At Great Smiles Orthodontics, we take pride in our excellent team members. Our staff is highly trained in orthodontics!   We are always striving to improve our knowledge and skills through continuing education to provide our patients with the best care.  When working, our team strives to put the patient’s treatment needs as the top priority. 

When you schedule your FREE consultationyou will see how our office is unique with our friendly and approachable staff. Come see what we are all about and how your new smile will transform your life!

Abby Pope, Financial Coordinator

  • I have two children – Britton & Cohen.
  • I am originally from Birmingham.
  • My favorite food is cereal.
  • I love the beach, getting pedicures, and have naturally curly hair.
  • On the weekend, you can find me spending time with my family.

Jamila Lathem, Orthodontic Assistant

  • I have three kids – Hope, Olivia, & Lake.
  • I am originally from Birmingham.
  • I love Willie Nelson.
  • I am a professional baker.
  • I love to sew.
  • On the weekends, you can find me at the ballpark or at dance competitions.

Jane Taylor, Insurance Coordinator

  • I have two children – Drew & Clay.
  • I am originally from Trussville.
  • I am a big Alabama fan – I attended the University of Alabama.
  • I love to cook and enjoy going out for dinner with my husband to try new restaurants.
  • I love to travel.
  • On the weekends, you can find me spending time with my husband, Phil, cooking out, or playing with our dog named Bailey.

Mesha Lang, Orthodontic Assistant

  • I have one child – Rhyder.
  • I am originally from: Birmingham, Alabama (Clay)
  • My favorite food is crab legs, sushi, and steak.
  • On the weekend, can find me fishing, swimming, playing with my son, or going to a sushi restaurant.

Leslie Fortson, Treatment Coordinators

  • I have two kids – Wes & Alex
  • I am originally from Pleasant Grove, Alabama
  • On the weekend, you can find me watching Alex race motor cross or on the lake.

Pam Browning, Receptionist

  • I have two kids – Chris & Kevin – and 8 grandchildren
  • I am originally from Birmingham
  • I love the beach, sunsets, rainbows, and front porch sitting.
  • I would rather cook out instead of eating out.
  • My family is my whole heart.
  • I love on a farm with a big green tractor!
  • On the weekend, you can find me spending time with family. 

Telisa Turner, Orthodontic Assistant

  • I have two children –Hayley and Macie
  • I am from Moody, AL
  • I love shopping, sewing and crafts
  • My nickname is Teka
  • On the weekend, you can find me spending time with my friends and family

Brandy Watkins, Receptionist

Cheryl Mayo, Treatment Coordinators

Alyssa Hamilton, Orthodontic Assistant

Haley Edwards, Sterilization Technician

Caitlin Kellum, Orthodontic Assistant