Meet the Team

We are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our staff is highly trained and skilled, and we strive to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient.

Each member of our treatment team is certified in dental and orthodontic assisting. Our office staff has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We also strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advancements by taking online courses and regularly attending association meetings.



Tina 

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Scheduling Coordinator/Front Desk

I started working as a Scheduling Coordinator in 2005. I organize our schedule so that each day is as smooth as possible. I love seeing our patients beautiful smiles when they are finished with treatment.  In my spare time I like to play volleyball and golf and spend time with my wonderful husband and family. I have 13 wonderful grandchildren and they all make me smile!




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Tasha

Scheduling Coordinator/Front Desk


I have been with the office since 2013. I help organize the schedule to run smoothly and efficiently. When I’m not working, I enjoy spending time with my family and watching my son, Koby, play soccer. I enjoy seeing the new smiles that come into our office and the excitement of our patients at the end of treatment.


Tina 

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Working part-time in our Sullivan office, I make sure our patients’ appointments are scheduled as conveniently as possible. I love talking to our patients and their families, but the best part of working here is seeing so many beautiful smiles the day the braces are removed! Dr. Walde and Dr. Miller genuinely care about their patients, and I feel fortunate to work with such great people. I am happily married and have three children, Devon, Drew, and Demi, as well as a dog and two cats. I enjoy sports and have coached a club volleyball team for the past nine years.

Mary Ann 

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I am responsible for insurance processing, accounts receivable and payable, payroll and scheduling, and various other duties throughout the office. I have worked here since 1987 and love seeing beautiful smiles created and the joy it gives to the patients and their parents. Dr. Walde and Dr. Miller are very caring and family oriented. They are always very honest with our patients and parents about their orthodontic needs and treatment. I feel very fortunate to be on their team. In my spare time I like to hunt and fish and flower garden. I am very proud of my two beautiful daughters, Amber and Brianne. I also have a flame point Siamese cat named Dylan. 😻

Meghan

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My kids have been patients for years, and we have always enjoyed the friendliness and professionalism of the office. I joined the team in spring of 2019. I primarily set up new patient appointments, verify insurance and assist with other jobs around the office. My favorite part of the job is seeing patients gain confidence from a great smile! In my free time, I enjoy reading, baking and working on our 100 year old house in Labadie. I also enjoy spending time with my husband, Rich and our two children, Joseph and Elise. 

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New Patient Treatment Coordinator

I joined the team in July 2018. As a treatment coordinator, I assist the doctors at the initial examination. Other roles of the office are to keep our social media accounts updated, answer phones, schedule patients & help plan events!  In my spare time, I enjoy running, riding four-wheelers, watching St. Louis Blues hockey and spending time with my husband, Sean; our 4 dogs, Cooper, Tucker,  Dave & Roy; and our cat, Louie!


Laura

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I joined the Walde Miller team in 2017, relocating to the beautiful state of Missouri from Colorado. I have been in the orthodontic field since 2002 and have been guiding patients through the process of achieving their goals of a beautiful smile. Over the years, I have been cross trained to assist the doctors in the orthodontic procedures. I absolutely love every aspect of the orthodontics process, from the beginning to the end. There is nothing that makes me happier than watching the patients build confidence and self-esteem. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my husband and the great outdoors, hiking, floating, rock climbing... you name it!



Nancy 

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In addition to assisting with all aspects of the clinical care for our orthodontic patients, I also manage the clinic to ensure our patients have the best possible experience. I absolutely love working in the orthodontic field and have been working in orthodontics for more than 35 years. It is so great to get to know our patients and watch how their confidence and self-esteem grow as their teeth straighten. All the time and effort put into their orthodontic care is always worth it in the end! In my spare time I enjoy walking, reading, sports, being outdoors, and spending time with family and friends. In my spare time I enjoy walking, reading, sports, being outdoors, and spending time with family, friends, and my wonderful granddaughter, Andrea!

Sheila 

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I have worked as a Certified Orthodontic Assistant since 1985. With my job, I have done everything from impressions, x-rays and assisting the doctors with procedures on the patients. I have enjoyed working on patients and getting to know many people. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family especially my grandchildren. I also enjoy gardening (flowers) and working and being involved in my church.


Mary Kay 

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I have spent these last 32 years helping people get the beautiful smiles they deserve! I am well-rounded, working as an orthodontic and chairside assistant, as well as a lab technician, making appliances and retainers for our patients. In my free time I enjoy riding motorcycles with my husband and spending time with my three kids and two grandkids.


Angela 

Angie-KCertified Orthodontic Assistant

I assist Dr. Walde and Dr. Miller in providing all aspects of clinical care for our orthodontic patients. Working here from 1995 to 2000, and joining the team again in 2005, I have gotten to know so many great people from our community. I love working with our patients to help them get that perfect smile. In my spare time I love to go floating, kayaking, camping, hiking, and biking. I have three boys at home who really keep me on my toes! Our two dogs, a Jack Russell Terrier named Buddy and a Beagle named Stubby, help me keep the boys in line.


Sarah 

SarahCertified Orthodontic Assistant

I graduated from assisting school in 2015 with my CDA and Expanded Functions. Shortly after, I began working at Walde Miller Orthodontics. I love watching everyone get their perfect smile! When I am not at the office, I spend my free time with my  two daughters, Emma and Sophia, and our pitbull, Coco.

Elizabeth “Liz” 

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Certified Orthodontic Assistant

I started working in orthodontics in 2015. My favorite part about working in orthodontics is seeing the patients grow and progress through treatment. I love the hands-on portion and to be able to interact with the patients. I am a mother of two energetic boys who are 6 years apart and keep me on my toes! I am a photographer in my “spare” time and have been for over 5 years. I enjoy spending time with my family, playing softball and watching my oldest play football. 
 


Cyndie Cyndie by Liz

Certified Orthodontic Assistant

I have been a certified dental assistant for 18 years and joined the Walde Miller team in October 2017. I enjoy giving back to the community and educating people on their dental health. I love working in dental and helping patients achieve their goals for a healthy, beautiful smile. I have been married for 27 years and blessed with four children and four grandchildren. In my free time, I enjoy crocheting, scrap booking and spending time with my family.


Sidney

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Orthodontic Assistant

I started working with the Walde Miller team in June of 2018. I enjoy getting to know our patients and work with our awesome doctors. I am excited to work with our patients and see them through their treatment from start to finish. I'm grateful that I've found a love for my career choice. When I'm not helping create beautiful smiles, I enjoy spending time with my family, friends and my dogs.