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We’re excited to introduce you to the dedicated, compassionate members of Team Eckley. We are extremely proud of the accomplishments and accolades they have received, but know that it’s their charm and charisma that will impress you the most. Each member plays a vital role in the successful outcome of your orthodontic treatment and we are grateful to have so invested a team.
Melanie embarked on her journey in orthodontics in the very same year she joined us. Her role is all about infusing positivity and enthusiasm into our practice, ensuring that every day is a pleasant and enjoyable experience for everyone involved.
What Melanie treasures most about her job is her colleagues. They're not just coworkers to her; they're like a second family. Melanie genuinely cares for her team and feels fortunate to be part of such a closely-knit group.
When she's not fulfilling her role as our Vibe Manager, Melanie continues to radiate positivity in her daily life, making the world a brighter place. The next time you visit Eckley Orthodontics, be sure to say hello to Melanie – she's the one who ensures our practice is a welcoming and enjoyable environment for all.
With a wealth of experience spanning over four decades in the dental field, Angela plays a crucial role in handling billing, insurance, contracts, and all things financial. She's the one who ensures that the financial aspect of your orthodontic journey runs smoothly. Angela's favorite part of her job is helping people set up payment plans that suit their needs and working alongside her wonderful coworkers. She's not just a colleague; she's a team player who genuinely cares about the well-being of everyone around her.
Outside of the office, Angela's heart belongs to her family. She's been happily married for 41 years, raising two adult children and cherishing the bond she shares with her extra special grandson. Few people know that Angela is an open book, and her grandson holds the key to her heart.
When it comes to her local favorites, Angela has a sweet tooth for Chocolate Moose and enjoys the flavors of El Bandido Mexican Restaurant. She's a connoisseur of the best around town, making her the perfect source for recommendations.
Angela's dedication, warm-heartedness, and commitment to ensuring your financial peace of mind make her an invaluable member of the Eckley Orthodontics family.
Carolyn's educational background in the dental field is impressive, boasting a dental assisting vocational degree, orthodontic technician certification, and treatment coordinator certification. Her expertise shines through in every aspect of her role. Carolyn relishes the opportunity to guide people on their path to greater confidence through their smiles. She takes pride in helping patients take that crucial first step.
Outside of the office, Carolyn's heart belongs to her husband, Coty, and their adorable Goldendoodle, Disneyland. They share a love for travel and cherish their adventures together. Carolyn is also passionate about her involvement in her church, where she enjoys both attending and volunteering.
Did you know that Carolyn is fluent in American Sign Language? It's a hidden talent that adds to her remarkable skill set. Another fun fact about Carolyn is that she celebrates her birthday throughout the entire month, making it a month-long celebration of joy.
When it comes to the best around town, Carolyn has a special place in her heart for Mexican cuisine. Her top picks are Campestre or El Rio, especially if you find yourself in the Oak Hill area. Her love for Mexican food is evident, and she's your go-to source for the tastiest recommendations in town.
As a Virtual Treatment Coordinator, Danielle works closely with Dr. Eckley and Dr. Brett, handling virtual patient submissions and insurance billing. Her attention to detail ensures a seamless experience for our patients. What Danielle loves most about her job is simple yet profound – helping people. Her genuine care and dedication shine through in her interactions with patients, making their orthodontic journey a smooth and positive one.
Outside of her professional life, Danielle finds joy in her family. She's married to Tommy and has two wonderful children, Zack and Alexa. Danielle is also a proud grandparent, cherishing the special bond with her grandchild. She enjoys spending quality time with her loved ones, and camping is one of their favorite activities.
When it comes to dining out, Danielle's top choice is Texas Roadhouse. It's her favorite restaurant, where she likely enjoys not just the delicious food but also the warm and welcoming atmosphere.
Danielle's commitment to helping others, both professionally and personally, makes her a valuable member of the Eckley Orthodontics family.
