Meet the Orthodontic Team


We recognize that all 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.

 

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Amber

Treatment Coordinator / Clinical Technician

Amber joined our team in April of 2017.  She came to us with 17 years of othodontic experience.  She is excited to be a part of a wonderful team where our patient's experience is always first priority.  She enjoys meeting new patients and being a friendly face throughout their treatment.

When Amber is not with her work family, she enjoys down time at home with her husband and 3 children.

 
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Cathy

Front Office Coordinator / Bookkeeper

Cathy became a part of our team in 1993 after spending nine years as an administrative assistant for a prosthodontist in Washington, D.C. As a people person, Cathy enjoys doing her best to meet the individual needs of our patients. She likes the casual and fun, yet professional, atmosphere that both Dr. Rubenstein and Dr. Swihart  and their staff create in the office!

Away from the office, Cathy keeps herself busy with her five grandchildren, and as a “pastor's wife”: her husband serves as pastor of Newington Baptist Church in Gloucester.

 

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Cindy

Administrative Assistant

Cindy began her career in orthodontics as a part of our team in 1994. She enjoys every aspect of her job, especially the contact she has with our patients and their families. She appreciates the friendships she has developed with both our patients and families, as well as her co-workers. She feels that the family-like atmosphere in the office mirrors the family feel of her church.

Cindy has two grown children and seven grandchildren.

 

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Elena

Clinical Technician / Bilingual

Elena joined our team in 2015. She has general dentistry experience as well as orthodontic experience and is very excited to be a part of a team where everyone is highly focused on understanding the expectation of the patient and working together to achieve the desired goals.

Elena is from Livorno, a port city in Tuscany, Italy. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two children traveling and biking.

 

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Esther

Financial Administrator

Esther has orthodontic and dental assisting experience that led her here in 1993. She values her role in the team as the facilitator of our patients’ financials and aiding them in obtaining their maximum insurance benefit. She loves Dr. Rubenstein's and Dr. Swihart's ability to relate to all their patients, both children and adults. She also admires the team’s ability to make our patients feel a valued part of our orthodontic family.

Away from the office, Esther and her husband enjoy spending time with their family, including their five beautiful granddaughters.

 

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Jennifer

Clinical / Lab Technician

Jennifer has been with our team since 2001. Before venturing into the field of orthodontics, she worked in general dentistry. She specializes in the fabrication of our invisible retainers and enjoys the challenge of making a retainer that fits well. She also enjoys the friendships that she has made while working with our team.

Jennifer enjoys time off with her husband and their three children.

 

LaKisha

LaKisha

Treatment Coordinator / Clinical Technician

LaKisha has been a part of our team since 2005. LaKisha loves singing and making our patients laugh! Family is very important to her and that's what she likes about her position here—she treats each patient like they're family. LaKisha loves working with our team to give patients a wonderful new smile. She enjoys spending time with her husband, three children and her beautiful granddaughter. In her free time, she enjoys cooking and having fun with family and friends.

 

Suzanne

Suzanne

Treatment Coordinator/Clinical Technician /Financial Admin Assistant

Suzanne has worked in the dental field for over 20 years and actually started her orthodontic career with our team in 1993. She is excited about being a part of our office again and being part of a team that is dedicated to providing quality care. When Suzanne is not working, she enjoys traveling, spending time with her three children and beautiful granddaughter, as well as being outside doing anything from biking, gardening to just relaxing with a good book or crocheting.

 

 

Telisa

Clinical Technician

Telisa has over sixteen years of dental experience as both a dental assistant and dental hygienist.  She joined our team in November 2018 and is passionate about providing each patient with an excellent level of individualized care and attention.  Telisa loves to spend time with her husband and their two dogs as well as gardening, reading and crafting.

 

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