Cherie’s been part of Manente Orthodontics since 2004. She enjoys getting to know our patients during treatment and loves seeing the big, beautiful smiles when patients finish! Cherie sets up the treatment area, seats patients, and assists chairside during procedures. She also offers homecare guidance and encourages patients to take care of their smile’s health.
Outside of work, Cherie enjoys time with her family and friends, as well as biking and working out at the gym.
Cindy’s orthodontic career started here in 1981 and she’s been with us ever since! She enjoys interacting with our patients and parents, and loves each final, wonderful smile! For Cindy, seeing a patient’s reaction to what they’ve achieved is the most rewarding part of her work. She spends her days in the clinic: getting patients ready to see the doctor, providing education, and tracking and ordering supplies.
Cindy enjoys spending her free time with her family, including her husband and three children. She has also been blessed with two grandchildren and looks forward to seeing them as much as she can! She likes to read, craft, be outdoors, garden, and raise funds by walking for leukemia charities.
New Patient Coordinator
Julie joined us in 2017 and holds a Master of Science in Health Education. She meets with new patients, gathers their information, and schedules their appointments. She’s great at keeping the schedule running smoothly! Additionally, she helps manage our marketing, social media, and office promotions. Julie loves the satisfaction that comes from seeing patients’ joy and confidence blossom as they change their smile!
Outside the office, Julie enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Her hobbies and interests include listenting to music, baking, cooking and traveling as much as she can!
Sue started working in the dental field in the early 90's as a certified dental assistant, then became a preventive dental assistant and a certified dental assistant-level II. She joined us in 1999. Her role as a treatment coordinator begins with meeting new and fabulous patients and families. Working with patients at the initial visit, Sue assembles the records, reviews the treatment plan and options, discusses insurance and financing, and answers questions. She loves seeing our patients’ confidence and self-esteem grow with their smiles, and believes that we are not only changing smiles, but changing lives.
Sue was born and raised in Canada. She moved to the United States in 1999 when she married her husband. They have two beautiful daughters and a yellow Labrador retriever. In her spare time, Sue enjoys spending time with family and friends, baking, camping, fishing, traveling, and reading.
Wendy started working in the field in 2006. She joined us in 2017 and is certified through the Dental Assisting National Board as a dental assistant. Wendy enjoys seeing how transforming a person’s smile can make them happier and more confident. She assists the doctor chairside during bonding and adjustments and provides one-to-one patient care.
Wendy enjoys spending her free time with her husband, children, and golden retriever. She loves to be outdoors, gardening, hiking, traveling and most recently camping!
Joanne’s first job in the orthodontic field was right here, starting in 1975, after she completed an associate’s degree in dental assisting. She keeps the office running smoothly and oversees administrative support, in addition to taking care of patients’ financials and insurance claims. For Joanne, watching patients develop a great smile they love to share is the best experience.
Joanne has been blessed with two children and three awesome grandchildren. She loves to travel and every year meets her son, daughter-in-law, and grandchildren in Disney World! Her dream is to cruise to Alaska and visit Switzerland someday.