Our Staff

Our staff is uniquely trained and highly skilled, and we strive to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient. Our staff consists of team members with specialized training and multiple certifications, and each one of our team members has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.

To experience the difference that only a well-trained, professional and courteous team can deliver, schedule your appointment with our office today!

Connie - Clinical Assistant, E.D.D.A Certified

Connie joined Carlton Orthodontics in July of 2017. She brings with her 20 years of experience in orthodontics which includes front desk, scheduling, marketing, lab, and clinical assistant. She received her E.D.D.A and X-ray certifications from LSU Medical in New Orleans, LA in 1999. She loves orthodontics and watching our patients smiles transform. Outside of work, she loves swamp pop and country music, dancing, watching dirt track racing, fishing, camping, and spending time with her loving family and friends.

Emily - Clinical Assistant

Emily joined Carlton Orthodontics in May of 2017. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana State University in 2013. She has been working in the orthodontic field since 2015. Her main focus is to establish friendly relationships with patients while providing excellent patient care. Away from work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Ross. She also enjoys traveling, shopping and spending time with her family, friends and her dog, Gretchen.

 

Jennifer - Financial and Insurance Coordinator

Jennifer joined Carlton Orthodontics in January 2017 after relocating to Louisiana with her family. She brings over twelve years of experience in orthodontics. While striving to provide exemplary customer service, Jennifer’s primary role is to help with all of your financial needs. She will help to establish a comfortable payment option, while utilizing your insurance to receive the maximum benefit. Away from work, she enjoys spending time with her family and stays very active with her two sons, Hayden and Ashton.

Kristy - Clinical Assistant, E.D.D.A Certified 

Kristy has been a part of Dr. Carlton’s team since March of 2017, bringing fifteen years of orthodontic experience. She has been E.D.D.A. and x-ray certified since 2006. She enjoys having the opportunity to develop relationships with both patients and their parents. She loves watching the patients grow with confidence as they progress in treatment. In her spare time, she loves the outdoors, taking trips and spending time with family and friends. She has two wonderful children, Krislyn and Konnor, and one grandson, Sam Alan.

 

Mel - Treatment Coordinator

Mel will be the person that will work with you during the initial appointment to ensure that all of your needs are met and questions answered. She has been with Dr. Carlton since February of 2009. She entered the orthodontic field in 1998 with E.D.D.A. Certification and enjoys watching patients' smiles transform. Mel also works in the clinic at various times so she may assist with your wires and colors. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her three children: Cade, Calli and Cole. She also enjoys watching movies, cooking and hanging out with her family.

 

Melanie - Clinical Assistant, E.D.D.A Certified

Melanie joined Carlton Orthodontics in June of 2014. She attended Accelerated Dental Assisting Academy, where she received her CPR and radiology certifications. Melanie truly enjoys working side-by-side with Dr. Carlton and making our patients feel comfortable and confident. She takes pride in her job and loves building relationships with the families of Carlton Orthodontics. Away from work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Jordan, and their daughter, Kadence.