- Stephanie has been in orthodontics since 1971 when she began working for her own orthodontist before going to school to be a dental assistant.
- She spent 15 years working as a chair-side assistant then had an orthodontic laboratory business for seven years.
- Missing the interaction with patients and their families, Stephanie began working as our patient coordinator in 1994.
- Stephanie grew up in Carlsbad and loves baseball, entertaining and traveling with her family and friends.
- “The best part about having orthodontics be such a big part of my life is all the friendships I’ve made and seeing all the beautiful smiles we’ve created.”
- Lona is Dr. Hurst’s Financial Coordinator.
- She is new to Orthodontics, but has a background in the medical and administrative fields.
- Lona holds bachelors’ degrees in biology and nursing.
- She feels very fortunate to be part of Dr. Hurst’s team and is happy to take care of your accounts and insurance claims.
- In her free time, Lona enjoys going to Disneyland, going to the movies or just hanging out at home with her husband and cat.
Maggie, RDA, CDA
- Maggie has enjoyed working in the orthodontic field for more than 30 years and brings much experience to our office.
- She is a registered dental assistant and was an assistant for 16 years.
- Maggie has been our Treatment Coordinator for the last 20 years.
- Maggie is a native of San Diego and grew up in Bird Rock.
- She loves reading, fishing, riding, picnics, scary movies and Halloween.
- Maggie likes going to fairs and amusement parks.
- Marcia is a registered dental assistant with 25 years of experience in the dental field with 20 years in orthodontics.
- Marcia is our Clinical Supervisor and has been with our practice since 1999.
- Marcia has been a Carlsbad resident since 1986.
- She enjoys the beach, yoga and walking her dogs Allie and Ollie.
- Mindy is a Registered Dental Assistant and has 17 years of experience working in orthodontics.
- She may be a familiar face because she worked in our office when her adult daughters were children.
- Mindy is also a Jazzercise instructor teaching Jazzercise classes in our community for 30 years.
- She is a native Californian and very proud of it.
- In her off time, she crochets scarves for a charity close to her heart, works out, and loves walking her black cocker spaniel, Jack.
- She also loves cooking any recipe that includes bacon, having fun with her granddaughter Jayde and grandson Kaden and Alabama College Football. Roll Tide!!!
- Lynsey started out as a patient of Dr. Hurst back in 2001.
- She came back to work for us as a front office assistant during her senior year at Carlsbad High School in 2007.
- She attended UEI Dental Assisting School and graduated in May 2010.
- After she graduated she rejoined our team and has been here since.
- Lynsey enjoys going to the lake and the desert, Disneyland, and watching football.
- Most of all, she enjoys spending time with her family and dogs Bella, Butter, and Jelly.