It is nice to put a name with a face. Dr. Thompson has always surrounded himself with an excellent team to help create a beautiful smile. He is proud of his team. The Smile Team is highly trained, efficient, and skilled in helping you during your treatment.
The office has very little turn over in employees. Most employees stay with Dr. Thompson for long periods of time. The staff has a combined orthodontic experience of over 150 years. The staff is very knowledgeable in orthodontic treatment and you can ask them as many questions as you want. If they can’t answer your question, Dr Thompson will. The Smile Team is here to help you and make you feel comfortable during your visits.
Certified Dental Assistant / Sterilization Monitor / Invisalign Coordinator – Angie is a very good employee who works skillfully as a chairside dental assistant. She is also responsible for making sure our sterilization is tested and effective and is the office Invisalign Coordinator. Angie can also work in various positions in the office. She received an Associates degree in Dental Assisting from Huntington Junior College. Outside the office she enjoys watching her two girls in school activities and Angie loves to shop.
Certified Dental Assistant / PR Officer – Emily is our newest employee and is from the Logan, WV area. She does an excellent job chairside and working on various other jobs Dr. Thompson asks her to do. She is also our public relations officer. Emily received an Associates degree in Dental Assisting from Huntington Junior College. She loves her dog, Roxie and she likes Star Wars and video games.
Certified Dental Assistant / Supply Coordinator – Missy started in 1992 with Dr. Thompson and is a very skilled chairside assistant who also keeps the office supplies running smoothly. She orders all our supplies. Missy received an Associates degree in Dental Assisting from Huntington Junior College. Outside the office, Missy loves to work out at the gym, she likes watching her youngest daughter march in the Lincoln County High School Band and she loves West Virginia Football.
Lab Tech – Nancy is a long term employee who is very proficient in the lab and is a certified dental assistant. She makes all the various retainers and appliances that are used during treatment. Nancy received an Associates degree in Dental Assisting from Huntington Junior College. Outside the office, Nancy volunteers with WV Autism Society and she is an avid Ohio State Football fan.
Front Office Coordinator – Sonya, another long time employee, organizes the office schedule by making appointments for current patients and new patients. She also has the important job of answering the phone. Sonya’s outside interests are working with the elderly citizens in assisted living centers and she loves to bake.
Office Coordinator – Susan is an integral part of the practice. She is in charge of billing insurance, preparing account statements, working with fee schedules and making the office run smoothly and efficient. Susan received her Surgical Technology degree from Collins Career Center. Outside the office, Susan loves the outdoors and the West Virginia hills. She also roots for the West Virginia Mountaineers.