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 loves the Austin winters! Ben has two daughters ages 14 and 16, and was able to be a stay at home dad for 10 years. 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.
Ben graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in Business Management. 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.
Erica is a true Austin native, and has lived in South Austin for most of her life. She spent 3 years in Vail, Colorado to pursue her passion in snowboarding. After her son, Jameson, was born in Colorado back in 2013, she decided to leave the snow behind and return home to the Texas weather as well as strive toward a career in orthodontics.
Erica enjoys traveling with her family and backpacking in Big Bend. Her big family includes son Jameson, Nemo the Betta fish, Kahn the Rottweiler, and Kamira the Sugar Glider.
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 with a minor in Biology from 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. On her down time, Emily and her family like taking advantage of all the outdoor activities Austin has to offer.
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 son Jayden. She enjoys the outdoors as well as playing sports. Stephanie plays co-ed softball with her brothers. Stephanie enjoys watching her son Jayden play flag football. Stephanie and Jayden have two German Rottweilers, Beauty and Beast.
Stephanie's favorite things about working at Mai Orthodontics are interacting with our patients and having a healthy work/life balance. Stephanie has been working as an orthodontic receptionist for over 2 years.
April joined Mai Orthodontics in 2015 and has almost 20 years of orthodontic experience. Originally from Southern California, April has also lived in such exciting places as Hawaii, Florida and Colorado. She moved to Austin in 2014 and has been enjoying the greenbelt hiking, good food and warm weather with her dog, Zoey and cat, Penny.
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.
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, enjoy traveling and going to concerts.
Angela loves chatting with her patients and making them feel warm and welcome.
Janie moved to Austin from the Corpus Christi area more than 20 years ago and never looked back. She offers more than 20 years of experience as an orthodontic assistant and couldn't imagine herself in any other profession. Offering great customer service and getting to know every patient as well as experiencing their smile transformation are some of Janie's favorite parts of her career.
When not assisting in the creation of beautiful smiles, Janie loves to dance, travel, and read. She also enjoys socializing with family and friends, but most of all, she loves to spend time spoiling her Havanese pup, Domino.