Meet The Staff

We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive orthodontic care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented Houston orthodontist and team are committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding orthodontic experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.

Yana

Yana

Yana is our Marketing & Communications Specialist at West Houston Orthodontics. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Houston and her master’s in Business Administration from St. Thomas University in Houston. She has worked in the orthodontic field since 2006.

Yana was born in Minsk, Belarus, and moved to Michigan when she was six years old. In 2005, she moved to Houston and resides with her husband and daughter. In her free time, Yana enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She also enjoys cooking, traveling, working out, and watching “No Reservations” on the Travel Channel. Yana’s bucket list includes having dinner with Anthony Bourdain one day.

Yana loves seeing how life-changing orthodontic treatment is for her patients. She also enjoys working with the surrounding community and schools in different philanthropic efforts.

 

Bobbi

Bobbi

Bobbi has been in the field of dentistry for over 25 years. She worked at the Baylor College of Dentistry Orthodontic School before joining the West Houston Orthodontics team.

Bobbi loves being a part of the transformation of her patient’s smile. Most of them start out barely smiling and by the time their treatment is completed they are beaming ear to ear.

Bobbi is the proud mother of two daughters. Rachel graduated from Ohio State and lives in Connecticut. Jessi graduated from the College of Charleston and lives in Washington, D.C. Bobbi enjoys taking walks with Romeo, her Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. She also enjoys spending time with her friends and family and is involved in church activities.

 

Toie

Toie

Toie is one of our Certified Dental Assistants at West Houston Orthodontics. She has worked in the dental field, including orthodontics, for over 20 years.

She is very energetic and happy to help with any patient matter. Toie says the most rewarding part of her job is helping patients overcome their fears and keeping them excited about the results of their treatments – a beautiful smile! “Being able to share in the experience of changing a person’s smile is one of my favorite parts of the job. Toie explains, “As long as I have put a smile on someone’s face, I feel successful for the day.”

Outside of work, I am blessed to have a wonderful circle of family and friends.”
Toie and her husband have been married over 20 years. They have two amazing children and a german Shepard, and a cat.
She loves to volunteer, at her church, in the PTO, and is a Girl Scout Leader, in addition to being an Aggie Mom!

 

Pam

Pam

Pam is an Appointment Coordinator at West Houston Orthodontics, and a Registered Dental Assistant in the State of Texas

Pam has worked in the service industry most of her life and in orthodontics for over 3 years. Keeping her patients happy and informed is her priority. Pam will tell you orthodontics is truly a life changing experience. She saw this when her own daughter went through treatment. Her smile has given her confidence and has opened doors of opportunity.

Pam and her husband of 26 years, participate in all kinds of activities with their children. They love the “Texans” football games and football in general. It does not matter, if it is a high school game or a professional game. They love football season! The family also enjoys vacations at the beach, but hiking is a favorite past time too.

Pam’s daughter is on the Taylor High School Swim Team,“ Go Mustangs!” and her talented son plays every sport under the sun.

Their mom is very talented too. You can catch her smiling and ready to help you at West Houston Orthodontics.