Meet Our Team

Come smile with us!

Every one of our talented team members is passionate about providing exceptional orthodontic results and extraordinary customer service. We truly value the trust our patients place in us, and we pride ourselves in going the extra mile to exceed your expectations and make you smile.

We look forward to welcoming you to our practice and getting to know you and your family!

 

Makenzie, Patient Relations Coordinator

Meet our team

Makenzie joined our team in September 2014.  She has experience as a Certified Orthodontic Assistant and Scheduling Coordinator.  She graduated from the University of North Georgia and is continually pursuing her education to increase her knowledge in the dental field.

In her spare time, Makenzie enjoys traveling to new destinations, shopping and crafting.  Makenzie married her high school sweetheart, Logan, and they live in Commerce with their Aussie Doodle, Izzy Mae.

Favorites

  • Food: Seafood
  • Hobby: Traveling
  • Vacation: Charleston, SC

E-mail Makenzie at makenzie@newellorthdontics.com

 

Stephanie, Patient Accounts Coordinator

Meet our team

Stephanie joined our team in October 2017 with over 5 years of orthodontic experience as a Clinical Assistant and Scheduling Coordinator. Stephanie greets all of our patients with a warm smile, and she is skilled at helping our patients choose a payment plan that will fit with their family budget.

Stephanie and her husband have two children, Mason and Carlee and a dog named Sebastian.  She loves spending any spare time at the baseball field, traveling, watching movies or visiting her family in Virginia.

Favorites

  • Food: Japanese
  • Hobby: Watching movies
  • Vacation: Anywhere warm and tropical

E-mail Stephanie at stephanie@newellorthodontics.com

 
 

Katherine, Treatment Coordinator & Office Manager

Meet our team

Katherine joined our team as a Certified Orthodontic Assistant in May 2015 with more than four years of orthodontic experience. Katherine has always had a passion for making people smile, and her extensive experience in all areas of our practice make her an incredible asset to our team!

Outside of work, Katherine enjoys spending time with her family and going on cruises. She lives in Jefferson with her husband Tim, two daughters, and her Husky. Katherine is currently enrolled at Lanier Technical College for dental hygiene with the goal of becoming an orthodontist.

Favorites

  • Food: Pizza
  • Hobby: Crafting
  • Vacation: The Bahamas

E-mail Katherine at katherine@newellorthodontics.com

 

Linda, Clinical Coordinator & Certified Orthodontic Assistant

Meet our team

Linda is our Clinicial Coordinator and a Certified Orthodontic Assistant with more than 23 years of orthodontic experience.  She joined our team in August 2010 and has been a valuable team member ever since.  Linda loves to make our patients and their families smile, and we are very fortunate to have her extensive orthodontic knowledge and experience on our team.

A native of Watkinsville, Linda now lives in Elberton with her husband David, sons Tom and Eric, and their dog Reagan. In her time outside the office, Linda enjoys reading, spending time with family and friends, and going to the beach.

Favorites

  • Food: Mexican
  • Hobby: Reading and exercising
  • Vacation: The beach

E-mail Linda at lindam@newellorthodontics.com

 

Rhonda, Certified Orthodontic Assistant

Meet our team

Rhonda joined our team in March 2012, and she brings 13 years of experience to our orthodontic team. Rhonda’s combination of orthodontic experience and friendly personality make her a favorite of our patients.

Rhonda has been married to her high-school sweetheart for more than 25 years, and they have two wonderful children, Courtney and Daniel. Rhonda loves spending quality time with her three grandchildren. She also loves to craft and shop at flea markets in her spare time. She would like to meet Ellen DeGeneres in person one day!

Favorites

  • Food: Mexican
  • Hobby: Crafts
  • Vacation: The beach

E-mail Rhonda at rhonda@newellorthodontics.com

 

Heather, Certified Orthodontic Assistant

Meet our team

Heather joined our team as a Certified Orthodontic Assistant in February 2016 with 19 years of orthodontic experience. Heather’s sweet personality and years of experience make her a valuable addition to our team.

She and her husband Matt have a son Caleb, dogs Duke and Anna, and a cat Coco. In her time away from the office, Heather enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, and photography. 

Favorites

  • Food: French fries
  • Hobby: Photography and crafts
  • Vacation: The beach

E-mail Heather at heather@newellorthodontics.com

 

Madison, Certified Orthodontic Assistant

Meet our team

Madison serves our team as a Certified Orthodontic Assistant with extensive experience in orthodontic records, sterilization and assisting.  She joined our team as an orthodontic records coordinator in October 2016 after working as an orthodontic lab technician. Madison loves interacting with our patients and making sure each of our patients leaves our office with a smile!

In her free time, Madison enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, and traveling. 

Favorites

  • Food: Broccoli
  • Hobby: Running
  • Vacation: Las Vegas

E-mail Madison at madison@newellorthodontics.com

 

Brooke, Certified Orthodontic Assistant & Records Technician

Meet our team

Brooke joined our team in July 2018 after working for an orthodontic practice in Gwinnett where she grew up. She graduated from Gwinnett Technical College with a diploma in Dental Assisting. Brooke is excited to get to know all of our patients and their families along their journey to their new smile.

Brooke and her family love to spend their summer weekends at their family lake house on Lake Hartwell and their fall weekends watching football with friends!

  • Food: Italian
  • Hobby: Anything at the lake
  • Vacation: Ocho Rios
 
 

Michelle, Records & Sterilization Technician

Meet our team

Michelle joined our team in February 2019 as a recent graduate of a local dental assisting school. Michelle is very excited to be in such a friendly environment where she can make patients smile. In her spare time she loves to play tennis with friends, go shoe shopping, play with her dog, Diesel and make people laugh!

Favorites

  • Food: Sushi
  • Hobby: Playing board games
  • Vacation: Anywhere a cruise ship will take her

E-mail Michelle at michelle@newellorthodontics.com

 

Kassidy, Records & Sterilization Technician

Meet our team

Kassidy joined our team in June 2019 after working for an orthodontic office near Charlotte, NC where she grew up. Kassidy has had experience as a records and sterilization technician since she graduated from Central Piedmont Community College in North Carolina in 2017. She is very excited to be working with such an amazing team and getting to know all of our wonderful patients.

Kassidy recently married her high school sweetheart, Connor, and moved to Athens where her husband will be pursuing a Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law. Kassidy is one of six kids and loves to spend time with her family.

Favorites

  • Food: Crab cakes
  • Hobby: Shopping and watching movies
  • Vacation: St. Lucia

E-mail Kassidy at kassidy@newellorthodontics.com

 

Katie, Practice Coordinator & Marketing Director

Meet our team

Katie is Dr. Newell’s wife and our Practice Coordinator & Marketing Director. She enjoys getting to know our patients and their families and working with her husband to grow their family business. Katie loves the friendly atmosphere at our office, and you’ll often see her working behind the scenes with her three little helpers.

Katie has her Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Virginia and her Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law. Prior to starting Newell Orthodontics with her husband, she practiced corporate and business law.  She loves to spend time with her family and friends and enjoys playing with her Chocolate Labs, coaching soccer, volunteering, running and traveling.

Favorites

  • Food: Sushi
  • Hobby: Running
  • Vacation: Petit St. Vincent

E-mail Katie at katie@newellorthodontics.com

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