Orthodontic Assistant

Sydney started working in orthodontics in 2016 and joined the amazing team at NowlinOrthodontics that same year. She enjoys working with patients of all ages and educating themabout their orthodontic journey. Her favorite part of the orthodontic process is seeing transformation of self esteem and increase in confidence of the patient. Sydney was born and raised in western oklahoma. After graduating high school, She and her high school sweetheart Patrick, moved to tulsa to start their next chapter in 2015. Patrick and Sydney have two dogs; Rex and Riddick. In her free time, Sydney likes to spend time with family and friends, taking her dogs to the park, go to the movies, and to go shopping.
Stephanie was born in Chicago, Illinois and moved to Broken Arrow, Oklahoma in 2001. She graduated from Broken Arrow High School and Tulsa Tech's Dental Assisting program and currently attends Tulsa Community College and hopes to one day get a bachelors degree in Dental Hygiene at The University of Oklahoma.
When not at work Stephanie likes to spend her time going out to dinner and taking long walks with her family and her friends. Stephanie enjoys being in the orthodontic field because she loves seeing patients confidence grow. She also loves seeing the amazing transformations Dr. Nowlin provides for his patients. Stephanie is bilingual which helps our office communicate with our Spanish-speaking patients.

Wendy has been an orthodontic assistant since 1993 and obtained her certification in 1999. She was welcomed to the Nowlin Orthodontics team in July 2014. Wendy is responsible for providing support in all areas of the office, so you may see her at the front desk or she may be the one helping put your braces on! From start to finish, Wendy values the opportunity to provide both a pleasant orthodontic experience and exquisite care to our patients and their families.

Wendy lives with her husband Monalito, daughter Mya and their schnauzer, Max. They also have a grown son, Myles, who lives in Jenks. Wendy and her family have been an active part of the Tulsa Soccer community since their son was a toddler. She loves traveling, music, going to concerts and spending time with her family and friends.

Dawn has been in the dental and orthodontic field since 1992. She was born and raised in Illinois and moved to Oklahoma in the summer of 2014 to experience the warmer weather. She joined the Nowlin Orthodontic Team in August of 2014.

Dawn believes a smile is one of the most important assets somebody can have and should be shared routinely! Her favorite aspect of orthodontics happens the day the braces are put on. That day is so exciting for her because she knows a special transformation is about to take place. She enjoys seeing the progress each step of the way and, along with the patient, is ultimately rewarded when the braces are removed and the new smile revealed.

Dawn is married with one beautiful daughter and two dogs. Outside the office she loves her time with family and friends, running, exercising at the gym, and watching her daughter play softball.

Ann is a native Oklahoman and began her career in Tulsa as an orthodontic assistant in 1983, working for Dr. Van Nowlin. She worked with “Dr Van” for a number of years and even helped put Dr. Ryan Nowlin's braces on when he was a teenager. She was excited to witness “Dr. Ryan” join his father in 2003 and see the practice evolve into the Nowlin Orthodontics of today.

During her career, Ann has seen many changes in orthodontics but, throughout that time, it has been rewarding for her to remain a consistent part of such an outstanding team. Ann has fun at the office and says it is gratifying for her to see the transformation that happens in patients as they build self­esteem and confidence during their orthodontic journey.

Throughout the years, Ann has likened to many different hobbies. She enjoys archery and rifle bench rest competitions, boating, gardening, folk art painting, and sewing to name a few. She still enjoys reading, watching movies and getting together with friends.

Carrie started working in orthodontics in 1986 and joined the great team at Nowlin Orthodontics in 2010. She enjoys working with patients of all ages and believes strongly in educating them about their treatment. She finds the more the patient knows about their orthodontic treatment, the more they participate in their care. Being educated makes every patient's journey to a great smile that much more pleasant and effective and allows for Carrie's favorite part of orthodontic process to become a reality: achieving that great smile.

Carrie was born and raised in Colorado. After getting married to her high school sweetheart Ed, they moved to Oklahoma in 1987. She and her husband have two wonderful children. Carrie loves the one on one time with her kids; shopping and going to the movies with her daughter and watching her son play baseball. In her free time, Carrie likes to spend time with family and friends, traveling, and reading books.

Stacey joined our team in July of 2013. She has been in the orthodontic field since 2000 and has knowledge in just about every aspect of our office. She loves the parent and patient interaction, and her goal is to make you feel welcome and informed at every visit. She really believes both Dr. Ryan Nowlin and Dr. Van Nowlin make a difference in their patient's lives. She feels she is blessed to work in a field where she can help people build self­-esteem and improve confidence and she always looks forward to meeting new patients at their first appointment.

When she's not helping families at the office, Stacey enjoys time with her own family. She was married to her amazing husband in May 2000 and now have two boys together. Their oldest son is involved with band and drama, and their youngest is into any and every kind of sport. Needless to say, Stacey stays busy at home and loves being supportive in her children's activities.

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