nothing that makes me happier than watching the patients build confidence and self-esteem. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my husband and the great outdoors, hiking, floating, rock climbing... you name it!

 

Shannon

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I’ve been with Walde Miller Orthodontics since Spring 2021. I have several years of experience in orthodontics. I previously worked at an office in Tulsa, Oklahoma. I started there as a Clinical Assistant and then was promoted to Insurance Coordinator prior to coming to Missouri. I enjoy reading, traveling, and experiencing new adventures. I have two children and two dogs that keep me on my toes.

 

Nancy 

Nancy.jpgClinical Coordinator/Certified Orthodontic Assistant

In addition to assisting with all aspects of the clinical care for our orthodontic patients, I also manage the clinic to ensure our patients have the best possible experience. I absolutely love working in the orthodontic field and have been working in orthodontics for more than 35 years. It is so great to get to know our patients and watch how their confidence and self-esteem grow as their teeth straighten. All the time and effort put into their orthodontic care is always worth it in the end! In my spare time I enjoy walking, reading, sports, being outdoors, and spending time with family and friends. In my spare time I enjoy walking, reading, sports, being outdoors, and spending time with family, friends, and my wonderful granddaughter, Andrea!

 

Mary Kay 

Mary-Kay.jpgCertified Orthodontic Assistant/Lab Technician

I have spent these last 32 years helping people get the beautiful smiles they deserve! I am well-rounded, working as an orthodontic and chairside assistant, as well as a lab technician, making appliances and retainers for our patients. In my free time I enjoy riding motorcycles with my husband and spending time with my three kids and two grandkids.

 

Angela 

Angie-KExpanded Functions Orthodontic Assistant

I assist Dr. Walde and Dr. Miller in providing all aspects of clinical care for our orthodontic patients. Working here from 1995 to 2000, and joining the team again in 2005, I have gotten to know so many great people from our community. I love working with our patients to help them get that perfect smile. In my spare time I love to go floating, kayaking, camping, hiking, and biking. I have three boys at home who really keep me on my toes! Our two dogs, a Jack Russell Terrier named Buddy and a Beagle named Stubby, help me keep the boys in line.

 

Sarah 

Sarah Expanded Functions Orthodontic Assistant

I graduated from assisting school in 2015 with my CDA and Expanded Functions. Shortly after, I began working at Walde Miller Orthodontics. I love watching everyone get their perfect smile! When I am not at the office, I spend my free time with my  two daughters, Emma and Sophia, and our pitbull, Jake. 

 

Cyndie cyndie_resized

Expanded Functions Orthodontic Assistant

I have been a certified dental assistant for 18 years and joined the Walde Miller team in October 2017. I enjoy giving back to the community and educating people on their dental health. I love working in dental and helping patients achieve their goals for a healthy, beautiful smile. I have been married for 27 years and blessed with four children and four grandchildren. In my free time, I enjoy crocheting, scrap booking and spending time with my family.

 

Marigene

MarigeneCertified Orthodontic Assistant

I have been in the orthodontic field for over 30 years. It's interesting watching the patients progress with their beautiful smiles and self confidence. In my spare time, I enjoy cooking, and spending time with my family & friends. I also enjoy watching my granddaughters play volleyball. 

 

Jodi

image coming soonNew Patient Treatment Coordinator/Orthodontic Assistant

I joined Walde Miller in 2020 but I've been in the orthodontic field for over 30 years. Recently re-located from New Hampshire/Boston area with experience in treatment coordinating & administrating. My favorite part of my job is interacting with everyone whether it's with our patients or our wonderful team! In my free time, I enjoy biking, hiking, reading with a nice glass of wine on my patio! I have two children, JD & Taylor, both have been very lucky to have played their sport at the D1 level. JD has now been drafted in hockey & continues to chase the dream! Taylor enjoys the sport of lacrosse, but will one day be a physician assistant...an athletic one! My husband, Joe,  and I have been married for over 30 years and enjoy a lot of outdoor activities together & watching our children chase their dreams! I have a cat, Sassy and a dog, Hannah, who is a spoiled chihuahua who goes everywhere with me. 

 

Jessica

JessicaOrthodontic Assistant

I joined the Walde Miller team in 2020. I love being an assistant because I am able to play a big part in helping the doctors treat our patients and watching the patients progress with their beautiful smiles and self confidence. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family, friends and my dog, River. 

 

KatieKatie

Expanded Functions Orthodontic Assistant

I initially worked here in 2017 and recently came back in Spring 2021. In my free time, I enjoy going out on the river and being outdoors. I live in Beaufort with my daughter, Elery, and husband, Jarad. We will be adding to our family soon; our son is due in Fall 2021!