Orthodontics is about more than just teeth--it’s about relationships. Finding an orthodontist and an office where you feel comfortable will make your orthodontic experience a great one.

Jeff Erickson, DDS Jeff Erickson, DDS

Dr. Erickson often receives compliments on his ability to listen to and communicate well with patients. He does a marvelous job of helping people feel comfortable as he strives to fully understand each person’s needs, works hard to make sure that those needs are met, and that their questions are answered. Patients can tell that he sincerely cares, and really enjoys what he does. He loves to have fun and laughter can often be heard throughout the clinic. Although he does have fun, Dr. Erickson takes orthodontics seriously. He is meticulous about getting your teeth just right and often gets compliments from dentists and patients about the quality of his work.

As we take the braces off a patient, we ask them what they liked best about their experience. Most often, the answer is “the staff.” Our staff is friendly, fun loving, and works hard to take care of our patients. Since they see our patients on a regular basis, they get to know each other well, and develop lasting relationships. Although the staff takes time to treat each person individually, they are well trained and treat patients efficiently. They try hard to not make you wait, and have great systems in place to get you on your way quickly. The staff works hard, enjoys what they do, and has an enjoyable time, but are also sensitive and are able to understand and fulfill their patients’ needs.

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Lead Receptionist

I love working with all of our wonderful patients and watching their teeth transform. Seeing the confident smiles on our patients is one of my favorite things about working here. I love the outdoors, photography, and playing the piano. Currently I am enjoying life with my husband and two beautiful daughters. 


Darrien Darrien Maurer

Lead Chairside Assistant

I love interacting with all of our AMAZING patients. I have lived in St. George my whole life, and am the oldest of four kids. I love spending time with my family, riding my horses, and doing just about anything outside.


Allie Allie Phillips

Treatment Coordinator

I love meeting all the new patients that come into the office; it’s very exciting! In my spare time, I love the outdoors, hiking, paddle boarding, camping, and skiing. I also love to travel!


Rachel  Rachel Mecham

Accountant, Human Resources and Marketing Coordinator

I enjoy working with such an amazing staff! I am married and have two beautiful daughters. I love spending time with my family, traveling, reading, painting, biking, and doing new DIY projects around my house.


Donna Donna Roe

Public Relations Specialist

I have been able to gain so many friendships by getting to visit other offices in the area. For me, that makes doing business a real pleasure! I also enjoy being part of the team within our office. I married young and had eight children as I traveled all over the country with my husband who worked for the National Park Service. My children have been my biggest hobby, as was the cooking required to feed them all! I also love to read, write, make wreaths, and do needlework.


Nena Nena Maddux

Front Desk Receptionist 

I have loved getting to know our incredible patients and their families. I grew up in Kanab, Utah where I enjoyed being a cheerleader all through high school. In my spare time I enjoy being with my family and watching Netflix.


Ronie Ronie Maurer

Lab Technician/Chairside Assistant/Insurance Coordinator

I love working in the lab because it gives me a creative outlet. I also enjoy getting to know our patients and helping to create their beautiful smiles! I love interacting with all of our AMAZING patients. I’ve lived in St. George my whole life. My husband Darren and I have four beautiful children. I love horseback riding, being with my family, and enjoying the natural beauty that surrounds this amazing town we live in.


Lorie Lorie Bonzo

Lab Technician

I have worked for Orthodontic Specialists for 25 years! I love being part of an office with such a high quality of service as well as a friendly and inviting atmosphere. I grew up in the rural town of Genola in Utah County. Some of my hobbies are hiking, cycling, cooking, and reading. I met my husband, Todd, at SUU and we have five children. I love St. George and wouldn't want to live anywhere else.


AndieCiara Arbon

Chairside Assistant

I love my job here at Orthodontic Specialists. Watching patients teeth transform and seeing the confidence our patients gain is my favorite part. I also love creating relationships with each one of our patients. In my spare time, I like to snack, hang out with my friends, and most importantly take naps.



KelsieChairside Assistant

The best part of my job is our wonderful patients! I love watching our patients gain more and more confidence in their smiles at every appointment. In my free time, I love everything and anything outdoors. My favorite things to do are camping and hunting with my family and my two dogs.



Chairside AssistantCortney

I enjoy seeing our patients’ smiles change. I also enjoy rainy days, anything and everything Disney, and most of all I love my dog Olli!





Chairside Assistant

I love getting to know the patients! In my spare time, I enjoy playing with my dog Chevy and spending quality time with my fiancé and family.




Front Desk Receptionist

Helping others is one of my biggest passions, as well as spending time with my family. I was born and raised here in St. George. I love doing anything outdoors and love playing with my dogs, cats, and chickens!




Front Desk Receptionist

I love getting to see and interact with our patients! Nothing makes me happier than to see how excited they are about their transformation. I grew in the small town of Roosevelt, UT! My hobbies include spending time with my family, watching Netflix, and being outdoors. I enjoy trying new and different kinds of food and traveling as well!


Chairside Assistant

Seeing people gain confidence in their smiles is my favorite thing about working here. The team works great together and I enjoy being a part of such an amazing staff. It is my pleasure working with all of the patients and seeing them achieve their best smiles.

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