Our Staff

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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

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 - Scheduling Coordinator 

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 and daughter Annie. She also enjoys traveling, shopping and spending time with her family, friends and her dog, Gretchen.

Jennifer - Financial Coordinator

Jennifer joined Carlton Orthodontics in November 2017. She brings over ten 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 shopping, the beach, and spending time with her husband CJ and twins Emily and Josie.


Mallory - Sterilization Assistant  
Mallory has been a part of Carlton Orthodontics since September 2017. She graduated from Live Oak High School in May 2017. She was active in Cheerleading for many years. She is a student at Louisiana State University and an active member of Kappa Alpha Theta. She is majoring in Kinesiology and plans to obtain a career in Physical Therapy after graduating from LSU. In her spare time, she enjoys the beach, traveling, going to LSU football games, and spending time with her family and friends.

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         
Melanie joined Carlton Orthodontics in June of 2014. She is a graduate of Denham Springs High School class of 2011. She is X-ray and E.D.D.A certified. Melanie enjoys working side by side with Dr. Carlton and establishing relationships with our patients and their families. Outside of work, she loves traveling and spending time with her husband Jordan and their two daughters, Kadence and Harper.

Suzana - Clinical Assistant       
Suzana joined Carlton Orthodontics in May of 2016. She is a graduate of Woodlawn High School class of 2011. She is X-ray and E.D.D.A certified. Suzana enjoys working on patients and revealing their new smile! Outside of work, she loves to paint in her spare time, travel and go on spontaneous trips, and spending time with her husband Dario and their two sons, Lucca and Leo.