Our Team

Every Orthodontic office promises to provide the highest standard of orthodontic care. That's not enough at Gierie Orthodontics because we want you to have an incredible experience in addition to the best care.  We work together to establish happiness, self-esteem, comfort, and optimal dental health for our patients while having fun doing it. Each member of our treatment team receives continuously updated training and our office team has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care.

 

Stephanie – Treatment Coordinator

Stephanie is originally from Huntington, West Virginia. She is a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill. She moved to Wilmington in 1992 and has been with us from the very beginning. Stephanie lives with her husband of 40 years, Terry, and their dogs. She has a passion for animals and all things living. In her spare time you can find her down by the lake feeding the ducks or taking long walks with her husband and dogs.

 

Leslie – Financial Coordinator

Leslie relocated to Wilmington from Blacksburg, Virginia in 2001 and joined our team in early 2006. She lives in Wilmington with her daughter, Kyleigh. She finds joy in making people laugh and keeping the team entertained. Leslie loves interacting with the patients and the community. In her spare time she stays busy with her daughter's sports and enjoys spending time with friends.

 

Paula – Scheduling Coordinator

Paula is originally from Kinston, North Carolina and moved to Topsail Island in 2010.  She joined our team in April 2012.  She lives with her husband of 19 years, Steve and their 2 chihuahuas.  In her spare time she loves to knit, read and spend time 

 

Cindy – Orthodontic Assistant

Cindy is a Wilmington native and has been assisting with us since February 2007. She has 30 years experience as an orthodontic assistant. She enjoys spending her free time with family and friends. Cindy also enjoys relaxing by the ocean and expressing her creative side by drawing.

 

Carli – Orthodontic Assistant

Carli  is originally from Washington State and moved to the east coast in 1998. Carli has been with us since August 2008 when she relocated to Wilmington for her husband’s job. She lives in Boiling Spring Lakes with her husband, John, daughter, Kaitlyn and her Schnauzer, Cookie. When Carli is not working you can find her fishing or hanging out by the beach. 

 

Laura – Orthodontic Assistant

Laura joined Gierie Orthodontics in 2006. Originally from Raleigh, NC she relocated to Wilmington in 1999. She is a UNC-Wilmington graduate. Her own experience with braces and jaw surgery as a teenager led her to become an orthodontic assistant. She enjoys making patients feel comfortable and seeing their new smiles being created. Outside the office she enjoys spending time with her husband, friends and family.