When you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up?

I wanted to be a marine biologist.

Where did you go to school?

Clio High School in Michigan, Grand Valley State University, and Trident Technical College.

Where are you from? If not Charleston, what brought you here?

I’m from Michigan, and I had to get out of the cold!

Did you have braces?  

I had braces and jaw surgery with Dr. Dick. I had clear brackets on top and metal on the bottom.


Did you really use the floss threaders like you’re supposed to?  

I did!

What job could you never do?

I couldn’t ever be a septic tank worker.


If Kelley Orthodontics didn’t exist and you needed a different career, what would be another dream job?

I’d revert back to my childhood dream and become a marine biologist.


What’s the last book you read? The Hunger Games.


What’s the last movie you watched? TED.


What was your first concert? Boys II Men.


What is the best concert you’ve ever been to? The Eagles.


What is the best part about working with Dr. Kelley? 

Dr. Kelley is a pleasure to work for, and I enjoy our patients and seeing the changes in their smiles and confidence


What celebrity has the best teeth?

Bradley Cooper.


What celebrity would you most like to have as a patient at Kelley Orthodontics?

Bradley Cooper. Ha!


What’s your favorite date night restaurant? Basil.


What aspect of Kelley Orthodontics makes you proud?  

Using the Damon System.


Do you have any pets? If so, what are their names? 

Yes, my dogs’ names are Gertie, Mabel, Roscoe, and Orson. My cats’ names are Oscar, Molly, Murphy, and Ike.


What is something surprising about you? 

I used to be a police officer.


What do you think is the best advance for orthodontics in recent years? 

The Damon System.