Theresa – Office Manager
A little about me: I am an Arizona native and I couldn’t imagine wanting to live anywhere else. I graduated from ASU with a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing (Go Devils!!). I am happily married to my best friend and we have two adorable kiddos named Adam and Katie. When I am not working I love to travel, learn new things, spend time outdoors, and watch Suns games.
At Woolaver Clearsmiles: My favorite part about my position is getting the opportunity to meet new people each day. Being involved in each patient’s experience from start to finish is truly rewarding and I enjoy being able to assist our patients in achieving the beautiful and healthy smile that they have always dreamed of. Dr. Woolaver is by far the most compassionate, honest, and detail-oriented doctor that I have ever had the pleasure of working with and I feel very lucky to be a part of such a wonderful team.
Diane – Finance Manager
A little about me: I am an Arizona Native, raised in Tucson and attended the University of Arizona. I am happily married and have three wonderful Children: Tyler, Sydnee and Lexi. When not working or being a Mom I love spending time outdoors. I love hiking; training for marathon’s and snow skiing in the winters.
At Woolaver Clearsmiles: I have worked in the orthodontic field for 22 years. I met Dr. Woolaver and staff while training the office for a new software program they had recently installed. From the first day I spent with this office I was impressed with how well the team worked together; not only were they talented and efficient at their jobs, it was apparent they loved what they were doing. When the opportunity to join the office presented itself I could not wait to become part of the team.
Meliza – Patient Coordinator & Clinical Assistant
A little about me: I was born in the Philippines and grew up in Camp Verde, Arizona. I moved to Phoenix after graduating high school to go to college and pursue both a professional career and musical career. Currently, i play guitar for The Darts of Alternative Tentacles Records, and Decker of The Royal Potato Family Records. You can follow both bands on social media for tour dates and listen to us on Spotify, Apple Music, and all media streaming services. In my spare time i love hanging out with my other half David. We enjoy hiking, exploring new restaurants, visiting the beach, and spending time with our cat Jaqen.
At Woolaver Clearsmiles: Orthodontics has always been my passion in the dental field. For the last 7 years i have worked as everything from clinical assistant, lead assistant, and front office. I relate on a personal level to helping create smiles because i went through braces and corrective jaw surgery in my early 20’s. I love being a part of the amazing team here at Woolaver Ortho because i love helping patients grow into their life changing smiles!
Tony – Lead Clinical Assistant
A little about me: Resident of Arizona for over nine years, I enjoy living under the sun and especially the outdoor lifestyle it brings. I enjoy sports, especially with an affinity to Major League Baseball. If you go into Dr. Woolaver’s office it is like stepping into a “Field of Dreams”, so it wasn’t to hard to say yes when I had the opportunity to join his team.
I love orthodontics because: Everyday is a new day to meet new people. It means a world to me when I can make a difference in patients smiles. Making “Woolaver Smiles” is exciting, fun and self rewarding.
At Woolaver Clearsmiles: I am Dr. Woolaver’s assistant. I have been in the orthodontic field for over 12 years and for the past eight years I have worked hand in hand with Dr. Woolaver, creating smiles and creating an enjoyable experience and atmosphere for patients.
Brandon – Clinical Assistant
A little about me: I was born and raised in Portland, Oregon but have lived in Arizona for the past 17 years. I love my Chihuahua, Sonya and enjoy spending time with friends.
At Woolaver Clearsmiles: I am an orthodontic technician here at Woolaver Orthodontics. I began my career as a chef but switched career paths from hospitality to the dental field. I love orthodontic assisting and am very happy to help others achieve beautiful smiles. I have worked for a few doctors over the past five years and I have to say that Dr. Woolaver is by far the best I have seen!
Lauren – Clinical Assistant
A little about me: After about ten years of living in Bend, Oregan the sunshine pulled me back to Arizona. I love exploring new places, hiking, and spending time with my other half and our furbaby, Bella.
At Woolaver Clearsmiles: Orthodontics is all about helping people to feel more confident about their smile and that’s one of the reasons I chose to be in this field. I love interacting with our patients and seeing them grow through their treatment. The unity of our team is incredible; I’m truly blessed to say that I am a part of it.
Stephanie Garcia – Clinical Assistant
A little about me:I am a homegrown Arizonan! I am married with five beautiful children. 4 wonderful girls and one rambunctious boy! My family is my world. I am a big-time foodie, I like to travel, bike ride (my husband custom built our bikes for us) and play board games (yes, board games are still around….lol) I am an incurable optimist who loves conversation!
At Woolaver Clearsmiles:Orthodontics is my passion! I love the interaction with patients and seeing first-hand their smile outcome. I love our team and Dr woolaver is amazing! I have fun at my job and even after doing Orthodontics for 17 + years I am still learning new techniques and loving every minute of it! We have the best patients and I am truly blessed!
April – Clinical Assistant
A little about me:I am a native Arizonan, and although I love our State, I try to get to California to enjoy some beach time every chance I get. I am married to my tech-nerdy husband and we have two beautiful girls that are growing up way too fast! We also have two hamsters and two dogs- Skittles and Cocoa.
At Woolaver Clearsmiles:After almost 20 years as an educator, I was ready for a change and went back to school to be a dental assistant. I am new to orthodontics, but I remember well what it was like to be self-conscious about my smile. I love being a part of the team here at Woolaver Clearsmiles because they are truly committed to transforming smiles and providing patients with the best experience possible.
Raquel – Clinical Assistant
A little about me:Originally from Chicago, my family and I picked up and moved to Arizona 4 years ago. We love it here! My daughter just started college at ASU so my husband and I are getting use to being empty nesters. We spend our time camping, hiking, and traveling with our little Chihuahua mix.
At Woolaver Clearsmiles:I have been in orthodontics for over 20 years. My favorite part about being an assistant is watching the transformation of patient’s smiles and the self confidence that comes with it. I love working for Dr. Woolaver and being apart of his team, he is AMAZING.