Meet the Team

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

We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.

The Baxter Orthodontics Team


– Office Manager

Audrey has over 15 years of experience in orthodontics. She is our Office Manager, which means that she wears many hats! She enjoys the challenges of working in the orthodontic field and loves the reward of seeing the happy, beautiful, new smiles on our patients’ faces when their braces are finally removed. Audrey lives in Gardner with her husband, Jerod, and children, Ava and Ryder.  She enjoys watching her kids play sports and going camping.



– Financial Manager

Ann has over 9 years of experience as a Financial Manager in orthodontics. As our Financial Manager, she will help you in all areas of patient financing and insurance benefit coordination. She enjoys helping patients achieve their smiles through affordable payment options and maximizing dental insurance benefits. Ann is married and has two daughters and two grandchildren.



– Treatment Coordinator

Sheri has over 18 years of combined experience as an Orthodontic Assistant and Treatment Coordinator. Sheri will guide you through the initial exam and educate you on the doctor's recommended treatment. It's rewarding for her to see the patients gain confidence as we create beautiful smiles for them. Sheri is married and has two children of her own, two step-children, and a grandson. She enjoys spending time with her family, going to the lake, and doing arts and crafts.



– Clinical Coordinator

Shannon has been an Orthodontic Assistant for over 14 years. She believes that being an Orthodontic Assistant is avery rewarding job! She enjoys working with patients to help achieve that beautiful smile.  Shannon lives in Gardner and enjoys spending time with her daughter Callie and her husband Chad.



– Clinical Assistant

Deja has been with our office for over 3 years. She received her dental assisting certificate in 2015. Deja loves to interact with the patients of all ages.  She finds this job especially rewarding the day the braces come off and knowing she helped to create the perfect smile.  Deja lives in Ottawa Ks, and enjoys spending time with her family.