Meet the Team

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Our friendly, dedicated, and energetic team is committed to working with you and your family to create a positive experience every time you visit our practice.

We welcome you with warm smiles to our practice!

 

Hayley

Office Manager / Treatment Coordinator (RDA)

It is my duty to manage the daily care of the practice, patients, and employees.  I also schedule new patient examinations, go over treatment fees, and make financial arrangements. My favorite part of my position in the practice is working out ways to help make orthodontics affordable for each individual budget. I love having the opportunity to make a beautiful smile a possibility for everyone.  I admire Dr. Collazo and respect his knowledge and professionalism. I love how he comes into the office everyday with a BIG smile on his face. You can see the joy gets through each patient he treats. He goes above and beyond in everything he does for his patients and staff. I work for the best orthodontist in the country and his works speaks volumes! Dr. Collazo has such a passion for his work and gives 100% of himself to each patient. He goes above and beyond to make sure that all of his patients are happy with their smile! He strives for a perfect smile and a perfect bite and doesn't settle for anything less.

I have a wonderful husband, Chad and 2 great dogs, Rocky and Drake. In my spare time I enjoy shopping, spending time with friends and family, going out on our boat, doing photography and crafts.

Sheri

Business Manager

I oversee the broad aspects of our orthodontic offices. As an accountant, I manage the accounting needs of the practice, the payroll and the accounts payable. I also enjoy creating fun ways of marketing the practice and giving back to our wonderful patients and referrals. I love our patients and the difference we make in their lives. I love to work on team building by organizing events outside of the office for our terrific staff. I have a great appreciation for the difference the little things can make in a successful practice.

Dr. Collazo is a wonderful orthodontist and I love working for the BEST orthodontist in the country! We have two sons, Taylor and Austin, who continuously amaze us with their accomplishments and successes in life. My favorite hobbies are spending time with my family, exercising and doing creative projects.

Ashton

Scheduling Coordinator (RDA)

I  meet and greet all our patients as soon as they walk into our office. I am responsible for taking care of all their scheduling needs and making sure they feel comfortable and relaxed in our office. The favorite part of my job is getting to know the patients! I try very hard to make each patient feel at home when they come here. Working with Dr. Collazo is great because he has a passion for orthodontics. His knowledge and how much he cares about his patients make it a special place to work. He goes above and beyond to give them the best care in a professional family setting. 

I am proud to be a part of my big Italian family. They are what keeps me going everyday. In my free time, my favorite things to do are going on hikes, canoeing and riding four-wheelers.

Stephen

Clinic Director / Orthodontic Assistant (RDA)

I have been in the dental/ortho field for most of my life. I am the head orthodontic assistant for Dr. Collazo. I assist our patients with their orthodontic care and also assist Dr. Collazo with his lecture presentations. My father is a dentist, so I’ve always had a great appreciation for a healthy, beautiful smile. I love working with our patients and learning all about them. It’s like working with my friends all day long. Our team is committed to excellence and it is important to me that our patients know how much we care. Dr. Collazo is very passionate about his work and it shows every day and with every smile he creates!

My wife’s name is Carmen and we have four children, Ben, Samuel, Julia, and Evan. Outside the office, I enjoy hiking, climbing, camping, traveling, and really anything with my kids and family.

Stephanie

Clinical Coordinator / Orthodontic Assistant (RDA)

I have been working in the dental field since 1992 and am currently the clinical coordinator for Dr. Collazo. I love to see the smile on each patient’s face when we remove their braces. My position allows me the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives on a daily basis. I love Dr. Collazo’s dedication to his patients and the way he strives for perfection in all that he does.

My husband’s name is Dewayne and we have two sons, Josh and Connor. We also have two dogs and five cats, so our household keeps me pretty busy. I am a member of Faith Missionary Baptist Church in Arkadelphia. In my free time I enjoy target practice, knee boarding at Lake DeGray, and working in my yard.

Shaleigh

Orthodontic Assistant (RDA)

I assist Dr. Collazo with all aspects of patient care and also take care of our lab duties including making appliances. I love seeing the finished product and how happy each patient is to get their braces off. I work with a wonderful team and truly consider them to be like my family. I appreciate all the time, quality, and dedication Dr. Collazo puts into each individual patient and couldn’t imagine working for a better orthodontist.  My favorite part of working in orthodontics is seeing how happy our patients are at the end of their treatment when they see their new, beautiful smiles. I am grateful to work for a doctor who genuinely cares for his patients beyond their orthodontic treatment. I appreciate his ability to strengthen the practice to better serve our patients by sharing  knowledge and teaching the  staff to be the best we can be.

Brooke

Orthodontic Assistant (RDA)

I am one of the chairside assistants, so I am responsible for making sure our patients are comfortable and that all their needs are taken care of. One of the highlights of working here is interacting with our patients and seeing the positive changes occur throughout their treatment. It's very rewarding to see how we change our patient's smiles for the best. 

I also really enjoy my co-workers; our teamwork is amazing! Dr. Collazo always comes to work with a Big smile on his face. His energy is contagious and he makes it a fun place to work. He is very focused on education and is constantly teaching us about new technology so we can better serve our patients. Because of Dr. Collazo's eye for detail and his deisre for perfection, I know that our patients are in the best hands ever!

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