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.

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Laura – Treatment Coordinator

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 and then later a treatment coordinator.  Her vast experience as a chairside orthodontic assistant is a huge asset in explaining the orthodontic treatment process.  Because she wore braces as a child and Invisalign as an adult she understands the process from both sides of the chair. She enjoys making patients feel comfortable and seeing their new smiles being created. Outside the office she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, friends and family.


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 husband Marcus and their two daughters. 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.


Allison -- Insurance Coordinator

Allison relocated from Charlotte, North Carolina and joined our team in 2016. She has over 10 years of experience in a combination of pediatric dentistry and orthodontics. She resides in Hampstead with her children, Maddox and Ellie. In her free time, she enjoys going to the beach, yoga, church and spending time with her family.


Elaina -- Appointment Coordinator

Elaina is originally from Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina but relocated to Wilmington in 2017 with her husband Kyle and son, Everette for Kyle’s job. Elaina joined our team in 2018, with a background in the Dental Sleep Medicine Field, as well as her certification as a Dental Assistant. She finds joy being the smiling face as patients walk through the door, making sure their orthodontic experience is a pleasant one! In her free time, she loves taking her boat out with her family, fishing and cheering on the Carolina Tar Heels!


Carli – 3D Printing Technician

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 has extensive experience as an orthodontic assistant prior to taking over 3D printing duties and overseeing our orthodontic lab.  She lives in Southport with her husband, John, daughter, Kaitlyn and their two dogs. When Carli is not working you can find her fishing or hanging out by the beach.


Marisol -- Orthodontic Assistant

Marisol relocated to North Carolina in 2014 after receiving her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Central Florida. Marisol has experience in general dentistry and orthodontics. She joined our team in the spring of 2016. She is bilingual and is able to accommodate our patients with Spanish speaking needs. She lives in Burgaw, NC with her family and golden retriever named Elvis. In her free time, she enjoys many outdoor activities.


Bethany -- Orthodontic Assistant

Bethany is a North Carolina native, growing up and living in a small town on the outskirts of Wilmington. After graduating from CFCC in 2008, she has worked in general dentistry and orthodontics. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, especially her daughter Ellie and dog Sammy.  Her hobbies include sports, shopping, church and playing with her farm animals.


Viviana -- Orthdontic Assistant

Viviana is originally from Mexico and relocated to Wilmington in 1998. She joined our team in the summer of 2017 after graduating from CFCC’s Dental Assisting Program. She is able to communicate to both English and Spanish speaking patients. She enjoys binge watching shows on Netflix with her husband and four dogs. Her hobbies include doing makeup, hiking, and going to the gym.


Danielle -- Orthodontic Assistant

Danielle is a Wilmington native. After graduating from Hoggard High School, she obtained her  certification in Dental Assisting in 2016. She joined our Team in October of 2019. In her spare time, she enjoys being on the water with her friends and dog, Atlas.



Elisa -- Orthodontic Assistant

Elisa is a Wilmington native. She joined our team in the summer of 2018 after graduating from CFCC's dental assisting program. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the beach, traveling and spending time with her family and two dogs.


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