Orthodontic TechnicianWe recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive orthodontic care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented team is 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.
Hello my name is Katie Schaerer, I have an associates degree in dental assisting and I am a cross training into this lovely office with 10 years of experience as an orthodontic technician. My job entails working with patients on a day to day bases as well as assisting Dr. Michelle, where I love to see my patients smiles transform from start to finish.
I work one-on-one with patients to help them progress through treatment. I keep patients comfortable and educated in all stages of treatment. My favorite part of my job is getting to know each patient on a personal level and watching their smile transform.
Outside the office, I am a mother of a rambunctious 5-year-old, named Brody. We have a "cheagle" puppy named Toby that also keep me busy. We like to stay busy being outside hiking on trails. Our favorite places to visit Glen Helen in Yellow Springs and the local library. During the summer we love to stay cool swimming in our pool and going to music events.
Clinical Lead, Director of Marketing and Imaging Specalist
I greet and work with new patients, take their 3D scans and clinical photos, marketing duties and occasionally I’ll work on the treatment floor seeing patients and assisting the doctors. Our team is like my second family—caring, supportive, and passionate about helping patients. Our office is also up to date with all the latest orthodontic technology, which makes working here very exciting! I started working here in 2007 after taking dental courses through Sinclair Community College. I truly love children and making their appointments comfortable and fun.
Born and raised in Beavercreek, I’ve come to love anything outdoors! I enjoy football, basketball, baseball, gardening, swimming, camping, country music, water skiing, riding motorcycles, and most importantly spending time with my amazing husband Jason and two beautiful daughters, Rhylee Jae and McKenzy.
I started working at Beavercreek Orthodontics in May 2018 but have over 2 years prior ortho experience. I went to dental assisting school and I am currently working on my license to be a regionally certified Dental Assistant. My favorite part of my job is building relationships with patients, their families and seeing the transformations!
Dr. Michelle and the team I work with is absolutely amazing and they are like a second family to me. Everyone is so kind and helpful and genuinely cares for each individual patient. When I am not working I am spending time with my husband Josh and my fur babies. I have two cats named Henry and Edgar. I also have two 8 month old puppies named Nora and Zeus. Nora is a golden retriever and Zeus is an Australian Shepherd. They definitely keep me on my toes and help me get my exercise. I love to be out in nature hiking, bike riding, skiing, and going camping. I also love taking vacations to any place that is warm and has a beach.
Insurance Coordinator/Imaging Specialist
My job involves anything related to insurance and financial matters, such as filing insurance claims for the treatment patients receive and processing insurance payments. I also take X-rays and radiographs. I’m licensed as a radiologist by the Ohio State Dental Board and have been working with Beavercreek Orthodontics since 2002. I love working with Dr. Michelle and co-workers because we are a fun office and give quality care to our patients. We are a close team, like family. We all have very common goals for our patients.
My husband Don and I have two children: Jordan and Hayley. We also have two dogs, Henley and Chandler. We all love hanging out together, outdoors when possible! Jordan loves basketball and Haley loves spending time with her horse. Our favorite place to vacation together is Panama City Beach, FL because we all love the beach and also because my mom lives there.
As a Scheduling Coordinator, my main focus is to ensure patients are greeted with a smile and to make sure each person is taken care of every time they visit the office. My favorite part of about Beavercreek Ortho is being a part of such an amazing team and seeing what an impact they make on the patients. Dr. Michelle and each team member, truly cares about their jobs and the patients, and it makes the job fun and very rewarding.
I grew up, born and raised, in Beavercreek with my parents and older brother. Growing up in such a great community has made it easy to spend time with friends and family. Watching my nephews grow up (and soon to be niece) has been the most exciting thing and I always look forward to see what the future will hold!
My job entails working with patients and assisting Dr. Michelle on the clinical floor. I’ve also been cross-trained to help make appliances in the lab. Dr. Michelle is an awesome teacher, and I love this team because everyone is always so knowledgeable and willing to help. I feel like we all make the perfect team! I graduated in 2011 from Kaplan College’s Dental Assistance Program and am also a certified dental assistant. My favorite part of my job is working with patients and getting to know them. It's such a great feeling when a patient finishes treatment and they have an amazing smile to show off. I love seeing how happy they are!
I enjoy spending time with my nieces. I have a dog named Minnie, she is pekingese and dashschund mix. One of our favorite things to do together is to go hiking through the woods by our house. In my spare time I like doing crafts and DIY projects.
My experience in the detail field started in 2007 when I attended dental assisting school at Springfield Clack CTC. I then received an additional license, EFDA at Sinclair Community College that allows me to polish and bond permanent retainers. My favorite part of my job is helping people gain confidence through their smile. Working here at Beavercreek Orthodontics has been such a positive and upbeat experience. Dr. Michelle and my team always make the day go smoothly and fast. I'm honored to be a part of the team.
