We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.
We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
"I enjoy meeting new patients and helping facilitate their journey to a new smile that they love and feel confident about!"
Cassie started her career as an orthodontic assistant in 2013, then transitioned to orthodontic treatment coordinator. She joined iSmile Orthodontics in 2021 and is instrumental in getting our new patients ready for their new smile experience. In addition to assisting in consultations, she presents financial proposals, answers questions, and follows up with pending patients as needed.
Outside the office, Cassie treasures time with her husband Jesse and their two young daughters, Tiarah and Charisma. The family loves to camp, take road trips, and travel. Their favorite place to visit is Memphis, Tennessee. Cassie loves watching Tiarah do gymnastics and Charisma’s ballet performances, and adores being a busy mom!
Clinical Assistant, OSHA/WISHA Officer
"I like getting to work with and develop relationships with our patients. What I love most is seeing the reaction when we remove their braces and they look at their new smiles!"
Cynthia has worked in the oral health field since 1999. She graduated from Nova Institute of Health Technology and is both a California Registered Dental Assistant and California Orthodontic Assistant. She became part of the iSmile Orthodontics team in 2020, assisting Dr. Lauren with patient care and ensuring everyone has a great experience with us. Cynthia is also our OSHA and WISHA Officer.
A Southern California native, Cynthia, her husband, and three boys relocated to Washington in 2020 to be closer to her sister and her family. Enjoying the PNW, Cynthia likes hiking, bicycle rides, going to the lake, paddle boarding, and kayaking. Of course, being with her family, including her nieces and nephews, is a highlight of her life!
"I really enjoy meeting so many wonderful families and love seeing our patients change from beginning treatment to a beautiful smile!"
Debbie attended WSU for her undergraduate studies and Andon College for dental assisting. She has been part of the dental field for many years, in orthodontics for 15 years, and joined iSmile Orthodontics in 2019. Working with families, Debbie sets up financial contracts that work best for their needs. She also handles insurance, verifies benefits, and submits insurance billing. Additionally, Debbie assists with answering the phones and scheduling.
Away from work, Debbie most enjoys spending time with her family and friends, barbeques, pool and lake time, and traveling. She also likes being involved and volunteering in her church and community.
"We have all had personal and professional growth in tandem with iSmile, and it has been an amazing experience and opportunity to do these things for a greater purpose together as a team."
Joining us in 2020, John oversees our clinic’s orthodontic lab in addition to his duties as a chairside assistant. He enjoys helping members of our community complete their orthodontic goals and giving them the best tools possible to ensure their smile is something they are confident in and can maintain for their entire lives.
John spent most of his life living in California. He lives with his brothers, mom, and girlfriend Cathryn, along with their many pets that include snakes, geckos, a cat, and a frog. John is a PC enthusiast and loves building them as a hobby, as well as gaming.
"I love knowing we help patients get a beautiful smile and make the process worry-free!"
Maritza joined iSmile Orthodontics in 2020. Working in the front office, she schedules and confirms appointments and sends reminders. She also updates patients’ files, collects payments, handles the phones, and responds to emails.
Born and raised in California, Maritza moved to Spokane in 2005. She has two teenage sons and a long-term boyfriend who has four boys of his own: yes, she is outnumbered! In her time away from work, Maritza loves being with her family. She especially likes taking walks on trails, going to movies, and having family barbeques where they enjoy good company and good food.
"I really enjoy making people more confident in themselves and helping them achieve the beautiful smiles they deserve!"
Sidney started in career in the dental field in 2018 and became part of the iSmile Orthodontics team in 2020. She works in the clinic, assisting Dr. Lauren with various procedures, including braces and Invisalign®.
Away from the office, Sidney enjoys painting, spending time with friends and family, and playing with her three dogs. She also loves to travel the world – and always has time to stop at a coffee shop.