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Meet the Team
Carolyn Vinton (Orthodontic Assistant)
Lora Demmon (Orthodontic Assistant)
Lora joined The Brace Place Team in 1994. Her favorite part of Orthodontics is the way having a great smile changes the way you feel about yourself and how important that first impression is in all aspects of your life. "Fun Atmosphere" is how she describes working at The Brace Place and "the way the doctors interact with the patients" make it all a perfect fit. In her free time she enjoys camping, snowmobiling, gardening and shopping!
Becky Grindeland (Orthodontic Assistant)
Becky joined The Brace Place Team in 2011. Her favorite part of Orthodontics is the fun, fast paced environment filled with patients that are always excited to be here. "The doctors have a great sense of humor and my coworkers are funny, sweet and kind to work with" all make a create a great experience. In her free time she enjoys paddle boarding, skiing, and watching her daughter play soccer with her husband.
Karla Swan (Financial Specialist)
Karla joined The Brace Place in 1995. Her favorite part of Orthodontics is how rewarding it is to watch the transformation of peoples smiles, confidence and overall happiness once they begin treatment. "The staff, doctors and patients really make it a wonderful environment and exceptional place to work." In her free time she enjoys her vintage restored airstream named "Twinkie", gardening, crafting with her husband and 2 dogs.
Kelli Smith (Insurance Specialist) Kelli joined The Brace Place in 1999. Her favorite part of Orthodontics is seeing the transformation in the patients and their self confidence increasing as their smiles become more beautiful. "I love the camaraderie within our office and many of the staff have worked here over 10 years. Our doctors really care about our patients and family is very important to them which makes it a great environment." In her free time she enjoys gardening, the outdoors, and camping with her husband and 2 Welsh Corgis.
Kelly Hemphill (Treatment Coordinator)
Kelly joined The Brace Place in 2014. Her favorite part of Orthodontics is helping people and seeing the before and after results which is truly amazing. "I love that it is such a family friendly environment and the doctor's kid around and have fun too!" In her free time she rides horses, enjoys camping and country music and concerts with her husband and 3 kids.
Twila Brusher (Treatment Coordinator)
Twila joined The Brace Place in 2014. She's been working in orthodontics over 30 years and loves seeing the awesome transformation that takes place. "It's always a positive change! The doctor's are kind and fun to work with and make every patient feel special." In her free time she enjoys riding motorcycles, playing sports, boating, kayaking and hiking with her husband.
Shanda Finley (Communications Coordinator)
Shanda joined The Brace Place in 2008. Her favorite part of Orthodontics is helping spread the word about how easy it is to have a beautiful more confident smile! "I have only had my braces off a few years and wish I would have done it 30 years ago! I am thrilled with my new smile and it was such an amazing process!" In her free time she enjoys belly dancing, riding horses, hunting and hiking.
Cyndi (Orthodontic & Lab Technician) Cyndi joined The Brace Place since 1983. Her favorite part of Orthodontics is how each patients individual needs are addressed and handled to meet their concerns in a timely manner. "I love that our doctors are not only exceptional orthodontists but also take the time to get to know our patients and are seen not only as competent practitioners but as friends as well." In her free time she enjoys cooking, weight training and loves to travel.