Meet the team

In addition to their valuable knowledge, talent and dedication each member of our team understands the unique individuality of every person.

Jeanette

Treatment Coordinator

Jeanette
Jeanette is the Treatment & Marketing Coordinator at White Ortho and utilizes her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and Marketing to help ensure that our patients have great experiences throughout their treatment here. She currently lives in Saginaw with her three children and is also a family photographer (you can check out her small business online at Purple Linen Photography). She enjoys nature, travel, reading to her children, writing, and putting together impressive charcuterie boards.

Kaitlin

Receptionist & Clinical Assistant

Kaitlin
Kaitlin is formerly from the Thumb area, now a resident in Freeland, MI. She has three years of experience in the dental field both as a receptionist and dental assistant. With a love for orthodontics, she enjoys being hands-on to help assist patients with their monthly adjustments, and is also an indispensable asset at the front desk, helping our patients with scheduling, payments, and insurance inquires. Kaitlin enjoys spending time with family and friends, working on household projects, and traveling with her husband and her Goldendoodles, Libby and Camper.

Teresa

Clinical Assistant

Teresa
Teresa graduated from Delta College from the Dental Assisting Program in 1988 and earned an Associate’s Degree to become a Certified Dental Assistant. She is a member of the American Dental Assistants Association. She has the longest tenure at this practice (over 29 years!) and loves to help our patients achieve a gorgeous smile! Teresa is married with two daughters and lives in Freeland. She prioritizes a healthy and active lifestyle, enjoys outdoor activities, and is also responsible for the fun, seasonal office decorating. (We love the spontaneous pranks she pulls on Dr. White!).

Amber

Clinical Assistant

Amber
Amber loves watching a patient’s smile go from hidden to confident. She has an Associate’s Degree in Dental Assisting from Delta College and has worked in the orthodontic field for 12 years. The last 9 years have been with Dr. Adams and Dr. White. She loves spending time with her husband and two children and enjoys reading, biking, and kickboxing. She is also an animal lover, with three dogs and one cat at home. She is a great conversationalist with our patients and has a great sense of humor. She also recently finished orthodontic treatment and loves her new smile.

Karlie

Chief Operating Officer

Karlie
Karlie is a former collegiate basketball star at Northwood University, earning defensive first team all conference her junior and senior years. Subsequent to her triple major in advertising, marketing and management, she completed her Masters in Business Administration at Northwood. Her and Dr. White have been married since 2012 and they currently have the pleasure and joy of nurturing three young children.

Will

Digital Lab & 3D Printing Technician

Will
Will graduated from Carrollton High School where he was involved in Student Council and captained and quarterbacked the varsity football team. In addition to his full-time high school schedule, Will was also a student at Bay Arenac ISD Career Center in the dental program. He is now studying Biology at SVSU with intent to pursue a career in the dental field. He strives to stay involved in the community and takes pride in his academic endeavors as well. Will works with our 3D printer, and spends a lot of afternoons in our laboratory, fabricating retainers and aligners for our patients.

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