Brittany launched her career in the dental field in 2009, and she has been an invaluable member of our team for over a decade. She wears many hats in her role, from placing braces and making adjustments to assisting the doctor and the lab. With a background as a Certified Orthodontic Technician and Certified Dental Assistant,She brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her work. Her attention to detail and passion for her craft ensure that each patient's journey towards their dream smile is a work of art.
What does Brittany love most about her job? While she enjoys working with patients, her heart lies in assisting the lab. It's here that her meticulous skills come into play, helping to create customized solutions for our patients.
In her personal life, Brittany is happily married to Wesley, and they share a love for camping. Their camping adventures include four furry companions – Peanut, Monty, Parker James, and Noel, who add extra fun to their outdoor experiences. Few people know that Brittany enjoys the thrill of riding dirt bikes, adding a dash of adventure to her life outside of work.
When it comes to dining, Brittany's go-to choice is El Bandido, where she enjoys the flavors of Mexican cuisine. And for a caffeine fix, her favorite coffee spot is Chocolate Moose, where she likely finds comfort in a warm cup of coffee.
She started in the dental field in 1986, marking her as a seasoned professional with decades of experience. Her rich background includes being a Verified X-ray Technician, an alumnus of W.V.U. in Ortho Tech, and an Invisalign Certified specialist. Debbie's favorite part of her job is her unquenchable thirst for learning new things. She's the one who keeps our team on its toes, always eager to explore and embrace the latest advancements in orthodontics.
Beyond her professional life, Debbie is a devoted Christian who welcomed Christ as her Savior in 1971. Her love for animals knows no bounds, and she's equally passionate about singing and decorating Christmas trees. And let's not forget her fondness for Elvis! One lesser-known fact about Debbie is her shyness, which might come as a surprise to those who witness her vibrant and dynamic presence at the office.
When it comes to enjoying her downtime, Debbie's favorites include dining at Olive Garden, watching sports, and indulging in "true crime" shows on TV. Her eclectic interests make her a fascinating individual to be around.
Debbie's curiosity, dedication to learning, and her vibrant personality make her an indispensable member of the Eckley Orthodontics team.
Debra's role primarily involves checking in with our valued patients, making sure they feel right at home when they walk through our doors. With her wealth of experience, she's become an integral part of our practice.
Debra's background and education are deeply rooted in Eckley Orthodontics, where she has honed her skills and expertise over the years. What Debra loves most about her job is the people, especially the kids. Her friendly and welcoming demeanor sets the perfect tone for every patient's visit, making them feel comfortable and cared for.
On a personal note, Debra has been happily married for 33 years (or so she thinks), and they have two wonderful adult children and a beautiful grandson. In her downtime, Debra finds relaxation and joy in bubble baths, a cherished indulgence that few might know about. When it's time to dine out, Debra's top choice is Chili's, where she likely enjoys not just the delicious food but also the relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
Debra's commitment to ensuring a warm and welcoming experience for our patients, especially the kids, makes her an invaluable member of the Eckley Orthodontics family.
As a Lab Technician, Emily plays a vital part in ensuring our patients maintain their beautiful smiles. She meticulously crafts retainers and appliances, each one tailored to perfection.
Outside of her professional life, Emily is a devoted single mother to Mia, and they share a close-knit family bond. She finds solace in spending time with her loved ones, immersing herself in the world of books, and attending church. A lesser-known fact about Emily is that she has a fear of dogs, a vulnerability that contrasts with her confident and capable demeanor. When it's time to indulge her taste buds,
Emily's favorite restaurant is Qdoba, where she likely enjoys the flavors of Mexican cuisine. She also has a soft spot for the community's favorite event, chili night, and the Appalachian festival.
Emily's dedication to her craft and her commitment to helping patients maintain their smiles make her an essential member of the Eckley Orthodontics team.
In her role as an Orthodontic Technician, Gina assists the doctor with procedures and takes charge of ordering supplies for the office. Her meticulous attention to detail and years of experience ensure the smooth operation of our practice. What Gina treasures most about her job is witnessing the transformation of patients as they achieve the beautiful smiles they've always dreamed of. Over the years, she has not only helped create beautiful smiles but has also formed many meaningful friendships with patients.
