Meet Our Team
We know you will enjoy meeting our staff. Our team is a group of experienced, friendly and professionally trained individuals committed to your excellent results. Our team takes pride in making sure our patients are comfortable and have everything they need to make their treatment a success.
The members of our clinical team are Certified Orthodontic Assistants through the Dental Assisting National Board and have Missouri Dental Board certification. They participate in continuing education courses annually to stay current on the latest techniques and procedures.
Meet the Orthodontic Consultants of Saint Louis TeamOur staff is highly qualified and dedicated to each of our patients.
Our Front Office Staff
Office ManagerI have been working in the field of orthodontics with Dr. Nissen since 1999. I was born and raised in St. Louis. I enjoy getting to know our patients, as we get to see them every month. In my spare time, I love to exercise as well as spend time with my family and friends. In 2013, I married my favorite orthodontic patient Joe
Administrative AssistantI joined OCSL in 2010. I am from Venezuela and came to St. Louis in 2007. Dr. Nissen and his team made me feel at home from day one. I love working with kids and enjoy speaking Spanish with our Hispanic patients. I love to travel with my husband, but that’s on hold for now since we are busy taking care of our two beautiful kids who are just 15 months apart!
Administrative AssistantI’ve been with OCSL since 2014 and I have learned a lot of fun and exciting things about the orthodontic field. I feel very fortunate to be part of such a great team! Outside the office, I enjoy reading, dancing and yoga. I recently received my certification in personal training and I am excited to add another hobby to my list of activities.
I joined OCSL in October of 2016 after graduating from Forest Park for dental hygiene. I have always been interested in the dental field and love working with Dr. Nissen. I enjoy spending time with my family and my identical twin sister. In March of 2017 my family of two grew to three, my daughter Kenley is my pride and joy. every day.
Administrative AssistantI started my journey with OCSL when I was 7 years old. I have been a patient of Dr. Nissen’s for 12 years now, and I enjoyed it so much that I decided to join the team! Outside of work I love to spend time with friends and family. I recently got engaged to my best friend; now many of my hobbies have been replaced with wedding planning.
I started working at OCSL in August 2017 and as the youngest in the office, I have enjoyed learning about orthodontics. The team and Dr. Nissen have welcomed me since day one and I love getting to know all of our amazing patients. In my free time I enjoy reading, working out with friends, baking desserts for the office and spending time with my cat, Zelda!
Our Clinical Staff
Certified Orthodontic Assistant with Expanded FunctionsI have been working in the orthodontic field with Dr. Nissen since 1996. I really enjoy getting to know our patients and their families. Outside of work, I enjoy traveling, photography and working in my yard. I also LOVE Cardinals baseball!
Laboratory Technician/Certified Orthodontic Assistant with Expanded FunctionsI have been working in the orthodontic field since 1998 and have been with Dr. Nissen since then. I originally started off as a chair side assistant and in 2006 received my training in Laboratory Services. I enjoy making and creating retainers that will assist in keeping our patient’s smiles perfect.
Certified Orthodontic Assistant with Expanded FunctionsI have been working in the orthodontic field since 2000 and have been with Dr. Nissen since that time. I am originally from St. Louis and have been married since 2009. Outside of work my husband and I keep busy with our beautiful daughter.
Certified Orthodontic Assistant with Expanded FunctionsI have been working in the orthodontic field since 2001 and have been with Dr. Nissen since 2007. I enjoy getting to know our patients. My greatest reward is watching each patient progress throughout treatment. In my spare time, I love spending time with my children Karsyn, Ava and Aiden.
Expanded Functions Orthodontic AssistantI have been in the Orthodontic field since 1990 and have been with Dr. Nissen since 2011. In my spare time, I love to travel anywhere there is a beach.
Certified Orthodontic Assistant with Expanded FunctionsI have been in the orthodontic field since 2005. I moved to St. Louis in 2015. When I am not making beautiful smiles I enjoy spending time with my husband and children. I love doing anything active or outdoors.
Certified Orthodontic Assistant with Expanded FunctionsI have been in the orthodontic field for 10 years and recently joined Dr. Nissen’s team at OCSL. My favorite part about making beautiful smiles is seeing how confident our patients are once they have completed their treatment. When I am not at work, I enjoy spending time with friends and taking care of my adorable Morkie dog Olly!
Expanded Functions Orthodontic AssistantI have been in the orthodontic field since 2014. I enjoy being outdoors and spending time with the people I adore. I recently joined OCSL this year and I love transforming kids smiles every day.
I have been a dental assistant for six years and have loved the transition into the orthodontic field. I am from St. Louis and a proud owner of two furbabies. I enjoy being outside and walking my “kids”. My favorite sports team is the St. Louis Blues, GO BLUES!
I began working at OCSL in September of 2017 shortly after graduating from Webster University with a bachelor’s degree in Educational Studies. I love helping and educating people so they can better themselves, and I get the best of both worlds working with our patients. I love all things Disney and in my spare time I enjoy reading, movie marathons and coaching basketball.
Certified Orthodontic Assistant with Expanded Functions
I have worked in the dental field for over 20 years and have worked with Dr. Nissen since 2002. I am originally from Pennsylvania; so no need to ask where I went to high school. The best part of my day is making people feel better about themselves as well as their smiles. When I am not at work, I enjoy Pilates, weight training and spending time with my boyfriend.