Meet Our Staff

Angie – Scheduling Coordinator

As a scheduling coordinator, Angie may be one of the very first team members you come into contact with. She is a recent addition to the CHS Ortho team, but she is no stranger to the field of orthodontics. When she is isn't working, Angie enjoys camping and vacationing to tropical destinations with her husband and two children.

Elizabeth – Scheduling Coordinator

Elizabeth has worked in the dental field for over ten years and has spent the last two in orthodontics. She greatly enjoys meeting new people and creating lasting, personal relationships with her patients. Her most favorite part of her job is being able to watch how each patient's smile progresses over time. Outside of work, she enjoys sharing special moments with her three sons, Zachary, Lukas and Gavin.

Emily is the scheduling coordinator at Charleston Orthodontic Specialists.
Emily – Scheduling Coordinator

Emily has been in the orthodontic field since 2003. She has experience in all facets of Orthodontia including assisting, treatment coordinating, insurance and scheduling. Emily loves spending time her family. Her husband Kevin, stepchildren Kaylee and Justin as well as the newest addition, their daughter Shelby. In her free time, Emily also enjoys the outdoors. Boating, hunting, fishing and the beach.

Laura – Scheduling Coordinator

Laura has been working in the field of orthodontics since 2009 and has vast experience in assisting, treatment coordinating and office management. When she isn't working, she enjoys cooking, decorating, beach vacations and spending quality time with her expanding family. She and her husband welcomed their first baby, a girl, in 2017.

Alex – Front Desk Coordinator

Alex greets every patient with a smile. She is a native of Upstate South Carolina and recently moved to the Charleston area. When she isn't working, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Mark, and their two children, Skylar and Eastin. She also enjoys reading, exploring historic Charleston and spending time outdoors with her family and labradoodle, Bella.

Amber – Front Desk Coordinator

When visiting our office, Amber’s is probably one of the first faces you will see. She was born and raised in Michigan where she met her now husband, Collin, who serves in the United States Air Force. In her free time, Amber enjoys shopping, fishing, exploring historic downtown Charleston, spending time with her identical twin, Paige, and playing with her German Shepherd puppy, Harley.

Chelsea – New Patient Coordinator

Chelsea has been working in the dental field for over 6 years in both orthodontic and general dentistry offices. She has been cross trained for both clinical and administration work. She has experience with the placement and removal of braces, Invisalign, scheduling, insurance, financial preparation and treatment coordination. She enjoys spending time with her her family, friends and rescue dog, Annie. Her hobbies include traveling, painting, and any outdoor activities.

Nichole – New Patient Coordinator

Nichole is a graduate of the Dental Assisting Training School of Mount Pleasant and a valuable addition to our team. Her energetic, enthusiastic personality makes her popular among our patrons. She loves meeting new patients and making their experience remarkable. When Nichole is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Ryan, and their two boys, Beckham and Bentley.

Ashton – Clinical Assistant

Ashton is a native of South Carolina and has been working in the field of orthodontics since 2015. She assists in many aspects of patient care and procedures. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors hunting, fishing, boating and relaxing at the lake with her husband, Hunter, and her children, Brantley and Braylee.

Cheri – Clinical Assistant

Cheri is a Charleston native who has worked in orthodontics since 1994. Her vast experience in the industry makes her a valuable asset to our team. She enjoys applying braces for our new patients, but, more importantly, she looks forward to becoming life-long friends with them and their families. She loves going to the beach and spending time with her three boys—Chase, Alex and Dawson. She is passionate about helping those who lack confidence due to an imperfect smile become people who just can’t stop smiling!

Penny – Clinical Assistant

Penny has been in the orthodontics since 1980. She has vast experience with most dental procedures, including preparation for braces and Invisalign scanning, and handles office administration duties, when needed. When she’s not working, Penny loves spending time with her two children, who currently serve in The United States Army and her five grandchildren. She also enjoys outdoor activities, such as cycling, walking, and jogging, and is actively involved with her church, working with adult ministry and the elderly.

Dana – Bookkeeper

Dana is a Savannah, GA, native, who moved to Charleston in 2015 to raise her two children, Elliana and Samuel. She is retired from The United States Coast Guard, having dutifully served our country for 14 years. Her vast experience in office management makes her a valuable asset to the COS team. Her hobbies include photography, cooking, traveling, horse back riding, hiking and whitewater rafting.