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The exceptional team at Bandeen Orthodontics of Battle Creek

At Bandeen Orthodontics of Battle Creek, we are proud to say that we have the best group of people to provide you and/or your children with braces and other orthodontic care. We take pride in having a caring, intelligent, and compassionate team that is eager to advance and try new methods, procedures, and technology. Orthodontics is growing and changing every day, so it’s important to have a team ready to embrace those changes in order to provide you with the best orthodontic care possible. Our team at Bandeen Orthodontics of Battle Creek serves all of Southwest Michigan and should be your choice for orthodontic treatment.

Amanda brings with her years of Dental Assisting experience and a bright and cheerful attitude. Amanda spends most of her time here as a clinical orthodontic assistant, although she is also our point person for clinical supplies. Management of supplies is no small task in a busy orthodontic practice. She has been with us since early 2011. Outside the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and young daughter. If there is a rock concert in the area, she will be there…although she has been caught singing the words to some country music in our office too!

Clinical Manager / Clinical Assistant

Karla has been with our office since January of 2013. She had many years of experience in orthodontics before joining our team. She is one of the smiling people you will see first, when you come to our office. Karla became the Practice Manager for Bandeen Orthodontics in 2019 and travels to all our practice locations.  You will find Karla jumping into various positions a she makes sure our daily operations run smoothly. Karla is also our connection to our local restaurant scene – she and her husband know the food business. They are typically the ones who cater for our in-office educational events that we have hosted for our dental colleagues, and they always receive rave reviews. Karla has two kids and lives with her husband in Marshall, Michigan.

Practice Manager

Kim joined our fabulous team early in 2015. Kim graduated from Kellogg Community College as a Registered Dental Hygienist at the top of her class. She enjoys kayaking, outdoor adventures, and shopping. Kim’s peppy personality makes her a great addition to our team. You will see her beautiful smile helping out everywhere around the clinic.

Registered Dental Hygienist

Hannah joined our team in August of 2016. Prior to becoming one of our team, she had the opportunity to work with other orthodontic offices around the country. She is our “Aligner Coordinator” which means that she oversees the process of your aligner treatment to make sure that your care goes as smooth as possible. She is married with two fantastic young children and lives in Olivet.  She is very often seen bouncing around the office (literally)… while singing and dancing!

Invisalign and Spark Coordinator / Registered Dental Assistant

Hope is a native of Battle Creek. She met her husband in high school and after getting married, moved to San Diego where she fell in love with teeth. She received her dental assisting certification from San Diego Dental Careers. Hope and her husband Ryan moved back to Michigan in the Spring of 2023 and joined Bandeen Orthodontics as an orthodontic assistant. Hope and Ryan live in Marshall with their two dogs, Cali and Duke. Hope enjoys reading, running, and spending time with family and friends.

Clinical Assistant

Ashley, a life long resident of Battle Creek, Michigan is a wife and mother. A quick learner, she excels with patient care. She is one of the faces that you will see when entering the office. As the office “treatment Coordinator” Ashley is here to help you understand your orthodontic needs and treatment. Outside Bandeen Orthodontics, Ashely enjoys volunteering at her daughters school, camping, and supporting her firefighter husband.

Treatment Coordinator

Angela is one of smiling faces you will see when entering Bandeen Orthodontics. She brings years of experience as she has worked in the dental field locally for many years. Angela will be able to help you with your insurance or account questions, along with scheduling appointments. Angela lives in Gull Lake with husband and her 2 sons. Outside of work,  you will find her up north at their cabin or at her sons sporting events.

Scheduling and Financial Coordinator

Alyssa is an amazing bundle of talent. Her dental assisting experience along with her customer-service-geared demeanor make Alyssa a wonderful asset at Bandeen Orthodontics. Alyssa is a Michigan native and does everything outdoors from hiking, to swimming in our many lakes during the summer months and of course a good bon fire. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends and creating soups from scratch in her kitchen.

Clinical Assistant

Tina is new to the area, having 29 plus years of orthodontic experience, she is a wonderful addition to our team at Bandeen Orthodontics. Tina is focused on patient care, communication and making sure your experience in treatment is the best it can be. Tina and her husband Troy have two sons, and spend their time traveling, playing Backgammon, watching movies and cooking. Her favorite vacation is taking a cruise and enjoying seeing the world.

Clinical Assistant

Erinne joined our team in early 2023. She brings the biggest smile and tons of energy to our team. Erinne has worked in the dental field for many years, in many positions but enjoys the clinic and the relationships with out patients. The results of orthodontics and the smiles that are created are her passion. Erinne lives with her husband and daughter in Olivet. She spends her spare time baking, weight lifting (even body building competitions) and creating memories with her family.

Clinical Assistant

Emily is our newest team member. She has worked in the dental field prior to joining our office. She loves  teeth and smiles, we are so excited to have her on our team. Emily lives in Battle Creek with her husband and new baby girl. Her favorite holiday is Valentines Day. Emily enjoys cooking, having date night with her hubs and experiencing all the milestones of a new mother.

Clinical Assistant

Denise has many years of orthodontic experience. You will see her at our Marshall and Battle Creek locations. Denise had her husband Dennis live in Marshall on their farm. The many years of experience that Denise has is an excellent addition to our team. When not working, Denise likes to spend time with her grandchildren and family, travel and tend to her plants and garden.

Clinical Assistant

Holly is our treatment coordinator in the Marshall and Battle Creek offices. If you are a new patient or a returning patient, Holly will be one of first people you meet when coming into the office. Holly excels with making sure all patients have a great experience at their appointments. Holly lives in Marshall with her fur babies and enjoys walks outside, creating jewelry and all kinds of art.

Treatment Coordinator

Liz is a do it all in our practice. She began years ago working as a dental assistant until joining our team as front desk. Those years of experience are a contribution to our team dynamics. Liz is always ready to chit chat with patients and parents, providing vital information regarding either treatment or financials. Outside of work, Liz spends time with her husband and 3 children camping and attending sporting events. Liz who is a self proclaimed dare devil not only sky dives but she is looking to drive a monster truck in a demolition derby. There is nothing this lady can’t do!

Reception/Scheduling Coordinator

Tyler, moved to Michigan with her spouse after meeting in California is one of the first faces you will see when coming into the Marshall office. She is a scheduling and financial wizard, handling many projects in the office at one time. Tyler and her husband have a daughter and are expecting a new addition to their family soon. Besides spending time with her family, Tyler enjoys traveling to new places, a good book and cooking up snacks to share with her coworkers.

Reception/Scheduling Coordinator