In her personal life, Gina is happily married to her high school sweetheart, David. They have two adult children, Corey, who lives in Colorado, and Kayce, who resides in West Virginia. Gina's love for travel takes her to Colorado, where she gets to spend quality time with Corey, and she's an avid follower of WVU sports.
Gina keeps no secrets, and believes people pretty much know everything about her – a testament to her openness and friendly demeanor. When it's time to enjoy a meal out, Gina's top restaurant choices are Campestra and Casablanca, both offering delicious dining experiences.
Gina's wealth of experience, warm personality, and commitment to creating beautiful smiles make her an indispensable member of the Eckley Orthodontics family.
Kylee's educational background includes graduating from Liberty High School, and her role is essential in the dental field as she takes care of sterilizing tools and prepping rooms to maintain a safe and sanitized environment for our patients. What Kylee enjoys most about her job is being helpful to her coworkers and patients. Her commitment to ensuring everyone's well-being shines through in her meticulous work.
Outside of work, Kylee's interests include going to country music concerts, spending quality time with friends and family, and exploring the great outdoors through hiking. She also has a passion for adventure, as she loves to take the top off her jeep and go for a thrilling ride – a side of her that few might know. When it's time to dine out, Kylee's favorite restaurant is Pasquale's, where she likely enjoys a delightful meal.
Kylee's dedication to maintaining a clean and safe environment for our patients and her friendly demeanor make her a valuable member of the Eckley Orthodontics team.
Mandy's job entails assisting the doctor in placing and adjusting braces, a role she takes on with precision and care. What she loves most about her job is the opportunity to personally connect with her patients. She knows that building those relationships makes the orthodontic journey smoother and more enjoyable for everyone involved.
In her personal life, Mandy is a dedicated single mother to Presley, and she has her hands full with her "furbabies" Donnie, Minnie, and Milo. She cherishes spending time with her family, especially watching her daughter play softball and attending church. Few people may know that Mandy was a cheerleader in college, a fact that adds a touch of athleticism and enthusiasm to her vibrant personality.
When it's time to dine out, Mandy's top restaurant choice is Fujiyamas, where she likely enjoys the flavors of Japanese cuisine. For a caffeine fix, her favorite coffee spot is Dunkin Donuts. She also enjoys working at the annual chili night event, where she likely brings her warmth and dedication to the community.
Mandy's expertise, personal connections with patients, and her cheerleader spirit make her an invaluable member of the Eckley Orthodontics team.
In her role as a Treatment Coordinator, Melissa plays a vital part in guiding patients on their orthodontic journey. Her warm and welcoming demeanor ensures that every patient feels comfortable and well-informed.
Outside of work, Melissa has been happily married to Wayne for 24 years, and they share their lives with a German/Australian Shepherd. In her downtime, Melissa enjoys a love for college football, particularly following WVU games – a passion that few people might know about. When it's time to dine out, Melissa's top choice is Texas Roadhouse, where she likely enjoys the flavors of American cuisine.
Melissa's experience, dedication, and genuine care for patients make her an invaluable member of the Eckley Orthodontics team.
In her role as an Orthodontic Technician, Nicole plays a pivotal role in assisting the doctors with various orthodontic procedures, from putting on braces and orthodontic appliances to adjustments and post-treatment care with retainers. Her expertise and gentle touch make each patient's experience a positive one.
But Nicole's contributions don't stop there. She also takes on the responsibility of training staff on OSHA protocols, ensuring that our office maintains the highest standards of safety. Additionally, she's the creative force behind office holiday decorating, adding a touch of joy to our workspace. What Nicole loves most about her job is working directly with patients. Her passion for helping them achieve their best smiles shines through in every interaction.
