Teresa came to Colorado from Nebraska (Go Big Red!!!) after she graduated college. She has been with TO since 2006. She is a true believer in the doctors’ practices, as they have worked their magic on both her as well as her sons’ teeth. Teresa, her husband, and their two sons love water skiing and spending their weekends at a lake in Pueblo. They also enjoy many other sports such as quad riding, snow skiing, shooting, and kayaking.
Patient Care Supervisor
Leigh was born in the Philippines and grew up in Colorado. She originally worked for Dr. Christine Theroux and has been with TO since 2006. She has one son, Oliver, who is her pride and joy. Leigh loves to cook and exercise in her spare time.
Front Desk Manager
Nicole loves working at TO and watching Dr. Barefoot and Dr. Theroux change lives every day. She also loves being around people who smile all day! She is a native of Colorado. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Brian, and their son, Easton. Riding horses, going for walks, playing with her son and trying new restaurants are some of her favorite things to do.
Tiara was born and raised in Denver. She has been working in the dental industry since 2014. She has had braces with our own amazing doctors. Tiara loves being able to make a difference in the patients’ lives and knowing she has contributed to their gorgeous smiles. When she is not spending time with her husband and son, Chance, you might find her shopping for the latest fashions and dining at the newest restaurants.
I have been working for Total Orthodontics since 2004 . I have loved working for Total Orthodontics. I have been proud to see the work that the practice has done and the smiles that we have produced. I love seeing the children grow with confidence and know that we were a part of that growth. My own grandchildren have been patients in this office and so have I.
I continue to be proud of the office and the care we provide to such awesome patients. It is wonderful working with such great Doctors and staff.
A child of the military, Nannette was born in Germany and moved 12 times before she turned 21, so has a hard time saying where she grew up. She has been with TO since 2004. Her love for organization and details make her the ideal Accounts Payable Specialist. Nannette is passionate about her family including her husband, grown kids, and grandchildren.
New Patient Coordinator
Kendra is incredibly proud of her Colorado roots that she shares with her three grown boys and one beautiful girl. She has been working in the dental industry for about a year. Her loving husband is her ‘rock steady’! Kendra loves the opportunity to work with the amazing doctors at TO. She keeps them and the staff on their toes with her quick wit! Her favorite way to spend her free time is with her husband, family, and friends, plus she enjoys being outdoors and cooking on her Traeger!
Born and raised in Colorado, Amber has been in the orthodontics industry for over nine years. She loves working at TO because of the passionate and talented doctors. Amber and her husband have two beautiful children – and don’t forget their two adorable boxers. They love to spend time camping, dirt biking, 4-wheeling, hiking and many more outdoor activities.
Zabrina has lived in Colorado for over 20 years. Besides enjoying seeing her patients and telling her awful (but admittedly funny) jokes, she loves to spend time with her husband, daughter, and two dogs. Zabrina is outgoing and vibrant. The patients at Total Orthodontics love to dance and sing with her in the office. She enjoys making her patients feel at ease and showing them that having fun is really something for everyone!!
April started her dental career in 1998 at the age of 15 and became an orthodontic assistant in 2001. She has been with Total Orthodontics since 2011. April loves to travel and go on adventures with her husband, Jason, and their daughter.
Her hobbies include cooking, arts and crafts, and photography, and she is currently pursuing an art degree.
Jenine is a native to Fresno, California, but moved to the Centennial state in 1997. She has been the director of the TO Gives program since 2014. Jenine believes that it is so important to teach our youth the value of giving back to our community. She, her husband of 17 years, and two teenage daughters love to travel, go camping, and try new restaurants.
Chessa was born in Wyoming but has called colorful Colorado home for over 12 years now. She began working in the dental industry in 2013. Today, Chessa loves getting to know the patients, their families, and watching their transformations from start to finish. When she is not at work she loves to go camping, snowboarding, wake-boarding as well as hanging out with her family and friends.
