Meet the Team

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Our friendly, dedicated, and energetic team is committed to working with you and your family to create a positive experience every time you visit our practice.

We welcome you with warm smiles to our practice!


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Annaliese

Orthodontic Assistant

I started working for Lakeview Orthodontics in 2013. I love getting to interact with the patients every day and see their results at the end of treatment.

I got to marry the love of my life in 2013, and we have two sons. During our free time, we enjoy spending time on our little farm.


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Jordyn

Treatment and Marketing Coordinator

I started working in the dental field in 2016 and joined Lakeview Orthodontics in 2017. I love getting to see our patients’ results at the end of treatment and how much confidence they have with a beautiful smile.

In April 2018, I married my high-school sweetheart. During our free time, we enjoy spending time together, playing with our two fur babies, and being outdoors.


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Debbie

Sterilization Specialist

I started working in the dental field in 1999. I really like meeting people and watching our patients’ smiles become more beautiful. Dr. Schmidtke is really thoughtful and caring with the patients and the staff.

I love living on my farm with two dogs. I have two children who are both married. I enjoy spending time with my family, which includes my two wonderful grandsons.


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Heather

Orthodontic Assistant

I began working in this office in 2007 after starting my career in 1998. I enjoy all parts of my job, especially the interaction I have with my coworkers and patients. I love when patients finish their treatment and get their braces off; the excitement they show on their faces is indescribable! Dr. Schmidtke is fun and caring and makes our workdays really enjoyable. He really cares for his staff and patients.

I am a happy, proud mom of two, and love spending time with my family and playing with my boys.


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Kelly

Scheduling and Financial Coordinator

I enjoy working with the wonderful group of people that form our team. Dr. Schmidtke loves what he does. It’s great to work with caring people who are so wonderful with their patients and staff.

I am married and have four children. We live on a farm with lots of pets. When I’m not working, I enjoy doing anything outdoors. My favorite place is the beach!


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Lorrie

Office Coordinator / HR

I started working for Lakeview Orthodontics in 1991. I love all of my work and am most satisfied when I know that people are confident in my abilities. I want our patients to know that they can depend on me to handle their accounts accurately. I know that Dr. Schmidtke cares about our patients and wants them to have an enjoyable experience.

I am married and we have one daughter. My hobbies include exercise and yard work.


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Renee

Orthodontic Lab Technician

I love the close bond that is formed with our patients throughout their orthodontic care. To know what we do makes a big difference in their lives and to see the smiles on the faces the day they get their braces off is a joy. Dr. Schmidtke is the most loving and caring person, and extends his feelings to the patients and the staff. He is very compassionate and fun to be around. He always takes time to listen.

I am married with two grown boys, one daughter-in-law, two dogs, and two cats. I attend High Mound Missionary Baptist Church and enjoy hiking, camping, canoeing, and river rafting.


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Rita

Clinical Coordinator

I started my career in the dental field in 1995 and joined Lakeview Orthodontics in 2006. I like the fast pace of our practice, getting to know patients, and seeing the results of their treatment. Dr. Schmidtke really cares about his patients. He is great to work with and likes to have fun!

My husband is a volunteer fire chief and very active in our community. We have two beautiful daughters and one granddaughter.


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Sandra

Orthodontic Assistant

I started working in 2011 for Lakeview Orthodontics. I love watching the joy that our patients feel when they get the smile they always wanted, and knowing I was a part of the process. Dr. Schmidtke makes things fun for his staff and provides quality care for his patients. He is great at his job.

I have two sons and two granddaughters that are my heart! I love riding four wheelers and spending time outdoors with my family.


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Patsy

Insurance Coordinator

My favorite part of my job is seeing our patients develop beautiful smiles through orthodontic care. I love watching them get a fabulous result and seeing the confidence it builds. It is also great to be working with my best friends! Dr. Schmidtke cares tremendously for our patients and staff. Even with the amount of education he has, he is still down to earth. We are like a family.

I have three children and five grandchildren. I enjoy living on a farm and like to travel, especially to the beach.


Hannah

Orthodontic Assistant


Grace

Orthodontic Assistant


Nancy

Orthodontic Assistant

I am a certified orthodontic assistant, having worked in the dental field since 1999 and here at Lakeview Orthodontics since 2017. I love that my job allows me to work one-on-one with patients and gives me a chance to get to know them. I would definitely consider myself a “people person!” Being a part of Lakeview Orthodontics is like working with family!

I am married and we have three children, two dogs, three cats, and chickens. I love to paint and do crafts. We live about five minutes from Smith Lake Park and really enjoy kayaking with our friends and family. I also love to work in my yard planting flowers.


Felicia

Scheduling Coordinator


Leah

Orthodontic Assistant


Daycy

Scheduling Coordinator

I started working in the dental field in 2019. I answer phone calls, schedule appointments, and take payments from patients. Also, I help translate for patients/parents who cannot speak English.

I have always wanted to work in a dental office. The Dr and the rest of the team are great to work with. I have and will continue to learn from them every day. I love to work in this amazing environment. All of the coworkers don’t hesitate to help with any questions I have.

I am from Albertville, Alabama. I have a daughter named Juliet and she is almost two years old. I’m also engaged to a great guy! We have been together for three years. I love to work out to release some stress. Family is the most important thing to me.