Meet Our Team

Our orthodontic treatment goals mean very little without a competent and qualified staff to deliver them. That’s why we take pride in our professional and courteous staff. Our staff members have multiple certifications and are registered by the state of Texas. They continue to improve and update their many skills through continuing education throughout the year. Our team works hard to make sure you feel comfortable and at-home in our office!

Emma – Treatment and Insurance Coordinator

Hello my name is Emma. I am a native Texan, born in El Paso but raised in Southern New Mexico where I attended NMSU. I moved to North Texas in 2003 and am proud to be a team member of Dr. Mojdehi-Barnes since 2005. I have happily been in orthodontics since 1993 and am a Registered Dental Assistant. Throughout the years I have enjoyed all aspects of orthodontics including lab and records technician, front desk receptionist, chairside assistant and currently working with patients and parents on achieving beautiful and healthy smiles as a Treatment and Financial Coordinator. In my spare time I enjoy reading, going to the movies, dining with friends and traveling ANYWHERE!

Gayla – Appointment/Financial Coordinator

My name is Gayla. I have lived in Texas all my life. I have a son, a daughter and eight wonderful grandchildren. I enjoy walking, skiing, swimming, playing golf and traveling with my family. I have worked in orthodontics for over 30 years and love it. My orthodontic experience has ranged from chairside assistant to financial and appointment coordinator. I am currently helping Dr. Mojdehi-Barnes with administrative duties including appointment and financial coordination. Being a part of a team that makes great smiles is so rewarding, and I really love interacting with our patients and their families.

Buffy – Clinical Assistant/Lab Coordinator

Hi, my name is Buffy. I have been in the dental field for 25 years. I joined Dr. Mojdehi-Barnes and her team in 2011. I really enjoy interacting with the patients and the Allen community.

Kari – Clinical Assistant/Lab Coordinator

Hi! My name is Kari and I have been in the dental field for 20 years. I’ve been a member of Dr. Mojdehi-Barnes team for 4 years, and really enjoy working with the community. I graduated from Allen High School. I have lived in Allen for over 10 years and attended Collin College where I received my Dental Assisting Certificate. I have been married to my wonderful husband for 14 year and have a beagle named Emitt. As a family we enjoy long evening walks. I also have a passion for working out.

Quentin – Clinical Assistant/Lab Coordinator

Hello, my name is Quentin and I have been an orthodontic assistant since 1999. I begin my journey with Dr. Mojdehi-Barnes in 2011. I work alongside Curtis in handling the lab duties for the practice, by making and adjusting retainers to Dr. Mojdehi-Barnes specifications. In my spare time I enjoy movies, video games and collecting sneakers. The thing I enjoy most about working here is being able to interact with the patients and being a part of a wonderful team that provides excellent patient care.


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