We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive orthodontic care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding orthodontic experience every time you visit our practice.
We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
OFFICE MANAGER & TREATMENT COORDINATOR
Rachel is our office manager and treatment coordinator and has been with Dr. Angela since April of 2005. “I have a strong background in both general dentistry and orthodontic fields, including specializing in insurance. My upbeat personality and energetic ideas provide lots of inspiration to both our team and our practice.” Rachel is a mother of three beautiful children and enjoys spending her time cooking and going on long bike rides.
TREATMENT & CLINICAL COORDINATOR
Samara is our treatment and clinical coordinator, she has “never met a stranger” and immediately connects with our families making everyone feel comfortable and welcome. Samara has performed in the orthodontic field since 2008, she’s a graduate from Florida Atlantic University, as well as a certified orthodontic assistant. “My #1 goal is to make sure patients and their families feel like a part of our orthodontic family. Dr. Angela is the Best Orthodontist in Palm Beach County; what sets Palm Beach Orthodontics apart from other orthodontists is Dr. Angela truly, genuinely cares for people. It is an honor to grow in such a loving, thriving practice. I’m originally from St. Louis Missouri, I love the Midwest, but have also fallen in love with our beautiful, sunny South Florida.” Samara is married, has two sons and resides in Jupiter. She is active in our community attending sporting events, servicing local schools, and involved in local and abroad organizations contributing to families and children, along side with Dr. Angela. In her spare time she enjoys to travel and shop with her family and friends.
PATIENT CARE SPECIALIST
Yessy is our “Smiling Face” at the front desk and works closely with our patients and families to find the very best and convenient appointment times for your schedule. She is bilingual and has been in the dental field for over 25 years, orthodontics being her favorite. “I’m a fun and energetic person that is always upbeat and positive, life is a gift and I am truly blessed. Being a native Floridian I love to lounge at the beach with my five children and two beautiful granddaughters.” Yessy has been married to her husband Rondo for 21 years, she enjoys cooking for her family and friends, and being outdoors.
CLINICAL TEAM LEAD
Natalie has dedicated over 18 years to the art of orthodontics as is a certified orthodontic assistant. She has consistently excelled since the day she “blessed us with her presence” here at Palm Beach Orthodontics! Natalie is a key influencer on our team, and makes the office a better place with her positivity and always cheerful personality. Every day she is full of joy, it’s truly admirable!
“This is the first time I have felt excited to come to work! The team at PBO is second to none. The dance parties, great music, fun-loving atmosphere of this wonderful place is directly related to Dr. Angela and her clear and apparent love for life. I am a huge Disney fanatic, so I know what great customer service looks like!” Natalie has a son who she absolutely adores, and she enjoys being creative, traveling, and photography.
John is a clinical assistant and our TikTok king! Amongst his many talents that he brings to our tribe, he is our “go to” guy for, well, basically everything. He is also a stellar photographer, videographer, and editor, and ruler of our office music!
“I’m very excited about working with such an energetic and loving team while I expand my knowledge as an orthodontic assistant.”
John resides in Royal Palm Beach and is extremely close with his extended and immediate family, he is extremely creative and enjoys drawing.
CERTIFIED ORTHODONTIC ASSISTANT AND LAB SPECIALIST
Katie has been perfecting her orthodontic career and lab skills for over 12 years. She excels in organization, making retainers and appliances, as well as providing A+ care to our orthodontic family.
“I knew at a young age that I wanted to work in the orthodontic field, my favorite quote is ‘never stop smiling because you never know who is in love with your smile!’ Dr. Angela and the PBO team have revitalized my love and passion for this industry.” Katie is a native Floridian and a “boy mom,” family is always #1! Between her laugh, funny sayings, and her love to fish and do anything outdoors, she’s the perfect definition of southern girl charm.
CERTIFIED ORTHODONTIC ASSISTANT
Erika is a certified orthodontic assistant and has been in the orthodontic field since 2006. “I’m thankful to be a part of the Palm Beach Orthodontics team and am absolutely thrilled to work alongside Dr. Angela creating beautiful smiles, giving our patients the self-confidence they deserve. I’m born and raised in South Florida so naturally, I’m a Miami Dolphins Fan!”
Erika is married and resides in Palm Beach Gardens and in her free time you can find her spending time with family and friends and of course, frequenting football games!
PATIENT CARE SPECIALIST AND CERTIFIED ORTHODONTIC ASSISTANT
Cindie has been in the orthodontic field since 1996 and has enjoyed working in every area of the office, she has had many years of continuing education courses and extensive “first class” training. Cindie is truly a natural hostess and makes everyone she encounters feel comfortable and welcomed.
“I am passionate about helping Dr. Angela and my co-workers give the best experience possible to all of PBO’s patients and families by creating a good rapport with everyone coming through our door. I love watching smiles transform by such a talented orthodontist.” Cindie loves spending time with her family, she loves to fish, go on the boat, and to the beach.
PATIENT CARE SPECIALIST
Alyssa is enrolled at Palm Beach State College majoring in Business Management, she is also Bi-Lingual and is currently our clear braces model, you really can’t see them!
“A few of my favorite quotes: ‘sometimes you just have to think outside of the box, and take risks.’ ‘Life is like Florida’s weather, up and down, but beautiful.’ I love Dr. Angela and being the ‘baby’ of this amazing team. I love wings and my favorite color is red, as you can see!”
In Alyssa’s free time she enjoys going shopping and getting her beauty rest.
Jaizsa is a Certified Expanded Functions Dental Assistant and graduated from Palm Beach State College in 2021. She is a dedicated worker, an outstanding team player, and without fail, does everything with a positive and happy attitude.
“My family has always been a motivation for a lot of my goals and orthodontics has always been at the top of that list! I love seeing smiles transform into something more beautiful!” Jaizsa is the youngest of 3 sisters and loves a night on the town with her family and friends. Having family as NFL players, naturally, she loves a good football game.
CERTIFIED DENTAL HYGIENIST
Lis is a Certified Dental Hygienist who has been a wonderful addition to our team since 2017 after graduating from the Dental Assisting Program at Palm Beach State College. She is experienced in working with children and young adults with special needs and truly has a love for learning and patient care. “Creating heathy smiles within our community is my passion. Aside from orthodontics I enjoy cooking and traveling with my husband.” Lis is a Palm Beach County native and she likes to spend her evenings at home with her husband and three cats.
Snappy is our office mascot specializing in making patients laugh, tripping over her own feet, and is known around town to “bust a move!” “I was born and raised in the ocean off of Palm Beach and in my spare time I love to square dance and play with friends.” Snappy also likes to visit with her turtle cousins in Dr. Angela’s native country Nicaragua.
CERTIFIED ORTHODONTIC ASSISTANT
Kelly was born in Colombia and moved to the United States when she was 21 years old, she is also Bi-lingual. Shortly after her move, she attended Indian River Community College and earned her Expanded Functions Dental Assistant certification.
“I have extensive expertise in both pediatric dental assisting as well as orthodontic assisting, I love orthodontics and laughing with the PBO team and our patients. When I am not at work I’m spending most of my time with my wonderful, light of my life, grandson and I’ve been happily married since 2006. ”
Kelly loves the beach, music, and dancing.