I recently joined the team as financial coordinator in May 2011. I have the pleasure of greeting the patients and their families by phone and in person. Our atmosphere is warm and welcoming. The day seems to fly by.
Each patient is special to the staff and Dr. Rice. It is apparent that everyone enjoys their day. Our patients display an eagerness to make their appointment a priority and delight in the use of our ipods in the lobby.
Dr. Rice is passionate about his patients and their treatment. His interest in them personally encourages them to mature and brush, floss and wear their rubber bands when needed. Dr. Rice continues to be thinking of new ways to make Rice Orthodontics a fun experience for our patients while in the office or visiting us on the web site.
I am married to John and we have two wonderful daughters, Jackie and Meg. Jackie is married to Jon and they live near Barkley Lake. Meg lives with us in Reidland. I am blessed to have family nearby and delight in dinner together every Sunday evening. I enjoy knitting, walking and visiting with family and friends.
I have been an orthodontic assistant and lab coordinator for Rice Orthodontics for almost ten years, and have worked in this field for more than 20 years. It is a joy to come to work every day and watch kids grow and change at each appointment. Seeing their wonderful smiles at the end of treatment is always worth it! Dr. Rice loves his practice and truly cares about his staff and patients. We’re really like a family here!
My husband, Steve, and I have been married for 33 years. We have three grown children, sons Austin and Aaron, and daughter Shea, who we’re very proud of. I love animals and have been known to help lost pets find their way back home! In my free time I love to go on vacation, decorate, cook, and spend time with my family.
I am our inventory coordinator and have been a clinical assistant for Dr. Rice for 7 yrs. I’ve always loved interacting with people of all ages, but kids are my passion. I try very hard to make everyone feel comfortable when they arrive in our office. With 18 years of experience in orthodontics, the greatest part of my job is seeing the satisfaction on each patient’s face when treatment is completed and they can’t stop smiling. That’s when I know that I’ve helped someone feel better about themself. Dr. Rice has compassion for his patients, staff and his community, as well as a drive to keep up with the latest of technology in orthodontics. Our entire team gives 100% everyday!
My husband’s name is Billy and we have two children, Blake and Ben, a poodle named Hershey, and an American bulldog named Chance. I enjoy outdoor activities, especially relaxing vacations to the beach, as well as camping, traveling, and Zumba. I am also very active in my community.
I have been a clinical assistant at Rice Orthodontics since 2010, but I’ve worked in the orthodontic field for more than ten years. I love to watch our patients grow and see the progress and changes they've made in their treatment, especially in the end. We're all so very proud to see the final results of a beautiful smile! Dr. Rice brings a fresh new outlook to orthodontics. He is very upfront and knowledgeable when dealing with patients and also welcomes any questions or concerns they may have. His honesty and genuine down to earth attitude reflects on his staff as well as everyone that enters his office.
My husband, Melvin, and I have two children, Trevor and Macy, as well as two dogs named Zoey and Duke. When I have free time I enjoy shopping, cooking, reading, and having a great time with my friends and family.