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Get To Know The Skilled & Friendly Team At Our Orthodontic Practice

At Kattner Orthodontics, we know that our office is only as effective and welcoming as the people who work in it. That’s why we take great pride in our friendly, well-trained staff members! As your orthodontic team, we’re especially focused on making you feel right at home! We always put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive orthodontic treatment. Whether you’re here for treatment with braces or Invisalign, we’ll make sure you enjoy the time you spend in our supportive, comfortable, and patient-focused environment!

Our Staff’s Experience

Our staff is highly skilled, uniquely trained, and always focused on providing excellent service to each patient! Our experienced team members have undergone specialized training and hold multiple certifications. This ensures that all our patients receive the highest level of care they deserve.

To ensure that we’re always in step with the most recent and advanced orthodontic technology, we have regular in-house training days with Dr. Kattner and participate in association meetings.

Our Team Members

Our compassionate and talented staff includes:

WendyWendy, Office Manager

Wendy has been with Kattner Orthodontics since 1998. As our office manager, she works closely with Dr. Kattner to create the great environment so many families have come to know as our hallmark. Wendy not only manages our team, but she is also our patient advocate and the source of many wonderful ideas that have made our office better and better with each passing year. Wendy was born and raised in Waukegan IL, married her high school sweetheart in 1979, and together they have two sons and three beautiful grandchildren.


JulieJulie, Treatment Coordinator

Like several of our employees, Julie was one of Dr. Kattner's patients as a teenager, so it was very exciting for us when she joined our team in 2005. As our Treatment Coordinator, Julie works very closely with Dr. Kattner to coordinate our new patient exam process. Julie is married and has three beautiful children. She enjoys watching her kids at their many (!) sporting events and volunteers her time at her church in children's ministry.


SharonSharon, Insurance/Financial Accounts Manager

Sharon joined our team in 2005 and does a great job wading through the complex world of orthodontic insurance. In addition, she will work closely with you creating a payment plan that is sensitive to your particular financial situation. Sharon has been married since 1972 and she has four grown children and a growing flock of grandchildren. She enjoys cross-stitching, watching old movies, and dining at great restaurants.


ColleenColleen, Financial Assistant

Colleen was born and raised in Kenosha WI. She has been married since 2003, and has two beautiful daughters. She enjoys cheering on her two children at their various sporting events, and playing on a volleyball league herself.  Colleen also enjoys camping with her family and friends.


KellyKelly, Clinical Supervisor

Kelly brings a remarkable mix of enthusiasm and professionalism to our clinical treatment room. Kelly is responsible for ordering our clinical supplies making sure we have all that we need to work on your teeth. Born and raised in Kenosha, she and her husband have a six year old daughter and a two year old son who keep her on her toes. Kelly's favorite part of her job is the relationships she builds with our patients and their families - they truly feel like family to her! 


ChristinaChristina, Clinical Chairside Assistant

Christina has been a member of our clinical

orthodontic department since 1999. She loves her job and enjoys working with people and getting to know the wonderful families that have chosen Kattner Orthodontics to be a part of their oral health care team. Christina's hobbies are exercising, swimming, and spending time with her family and friends. 


JennaJenna, Clinical Chairside Assistant

Jenna joined our team at Kattner Orthodontics in 2008. She is a certified dental assistant with experience in a number of orthodontic settings. She is married and has three beautiful daughters each involved in a variety of sports. You will find Jenna courtside (tennis), on the sidelines (softball), or in the stands (hockey) and in her spare time you will find her in the garden.

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KaelenKaelen, Clinical Chairside Assistant

Kaelen is the newest member of our clinical team (January, 2015). She comes to us by way of Indiana University and loves working at Kattner Orthodontics helping create beautiful smiles every day! In addition to her responsibilities in the clinic, Kaelen also coordinates the Invisalign side of our practice as well as managing our patient recall system keeping everyone on track prior to beginning treatment. She loves to read (sci-fi and fantasy - her favorite is Dr. Who) and enjoys spending time with friends, traveling, and trying new foods.

Meet the Team at Kattner Orthodontics

To experience the difference that only a well-trained, professional, and courteous staff can deliver, please request an appointment with us today! We love meeting new patients and look forward to providing you with the excellent service and orthodontic care you deserve!