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Meet the Team

Karrie Surface

Treatment Coordinator

Karrie is originally from Houston, she moved to Austin a year ago for a career opportunity with Mai Orthodontics, bringing with her 25 years of experience in the dental field. Karrie has 3 daughters and 5 grandchildren. She enjoys her weekends to travel back to Houston and stay close to family. As much as enjoying family time, Karrie also takes the time to enjoy the outdoors and to travel.

 

 

Ben

Financial Coordinator

Ben is originally from Salt Lake City, where he spent most of his life. Two years ago, he moved to Austin for his wife's work. He is loving the Austin winters!  Ben has two daughters ages 13 and 15, and was able to be a stay at home dad for 10 years. He loved almost every minute of it.  He enjoys watching his youngest daughter play sports and his oldest daughter show pigs in her high school FFA program. Ben enjoys spending time in the great outdoors with his family, where they enjoy camping, hiking and fishing.

With a bachelors degree in Business Management from the University of Utah, Ben has been in the dental/orthodontist field for a year and looks forward to making a career out of it. He enjoys orthodontics because of the confidence and happiness it brings, to our patients.

 

 

Emily

Scheduling Coordinator

Emily is a former teacher, originally from the great state of Louisiana. While moving all around the globe growing up, she decided to get her Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology and minor in Biology at Texas State University. Emily assists Stephanie in the front with all our patient's scheduling needs. 

Emily has lived in Austin for almost ten years with her husband and their two french bulldogs, Bruno and Bailey. She loves all the outdoor activities Austin has to offer with her family on her downtime. 

 

 

Stephanie

Scheduling Coordinator

Stephanie moved to Austin in 2008 from Laredo Texas. She is very family oriented and loves spending her free time with her 4 year old boy Jayden. They enjoy the outdoors as well as being in sports. Stephanie plays co-ed softball with her brothers, and Jayden will be starting flag football. Stephanie and Jayden have two German Rottweilers (Beauty and Beast). 

What Stephanie enjoys the most from Mai Orthodontics is having a healthy work/life balance, as well as interacting with our patients. Stephanie has been working as a orthodontic receptionist for over 2 years.

 

 

April, R.D.A.

Clinical Assistant

April joined Mai Orthodontics in 2015 and has over a decade of orthodontic experience. Originally from Southern California, where she earned her RDA, she has spent the last five years in Boulder, Colorado. Happy to be escaping the snow, April keeps busy exploring all that Austin has to offer with her dog Zoey.

April's favorite part of working in orthodontics is watching patients get excited about their changing smiles and helping to guide them through the process.

 

 

Angela

Clinical Assistant

Originally from Houston, Angela joined Mai Orthodontics in June of 2017. She brings with her over 20 years of orthodontic experience.  Angela and her husband, Bryan, like to travel and go to concerts.

Angela loves chatting with her patients and making them feel warm and wecome.

 

 

Mandy

Clinical Assistant

Mandy is a native Texan, from Lockhart. She attended Altierus College here in Austin and graduated class of 2017. She moved to Austin in 2016 with her dog Athena. On her free time Mandy likes to explore the outdoors.

Mandy joined Mai Orthodontics the fall of 2017, she loves being able to learn and have the wonderful experience of working with Dr. Mai.