Meet the Team

//Meet the Team
Meet the Team 2017-08-31T10:26:49+00:00

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 Johnson

Abby Johnson, 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.
Catherine Cochran

Catherine Cochran, Orthodontic Assistant

  • I have two kids – Jonathan & Hali – and a grandbaby – Dawson.
  • I am originally from McCalla, Alabama.
  • I will only eat Milo’s, Zaxby’s, and mostly fast food.
  • I love to decorate.
  • Fishing is the most fun.
  • I am a Georgia Bulldogs fan.
  • On the weekend, you can find me at the ballpark, pool, or playing with my grandbaby.
Jamila

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

Jane Taylor, Treatment 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.
Jodie Murray

Jodie Murray, Clinical Assistant

  • I was born in Birmingham.
  • I attended Auburn University where I met my husband, Kenny.
  • We are huge Auburn fans – War Eagle!
  • I like working out in the yard and watching football on the weekends.
  • I have been working for Dr. Savage for over 20 years!
Kacy Eaton

Kacy Eaton, Orthodontic Assistant

  • I have three kids – Jordan, Dade, and Trinity.
  • I am originally from Trussville.
  • I love Mexican food and cannot live without it.
  • I love to shop.
  • I love the Crimson Tide.
  • I am addicted to Candy Crush (still)!
  • On the weekends, you can find me at basketball tournaments/games with my kids, shopping at different boutiques, or at home relaxing with my four legged babies, Chloe & Chaka.
Kelli Noble

Kelli Noble, Orthodontic Assistant

  • I have three children – Doug, Allan & Laura – and one granddaughter, Hill.
  • I am originally from North Carolina.
  • I love yoga.
  • My next adventure is to swim with dolphins on vacation.
  • I love to watch The Walking Dead.
  • On the weekend, I am somewhere/anywhere with Larry.
Leslie Fortson

Leslie Fortson, Clinical Assistant

  • 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.
Mesha

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.
Mona Rogers

Mona Rogers, Orthodontic Assistant

  • I have two children – Jason & Mandy
  • I am originally from:Tampa, Florida, but I was raised in Birmingham
  • My favorite food is chocolate and can’t live without it.
  • I have a rescue dog named “Nick” after Salon
  • I have six grandkids.
  • On the weekend, you can find me traveling to Scottsboro to play with grandchildren.
Pam Browning

Pam Browning, Treatment Coordinator/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. 
Tracy Cochran

Tracy Cochran, Orthodontic Assistant

  • I have three kids –Kaley, Anna & Will
  • I am originally From: Trussville
  • Believe it or not, I used to be a gymnast.
  • I married my 1st grade boyfriend.
  • I love to eat out.
  • On the weekend, you can find me at high school football games in the fall – Go huskies!, at the mall in the winter, at the baseball park in the spring, and at the beach in the summer!
Telisa Turner

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