Our friendly and experienced team cares about you, and works hard to provide you with personalized orthodontic care that meets your unique needs. We maintain a warm, comfortable atmosphere at Brown Orthodontics and keep our focus on you throughout your entire experience with us. We value integrity, and believe in providing the right treatment at the right time and keeping you informed about every aspect of your treatment. Call us today at 360-256-7220 to schedule your appointment with our orthodontist in Vancouver, Washington. We look forward to working with you to achieve a healthier smile.
Shannon – Scheduling Coordinator
Shannon moved to Washougal Washington in April of 2012 with her boyfriend Mike. Shannon is a native of Washington, originally from the tri-cities area. She has been working in the dental industry for 18 years now and recently graduated from Charter College as a certified dental assistant. When not working, Shannon stays active hiking, horseback riding, biking and snow shoeing.
Shane – Financial Coordinator
Shane has been working in the dental field for 15 years. She lives in Washougal and is from Stevenson. In 2001, Shane got married to Zahner, and in 2008 they had a daughter, Bailey. Bailey and Shane are very active in the Girl Scout community. They all love going to the beach (especially Seaside!) In her free time, Shane enjoys crafting, gardening, and playing with their dogs, Jumbo and Molly.
Kathy – Treatment Coordinator
Kathy has worked with Dr. Brown since 1995 and is very happy to help you answer orthodontic questions and get started with your treatment. Her hobbies include sewing, reading and gardening. Ask her about sky diving! She and her husband also enjoy motorcycle riding on nice weekends.
Kathy – Orthodontic Assistant & Lab Technician
Kathy is an Orthodontic Assistant AND our Lab Technician. She loves to get to know her patients and work with Dr. Brown to create the best possible smile. Kathy is a master in the lab and creates most of our retainers and plaster models. She has a very good eye for detail and loves the creativity in lab work.
Angie – Treatment Coordinator
Angie has been working in orthodontics for over 10 years. She joined our office in 2014. Orthodontics is her favorite because she loves to see the kids enter braces and then see them transform into teens with beautiful smiles. Outside the office, Angie keeps busy with her 2 children Ayden and Gracie. They love to hike, mountain bike, canoe and go to the beach. Their favorite place to explore is the Columbia Gorge. Angie and Ayden are HUGE Blazer fans and never miss a game.
Sam – Orthodontic Assistant
Sam joined our team in 2014. Sam graduated from Heritage High School in 2009 and then received her Associate degree in Arts from Clark College. She then went on to Concorde Career College where she earned her Dental Assisting Degree. Her attention to detail and sweet nature makes her a great orthodontic assistant. In her spare time, Sam loves to do yoga, take Zumba classes, hike, fish, camp and take her two labs to the dog park (Leah, a border collie black lab mix, and Brutus, a chocolate lab).
Dahlia – Orthodontic Assistant
Dahlia started working for Dr. Brown October 2016 but Dahlia has been an orthodontic assistant for almost 10 years. She graduated from Fort Vancouver High School in 2005, then attended Concorde Career Institute. It was then that she fell in love with orthodontics! Dahlia and her husband have three children, Enrique, Guadalupe, and Esperanza. When Dahlia isn’t at the office she enjoys spending time with family and being in the outdoors; especially at the gorge. There, they enjoy hiking and site seeing. Also, Dahlia enjoys running, bike riding, doing yoga and taking body pump classes.
Sue – Orthodontic Assistant
Sue has worked with Dr. Brown since 2004. She has a sweet disposition and is very gentle with her patients. Sue loves to see the changes in patients as they go through treatment. “It’s fun to see their new smile when they finish.” Sue also enjoys the outdoors by gardening, boating, skiing, and going to sporting events. She also has 2 adorable granddaughters. One of Sue’s favorite places to visit is the beach. Ask her about clamming!
Mackenzie – Orthodontic Assistant
Mackenzie grew up in Vancouver and attended St. Mary’s Academy. She recently finished her dental assisting certification from Charter College, and she is very excited to be following in her parents’ footsteps in the dental field (she is Dr. Brown’s daughter.) When she isn’t in the office, she loves traveling (she has been to 6 continents!) shopping and taking care of her two cats Athena and Cookie.
Samantha – Orthodontic Assistant & Lab Technician
Samantha joined our team as a sterilizer/lab technician/chairside assistant in 2015. She graduated from Spokane Community College with her AA Degree, moved back to Vancouver and then bought a house! When she is not at work, Samantha spends time with her husband Nick and their two labs, Diesel and Ruger. Outside of the office, they like to go camping and ride their quads at the dunes, work on their diesel trucks, and spend time with their families.
Laurie – Orthodontic Assistant
Laurie has been an orthodontic assistant since 1994 and has worked with Dr. Brown since 2001. Laurie is very gentle, has great attention to detail and a great assistant. You can tell that Laurie loves her job. Laurie keeps busy outside the office doing things with her grown children, gardening, collecting Couture handbags and taking care of her 2 Persian cats.