Clinical Technician and Patient Flow Coordinator
Tiffany grew up in beautiful Arvada, Colorado, and came to TO after she graduated dental assisting school in 2015. She loves smiling and knowing that she can help change someone’s life forever by fixing his or her smile. When she is not working, Tiffany enjoys spending time with her young son and family, as well as shopping or catching a movie.
Patient Accounts Coordinator
Liz was born in Northern California’s wine country but grew up in beautiful Monument, Colorado. After over 10 years of retail management, Liz decided to dive into the field of dentistry. She loves focusing on the patients and watching them receive their beautiful smiles. She enjoys spending her free time outdoors, hiking, camping, and off-roading in Colorado.
Leanne has been in the orthodontic field for over 19 years! She has a true passion for orthodontics and watching patients smiles transform! She loves baking and spending time with her family!
Front Desk Team
Sheela is the newest member of our front desk team. She joined Total Orthodontics in June of 2018. Sheela enjoys the welcoming environment and awesome staff at TO and loves to see the amazing relationships formed between both Doctors, all of the staff and the patients!
Front Desk Team
Michelle left a job in education after 13 years and safely landed at Total Orthodontics. She had never worked in the world of orthodontia, but was not new to the world of high levels of customer service, nor to Total Orthodontics – both of her daughters went through two phases of braces at TO.
Michelle considers herself an expert (from a “worried mother stand point”) on everything from head gears to implants. She can truly empathize with patients AND their parents – she has been through the same process as you! Michelle pledges to make the treatment process a pleasant one for one and all.
Her daughters are in college and love their TO smiles! She enjoys empty nesting with her loving husband of 25 years.
Alma is a clinical technician at Total Orthodontics. Alma has lived in Colorado since she was 4 years old. She has an adorable son Ethan and she happily married. She loves interacting with the wonderful patients of TO and being part of changing our patients’ smiles. When she is not working she loves to spend time with her family and friends and maybe one day she can travel the world.
Jade Janota is a clinical technician at Total Orthodontics. She has been in the orthodontic field since 2006. Jade loves getting to know our patients and their families, and truly enjoys seeing each patient’s smile transform.
Jude moved to Colorado from Chicago with her husband Luke. They have a cat named Chai and a dog named Hoss! On the weekends Jade and Luke spend their time in the mountains. They love to camp, hike, kayak and explore. Jade says “the saying ‘the mountains are calling and i must go’ fits us perfectly, so here we are!”
Angel was born and raised in Denver, Colorado and joined our practice shortly after graduating from Dental Assisting school. She absolutely enjoys interacting with patients and their families to create beautiful smiles and memorable experiences. She loves the family oriented atmosphere that TO has created within their team. In her spare time you might find her at the malls shopping or sipping on a cup of coffee from Starbucks which is her ultimate favorite!
Madison was born and raised in North Carolina. She moved to the beautiful state of Colorado in 2012. She has been in the dental field since early 2017 and loves working at TO. In her off time she enjoys playing different sports, being with friends and family and going to college.
Kayla was born and raised in beautiful Colorado. She joined our wonderful TO team in 2017. She LOVES being a part of helping our doctors create amazing smiles. ” It’s such a great feeling knowing you are helping other people gain confidence.”
Kayla has a dog named Bentley, whom she absolutely adores. In her spare time you can catch her hanging out with friends and family, doing arts & crafts, or dancing the night away.
Kira is a Colorado native and has been working in the orthodontic field since 1998. She loves building relationships with patient families and having fun at work while helping to create life-changing beautiful smiles. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and two daughters and loves observing as they go through the many adventures that life has to offer.
Smiles for a Lifetime Director
Theresa Bakken is our non-profit Smile for a Lifetime Director. She gets great joy from getting to know the Smile recipients and seeing them pay their gift of a smile forward in our community. She came to TO as a patient mom and a patient herself. She spends her time outside TO beekeeping and making candy with the honey she harvests.