Patricia has worked along side Dr. G in every aspect of developing Village Orthodontics since its beginning in 2003. Patricia typically works behind the scenes to assure the business aspects of the office are running smoothly. Patricia holds both Bachelors and Masters degrees in Nursing from Columbia University and is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She also has a BFA in Musical Theatre from Ithaca College and is an accomplished Opera Singer. When not working in the office or performing in local theatre she enjoys spending time with her family - that is Dr. G and their three daughters.
Sylvia began with Village Orthodontics in 2005 as a Dental Assistant Certified in Radiology and is also Certified in Orthodontics. Sylvia's background in orthodontics enhances her role as financial coordinator - understanding the complexities of submitting insurance claims and handling orthodontic contracts. When work is done for the day, Sylvia happily returns home to her husband, 4 year old daughter and 15 year old son!
Patient Services Coordinator
Joanna joined Village Orthodontics in October 2014. With a background in marketing, as well as a love for writing, Joanna is excited to be able to promote Village Orthodontics through a variety of local community events and media outlets and is excited to take part in their growth and expansion. Joanna also enjoys working one-on-one with patients and assisting with office responsibilities. When she isn't at the office, Joanna is managing her hectic household including her husband, three kids and two dogs.
Hilary has been working in the field of Orthodontics since 2007 and has been a Certified Orthodontic Assistant since 2009. She finds the most rewarding parts of her job to be educating patients on Orthodontics as well getting to see the healthy and confident transformation of their smiles. Recently married, Hilary joined Village Orthodontics in the Spring of 2016 when she moved from Virginia to be with her husband in Maryland. When not in the office she enjoys spending time with her family and doing volunteer work.
Natalie is right at ease interacting with patients each and every day, having been in the dental field for over 16 years. A Certified Dental Assistant, she is excited to cross over into Orthodontics! With two Cocker Spaniels, three kids and her husband, Natalie enjoys calling Frederick County her home, where she can enjoy her love of art and the outdoors.
Donna has almost 30 years of experience as a Certified Orthodontic Assistant, is also Certified in Radiology and has been with Village Orthodontics since 2003. On days when Donna is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and honing her green thumb in the garden!
Estela is a Certified Orthodontic Assistant with more than 17 years experience and is also Certified in Radiology. Estela has been with Village Orthodontics since 2006. Originally from El Salvador, Estela has two sons, ages 17 and 11. When she is not hard at work, she very much enjoys spending time with her close-knit family!
Sunshine is a Certified Orthodontic Assistant with almost 20 years of experience and is also Certified in Radiology. Originally from North Carolina, Sunshine has been with Village Orthodontics since 2010. When Sunshine is not busy helping people with their smiles, she is actively chasing around her three children!
Stephanie is a Certified Orthodontic Assistant with more than 8 years of experience and is also Certified in Radiology. Stephanie joined Village Orthodontics in 2015. With a passion for running, Stephanie makes sure she fits in her daily 5 mile runs before work and as many 5K races as she can on the weekends!