Meet the Team

We recognize that all of our patients are unique, and deserve to receive orthodontic care that reflects their individual needs. Our orthodontic team is committed to working with you and your family to create a positive, comfortable, and customized orthodontic experience every time you visit our practice.

 

Front Office Staff

Our warm and personable front office team takes great pleasure in providing an upbeat family environment. They strive to accommodate our patient’s busy lives in finding ideal appointment times. We know how valuable your time is. They will cheerfully handle all financial and insurance matters and are there to answer all of your questions.

Marty

Treatment Coordinator

I grew up in Anderson and graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington. I have been at Ripley Orthodontics for over 14 years, and I help facilitate the new patient process. I love to see the children, as well as adults, transform their smiles and faces into the best they can be. It’s a joy to see their confidence soar as they see the improvements take place! We are truly a family at Ripley Orthodontics.  My team members are the absolute best, and Dr. Ripley is such a caring and generous person. We really have a lot of fun here!

My husband, Greg, and I have three sons. Matthew and Joseph have graduated from Indiana University and are living in Chicago. Jordan is currently a student at I.U. I enjoy volunteering at an elementary school on Fridays, interior design, and traveling, especially to Chicago.

 

jenni

Jenni

Financial Coordinator

I have been working with Dr. Ripley for over 17 years. I assist patients and families with all aspects of the financial investment of their beautiful smile. I love seeing our patients, working with their parents, and coming to work with Dr. Ripley and my co-workers who are more “family” than “staff.”  Our closeness and genuine care for our patients is a huge benefit and why we have such a great office environment.

I am married to Adrian, an IFD firefighter, and we have four children: Hayley, Brittany, Will, and Isiah. I enjoy reading and volunteering in the school and in my community. I’ve spent a lot of time watching my kids’ activities and sporting events, but my favorite is Friday “Date Night” with my husband when he is off duty!

 

diane

Diane

Scheduling Coordinator

I have worked with Dr. Ripley ever since he started practicing in 1988. I can multi-task with the best of them, and love the fast-paced, upbeat environment at Ripley Orthodontics. I work to help schedule our patients so they can get their braces off as quickly as possible. I enjoy working with familiar faces and meeting new ones.

I’ve lived on the south side of Indianapolis my whole life, and I enjoy spending time with friends and family, especially my two kids, Austin and Hallie.

 

tari

Tari

Scheduling Coordinator

I have lived in Indianapolis my whole life. My husband and I raised triplets who recently graduated from Indiana University, Indiana State, and Ball State. Growing up, my kids were very involved with athletics and activities, so I know all about busy schedules. I work hard to fit orthodontic appointments into our family’s busy lives with minimal disruption. I have worked at Ripley Orthodontics for over ten years. I love meeting and getting to know our patients and their families. We have a great environment at Ripley Orthodontics, and I enjoy working with a great team.

In my free time, I enjoy traveling with my husband.

 

Clinical Staff

Our dynamic and caring clinical team works closely with each patient. Our clinical professionals have an average of 12 years of experience each, yet they bring amazing energy and enthusiasm for their profession every day.

They help make each appointment as quick, effective and comfortable as possible. The staff is dedicated to providing extraordinary personal service with compassion and consideration of each patient’s individual needs. The clinical staff helps Dr. Ripley keep the patients and parents well informed at each visit.

trish

Trish

Clinical Assistant/Treatment Coordinator

I have worked for Dr. Ripley since receiving my Dental Assisting Certificate over 15 years ago. I love being around people, and we have such great families to work with at Ripley Orthodontics. At each appointment, I get to know our patients a little better. By the end of treatment, I feel I have made a friend for life. I love all my fellow team members and we work together so well. I feel like they are my second family.

My husband, Steve, and I had our first child in the summer of 2014. I had a baby girl, Nadia Elise, and she is precious. My two dogs, Maya and Stella, are coping with the new family dynamics. In my free time, I like to shop, play tennis, and hang out with friends and family.

 

missy

Missy

Clinical Assistant

I am originally from Fort Wayne where I started my orthodontic career that now spans over 28 years. I joined Ripley Orthodontics when I moved to Indianapolis in 2000. I love working with Dr. Ripley because of his quality work and the caring attitude he has for his patients. I appreciate developing friendships with our patients as we work together to achieve a beautiful smile for them. We have a great team here and it makes it extra special.

I live in the Greenwood/Center Grove area with my husband, Tim. We have twin girls, Ashley and Allison, and a son, Jake. When I’m not busy with my family, I like working out and climbing mountains in our national parks.

 

rene

Rene

Clinical Assistant

I have worked as a clinical assistant for Dr. Ripley for over nine years. I look forward coming to a fun, happy environment where we create confident, healthy smiles. I love being a part of the Ripley Orthodontics family!

My husband, Nathan, and I live on the south side of Indianapolis with our two puggles. I enjoy shopping for shoes and watching good movies.

 

cheryl

Cheryl

Clinical Assistant

I was born and raised in Indianapolis and I received my Dental Assisting Certificate from IUPUI. I have over 23 years of clinical orthodontics experience with the last two years being with Dr. Ripley. I love working with all patients, but children especially. Watching their personalities and smiles blossom is my favorite part of my job. I so appreciate being a part of such a friendly, professional team with Dr. Ripley so passionate about the care of his patients.

In my free time I enjoy being outdoors, cooking, watching movies, and spending time with my family. I have three sisters and my Mom who are around town and regularly see. My husband, Dallas, and I have two wonderful children: Allison and Dallas.

 

lisa

Lisa

Clinical Assistant

I graduated from Chatard High School and attended IUPUI. I have been part of the Ripley Orthodontic clinical team since 2010. My favorite part of my job has been building relationships with the patients, and then seeing their amazing smiles at the end of treatment. It is so satisfying to take part in the beautiful transformations that take place with orthodontics.

I enjoy spending my free time with family and friends along with staying fit by working out at the gym.

Demi

Clinical Assistant

I have been part of the Ripley Orthodontic clinical team since 2014. I love working with kids. It's so satisfying to see them grow in confidence as their teeth straighten. 

 

Lourdes

Clinical Assistant

I am originally from Chicago. I'm a big Cubs and Bears fan. I worked for an orthodontist in Chicago for 4 years. I moved to Indianapolis in July of 2017 and started working for Dr. Ripley. I love watching our patients grow as individuals as their teeth, faces and smiles transform. I am fluent in Spanish, so I enjoy helping Dr. Ripley communicate with our Spanish speaking patients and parents. In my free time, I like spending time with my dog and my family, drawing and dancing. 

 

shannon

Shannon

Lab Technician

I work in the lab where the retainers and other appliances are made, and have worked for Dr. Ripley for over 12 years. I take great pride in my work since the quality of my work helps maintain the great results that are accomplished during active orthodontic treatment. We have high standards at Ripley Orthodontics, and our in-house lab helps us control the results we deliver. I love working with such a cohesive team with everyone helping each other out.

In my free time, I love working with crafts and spending time with my two sons, Daniel and Tristan.

 

amanda

Amanda

Records/Lab Technician

I work in the lab where the retainers are made, as well as in the clinic taking diagnostic records for our patients. I’ve worked for Dr. Ripley since 2010, and I love helping our patients get and keep a beautiful smile. I love the family atmosphere with my other team members at Ripley Orthodontics.

At home, I have a son, Zayne Maxwell, who was born in 2012. When I’m not at work, I spend my time with Zayne and my family. I love being a mom!