Meet The Team

At the core of our orthodontic practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. Our team of dedicated staff members have decades of experience in the specialty of orthodontics.

We strongly believe that a well-trained staff is an integral part of an efficient and quality-oriented orthodontic practice, so each of our staff participates in continuing education opportunities. This allows us to stay current on all of the exciting advances in our specialty which allows us to deliver the exceptional service you deserve. Our team is committed to delivering excellent orthodontic treatment in a friendly and caring environment. We look forward to helping you achieve a great new smile!

Debbie "Deb"

General Manager

Deb is the General Manager here at Curtis Orthodontics.   Deb has many years of dental experience and in 1990 she found her passion was in orthodontics. She loves helping to create beautiful smiles and making a difference in the lives of others. Deb’s goal is to learn something new every day.

Deb is the mother of 3 adult children and the grandmother of two. Deb loves to laugh and finds the humor in life.  She enjoys Country music and loves to sing. Other interests include decorating, cooking, shopping-till- she-drops, and spending time with family and friends. She is looking forward to meeting you!


Patient Relations Coordinator

Joelle is our Patient Relations Coordinator.  She has the wonderful opportunity of meeting and greeting our new patients and introducing them to the world of orthodontics.  Joelle has been working in the orthodontic profession since 1994 and truly loves working with people and watching the benefits of how orthodontics changes patient's lives for the better. 

Joelle is happily married to her husband, Jack, and has a daughter that keeps her very busy in her spare time.  Joelle loves going to the beach, camping, and spending time with her family and friends.


Patient Service Coordinator

Jeanine is our Patient Service Coordinator has been working in the dental field for 12 years and in orthodontics for the past 8 years.  You will see her smiling face at every visit, at our front desk.  “I love my job.  I especially love being a part of creating beautiful smiles!” 

Jeanine has 4 beautiful daughters and 6 grandchildren and another one on the way.  She loves spending time with her family when she is not in the office.  She also enjoys Disneyland, the beach, and just being outdoors.


Director of Marketing/ Registered Dental Assistant

Jill is the Marketing Director in our office. She manages all community events and sponsorships that Dr. Curtis is involved with. She also manages our social media pages and is the support to our referring general dentists. Jill has been on our team for over 16 years and enjoys being out in our local community to educate and promote orthodontics.

Jill and her husband, Rodney, are originally from Canada and have been living in sunny Southern California for the past 18 years. They have 3 children and enjoy the beach, walking, and spending time with friends and family.


Records Coordinator/ Registered Dental Assistant

Rachelle has been in the orthodontic field since 1991 and is the Records Coordinator in our office.  She enjoys taking all the digital x-rays and other orthodontic records for our patients.  She loves learning about all our patients and she strives to provide the best service with a warm heart and the best smile.

Rachelle is married to a wonderful man, Steven, and they share 4 amazing children. They enjoy spending time with their grandson, Levi, and are the proud parents of a United States Airman. In her spare-time she loves working out, dancing, and spending time with family and friends.


Registered Dental Assistant

Amber is a Registered Dental Assistant that graduated from the Cerritos College RDA program and Orthodontic Assistant program in 2019. She interned at our office during the program and has worked alongside Dr. Curtis ever since. Amber is always providing an enjoyable and friendly experience to all patients here at the office.

When Amber is not in the office, she enjoys many outdoor hobbies with her boyfriend Cody including off-roading, snowboarding, backpacking, and going to Lake Havasu. Amber also has a dog named Bear that joins along during her adventures outside of work.


Registered Dental Assistant

Samantha is a Registered Dental Assistant who began her journey in Orthodontics in 2001. She enjoys providing a friendly and individually positive orthodontic atmosphere for all of our patients at Curtis Orthodontics. Samantha brings to our office the experience of having worked at a Rural Health Center that specialized in serving a small community in Northern California with all specialties of dentistry where she found her renewed passion for orthodontics.  Her love of Orthodontics is amplified working with Dr. Curtis and her work family. 

Samantha is a mother to an incredible little boy named Oliver. He is the joy of her life alongside her husband Matthew and their 2 large breed dogs. As a family they can be found at the baseball field, Knotts Berry Farm, riding offroad or at the train yard in Costa Mesa.


Records Coordinator/Registered Dental Assisant

Lizbeth is a Registered Assistant, she graduated from Cerritos College RDA program and Orthodontic Assistant program in 2021. When she is not helping to create beautiful smiles, Lizbeth enjoys spending time with family and friends. She is a confirmed foodie and can’t decide what is her favorite food!


Registered Dental Assistant

Liz is the newest member of the team and a Registered Dental Assistant, she graduated from Cerritos College. Liz became extremely passionate about the dental field at a young age while being in orthodontic treatment. Liz strives to provide a patient experience that exhibits confidence and joy. When Liz is not in the office, she enjoys going hiking, foodie adventures, and spending time with her loved ones.

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