Our entire team here at Murphy Orthodontics is committed to making all of our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Led by board-certified orthodontist Chris Murphy, DDS, our extensively trained and highly skilled staff has many years of combined experience in orthodontics. We also stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances in patient care by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars, including those offered through OSHA.
You can find introductions to our exemplary team members here at Murphy Orthodontics below. If you have questions about the many orthodontic treatments we offer, please don’t hesitate to contact our office.
Susan – Practice Manager & Treatment Coordinator
Susan brings more than 32 years of valued orthodontic experience to our office. She loves meeting new patients and watching them grow and change as their beautiful smiles evolve. Susan hails from Kansas and has lived in Arizona since 1998. She loves her family time, which includes her two handsome sons, Trey and Blake, and families… especially her two glamdaughters! In her spare time she loves working out, hiking with friends, time at the beach, and shopping! She would also love to be a contestant on a game show!
Amy – Treatment Coordinator
Amy has been working in the fields of orthodontics and dentistry for over 25 years. She enjoys working with the team at Murphy Orthodontics and having the opportunity to assist our new patients on their journey to a new smile. Amy was born in California, raised her children in Oregon, and came to Arizona in 2012 for the beautiful weather and to be closer to family. Outside of work, Amy enjoys boating, swimming, or spending time with family and her senior Yorkie, Brady. Amy selflessly donates blood on a regular basis (to Vitalant or Red Cross) to help those in need.
Angie – Treatment Coordinator
Angie is a self-described “military brat” who moved around quite a bit throughout her childhood due to her father’s service in the U.S. Navy. She lived in Japan, California, Washington State, and Texas before deciding to reside in Arizona in 2014. Angie loves working with our team and getting to be a part of our patient’s journey. She particularly enjoys working with our pediatric and adolescent patients, doing what she can to make them laugh and feel more comfortable during their visit. Angie has a young daughter who loves art projects, and also has an adorable Corgi named Rosie. In her spare time, Angie enjoys spending time with friends and family.
Stacey – Treatment Coordinator
Stacey has been working in the orthodontic field for more than 25 years. She has been married for more than two decades, as well, and her family includes two boys and two Basset Hounds. They are all big University of Arizona fans! Stacey’s hobbies include hiking and traveling, and she is also a volunteer for the Miss Arizona Pageant.
Jeremy – Director of Operations
Bio coming soon
Brittney – Financial Coordinator
Brittney has worked in the dental field for over a decade. A favorite aspect of her job is being able to be a positive part of someone’s day. She was born in Billings, Montana but has lived throughout the Southwest and has resided in Arizona since 1995. She graduated from ASU in 2004 and has worked as a Financial Coordinator for Murphy Orthodontics since 2010.
Amber – Front Office/Marketing
Amber has been working in the fields of orthodontics and dentistry for many years. Her favorite part of her job here at Murphy Orthodontics is getting to know our patients and watching their smiles transform with beautiful results! Amber grew up in Missouri but has lived here in Arizona for more than a decade. Outside of her work here at our office, Amber and her husband enjoy spending time with their two children, as well as their dog and a pet desert tortoise. Amber’s hobbies include camping and playing cards and board games with family.
Brittny – Front Office
Brittny is an Arizona native, born and raised, and loving every minute of it. Her favorite parts of working at Murphy Orthodontics is working with an amazing team and having the opportunity to learn and grow every day. When Brittny is not at work, she is working towards obtaining her Bachelor’s degree in Business at Grand Canyon University. When Brittny is not working or studying, she enjoys cheering on her favorite football & hockey teams, two-stepping & line dancing the night away, singing her lungs out at a concert or curled up with a good book.
Carissa – Clinical Technician
Carissa is a native of Arizona. Originally from the East Valley, Carissa currently lives in Tempe. She has been working in the fields of orthodontics and dental care for many years, and her favorite part of the job is taking off a patient’s braces and watching the moment when they see their new smile for the first time! Carissa loves spending time with her amazing family and group of friends, and she also loves bringing her German Shepherd rescue dog on her hiking adventures. Carissa takes particular enjoyment in hiking and exploring the many hidden gems around Arizona, and one of her favorite hobbies is to travel and see new places.
Henry – Clinical Technician
Henry is an Arizona native and was born and raised in Phoenix. He loves it here and can’t imagine living anywhere else. Henry is all about family and enjoying his spare time with them. If he’s not with his family or at work, you can find him playing with his dogs. The best part of his job is interacting with patients and seeing them smile for the first time after removing their braces.
Lucri – Clinical Technician
Lucri comes to us all the way from Italy! She moved to Iowa in 2016 to attend college, and then here to Arizona in 2021. One of Lucri’s favorite things about working at our practice is being able to see the final results of orthodontic treatment for our patients and watching their smiles transform. Married to Chase, Lucri also has two adorable puppies – George and Moose. In her free time, Lucri loves to cook, travel, and explore new areas of Arizona.
Shannon – Clinical Technician
Shannon has been working in the fields of orthodontics and dental care for more than 30 years. She enjoys seeing patients’ smile transformations and helping ease the anxieties of our younger patients as they begin treatment. Born in Pennsylvania, Shannon spent part of her childhood in Texas and then moved to Arizona in 1983. Outside of work, Shannon loves spending time with her three daughters (who are the light of her life!) and a Bulldog named Brutus. She is also an avid sand volleyball player.
Leah – Clinical Technician
Leah was born in Inglewood, California. After recently moving to Arizona, Leah says she absolutely loves her new home and is here to stay! Her favorite part of her work here at our practice is interacting with guests and giving them the most comfortable experience possible.
Leah is extremely passionate about helping people and does her best to leave a good impression on everyone she meets. She is also a creative spirit who loves drawing, painting, and writing in her free time.
Amalia – Clinical Technician
Bio coming soon
Jennifer – Clinical Technician
Jennifer was born in Tupelo, Mississippi and raised in Horn Lake in Northern Mississippi. One of Jennifer’s favorite things about working at Murphy Orthodontics is being able to have an impact in our patients lives’, one smile at a time. When Jennifer is not creating experiences with our clients, she loves spending time hiking, reading, cooking, or watching our Arizona Diamondbacks. She also has five pets she loves to spends time with; Two cats, Ebony and Tula and three dogs, Penelope – Lab mix, Parker – Treeing Walker Coonhound, and Aspen – Poodle Terrier mix.
Roman – Clinical Technician
Roman is a Phoenix native and has lived in Arizona for his entire life. In fact, he has lived in a variety of areas across the state, including Peoria, Glendale (where he attended Glendale Community College), and Tolleson. Roman loves working with patients and particularly enjoys getting to know them as they continue through the treatment process. Outside of work, Roman has three siblings (two sisters and one brother), as well as two beloved tabby cats. He enjoys hiking, running, attending concerts with friends and going to baseball games, and has a passion for DIY projects that he works on at home.