Meet Our Staff

The staff at Charlottesville Orthodontics provides specialized treatment to straighten teeth for children, teens and adults. We use metal and clear braces, including Invisalign®, for patients in Charlottesville, Virginia, including Albemarle County as well as the surrounding communities of Virginia. Our team consists of highly motivated, well-trained professionals with over 50 years of experience in the orthodontic field. We are constantly looking to update our systems, equipment and training methods so that our patients can be assured that they are receiving the latest and most up-to-date service around. We strive to develop open communication with all of our patients so that we can design a truly customized plan. We understand the importance of a great smile, not only after your treatment, but many years down the road. Please learn more about our wonderful staff below!

We are now an AOAC Team Certified practice. This designation is provided by a leading education and training company for the orthodontic industry. Achieving this level of accomplishment means that our team has completed countless hours of education, knowledge and testing procedures in the field of orthodontics. You can feel better about the level of care you receive by knowing that our team is dedicated to furthering our knowledge and expertise in the field of orthodontics.

Judy – Office Manager

Judy
AOA Certified

I have been working at Charlottesville Orthodontics since 1984. I love my job and love seeing all the patients’ beautiful smiles as they transform with treatment. This is a fun place to work with a wonderful team of individuals. We do our best to make your treatment time a joy!

Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family, going to estate sales and traveling.

Debbie – Scheduling Coordinator

Debbie

I began my career at Charlottesville Orthodontics in 1993 as a Clinical Assistant. I had the privilege of working with Dr. Weis from the very beginning of his career here in Charlottesville. I left the practice in 2002 when my second son was born to raise my family.  After taking a 13.5 year break from Orthodontics, I returned to the practice in 2016 as a Scheduling Coordinator. I absolutely love this practice and our patients. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, especially my two boys who are the apples of my eye.

Rena – Laboratory Technician

RenaI have been Charlottesville Orthodontics in-house lab technician since 1982. I love using my artistic ability to create retainers for our patients with my partner in crime, Sara.

If you need anything vintage or unique, I am the queen of finding collectibles! In my free time, I love being with my family and friends. Any time during the week, you can find me walking on the Monticello Trail.

Amber – Practice Relations Coordinator

AmberAOA Certified Assistant

I feel very blessed and think I have the best job in the world! I joined the Charlottesville Orthodontics team in 2002. I have enjoyed working  for Charlottesville Orthodontics for many years. I am now the Practice Relations Coordinator. We at Charlottesville Orthodontics provide our patients with beautiful smiles for a lifetime. I get to be a small part of that by bringing smiles to people's faces out in the community. I enjoy spreading the word about what we love to do, visiting dental offices, showing people how much we appreciate them, planning and inviting people to fun events and plugging us into the community we absolutely adore.

When I’m not in the office I can be found spending time with my family, exploring new trails or at home working on craft projects.

Felicia – Treatment Coordinator & Financial Coordinator

FeliciaAOA Certified

I joined the amazing Charlottesville Orthodontic team in 2005 as a Clinical Technician and am now a Treatment Coordinator and Financial Coordinator, ensuring that each of our patients receives optimal treatment for their individual case. I truly enjoy the time spent building relationships with our wonderful patients and being a part of providing them with the best care in order to give them the beautiful smile they deserve for a lifetime.

I am blessed to work beside Drs. Weis and Stranix (the best orthodontists in the Charlottesville area) and to be a part of a devoted team that gives our best to our amazing patients every day.

My husband and I reside in Barboursville and we enjoy beach trips and spending family time with our children.

Jessika – Treatment Coordinator

JessikaAOA Certified Assistant

I joined this wonderful team in summer 2009 and haven’t stopped smiling since! Orthodontics has become my passion. Who wouldn’t love helping people achieve a happy, healthy smile for a lifetime?

As a Certified Orthodontic Assistant and Treatment Coordinator, I have the privilege of working alongside Drs. Weis and Stranix and my amazing co-workers creating and building lasting relationships with our fantastic patients and their entire family.

When outside the office, I absolutely love to be outdoors with my amazing husband and beautiful daughter, Shelby Jean, wrangling our horses and taking long walks with our dog, Delilah. On the weekends, I enjoy spending time with my loving family and going to car shows.

Tayler – Clinical Assistant

TaylerAOA Certified

I joined Charlottesville Orthodontics in early 2014 as an Orthodontic Assistant and received my certification in 2016. Since the day I had braces put on in high school, I have had an interest in dentistry. Before finishing my assisting program based in Fredericksburg, Virginia, I was asked to become part of this amazing team. I enjoy working chair side next to Drs. Weis and Stranix. We have an amazing, skilled and inspiring group of individuals that I have the pleasure of working with every day. I look forward to helping our patients enjoy their beautiful smiles for a lifetime.
 
I currently reside in Madison county with my husband Josh and son Cole. We have two dogs, Maya and Kimber. When I’m not in the office, you can find me with family, hunting, fishing, riding four wheelers, or kayaking.

