We recognize that all our patients are unique and deserve to receive orthodontic care that responds to 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.
Joni is one of the first staff members who interacts with patients, assisting them in getting to know the orthodontists and what to expect during treatment. She is instrumental in helping new patients become familiar with the practice and gets everything off to a smooth start. Joni loves watching the treatment process, from start to finish, as the patients achieve their new smiles. Married for many years, Joni has a son and daughter, both of whom had their teeth straightened at Sepic Orthodontics.
As treatment coordinator, Missy ensures a smooth transition for new patients into the practice. She began working in the dental field in 2005 and began with us in 2015. Her favorite part of her job is seeing patients get their braces off and walk out with a big "Sepic Smile". She says Dr. Sepic changed her life when she had braces with him and she is so excited about continuing the family tradition of spreading confidence with beautiful smiles with the doctors. Missy has been married for 32 years, has four children, and two grandchildren. She enjoys knitting in her spare time.
When a patient first walks into the office, Jess always welcomes them with a big smile. She works at the front desk greeting patients, scheduling appointments, and answering phones. She says she loves working for our doctors because they bring a family atmosphere to the office, making both staff and patients feel like they are at a second home. Jessica has been with her best friend Mike for 5 years and together they have a baby boy, Leo, whom she says is their pride and joy. She loves fashion, makeup, music, and the Cleveland Cavs.
April joined our team in 2017. She works at the front desk greeting patients, answering phones and scheduling appointments. April loves helping people and says she loves that our doctors are detail oriented and always strive for an ideal result. She believes it's important to be continually engaged in learning. She has her Bachelors degree in creative writing/art from Seton Hill University. April also says that her son James, is the center of her world. He is fascinated by heroic stories and an expert in comic book character factoids.
According to Rachel, the greatest part of her work at Sepic Orthodontics is helping the doctors and the patients work together to achieve a beautiful smile. She was an orthodontic patient at the practice when she was younger, so her beautiful smile is a Sepic smile! A huge fan of baseball, Rachel enjoys spending time with her family and playing with her dog, Bambina.
Hailey began working as an orthodontic technician in 2012 and she joined the Sepic team in January of 2015. She works directly with patients putting braces on, maintaining appliances, and removing braces. She loves to learn about new techniques, and the latest tools in orthodontics. Hailey also orders all of the office supplies and coordinates our websites. Her favorite part of her job is seeing our patient's huge smiles after they see themselves without braces for the very first time. Outside of work she enjoys being outdoors, traveling, and spending time with her husband and her pets.
Having worked at Sepic Orthodontics since 1991, Debbie assists the orthodontists as they treat patients. She has a ready smile and takes the time to explain to the patients what is being done. She loves seeing the smiles that patients share after treatment is concluded. When not working, Debbie spends time with her husband and son, as well as reading and watching sports.
Valarie started working in the dental field in 2013. She joined our orthodontic team in 2018. Her job is to assist the doctors in placing the braces and all other adjustment appointments. She loves seeing our patients get their braces off and leave with big beautiful smiles! She also says she really enjoys the family atmosphere that our doctors and staff create throughout the office. In her free time, Valarie likes to spend time with her family and friends and travel. She is also very much looking forward to her upcoming wedding.
Josie started working in the dental field in 2016. She recently graduated as a Certified Dental Assistant and began working with us as an orthodontic technician in 2017. Her job is to assist the doctors in all appointments throughout a patient's treatment from putting the braces on to taking them off. She says she loves working with our doctors because they are a wealth of knowledge and are always pushing her to do her best. In her spare time she enjoys playing with her two cats, Kathy and Elsa. She also enjoys watching Game of Thrones, playing video games, and spending time with her family.
Janine started working in the dental field in 2015, and recently joined our team in 2017. Her job as an orthodontic technician is to assist the doctors in all treatment appointments from start to finish. She says that one of her favorite parts of her job is getting to know our patients on a more personal level and simply talking to them about their day. And just like the rest of our team, she loves seeing the end result when the braces come off! Outside of work, Janine enjoys running, biking, and spending time with her husband, daughter, and two dogs. And she especially enjoys watching her daughter play soccer.
Starting at Sepic Orthodontics in 2012, Nicole is one of the first people that a new patient sees. She takes the records of the teeth before and after treatment. The best part about her job is seeing the transformation of a patient's smile and the happiness it brings them. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, hanging out with her family and friends, traveling, and being outside with her dog Miah.
Linda is one of the financial personnel at Sepic Orthodontics. She helps patients and their families design flexible payment schedules that allow for proper orthodontic treatment. She also verifies all insurance coverage prior to a patient’s first appointment and sometimes answers the phones, too. Linda enjoys seeing the smiles on the day that braces are removed. When not in the office, Linda spends time with her husband and two children, cooking, and gardening.
Financial/Insurance Coordinator and Office Manager
Darla, who has been with Sepic Orthodontics since 1997, is in charge of the financial matters for the office, including accounts payable and receivable, insurance claims, and payroll. She excels at helping patients handle the insurance paperwork and making payment arrangements with families, always finding workable solutions. Enjoying time with her husband, Sam, Darla likes following sports, especially the Pittsburgh Steelers and Penguins.
Financial and Marketing Coordinator
First starting at Sepic Orthodontics in 1981 as an assistant, Cindy now handles financial arrangements and interactions with other offices. She enjoys getting to know patients and loves how the orthodontic practice is able to change lives through improved smiles. When not working, Cindy spends time with her husband, David. Together, they have two sons, Jeffery and Seth, and a daughter, Breanne. Cindy likes entertaining, planning events, and spending time with friends and family members.
Kevin works in the laboratory, pouring the models, making retainers, bending the wires for the orthodontic appliances, soldering, and performing light maintenance. He loves seeing the end result of treatments: the bright smile on the patient’s face. Kevin and his wife, Wanda, live in Fairchance, with their dogs. He is active in his church, where he runs the sound equipment and sings. Kevin is also active in training bird dogs.