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Meet the Staff at Aurora Orthodontics & TMJ

At Aurora Orthodontics & TMJ, we are committed to fostering an inviting, welcoming atmosphere. We also cater to those with dental anxieties and phobias. 

Nicole -  Meet the staff at Aurora Orthodontics & TMJ


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Nichole loves adventuring into culinary creations, collecting stamps, and hot yoga.

Nichole started her career in healthcare over 20 years ago. She practiced neuromuscular massage and cranial sacral therapy, focusing on patients with chronic pain related to head and neck injuries. She began working with Dr. Lauson over 10 years ago at Aurora Orthodontics and TMJ, working with patients suffering from TMD. At that time, Nichole began continuing education in early orthodontic treatment and myofunctional therapy and a few years later assisted in the launch of NEO New Early Orthodontics. Her mission is to create an exceptional patient experience and to support NEO’s powerhouse team of doctors so they can continue to deliver exceptional care. Alongside Dr. Lauson and Dr. Holly, Nichole participates in multiple continuing education classes throughout the year and summits in airway and orthodontics with leading dentists and physicians in the field. She is also a member of Associated Massage and Bodywork Professionals, the AAPMD, and the American Orthodontic Association. Nichole is married with two daughters and is the step-mama to two bonus kids. She enjoys spending free time with family and friends, finding fun little restaurants, traveling, and hot yoga.

Josie - Meet the staff at Aurora Orthodontics & TMJ


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Josie loves spending time with her husband and 4 kids. Not to mention, their 4 fur babies that are a bit more spoiled than the kids. They enjoy traveling and exploring new towns. Josie loves to craft and cook and spends all her free time with friends and family. Josie loves to greet and assist our patients and is looking forward to making your experience a great one!

Sindy -  Meet the staff at Aurora Orthodontics & TMJ


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I began working in the field of orthodontics in 1995 with a practice in North Carolina. Our family moved to the great state of Colorado in 2003. I began working with Dr. Lauson in 2005, and I have enjoyed serving in several capacities; in the clinic, with taking diagnostic records on patients, and in the administrative area. My time in the office is never boring! I am happily married to Todd and have two wonderful children, Claire and Kurt. We have a cat, dog and a bearded dragon. I enjoy the outdoors, various crafts, reading and spending time with my family. My life is going to be extra busy as I have recently enrolled in college courses with the goal of obtaining a degree.

Brianna -  Meet the staff at Aurora Orthodontics & TMJ


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Brianna is originally from El Paso, Texas, but has been in Colorado since 5 years of age. In 2015 Brianna began as an assistant in general dentistry, although her passion has always been in orthodontics.

In her free time, Brianna can be found dancing to her favorite song or playing with her dog Halle. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and football season is her favorite time of year. She loves to make others smile and loves being a part of patients treatment every step of the way.

All her favs: Family, fur babies, and music…

Jolee -  Meet the staff at Aurora Orthodontics & TMJ


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Jolee enjoys spending time with family and friends, finding new breweries, and locating the best spots for Colorado’s famous sunsets. She loves going on weekend trips where she can be immersed with new people and places.

Jolee has been a go-getter from a young age. Jolee graduated from the University of Northern Colorado (go Bears!) with a Sport and Exercise Science degree. This experience helped her fall in love with human biology. Following college, her passion for Disney drew her to Florida where she worked as a cast member at Walt Disney World, fulfilling a lifelong dream. 
She is excited to be a member of the NEO team where she can learn something new everyday and provide the best experience parents and kids. Jolee coordinates treatments with Drs. Lauson and Holly, helping them come up with the best treatment plans for patients.

Jessica -  Meet the staff at Aurora Orthodontics & TMJ


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Hi, my name is Jessica, and I’m an Orthodontic Technician. I have been in the dental field for over 22 years. I first started in general dentistry and have been in the orthodontic field since 2009. When I’m away from the clinic, I enjoy spending time with my friends and family. I really enjoy working with my team and patients at AOTMJ!

Leona -  Meet the staff at Aurora Orthodontics & TMJ


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Leona is a Colorado native she is an avid sports lover, her favorites are the Denver Broncos and Colorado Rockies. She loves spending time with her boyfriend and their fur baby, Blu. They spend most of their time outdoors taking hikes and enjoying all the outdoors Colorado has to offer. Her favorite time is spent with friends and family at the lake. Leona has been in the orthodontic field for nearly 20 years. She assists with all orthodontic and Myobrace procedures and loves that she gets to meet so many awesome patients and their families.

Tamara -  Meet the staff at Aurora Orthodontics & TMJ


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Tamara loves greeting and assisting our patients, she is excited to get to know our patients on a more personal level – she loves building relationships. She has a 16 yr old son who is amazing. Tamara loves being a mom, as well as reading and spending time with the people she loves. She looks forward to many years with Dr. Lauson, and the team that has become her family.

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