Sierra – Clinical Assistant

SierraAOA Certified

I joined this wonderful team in January 2015. It is a real pleasure to go to work every day and do something I truly love. Working beside Drs. Weis and Stranix is an amazing experience, and I enjoy coming to work and giving our patients a beautiful smile for a life time.

When I’m not in the office, you can find me with my husband Whitey and our little girl Paige. I enjoy shopping, crafting, and spending time with family.

Amber – Clinical Assistant

AmberIn early January 2018, I started my orthodontic assistant position here at Charlottesville Orthodontics. Working with Dr. Weis and Dr. Stranix has been more than I could ever imagine, they are wonderful and compassionate towards their staff and their patients. I enjoy coming into work making a difference in our patients lives. Building that special bond with each and every patient I come in contact with gives me pure joy. I look forward to continuing my education and expanding my knowledge in this field. I hope to put a smile on your face in the near future.

When I'm not in the office you will find me shopping, dining out, at any VT sporting event, or watching my god children.

 

Tonia – Treatment Coordinator

ToniaI started working at Charlottesille Orthodontics in April 2018. I have worked in orthodontics for 19 years as treatment coordinator and orthodontic assistant. After years of commuting I decided to find a job closer to home. I am so happy to be working for Charlottesille Orthodontics! What a wonderful fun, caring and loving team!

While I am not working I enjoy playing music, singing, doing, art, camping and spending time with my family.

 

Heather – Clinical Coordinator

HeatherI began my career at Charlottesville Orthodontics in the summer of 2017. Since then, I have enjoyed learning from our very knowledgeable doctors and enhancing my skills so that I am able to provide the best care possible to our patients. I consider myself very lucky to be able to work in an industry that can make a person more confident in themselves and give them a reason to show off their smile. Dr. Weis and Dr. Stranix are by far the two best doctors in our area and I have been beyond blessed to have the opportunity to work for and learn from them. When I’m not in the office, I enjoy spending time with my husband and our son, cooking and traveling whenever it is possible.

 

Cheyenne – Clinical Assistant

CheyenneIn October of 2019, I joined the team at Charlottesville Orthodontics as a clinical assistant. After struggling for years with an imperfect bite and smile I got braces and when I saw the final result, I knew I wanted to work in orthodontics and help fix smiles for a lifetime. This career is so rewarding because I know first hand what a difference a beautiful smile can make. I always leave the office feeling as if I made a difference in someone else's life. I am incredibly blessed to work alongside Dr. Weis, Dr. Stranix, and our wonderful team. I use the tremendous amount of knowledge and skill gained at Charlottesville Orthodontics to make our patients comfortable and confident. It is an absolute advantage to be part of a team that is more like family than co-workers. When I am not in the office, you can find me with friends, family, shopping, or in the Dunkin Donuts drive thru.

 

Madison – Clinical Assistant

I recently joined Charlottesville Orthodontics as an orthodontic assistant. I am fascinated by the way our teeth work. I used to be self-conscious about my smile, so I wanted to help others feel happy and confident with theirs. At Charlottesville Orthodontics, I get to help patients gain amazing and beautiful smiles for a lifetime. Dr. Weis and Dr. Stranix are wonderful orthodontists to work with chairside. The way they care and look for the best way to make patients happy and comfortable is truly amazing. This phenomenal team is more like a family and you can always find happiness in our office. I currently live in Fluvanna County with my family. When I am not in the office, you can find me shopping, working out, walking my dog, Abbie, or hiking in our beautiful countryside.

 

Juli-An – Clinical Assistant

Juli-AnI joined Charlottesville Orthodontics in 2015 after completing the Dental Assisting program at my local community college. While working with teeth isn’t for everyone, it has been one thing that has always captivated my attention. Growing up, one of my biggest influencers in life began her career working in orthodontics and I like to think that I followed in her footsteps. Lucky for me, I now get to work with her every day and share our passion. I can’t wait to help you develop a smile that you love!

When I am out of the office, I am raising my two little girls Kyleigh and Annistyn with my husband Kyle. We like to get outside as a family to train and run our dogs in the fields. We love to take family trips and hope to do a big road trip across the United States before the girls are grown. So if you have any places we should add to the map, catch me in the office and I’ll be sure to mark it down.

 

Casey – Scheduling Coordinator

CaseyIn the summer of 2017, I was fortunate to join the team here at Charlottesville Orthodontics. Since I was a young teenager with braces, I knew I wanted this to be my career. To be able to work with such a great team, with wonderful doctors, has been very rewarding. Our patients come into the office with smiles on their faces because they feel comfortable and confident in the service provided. I love being a part of that. Outside of the office, I enjoy spending time with my two amazing sons and our pug, Leo. I also enjoy reading and visiting new places around Virginia. I love spending time with my family and I am blessed to live close to them. I always look forward to meeting our patients, greeting them with a genuine smile and welcoming them to our office as I am confident they will love their experience with us at Charlottesville Orthodontics.