We are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our trained and highly skilled staff has many years of combined experience in orthodontics. We stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars including those offered through OSHA.
Cari, our Treatment Coordinator, has over 24 years of valued experience in orthodontics. She loves what she does and especially appreciates the relationships built with our patients and their families. Cari says she’s “pretty much a native (Arizonan) with a hint of California built in.” Cari enjoys spending time with her family at the race track, motorcycle rides with her husband, Wally, and their many activities with their daughter, Karlie, at her school and athletic events. Her favorite hobbies include time at the beach, lake, or anything water and sand! Oh, yes. . . and football!!
Lindsay, Observation Treatment Coordinator and Marketing, keeps busy covering our Observation Program and working with marketing. She is an Arizona native and has worked in ortho for over eight years. Lindsay and Tim enjoy their family time and keep busy with their son and daughter! Lindsay grew up dancing and now she gets to enjoy watching her daughter take gymnastics and dance classes. In addition Lindsay loves anything outdoors… walks with the kids, trips to the park, and hiking. The best part of her job is seeing patients have a great experience at our office and leaving with a smile!
Brittney, Financial Coordinator and Marketing, has worked in the dental field over 7 years. 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. Brittney is a major sports fan! She loves sharing season tickets to the Cardinals with her family, cheering on the San Antonio Spurs, and rooting for ASU (her alma mater!) She keeps busy with her rescue dog, a boxer named Lucy, and loves helping any cause relating to animals.
Katelyn, Front Office and Insurance, joined our team in 2018 after she moved from Missoula, Montana. She loves spending time with her family and little sister, Gracelyn, her boyfriend, TJ, and her cat, Meiko. Her hobbies include baking, hiking, shopping and time spent with her family and friends. Katelyn danced, mostly ballet, for 13 years.
Kristin, Marketing, always wears a big smile and has enjoyed being in ortho for over 5 years. She was born and raised in Utah. When she’s not busy working or going to school she loves to spend time by the pool with her husband, Anthony, and her family and friends. Topping her list of “favorites” you’ll find her little maltipoo puppy, Cy, along with her weakness for sprinkle cupcakes. Kristin is also a big fan of baseball and especially the Dodgers!
Lindsey, Records Clerk and Marketing, is new to Arizona although not new to the dental field. She especially loves seeing the difference in patients before and after their treatment. She was born in California and grew up in Colorado and Nebraska. Outside of work her time is filled as a part time esthetician. Her hobbies include travel, concerts, swimming, entertaining and decorating. Lindsey hopes to volunteer at a dog rescue shelter.
Leah, Front Desk and Scheduling, brings more than 3 years of experience in the field with her. She was born and raised in Arizona, and after all these years she’s still not used to the heat. 🙂 Her favorite part of her job is seeing the reactions of patients when they see their results. Leah and her husband, Harlan, enjoy their family time and their puppy, Lyla. In her spare time Leah loves doing make-up, photography and the time to spoil her 2 nieces and 3 nephews!
Brittny, Clinical Technician, has over 10 years of ortho experience. She was born in Mission Viejo, CA and moved to Arizona when she was 10. Her hobbies include traveling, backpacking, hiking and snowboarding. Brittny is currently going to school to become a registered nurse. She and her husband, Zach, were recently married in Wyoming. Their rescued pets include River (dog) and Rose (cat). Brittny’s favorite part about working at Murphy Orthodontics is her fellow workers because they’re like family.
Ashley, Clinical Technician, is a native to Arizona, yet somehow part of her heart resides with the Green Bay Packers! She is not new to the dental field and has more than 2 years in orthodontics and the previous 5 years in pediatric dentistry. She especially loves seeing the smile on a patient’s face when they get braces off and see their smile for the first time after their treatment. Priceless! Outside of work she and her husband spend time with their German Shepherd, Baylee, and enjoy family BBQs and football Sundays. Her hobbies include crafting, being outdoors, hiking and snowboarding.
Maurie, Clinical Technician, has over 5 years in the dental field. She was born and raised in Louisiana and attended Louisiana State University. (Go Tigers!) Maurie moved to Arizona a year ago, and her favorite part of her job is talking to her patients and getting to know them. She also enjoys the fact that everyone she works with is super fun and friendly. Maurie has a rescue dog named Iceberg, and she’s planning her marriage to her favorite person in the world, Albert! He is resident choreographer for the Phoenix Ballet Company, and Maurie enthusiastically attests that the dancers there are some of the most talented in the world! Maurie has always loved dancing and enjoys rock climbing, hiking, and teaching yoga.
Katie, Clinic Technician, has been in dentistry for 6 years. Following her training she joined an office specializing in pediatrics and orthodontics and fell in love with orthodontics. Her favorite part of the job is seeing the patient’s smile following treatment and the added confidence it brings to them. Katie grew up in So. California and, following a short stint in Oklahoma, Katie moved to Phoenix in 2017. She enjoys time with her boyfriend and visiting her family in CA often. She loves taking her two Siberian huskies to the dog park and her many hobbies, most of which involve being outside or travel.
Kayla, Clinic Technician, has always been drawn to orthodontics and recently joined us after a career in management and customer service. Her favorite part of her job is seeing the patients evolve from beginning to end of treatment. On top of that being able to work with the people in the office makes her job fun. Kayla was born in Las Vegas, and she moved to Flagstaff where she lived until she left for college in Phoenix. In addition to her “baby”, a dachshund named Mylo, she has 3 siblings (her best friends). Besides being a “foodie” and loving “game nights” with family and friends, her favorite things are country concerts, shopping, golf, barre class, Pilates. She loves to laugh, smile and brighten others’ days.