In her personal life, Nicole is a proud parent to three adult children who are scattered across the globe, with one in Japan, one in West Virginia, and one in Tennessee. It's a testament to her adventurous spirit and open heart. One lesser-known fact about Nicole is her blue belt in Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, a testament to her dedication and discipline outside of work. When it's time to dine out, Nicole's favorites include Qdoba and Starbucks, where she can savor her preferred flavors.
Nicole's extensive experience, commitment to patient care, and dedication to office safety make her an indispensable member of the Eckley Orthodontics family.
Myah's job encompasses working with all our patients, from assisting with dental monitoring to working with braces and even handling front desk duties. Her versatility makes her a valuable asset to our practice. What Myah loves most about her job is the joy she brings to patients. Making people happy is at the core of her role, and she takes pride in contributing to their confident smiles.
Beyond the office, Myah has a passion for cooking and baking, likely bringing delicious treats to share with her colleagues. One fact that few people may know is that she's not a natural blonde, adding a touch of intrigue to her personality. When it's time to dine out, Myah's culinary skills likely come into play at home. However, she might also enjoy exploring local restaurants and finding inspiration for her own kitchen adventures.
Myah's dedication to patient happiness, her versatility, and her passion for cooking and baking make her an essential member of the Eckley Orthodontics team.
As a Dental Hygienist, Danielle plays a crucial role in our patients' orthodontic journey. Her responsibilities include removing braces and polishing teeth, leaving behind a gleaming smile. Her attention to detail and gentle touch ensure that every patient's experience is comfortable and positive. What Danielle loves most about her job is the satisfaction of seeing happy patients who are getting their braces removed. It's a rewarding moment that she cherishes with each patient.
Outside of the office, Danielle has a creative side, enjoying activities such as sewing, embroidering, and cooking. Her skills in these areas likely bring joy to her colleagues and loved ones. One fact that few people may know about Danielle is that she's an open book, a testament to her friendly and approachable nature. When it's time to dine out, Danielle's favorite restaurant is Merchant's Deli, where she likely savors delicious meals and enjoys the cozy atmosphere.
Danielle's expertise, commitment to patient care, and her creative spirit make her an indispensable member of the Eckley Orthodontics family.
In her capacity as an Orthodontic Technician, Jordan is instrumental in helping patients of all ages achieve their beautiful smiles. She assists the doctor with placing braces and conducting adjustments, ensuring that each patient's orthodontic journey is a smooth and positive experience. What Jordan cherishes most about her job is the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children and adults by helping them attain beautiful smiles.
Outside of work, Jordan enjoys a variety of activities, including reading, hunting, and fishing. She shares her life with her beloved dog, whom she loves to take on hikes to explore the great outdoors.
A lesser-known fact about Jordan is her musical talent. She has played the trumpet for about 8 years, adding a note of uniqueness to her personality. When it's time to enjoy a meal out, Jordan's favorite restaurant is El Bandito in Oak Hill, likely savoring the flavors of Mexican cuisine.
Jordan's dedication, enthusiasm, and commitment to patient care make her an essential member of the Eckley Orthodontics team.
As an Orthodontic Technician, Mary plays a vital role in helping our patients achieve their best smiles. She works closely with Dr. Brett, ensuring that braces are placed correctly and conducting adjustments to ensure progress. What Mary enjoys most about her job is the opportunity to get to know and build connections with our patients. Her warm and friendly demeanor creates a positive and comfortable atmosphere for everyone.
Outside of the office, Mary finds joy in spending time outdoors, whether it's hiking, exploring, or simply enjoying nature. She also shares her life with her husband, along with their dog and two cats, making for a lively and loving household.
A fact that few people may know about Mary is her previous career as a hairstylist before entering the dental field, showcasing her versatility and diverse skill set. When it's time to dine out, Mary's favorite restaurant is Fish Frenzy, where she likely enjoys savoring the delicious Philly cheesesteaks they offer.
Mary's passion, dedication to building connections with patients, and her diverse background make her an essential member of the Eckley Orthodontics family.