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!
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.
Lindsay – Treatment Coordinator
Lindsay is an Arizona native and has worked in orthodontics for over ten 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 her son play hockey. In addition Lindsay loves anything outdoors, including 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!
Carly – Treatment Coordinator
Carly has been working in the orthodontics field for several years. Her favorite part of her job as a Treatment Coordinator is seeing the smiling faces of our patients when they walk through the door and sensing their happiness and excitement. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, Carly moved to San Diego in 2012 and then to Arizona in 2020. She recently got married and is currently in school for nursing. In her spare time, Carly loves to go hiking with her husband and two dogs, Gibson and Nipsey. They also enjoy going on adventures and trying new types of food. Carly and her husband love to travel—they have already been to four different countries and are excited to visit more!
Angie – Observation 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 Taekwondo, and also takes care of a wonderful Corgi named Rosie. In her spare time, Angie enjoys spending time with friends and family. She also takes pride in her Christian faith and loves to attend church on Sundays.
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.
Cheyenne – Front Office
Cheyenne has had braces herself, so she fully understands the many benefits that orthodontic treatment can provide. Her favorite parts of her time here at Murphy Orthodontics are the patients and people with whom she works, as well as the overall environment of our practice. Cheyenne grew up right here in Arizona and has lived here her entire life. Outside of work, Cheyenne takes care of her beloved cats and her Chocolate Lab. She loves snowboarding, hiking, working out, and hanging out with friends and family on weekends. She is also a big fan of summertime and being on the lake!
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.
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 – Sterile 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.
Brooke – Records Technician
Brooke was born and raised in Phoenix. One of her great joys here at Murphy Orthodontics is to make children laugh and smile. Outside of work, Brooke has two dogs (Godzilla and Puzzle). She also enjoys her many hobbies and passions, including writing, reading, karaoke, playing video games, and watching horror movies.