Outside the office you will find me spending time with my husband, Adam, and three amazing children ages 13, 5 and 10 months. I have an extreme passion for orthodontics as well as health and fitness! If I'm not at work you could find me on a bike ride or hike with my family or teaching my workout class. My husband and I coach my daughters T-ball team and love nothing more than seeing our children happy!
I am excited for this new career path working at Beavercreek Orthodontics. My background in the dental field is limited, however, I bring a lot of customer service/sales experience with me and look forward to growing with the company.
I was born in Austin Texas and was raised in Xenia. I have been married for 5 Years to my husband Scott. I have 3 children, Madelyn is 17, Matthew is 13, and Melissa is 10. My children are in a lot of sports, so that keeps me busy most of the year. When I am not spending time going to games and school events. I am relaxing at home with my dog Tank. He is an English Bulldog, and he is my baby. I love a good margarita and great Mexican food. Did I forget to say, I am half Mexican?!
I have enjoyed getting to know all the staff here at Beavercreek Orthodontics. I work with an amazing group of professionals who work in this field. Being able to see the transition in someone’s smile is very rewarding. They have taught me so much in the short time of being here. This year will be a very exciting, busy year and I am looking forward to all the new opportunities that are coming my way.
I am one who makes all the appliances for Beavercreek Orthodontics. I am passionate about helping others gain confidence and I believe that the orthodontic journey can be a life changing experience. My favorite part of working at Beavercreek Orthodontics is seeing the progress that patients make and knowing that I get to be a part of something that makes a positive impact in others' lives. I am originally from Indiana and attended Dental Assisting school at the Indiana University School of Dentistry. I have been in the dental field for over 10 Years. My job is to answer all of your questions about orthodontic treatment and help you get started. I love checking in on my patients throughout treatment and I will always make sure you are taken care of!
When I am not working I am chasing around my two boys- Braxton who is 5 and Vance who is 1. We have one pup named Miele (Mia), who is a flat coated retriever. You can usually find me and my other half, Daniel, working on the house we are flipping in our spare time or cooking a big meal for our extended families together. We are usually on the go, but when we have down time we love to travel and see new places!
I started as a Chairside Assistant in Orthodontics, in 1991. I've worked in the dental field for over 20 Years! My job here at Beavercreek Orthodontics is working with our new patients and helping them understand the particulars of their individual treatment plans. I love getting to meet new people every day and guiding them through the new patient process; I want to make it as fun and exciting for them as I can. I believe smiles are contagious and love playing a part in transforming people's lives. I truly enjoy spending time with our patients to make sure their experience at Beavercreek Orthodontics is the best. I work with some of the most professional and skilled people in the field; they are supportive and work together flawlessly to give our patients A+ customer service.
I love Interior Design, and flower gardening. I live in Vandalia, with my husband Nick, I have two daughter's that attend College, and 2 cats Chloe and Daisy.
I am the Team Leader of the Administrative Department. My primary responsibilites are to support the flow of the practice, including the patients, staff and our doctors. Our staff has a unique and well rounded working relationship. I am proud to be a part of a world class team.
I’ve been married to my husband Mark for 25 years. We share two beautiful children, Bryanna and Dakota. We also have four pooches: Missy, Booger, Jethro, and Bill. I enjoy camping, exercising, and all sorts of sports, but I most enjoy listening to my children sing!
I see patients on the treatment floor, helping them love their smile. I'm trained in a wide variety of areas, I also help in the lab making appliances. I love working with Dr. Michelle because she puts her heart into every patient's orthodontic experience and my team mates never hesitate to go the extra mile to lend a helping hand.
Outside the office, I like to slow things down and enjoy the outdoors. I love hanging out at home with my children and being a mommy. Outside of work you will find me watching my 2 girls, Peyton and Claire play sports. If there is water and sunshine, then that’s where my family will be!
Lead Scheduling Coordinator
I am a team leader and work at the front desk. I am responsible for answering the phones, scheduling patients' appointments, and providing support to patients and their families. I truly enjoy talking to and spending time with our patients to make sure their experience at Beavercreek Orthodontics is the best it can be. I really love what I do and I am always happy to help with any questions you have throughout your journey with us. I enjoy the one-on-one contact with my patients and helping them feel comfortable as they embark on their new smile. We are a patient centered practice and we pride ourselves in giving top notch customer care to every person that walks through our doors. We are all fortunate to work for a doctor and team that are leaders in education in our indudstry. Dr. Michelle is continuously seeking the latest and most up to date information to ensure we are all educated on the latest & greatest. We are always learning here at Beavercreek Orthodontics!
The most important thing to me is my husband Scott and our daughter Briana! Briana is full of energy and brings new adventure and lessons daily! I am orginally from the great state of Kentucky and I travel "home" to Louisville as often as I can to visit family. I am also very dedicated to cancer research and I participate in several 5k's a year in honor of both of my parents. My greatest accomplishment was completing the Susan G. Komen 60 miles in 3 days! So hard but so worth it!